Deep Learning
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What is an artificial neural network? Here’s everything you need to know

Neural networks are behind some of the biggest advances in artificial intelligence. But what exactly is an artificial neural network? Check out our beginner's guide to clue you in.
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Scarily realistic ‘deep video portraits’ could take fake news to the next level

Researchers have developed a new A.I. system which is able to produce scarily realistic "deep fake" videos -- right down to details like a person's eyebrows or eyes as they speak.
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Move over, Shakespeare: This sonnet-writing A.I. is the poet we need

Researchers have created an A.I. that is capable of generating new Shakespearean sonnets. Trained on around 2,600 real sonnets, it could even threaten to put the Bard out of business!
Photography

Amazon's DeepLens camera is available in the U.S.for $249

The Amazon AWS DeepLens is like a Rasberry Pi for computer vision: a learning tool to teach imaging-based artificial intelligence. The camera comes pre-equipped with several A.I. infrastructures.
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One fish, two fish: A.I. labels wildlife photos to boost conservation

A deep learning algorithm has been able to automatically identify, count, and characterize animals by reviewing images. The system used photographs captured from motion sensor camera trap.
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Mind-reading A.I. algorithm can work out what music is playing in your head

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed a new dee- learning algorithm that can work out what music a pianist is imagining in his head. Here is how it works.
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Thanks to A.I., there is finally a way to spot ‘deepfake’ face swaps online

Researchers from Germany’s Technical University of Munich have created a deep-learning algorithm that's designed to spot 'deepfake' face swap images and videos online. Here's how it works.
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This algorithm can hide secret messages in regular-looking text

Researchers at Columbia University have developed a deep learning algorithm that is able to embed and reveal secret message in otherwise ordinary-looking text. Here's how it works.
Smart Home

This tech startup wants to use deep learning to reduce food waste

According to the company, the deep learning models learn to analyze defects with consistency and accuracy, having examined extensive real-world image data to determine and predict the overall quality of a product.
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Baidu’s pocket translator is a ‘Star Trek’ dream come to life

Chinese search giant Baidu's impressive Star Trek-style pocket universal translator is able to easily translate spoken sentences from English into Chinese and Japanese and back again.
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Like an A.I. acid trip, this neural net rebuilds reality with flowers and fire

Artist and machine learning guru Memo Akten created a deep-learning neural network which views the world entirely as flowers, waves, fire or sky. The results are kind of beautiful.
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‘Mind-reading’ A.I. produces a description of what you’re thinking about

An artificial intelligence created by researchers in Japan can analyze a person’s fMRI brain scans and provide a written description of what they've been looking at. Scared yet? Here is how it works.
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The latest weapon in the fight against potholes? Your smartphone

RoadBotics is a pothole-hating startup that has developed smart deep learning algorithms for helping monitor the conditions of roadways around the United States and potentially beyond.
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Poachers don’t stand a chance against these A.I.-powered camera drones

Computer scientists at the University of Southern California have developed a deep-learning artificial intelligence that is able to spot poachers in near real time, based on infrared video shot from drones.
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Deep learning vs. machine learning: What’s the difference between the two?

Deep learning vs. machine learning: what's the difference between the two? We provide a simplified explanation of both AI-based technologies although deep learning is a more involved process of machine learning.
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A.I. algorithms study brain waves to predict seizures

Using deep learning to automatically analyze the electrical activity of a patient's brain, the researchers improved seizure prediction by 69 percent, giving patients time to recognize the onset of an episode and act accordingly.
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What would disaster look like in your city? ‘Deep Empathy’ uses A.I. to show you

A project by researchers at MIT Media Lab simulates your city following a disaster in an attempt to digitally augment our empathy levels. Is that something tech can really help with?
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A.I. predicts how you vote by looking at where you live on Google Street View

A new deep-learning artificial intelligence can scour the images on Google Street View and draw conclusions about the political leaning of a particular area just by looking at the cars parked out on the street.