Cleaning Up Radioactive Waste from World War II With Supercomputing

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 19 2016

The Handford site in southeastern Washington is the largest radioactive waste site in the United Sates and is still awaiting cleanup after more than 70 years. Cleaning up radioactive waste is extremely complicated since some elements stay radioactive for thousands of years. Scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and six universities: The State University of

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Adobe Adds ‘Shazam for Fonts’ Tool to Photoshop

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 18 2016

Designers have thousands of fonts to choose from, but what do you when you see the perfect font on a building or on a flyer you found on the street? Photoshop is using artificial intelligence to help designers identify typefaces that they have seen elsewhere. Revealed last year by Adobe researchers, DeepFont uses NVIDIA GPUs

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New Service Uses Artificial Intelligence to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 17 2016

A new service called Bark will act as an online watchdog to protect your child from online predators and cyberbullying, as well as looking out for mental health concerns like depression or suicidal thoughts. Using deep learning and GPUs hosted in the Amazon Web Services cloud, Bark scans through social media messages and alerts parents

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New App Automatically Identifies Your Best Photos

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 16 2016

Finding all the best pictures on your phone just became a bit easier. EyeEm, a photo sharing startup, released a new app called The Roll which relies on NVIDIA GPUs and deep learning to automatically organize your photos. Using the company’s AI-powered image analysis technology, each photo in your collection is assigned an aesthetic quality

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Share Your Science: Training a Machine to Answer Questions About Images

Research, Computer Vision & Machine Vision, Higher Education / Academia, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Share Your Science

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 13 2016

Aishwarya Agrawal, PhD student at Virginia Tech shares how her team is using NVIDIA GPUs and deep learning to automatically answer a wide range of questions about arbitrary images. According to Agrawal and her collaborators, the system may one day be used by the visually impaired to help navigate real-world environments, such as informing the

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