NVIDIA CEO Shares Current State of Artificial Intelligence

Features, News, Automotive, Cloud, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Medical Imaging

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 22 2016

In an interview with Fortune, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang weighs in on data centers, driverless cars, and deep learning technology. Below are some excerpts from the interview: Fortune: What’s the current status of artificial intelligence?

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Deep Learning to Help Preserve Privacy from Wearable Cameras

Research, Caffe, Higher Education / Academia, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 07 2016

Wearable cameras are opening up exciting new applications, but will also require new techniques to help people preserve their privacy.

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Autonomous Robot Will Iron Your Clothes

Research, Algorithms & Numerical Techniques, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Image Processing, Robotics

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 21 2016

Columbia University researchers have created a robotic system that detects wrinkles and then irons the piece of cloth autonomously.

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Share Your Science: Accelerating Microsoft Cortana and Skype Translator

Research, CUDA, Development Tools & Libraries, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Share Your Science, Speech & Audio Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 12 2016

Alexey Kamenev, Software Engineer at Microsoft Research talks about their open-source Computational Network Toolkit (CNTK) for deep learning, which describes neural networks as a series of computational steps via a directed graph.

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Autonomous Search-and-Rescue Drones Outperform Humans at Navigating Forest Trails

Features, Research, Defense, GeForce, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 11 2016

In what could one day help find missing people in forests, a team of researchers used deep learning to train an autonomous drone to navigate a previously-unseen trail in a densely wooded forest completely on its own.

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Detecting Objects from Space with Artificial Intelligence

News, Big Data & Data Mining, Defense, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Oil & Gas, Video Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 03 2016

To reveal deeper insights into important activities taking place around the world, DigitalGlobe’s advanced satellite constellation collects nearly 4 million km2 of high-resolution earth imagery each day.

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New GPU Computing Model for Artificial Intelligence

Features, News, Automotive, Deep Learning, Image Processing, Life Sciences, Natural Language Processing, Robotics

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jan 12 2016

Yann LeCun, Director of Facebook AI Research, invited NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang to speak at “The Future of AI” symposium at NYU, where industry leaders discussed the state of AI and its continued advancement.

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Identifying Endangered Whales with Deep Neural Networks

Research, Cloud, cuDNN, Data Science, Deep Learning, GeForce, Image Processing, Python, Social Impact

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jan 11 2016

With less than 500 North Atlantic right whales left in the world’s oceans, knowing the health and status of each whale is integral to the efforts of researchers working to protect the species from extinction.

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Predicting Photos’ Memorability at “Near-Human” Levels with Deep Learning

Research, Academic, Deep Learning, Image Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jan 08 2016

MIT researchers just released a new GPU-accelerated algorithm that can predict how memorable or forgettable an image is almost as accurately as humans — and they plan to turn it into an app that subtly tweaks photos to make them more memorable.

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