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Naive-Bayes Inference for Testing

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Probability is the cornerstone of Artificial Intelligence. The management of uncertainty is key to many applications of AI, such as machine learning, filtering, robotics, computer vision, NLP, search and so on. And no other sector is the management of uncertainty as crucial as it is in the health sector. At first glance, the false-negative seems more devastating. Of course, a false allergy test-result has the likely outcome of a GP administering a drug to you that could cause life-threatening issues.


Intel Geospatial delivers data and analytic applications to industry - Techzine Europe

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This week Intel launched its Intel Geospatial offering. The platform provides access to a wide range of high-quality 2D and 3D geospatial data and analytic applications through Intel's ecosystem of trusted partners. The platform offers nationwide high-resolution RGB library for rich visual experience and superior analytics. This includes data from satellites, manned aircraft, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) like drones. Customers can also request data from Mobileye, Intel's autonomous vehicle subsidiary.


How I got a Job at Facebook as a Machine Learning Engineer

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It was August last year and I was in the process of giving interviews. By that point in time, I was already interviewing for Google India and Amazon India for Machine Learning and Data Science roles respectively. And then my senior advised me to apply for a role in Facebook London. Contacted a recruiter on LinkedIn, who introduced me to another one and my process started after a few days for the role of Machine Learning Engineer. Now Facebook has a pretty different process when it comes to hiring Machine learning engineers. They do coding rounds, system design, and machine learning design interviews to select future employees.


Apple Acquires AI Startup Vilynx to Improve Siri

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Apple earlier this year acquired artificial intelligence startup Vilynx with the aim of improving the Siri voice assistant built into Apple devices, reports Bloomberg. The Vilynx website is now defunct, but the company described itself as "AI for media," and it developed tools to help media companies compete against Netflix and other major media giants. Vilynx had a tool that catalogued raw video to make it searchable, providing metadata for video, text, and images. It processed video and then provided relevant content tags. The service also generated rich, motion previews of content offerings, and provided search tools for surfacing content across videos, articles, and images.


futureofwork _2020-10-26_11-51-21.xlsx

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The graph represents a network of 4,044 Twitter users whose tweets in the requested range contained "futureofwork ", or who were replied to or mentioned in those tweets. The network was obtained from the NodeXL Graph Server on Monday, 26 October 2020 at 19:01 UTC. The requested start date was Monday, 26 October 2020 at 00:01 UTC and the maximum number of days (going backward) was 14. The maximum number of tweets collected was 7,500. The tweets in the network were tweeted over the 3-day, 8-hour, 43-minute period from Thursday, 22 October 2020 at 15:17 UTC to Monday, 26 October 2020 at 00:00 UTC.


Startup Winners in the AI Boom

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Ali Ghodsi is the Co-founder and CEO of Databricks, responsible for the growth and international expansion of the company. He previously served as the VP of Engineering and Product Management before taking the role of CEO in January 2016. In addition to his work at Databricks, Ali serves as an adjunct professor at UC Berkeley and is on the board at UC Berkeley's RiseLab. Prior to founding Arize AI, she was pursuing a PhD in Computer Vision at Cornell and left to found her YCombinator backed startup, MonitorML. Prior to starting her PhD, she spent time as a software engineer at Uber, Apple, and Tubemogul (acquired by Adobe).


AI camera used to replace humans during soccer games confuses referee's bald head with the ball

Daily Mail - Science & tech

An AI camera at a soccer game in Scotland kept tracking a bald referee instead of the ball during a game. Inverness Caledonian Thistle played Ayr United on Saturday in a home game at the Caledonian Stadium. The team doesn't use a cameraman to film games; instead the group relies on an automated camera system to follow the action. Center forward Nikola Todorov scored the team's first point of the season and, according to Thick Accent, 'the camera kept on mistaking the ball for the bald head on the sidelines, denying viewers of the real action while focusing on the linesman instead.' The AI cameras at Caledonian Stadium in Inverness, Scotland, kept mistaking this referee's bald head for the soccer ball.


'Watch Dogs: Legion' review in progress: Virtual London is legit, but story's a snooze so far

Washington Post - Technology News

For the jailbreak mission, I used the "spy" character, whom I obtained as the reward for "freeing" the Westminster district of propaganda. Just as an aside, the Westminster mission showed the reward as a silhouette of a man with a beret, but the spy turned out to be a middle-aged woman in a sharp blazer armed with a silencer. A fellow reviewer told me he got an older black gentleman in a suit for that same mission, which indicates that even the more specialized characters are randomized. This might be worth keeping in mind for players looking for characters they think might look or dress or move a certain type of way.


Minecraft Mock Poll Aims To Educate Kids About Voting

NPR Technology

Rock The Vote's voting house in Minecraft allows players to vote on a variety of real-world issues. Rock The Vote's voting house in Minecraft allows players to vote on a variety of real-world issues. At the top of a hill sits a large white building with columns and draped with American flags. It resembles the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., except for a key difference. It's built out of Minecraft blocks.


The brand-new Amazon Echo and Echo Dot speakers are already on sale--here's how to save

USATODAY - Tech Top Stories

The all-new Echo just got a price cut. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. There's no better entry-point into the wide world of smart homes than a smart speaker--and Amazon has a few brand-new models to shop with its all-new Echo and Echo Dot 4th generation speakers. Both devices are on sale when you add more than one of each to your cart. While supplies last, you can get two Amazon Echo 4th gens, $99.99 each, to your cart and enter coupon code ECHO2PK at checkout to save $30, dropping your subtotal for both from $199.98 to $169.98.