AVBytes: AI & ML Developments this week – Microsoft’s NLP AI, Build your Own Face Emoji, Google’s Music Making Model, Reuter’s AI Redefining Journalism, etc.

Pranav Dar 19 Mar, 2018 • 4 min read

The job of a data scientist is one of the most challenging in today’s world. You have to keep yourself up to date almost on a daily basis regarding the developments and ongoings in the machine learning universe. Slack off, and you might well find yourself lagging behind the competition.

Let AVBytes be your go-to guide! The articles under the AVBytes umbrella include official research papers, open source code, GitHub links, among various other things to help you, as a data science practitioner and enthusiast, keep yourself updated. You can download the code and replicate the model on your own machine, browse through the deep learning research papers, or just read through the article as a source of information.

In the past week, we saw quite a few breakthroughs – Microsoft’s NLP AI has reached human levels of quality and accuracy, a new deep learning technique to build your own 3D digital avatar, Google’s algorithm to generate new music from scratch, Reuters using AI to redefine how news stories are curated, among others.

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Below is a round-up of all the happenings in the last week. Click on each title to read the full article.

  • Google is Using Deep Learning to Make Computers Better with Age!: Our devices slow down and wear out as they age, it can’t be helped. Or can it? Google might have a solution! Using deep learning, they’re aiming to make our machines actually improve with age! Check out the details + the official research paper link inside.

                                                Source: Pexels

                           Source: thecoversation.com

The above AVBytes were published from 12th to 18th March, 2018.

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Pranav Dar 19 Mar 2018

Senior Editor at Analytics Vidhya. Data visualization practitioner who loves reading and delving deeper into the data science and machine learning arts. Always looking for new ways to improve processes using ML and AI.

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