Get a Nuance Look at AI in Healthcare in the AI Podcast and at GTC

Nuance is a pioneer in voice recognition technology. You probably recognize its name from their work bringing AI to speech recognition and virtual assistant technology. What you might not know is they’ve also gotten into using AI to chart the course of the healthcare industry. And to understand how physicians can use the technology to Read article >

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Bricks of the Trade: Techie Harnesses AI Skills to Sort Son’s Legos

Francisco “Paco” Garcia is a dad. And being a dad these days means you have Legos. Way too many Legos. But Paco’s no ordinary dad. This is a dad with a GPU, a GPU he put to use doing what every dad dreams of doing: sorting those Legos out once and for all. Our podcast’s Read article >

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How Jason Antic Created ‘De-Oldify,’ a Popular Tool That Makes Old Photos Look New

You don’t need to be an an academic or to work for a big company to get into AI. You can just be a guy with an NVIDIA GeForce 1080 Ti and a generative adversarial network. Jason Antic, who describes himself as “a software guy,” began digging deep into Generative Adversarial Networks earlier this year. Read article >

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The Five Weirdest Episodes of the AI Podcast in 2018

Think of it as a chance to rest your eyes up ahead of the New Year’s Day college football frenzy in front of that new big screen TV. Simple story: our podcast does best when, and where, other media don’t — while listeners are trapped in a commute and catching up on the latest episode Read article >

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How Robots Will Learn: Berkeley’s Sergey Levine Coaxes Robots to Enjoy Their Childhood

Imagine robots straining to grip door handles. Or lifting plastic bananas and dropping them into dog bowls. Or struggling to push Lego pieces around a metal bin. If you visited the laboratory of professor Sergey Levine at the University of California at Berkeley, you might see some puzzling scenes. “We want to put our robots Read article >

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Good News About Fake News: AI Learning to Detect It

There’s nothing fake about this news. With “fake news” embedding itself into, well, our news, it’s become more important than ever to distinguish between content that is fake or authentic. That’s why Vagelis Papalexakis, a professor of computer science at the University of California, Riverside, developed an algorithm that, so far, detects fake news with Read article >

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AI in Your Wallet: Capital One Banks on Machine Learning

When you hear of AI and machine learning, it’s easy to think of technology companies leading the charge. Capital One is determined to change that. “My first thought when Capital One approached me was ‘well it makes sense they use machine learning to predict lending decisions and other financial forecasting and that’ll be about it.’ Read article >

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AI Podcast: Startup Uses AI to Give Millennials the Credit They Deserve

They’re spending money on avocado toast and lattes. Yet they hate diamonds. But forget the memes. Between the absurd cost of college — and even more ludicrous housing costs in top job markets — the financial challenges young adults face are anything but humorous. That can make the idea of building a strong credit history Read article >

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AI Podcast: Booz Allen Hamilton Enlists AI to Help Protect Soldiers

Soldiers face life and death situations every day, but the data scientists at Booz Allen Hamilton are determined to reduce the risks with the help of AI. “The days of us sending soldiers forward into the field alone are over,” said Aaron Sant-Miller, lead data scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton, a management and consulting firm. Read article >

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NVIDIA Chief Scientist Bill Dally on How GPUs Ignited AI, and Where His Team’s Headed Next

Bill Dally has been working on neural networks since before they were cool. Dally, chief scientist at NVIDIA, is an icon in the deep learning world. A prolific researcher with more than 150 patents, he previously chaired Stanford University’s computer science department. Dally sat down with AI podcast host Noah Kravitz to share his reflections Read article >

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