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How India Fights COVID With AI
Until last year, artificial intelligence accounted for only 1.9 per cent of India’s healthcare industry. Now, more than ever, we are facing a dire need for technology intervention in the country’s health tech ecosystem. Organisations are leveraging machine learning, software-as-a-service and data analytics etc to fight the ongoing pandemic.
How Tech giants Dodged Pandemic And Made Record Earnings
A global emergency can smother your business, government lawsuits can break your company, competitors with trillion-dollar market value can wipe your organisation off the map. But what would happen when all three come together in the same year? Many would go extinct. But, not the big tech. The pandemic brought the world to a standstill. The internet giants, however, came out of it unscathed.
Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook have not only survived a combination of calamities but registered profits and left the Wall Street analysts dumbfounded. Last week, these four companies, along with Microsoft, released their quarterly reports. One common theme across the companies is their increased use of AI and cloud services.
Is MLP Better Than CNN & Transformers
Earlier this month, Google researchers released a new algorithm called MLP-Mixer, an architecture based exclusively on multi-layered perceptrons (MLPs) for computer vision. The MLP-Mixer code is now available on GitHub.
Interestingly, the new model achieves similar results compared to the state-of-the-art models trained on large datasets with almost 3x speed.
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Dearth Of Core AI Products In India
India’s AI tech leaves something to be desired. Ironically, a sizable chunk of engineers working for tech companies like Google, Microsoft, Apple, Facebook and Amazon are Indians.
It is high time Indian companies and industry leaders started focusing on enhancing tech capabilities and developing core artificial intelligence (AI) products in India instead of relying on foreign firms.
Hands-On Guides for ML Developers
PEOPLE & STARTUPS
When AI Turns Rogue
AI Dungeon is a single and multiplayer text adventure game that uses artificial intelligence to generate unlimited content. The game uses GPT-3 to enhance its text-based gameplay.
It began as a fun experiment where sophisticated text-writing algorithms were used to create Dungeons & Dragons-like role-play adventures. Now, the experiment seems to have taken a dark turn. Users have started to tap GPT-3 to develop abusive, toxic, and dangerous stories.
IBM Think 2021
IBM announced advances in AI, hybrid cloud and quantum computing at its flagship event Think Conference, 2021, on May 11. IBM plans to invest in partner ecosystem to facilitate deep industry collaboration, he added.
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