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COVID-KG uses AI to scan thousands of studies to answer doctors’ coronavirus questions

The number of studies about COVID-19 has risen steeply from the start of the pandemic, from around 20,000 in early March to over 30,000 as of late June. In an effort to help clinicians digest the vast amount of biomedical knowledge in the literature, researchers affiliated with Columbia, Brandeis, DARPA, UCLA, and UIUC developed a …

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Breaking Bad's Giancarlo Esposito has to be the next Far Cry villain, right?

Breaking Bad’s Giancarlo Esposito has to be the next Far Cry villain, right?

Giancarlo Esposito plays villains. That’s probably not fair to him as an actor. He seems to have range beyond that. But if you know him, it’s probably because of his simmering, villainous roles in The Mandalorian, Breaking Bad, or Better Call Saul. He plays a mysterious Imperial officer on the Disney+ Star Wars show. On Breaking Bad and Better …

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Mozilla Common Voice updates will help train the 'Hey Firefox' wakeword for voice-based web browsing

Mozilla Common Voice updates will help train the ‘Hey Firefox’ wakeword for voice-based web browsing

Mozilla today released the latest version of Common Voice, its open source collection of transcribed voice data for startups, researchers, and hobbyists to build voice-enabled apps, services, and devices. Common Voice now contains over 7,226 total hours of contributed voice data in 54 different languages, up from 1,400 hours across 18 languages in February 2019. …

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Transform 2020: Digital agenda for July 15 - July 17

Learn how to accelerate your business using automation and AI technology: Transform 2020

If companies were already investing in automation and AI technologies before March 2020, they have only accelerated those investments since. No one expected the jolt the COVID-19 pandemic would bring to business. With leaders looking for ways to avoid human contact, machines, software, and new processes that avoid those humans are even more imperative. That’s …

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Facebook advances VR rendering quality with neural 4x4 supersampling

Facebook advances VR rendering quality with neural 4×4 supersampling

Rendering 3D graphics for the latest high-resolution displays has never been an easy task, and the challenge level increases multiple times for VR headsets with twin displays using high refresh rates — something Oculus’ parent company Facebook knows all too well. Today, Facebook researchers revealed a new technique for upsampling real-time-rendered 3D content, using machine learning …

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