Best AI Applications of the Week—December 21, 2017

Top Three Artificial Intelligence Applications This Week 1. Lying Under Oath Sometimes, it’s hard to say what makes you think someone is lying to you. Was it a slight flick of the eyelid, an almost imperceptible tremor of the lip, an ever-so-slight flush of the face? But when there’s more at stake than the result of a little white lie—like the wrong person begin convicted of a crime—you have to

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No PhD Necessary

The ubiquity of and demand for data has increased the need for better data tools, and as the tools get better and better, they ease the entry into data work. In turn, as more people enjoy the ease of use, data literacy becomes the norm. Ginette: “I’m Ginette.” Curtis: “And I’m Curtis.” Ginette: “And you are listening to Data Crunch.” Curtis: “A podcast about how data and prediction shape our

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Best AI Applications of the Week—December 14, 2017

Our Top Three Picks 1. Translating Chicken Chatter Humans translating wild and domestic animal languages is not a new idea—this researcher, alone in the jungle, realized by deciphering monkey sounds that a leopard was tracking him—but now there’s an AI that can help, at least with chicken linguistics. It successfully translates certain chicken sounds, with near-100-percent accuracy. So far, it can tell you when they’re saying they’re hot or stressed, and bonus, it

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Best AI Applications of the Week—December 7, 2017

Welcome to our new newsletter, where we learn about each week’s most interesting AI applications. Subscribe to the newsletter to get it with ease in your inbox. 1. Never mind fake news—let’s talk fake multimedia If you ate up this RadioLab episode like we did, you’ll get why this AI application—which convincingly changes videos taken in the winter to look like they were actually taken in the summer—adds to an ever-growing future-world of fake. Soon

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