Research shows natural language benchmarks don’t measure AI models’ general knowledge well

Open-domain question-answering models — models theoretically capable of responding to novel questions with novel answers — often simply memorize answers found in the data on which they’re trained, depending on the data set. That’s the assertion of a team of researchers affiliated with Facebook and the University College London, who Read more…

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Guide to Understanding Artificial Intelligence

Getting started with Artificial Intelligence can lead to numerous questions and confusion, given the speed the world is changing and adopting this technology. There are plenty of resources available online but there has to be a start point. In this article, there is a brief introduction of Artificial Intelligence covering Read more…

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AI cybersecurity startup Elisity raises $7.5 million to protect networks from attack with AI

Cybersecurity startup Elisity today emerged from stealth with $7.5 million in seed funding from Atlantic Bridge Associates. The company, whose founding team includes veterans of Cisco, Qualys, and Viptela, says its immediate focus is scaling up engineering, sales, and marketing teams ahead of the Elisity platform’s public launch. According to Read more…

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University of Michigan study advocates ban of facial recognition in schools

A newly published study by University of Michigan researchers shows facial recognition technology in schools presents multiple problems and has limited efficacy. Led by Shobita Parthasarathy, director of the university’s Science, Technology, and Public Policy (STPP) program, the research says the technology isn’t suited for security purposes and can actively Read more…

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Before we put $100 billion into AI …

America is poised to invest billions of dollars to remain the leader in artificial intelligence as well as quantum computing. This investment is critically needed to reinvigorate the science that will shape our future. But in order to get the most from this investment, we have to create an environment Read more…

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