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Weekly Roundup #13

University of Toronto study uses algorithms to predict how word meanings change over time Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, Lehigh University and the University of Toronto have developed…

Weekly Roundup #12

SignAll is slowly but surely building a sign language translation platform Translating sign language puts an additional level of complexity over spoken and written languages. SignAll, the Budapest-base…

Weekly Roundup #11

IBM’s New AI Can Predict Psychosis in Your Speech Computational Psychiatry and Neuroimaging experts around the globe have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) capable of predicting with relative…

Weekly Roundup #10

Facebook is coming closer to humanizing its chatbots Chatbots cannot come up with natural-like answers just yet: they do not have consistent personalities, they cannot remember their past answers and they will…

Weekly Roundup #9

  Machine Translates Literature and About 25% Was Flawless, Research Claims Machine Translation is improving day by day, but how close is it to handling written stylistic problems? NMT (neural machine…

Weekly Roundup #8

No, machines can’t read better than humans A pair of teams from Microsoft and Alibaba made the headlines in tech news this month after creating AI programs that can outperform humans in a reading comprehension…

Weekly Roundup #7

Unbabel raises $23 million from Microsoft, Salesforce, others to grow its machine-human translation platform Unbabel, a Lisbon-based machine translation platform, has just raised $23. It merges neural…

Weekly Roundup #6

  Learning a language in VR is less embarrassing than IRL By combining the immersive capabilities of VR with speech recognition and an AI-enabled voice chatbot, MondlyVR claims to dramatically shorten…

Weekly Roundup #5

Google opens AI center in China despite exclusion from nation’s internet Google announced, on December 13th, that they will open a new AI center in Beijing, despite being excluded from China’s internet…

Weekly Roundup #4

  WACAO is an assistant that can summarize and translate your WhatsApp chats “The summarization technology used is a lot like those that summarize news articles, except it’s been designed specifically…