Global Investments in AI Talents, Startups & Research Centers
Google Opens Its First-ever AI Research Center in Africa
Google today announced it is opening its first-ever AI research centre in Africa. The internet giant aims to gather machine learning researchers and engineers in Accra, the capital of Ghana, to facilitate local AI development.
UK's Tech Industry To Receive €2.6 Billion Boost
Britain's government has announced a £2.3 billion (€2.61 billion) private investment boost to push AI talent, including the creation of over 1,600 jobs, and a Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation...
Samsung Launches New Fund for Early-Stage AI Investments
The Korean firm's "Samsung NEXT Q Fund" is targeted at seed and Series A deals for startups that are “solving AI problems, as well as those using AI to solve computer science problems."...
Chinese Computer Vision Unicorn YITU Closes C+ Round with $200 Million
Chinese computer vision company Yitu announced today that is has secured US$200 million in its C+ funding round, with investments from GC Capital, ICBC International, and SPDB International...
Improving Language Understanding with Unsupervised Learning
OpenAI have obtained state-of-the-art results on a suite of diverse language tasks with a scalable, task-agnostic system, which they are also releasing. Their approach is a combination of two existing ideas: transformers and unsupervised pre-training...
Relational inductive biases, deep learning, and graph networks
"We present a new building block for the AI toolkit with a strong relational inductive bias--the graph network--which generalizes and extends various approaches for neural networks that operate on graphs..."
The World's Fastest Supercomputer Designed for AI Computation
The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee today introduced the world’s fastest supercomputer Summit, whose computing power reaches 200 petaflops or 200 million billion calculations per second...
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ACL 2018 Announces Its Five Best Papers
The Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) will hold its 56th Annual Meeting July 15 – 20 in Melbourne, Australia. Yesterday, the ACL 2018 organizing committee announced its three best long papers and two best short papers...
Global AI Events
DTalk Episode 1: Deploying AI in Mobile-first Customer-facing Financial Products: A Tale of Two Cycles
|18–23 Jun||CVPR 2018||Salt Lake City, USA.|
|20–21 Jun||Conference on Big Data Analysis and Data Mining||Rome, Italy.|
|20–22 Jun||DCAI||Toledo, Spain.|
|20–22 Jun||The Conference on Predictive APIs and Apps.||São Paulo,Brazil.|
Global AI Opportunities
C3 IoT is looking for Cloud Operations System Engineer and Software Engineer in AI/ML in Sydney and Redwood, CA.
Vicarious Systems needs full-time Computer Vision Engineer, Roboticist, Dev/Ops Engineer - Cloud Infrastructure in Bay Area.
Zoox is hiring Software Engineer - Machine Learning/Motion Planning/Mapping/Simulation/Prediction in Foster City, CA.
DataRobot wants Automation Engineer, Customer Facing Data Scientist in London, Tokyo, Osaka, New York, Madrid, Nagoya.