Two Minute Papers: NVIDIA’s Ray Tracing AI – This is The Next Level! 🤯

❤️ Check out Weights & Biases and say hi in their community forum here: https://wandb.me/paperforum 📝 The paper “Neural Control Variates” is available here: https://research.nvidia.com/publication/2021-01_Neural-Control-Variates https://tom94.net/data/publications/mueller20neural/interactive-viewer/ 🔆 The free light transport course is available here. You’ll love it! Rendering Course Videos A course on ray tracing and global illumination ❤️ Watch these videos in early […]

Hierarchical and Continual RL with Doina Precup – #567

Today we’re joined by Doina Precup, a research team lead at DeepMind Montreal, and a professor at McGill University. In our conversation with Doina, we discuss her recent research interests, including her work in hierarchical reinforcement learning, with the goal being agents learning abstract representations, especially over time. We also explore her work on reward […]

SingularityNET: 2021 Year-End Update | Strategic Partnership Management Team, Edwin Eyre

Blog: https://blog.singularitynet.io/part-3-singularitynet-2021-year-end-update-and-a-sneak-peek-at-q1-2022-fa377c3e07a0 The Strategic Partnerships Manager, Edwin Eyre, joined the SingularityNET foundation in late 2021 and has made significant progress for partnership management strategy and organization. The Partnership Manager builds connections with collaborative and like-minded organizations to expand the effect and augment the growth of SingularityNET. —- SingularityNET is a decentralized marketplace for artificial intelligence. […]

SingularityNET: 2021 Year-End Update | Marketing, Communications, and Community Building Team, Haley Lowy

Blog: https://blog.singularitynet.io/part-3-singularitynet-2021-year-end-update-and-a-sneak-peek-at-q1-2022-fa377c3e07a0 The SingularityNET Marketing and Community Team are tasked with building broader awareness of SingularityNET and creating momentum in community growth and network adoption of the SingularityNET platform. The Team works to increase external awareness, internal communication, and community building. 2021 was extremely busy, starting with the Phase 2 vote and the growth of […]

Reinforcement learning overview (Reinforcement learning with TensorFlow Agents)

Wei Wei, a Developer Advocate for TensorFlow, kicks off a new series on reinforcement learning where we explore how you can leverage TensorFlow Agents to build your own reinforcement learning agents. Wei explains how reinforcement learning can be used to train agents to make the best decisions when performing actions in environments to maximize rewards. […]

Trends in Deep Reinforcement Learning with Kamyar Azizzadenesheli – #560

Today we’re joined by Kamyar Azizzadenesheli, an assistant professor at Purdue University, to close out our AI Rewind 2021 series! In this conversation, we focused on all things deep reinforcement learning, starting with a general overview of the direction of the field, and though it might seem to be slowing, thats just a product of […]

Better together – DeepMind: The Podcast (Season 2, Episode 3)

Cooperation is at the heart of our society. Inventing the railway, giving birth to the Renaissance, and creating the Covid-19 vaccine all required people to combine efforts. But cooperation is so much more. It governs our education systems, healthcare, and food production. In this episode, Hannah meets the researchers working on cooperative AI, and hears […]

SingularityNET: 2021 Year End Update – AI Development Team, Chief AI Officer Matt Iklè

Blog: https://blog.singularitynet.io/part-2-singularitynet-2021-year-end-update-and-a-sneak-peak-at-q1-2022-f66ff568a26a The AI Development Team includes top talent from across the globe. The team is developing world-class AI for the entire SingularityNET Ecosystem. They guide and coordinate research and development central to AI usage now, which shapes how benevolent AGI will unfold in the future. —- SingularityNET is a decentralized marketplace for artificial intelligence. […]

[ML News] Uber: Deep Learning for ETA | MuZero Video Compression | Block-NeRF | EfficientNet-X

#mlnews #muzero #nerf Your regularly irregular updates on everything new in the ML world! Merch: http://store.ykilcher.com OUTLINE: 0:00 – Intro 0:15 – Sponsor: Weights & Biases 2:15 – Uber switches from XGBoost to Deep Learning for ETA prediction 5:45 – MuZero advances video compression 10:10 – Learned Soft Prompts can steer large language models 12:45 […]

SingularityNET: 2021 Year End Update – OpenCog Hyperon Project, Dr. Alexey Potapov

Blog: https://blog.singularitynet.io/part-2-singularitynet-2021-year-end-update-and-a-sneak-peak-at-q1-2022-f66ff568a26a OpenCog Hyperon is the redesign, from the ground up, of the original “OpenCog Classic” framework for AGI, that will allow massive increases in network scalability and intelligence. OpenCog Hyperon is a leap beyond the capabilities of individual approaches to AGI or their direct hybridization, achieving another level of capability entirely. OpenCog Hyperon will […]

Introduction to TF Agents and Deep Q Learning (Reinforcement learning with TensorFlow Agents)

Wei Wei, a Developer Advocate for TensorFlow, introduces TF Agents and walks through how to use the Deep Q Learning model to solve the cartpole environment. Resources: TensorFlow Agents homepage → https://goo.gle/34i7MAI Train a Deep Q Network with TF Agents Tutorial → https://goo.gle/3oz26ZQ TF-Agent DQN example → https://goo.gle/3HxmXnM Reinforcement Learning Lecture Series 2021 (DeepMind x […]

Trends in Machine Learning & Deep Learning with Zachary Lipton – #556

Today we continue our AI Rewind 2021 series joined by a friend of the show, assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University, and AI Rewind veteran, Zack Lipton! In our conversation with Zack, we touch on recurring themes like “NLP Eating AI” and the recent slowdown in innovation in the field, the redistribution of resources across […]

SingularityNET: 2021 Year End Update – Engineering and Development Team, Anand Rajamani

Blog: https://blog.singularitynet.io/part-1-singularitynet-2021-year-end-update-and-a-sneak-peak-at-q1-2022-72110777b757 The Engineering and Platform team of highly talented developers are focused on shaping and enhancing the SingularityNET Platform to become the global AI mind. The team is continually building and augmenting the systems and infrastructure that underpin the ecosystem’s technology products and services. Note: For those unfamiliar, here are working definitions of SingularityNET’s […]

SingularityNET: 2021 Year End Update – UX UI Design Team, Greg Kuebler

Blog: https://blog.singularitynet.io/part-1-singularitynet-2021-year-end-update-and-a-sneak-peak-at-q1-2022-72110777b757 The SinguliarityNET UX/UI team leads product design to create a user centric culture across the SingularityNET Platform and ecosystem of projects. They design intuitive and inviting interfaces for ecosystem websites, portals, and platforms. Thus allowing users to interact seamlessly with our systems and products. —- SingularityNET is a decentralized marketplace for artificial intelligence. […]

SingularityNET: 2021 Year End Update – Blockchain and Smart Contract Team, Sridhar Kolapalli

Blog: https://blog.singularitynet.io/part-1-singularitynet-2021-year-end-update-and-a-sneak-peak-at-q1-2022-72110777b757 SingularityNET’s outstanding blockchain team creates secure and efficient smart contracts for the SingularityNET ecosystem (Platform, Marketplace, and Spin-Off Project blockchain interactions). The team designs contracts that minimize friction and maximize blockchain capability. This team’s function is growing increasingly important and complex as SingularityNET becomes truly multi-chain. —- SingularityNET is a decentralized marketplace for […]

[ML News] ConvNeXt: Convolutions return | China regulates algorithms | Saliency cropping examined

#mlnews #convnext #mt3 Your update on what’s new in the Machine Learning world! OUTLINE: 0:00 – Intro 0:15 – ConvNeXt: Return of the Convolutions 2:50 – Investigating Saliency Cropping Algorithms 9:40 – YourTTS: SOTA zero-shot Text-to-Speech 10:40 – MT3: Multi-Track Music Transcription 11:35 – China regulates addictive algorithms 13:00 – A collection of Deep Learning […]

SingularityNET: Catalyst Fund7 Proposal | NFTs to own one's own data and IP

NFTs to own one’s own data and IP, Catalyst Fund7 Proposal – Problem Statement: Current data companies make products out of the personal and IP data of their customers and employees without proportionate compensation. Solution: NFTs to track data use permissions in particular products so that ones data is only leased and is always compensated […]

A Universal Law of Robustness via Isoperimetry with Sebastien Bubeck – #551

Today we’re joined by Sebastian Bubeck a sr principal research manager at Microsoft, and author of the paper A Universal Law of Robustness via Isoperimetry, a NeurIPS 2021 Outstanding Paper Award recipient. We begin our conversation with Sebastian with a bit of a primer on convex optimization, a topic that hasn’t come up much in […]

SingularityNET: Catalyst Fund7 Proposal | An AI Domain Specific Language

An AI Domain Specific Language, Catalyst Fund7 Proposal – Problem Statement: Creating customized AI services to solve complex real-world problems is typically tedious, time-consuming, and difficult. Solution: Create an AI-DSL to automatically discover and connect available marketplace AI services to solve given real-world problems. Cardano Full Proposal: https://cardano.ideascale.com/a/dtd/An-AI-Domain-Specific-Language/384112-48088 Additional Information: https://github.com/singnet/ai-dsl/blob/master/doc/technical-reports/2021-05/ai-dsl-techrep-2021-05_may.pdf 🦾SNET Blog: https://blog.singularitynet.io/singularitynet-cardano-fund7-challenge-proposal-concept-videos-4bec9baa7f35 —- […]

The New DBfication of ML/AI with Arun Kumar – #553

Today we’re joined by Arun Kumarm, an associate professor at UC San Diego. We had the pleasure of catching up with Arun prior to the Workshop on Databases and AI at NeurIPS 2021, where he delivered the talk “The New DBfication of ML/AI.” In our conversation, we explore this “database-ification” of machine learning, a concept […]

SingularityNET: NuNet 📱 SingularityNET Ecosystem Roadmap End-of-Year Review Series #3 (check description box)

Blog: https://blog.singularitynet.io/nunet-singularitynet-ecosystem-roadmap-end-of-year-review-series-3-fd3829d72566 NuNet Website: https://nunet.io A global platform of decentralized computing, building the global brain – NuNet lets anyone share and monetize their computing resources at scale and provides globally-distributed, optimized computing power for decentralized networks. Here is the NuNet Review for 2021…and a peek at 2022… —- SingularityNET is a decentralized marketplace for artificial […]

SingularityNET: SophiaDAO & SophiaVERSE – The 8️⃣th installment in the SingularityNET Ecosystem 2021 update series

Blog: https://blog.singularitynet.io/sophiadao-sophiaverse-singularitynet-ecosystem-roadmap-end-of-year-review-series-8-b2b4d5b62bae SophiaVERSE Website: https://sophiaverse.ai SophiaDAO is a community of humans and AI algorithms bound together by smart contracts into a huge hive mind, a new kind of organism to give rise to true Sophia sentience. SophiaVerse is a gamified infrastructure for SophiaDAO members to communicate and work in pursuit of Sophia’s development via gameplay, […]

SingularityNET: SingularityNET ETH-ADA Converter Bridge Update

The latest update on the ERC20 to ADA, AGIX Converter bridge; SingularityNET’s COO Janet Adams discusses the progress on this collaboration project during the November 2021 episode of Cardano 360, speaking with Tim Harrison and Joaquín López Díaz. —- SingularityNET is a decentralized marketplace for artificial intelligence. We aim to create the world’s global brain […]