How we learned to break down barriers to machine learning – Ars Technica

Dr. Sephus discusses breaking down barriers to machine learning at Ars Frontiers 2022. Click here for transcript.

Welcome to the week after Ars Frontiers! This article is the first in a short series of pieces that will recap each of the day’s talks for the benefit of those who weren’t able to travel to DC for our first conference. We’ll be run…….

Reddit Acquires Machine Learning Platform Spell to Improve Contextual Matching Algorithms – Social Media Today

Reddit’s looking to improve its algorithm matching and spam detection, with the acquisition of machine learning platform Spell, which will enhance the platform’s capacity in various ways.

Spell enables teams to run machine learning experiments at scale, which will provide more capacity for Reddit to build its understanding of what works, and how to optimize its systems to ensure be…….

Researchers Conduct Automated Semiconductor Study With Machine Learning – AZoM

The emergence of new thin semiconductor materials necessitates a quantitative analysis of the entire amount of RHEED records, which is time-consuming and involves expertise. To address this issue, researchers from the Tokyo University of Science identified a machine learning approach that can aid in the automation of RHEED data analysis.

Reflection high-energy electron diffraction (RHEE…….

Embracing AI And Machine Learning To Survive And Thrive In The World Of Law – Above the Law

As artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) continues to become more sophisticated, their profound impact has extended to virtually every industry in the world. The legal profession is no exception, and lawyers who fail to embrace AI and ML may soon find themselves at a disadvantage compared to their colleagues who do.

Lawyers can use AI in many ways to improve their eff…….

Analytics & Machine Learning can lead the Path to Safe Digital Lending – Express Computer

By Monish Anand, Founder & CEO, MyShubhLife

Since the financial effects of the pandemic have, in certain ways, altered our daily lives, financial institutions have made unprecedented changes in the way they operate in response to economic uncertainty. It reiterated the importance of agility and speed for the modern lending market and set new expectations around transparency and hybr…….

The Soul of a New Machine Learning System – WIRED

Hi, folks. Interesting that congressional hearings about January 6 are drawing NFL-style audiences. Can’t wait for the Peyton and Eli version!

The Plain View

The world of AI was shaken this week by a report in The Washington Post that a Google engineer had run into trouble at the company after insisting that a conversational system called LaMDA was, literally, a pe…….

CFPB Warns Users of Algorithms, AI, and Machine Learning of Anti-Discrimination Compliance Requirements – JD Supra

Anti-discrimination law applies to companies with black-box credit models using complex algorithms, according to a circular issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on May 26, 2022. According to the CFPB, the anti-discrimination law requires companies to explain to applicants the specific reasons for denying an application for credit or taking other adverse actions, even if t…….

Merck and Mulliken Center collaborate for machine learning project – PharmaTimes

The three-year project will focus on molecular representations and computational tools

Merck has announced a collaboration with the Mulliken Center for Theoretical Chemistry at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn in Germany.

The three-year partnership will focus on the development of new tools for computational chemistry modelling as well as new molecular representa…….