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    Machine Learning Identifies Autism Genes, Weaponized AI for Phishing, and a Twitter Sarcasm Detector

    A team of researchers from Princeton University published a paper outlining their work applying machine learning to the challenge of identifying genetic causes of autism, researchers from security research firm ZeroFOX published a paper on “weaponizing data science for social engineering,” and researchers at the University of Lisbon in Portugal and UT Austin show how to make a Twitter sarcasm detector.

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    New TITAN X Benchmark, Plus What to Do When You Need More GPUs

    Researchers on the MXNet team were among the lucky folks that have their hands on the GPU at this point and they published an initial benchmark this week following the deepmark deep learning benchmarking protocol. Plus a “deep learning supercomputer” and Azure N-Series.

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    ML/AI Companies CognitiveScale, People.ai, Artisto on the Move

    Startup CognitiveScale, which bills itself as “The Cognitive Cloud Company”, announce the close of $21.8M in series b financing from Norwest Ventures and Intel Capital. Intel’s been pretty busy investor in the ML space—you’ll recall we touched on their Itseez acquisition and Lumiata investment back in June.

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