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TensorFlow Edge Kit Giveaway!

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In conjunction with the TensorFlow 2.0 alpha release, and our TensorFlow Dev Summit series, we invite you to enter our TensorFlow Edge Kit Giveaway. Winners will receive a gift box from Google that includes some fun toys including the new Coral Edge TPU device and the SparkFun Edge development board powered by TensorFlow. The giveaway…

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TWiML Presents: TensorFlow Dev Summit 2019

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A few weeks ago I had a chance to attend the TensorFlow Developer Summit on the Google Cloud campus in Sunnyvale, California. I had a great time at the Summit, meeting a bunch of TWiML Talk listeners and friends of the show, and learning about all the new features released as part of the new…

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Google announces TensorFlow 2.0 Alpha and more from TWiML & AI

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Bits & Bytes Google announces TensorFlow 2.0 Alpha, TensorFlow Federated, TensorFlow Privacy. At the 3rd annual TensorFlow Developer Summit, Google announced the first alpha release of TensorFlow 2.0 and several other new releases such as: TensorFlow Federated – a new open-source framework that allows developers to use all the ML-training features from TF while keeping the data local; TensorFlow…

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Win a Free Ticket to the AI Conference in New York!

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Enter to win a FREE ticket to O’Reilly’s AI Conference in New York April 17-18th! Participate in one of the most highly renowned AI conferences of the year, joined by a number of industry leaders and speakers such as Matt Zeiler, Christopher Ré, and Lise Geetor. The giveaway will remain open until April 1st, so…

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Dissecting the Controversy around OpenAI’s New Language Model

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You’ve likely seen some of the press coverage and discussion surrounding the release, or lack thereof, of OpenAI’s new GPT-2 Language Model. The announcement caused quite a stir, with reactions spanning confusion, frustration, concern, and many points in between. Several days later, many open questions remained about the model and the way the release was handled.…

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IBM takes Watson AI to AWS, Google, Azure and more from TWiML & AI

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Bits & Bytes IBM takes Watson AI to AWS, Google, Azure. In an effort to broaden the distribution of its AI technology, IBM announced that it is making IBM Watson available across competing public cloud services such as AWS, Google, and Azure. FAIR open-sources new ELF OpenGo data set, research, and insights. Facebook AI Research (FAIR’s) new features and research…

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Studying Language Evolution With Reinforcement Learning and more from TWiML & AI

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Bits & Bytes Facebook and Google researchers build RL framework to study language evolution. Their research paper proposes a computational framework allowing agents to interact in a series of games and uses it to demonstrate that symmetric communication protocols (i.e. languages) emerge and evolve without any innate, explicit mechanisms built in the agent. Google releases synthetic speech dataset…

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TWiML Presents: AI For the Benefit of Society with Microsoft

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We’re excited to have partnered with Microsoft to bring you the AI for the Benefit of Society series. This series looks at how Microsoft is helping people solve some of society’s greatest challenges through its AI research efforts and AI for Good grant program. The six-episode series will highlight the company’s work in environmental sustainability,…

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TWiML Presents: Black in AI 2019

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While at NeurIPS this past December, I had the pleasure of attending the second annual Black in AI workshop and dinner, which brings in participants from all over the world to showcase their research, share experiences and support one another. I was fortunate enough to spend the day at the workshop and I’m excited to…

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Qualcomm shows off AI-equipped car at CES 2019 and more from TWiML & AI

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Bits & Bytes Google introduces Feast: an open source feature store for ML. GO-JEK and Google announced the release of Feast that allows teams to manage, store, and discover features to use for ML projects. Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, is launching a new conference dedicated to AI. The new AI specific conference, re:MARS, will be held in Las Vegas between…

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