Human-Centered Design with Mira Lane

Today we present the final episode in our AI for the Benefit of Society series, in which we’re joined by Mira Lane, Partner Director for Ethics and Society at Microsoft.

UPDATED FOR 2019! Learn Machine Learning & Deep Learning with us: TWiML x Fast.ai Study Group

On Saturday, February 2nd we’re launching our 3rd cohort of deep learning learners through the Fast.ai Practical Deep Learning for Coders Part 1 course. This study group will meet weekly on Saturdays at 9 am Pacific Time for seven weeks, each week covering a new lesson from the course. We love this course for its ability to have participants building world-class deep learning models right out of the gate, without getting bogged down in theory.

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]