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Import AI 168: The self-learning warehouse; a sub-$225 homebrew drone; and training card-playing AIs with RLCard 

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Why the warehouse of the future will learn about itself:…Your next product could be delivered via Deep Manufacturing Dispatching (DMD)…How can we make manufacturing facilities more efficient? One approach is to try to make them more efficient. One way to make things more efficient is – sometimes – to make them more intelligent. That’s what researchers at Hitachi America Ltd...






Import AI 167: An aerial crowd hunting dataset; surveying people with the WiderPerson dataset; and testing out space robots for bomb disposal on earth 

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Spotting people in crowds with the DLR Aerial Crowd Dataset:…Aerial photography + AI algorithms = airborne crowd scanners…One of the main ways we can use modern AI techniques to do helpful things in the world is through counting – whether counting goods on a production line, or the number of ships in a port, or the re-occurrence of the same...




Bringing together deep bioscience and AI to help patients worldwide: Novartis and Microsoft work to reinvent treatment discovery and development   - The Official Microsoft Blog

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In the world of commercial research and science, there’s probably no undertaking more daunting – or more expensive – than the process of bringing a new medicine to market. For a new compound to make it from initial discovery through development, testing and clinical trials to finally earn regulatory approval can take a decade or...











Import AI 164: Tencent and Renmin University improve language model development; alleged drone attack on Saudi oil facilities; and Facebook makes AIs more strategic via language training

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Drones take out Saudia Arabian oil facilities:…Asymmetric warfare meets critical global infrastructure…Houthi rebels from Yemen have taken credit for using a fleet of 10 drones* to attack two Saudi Aramco oil facilities. “It is quite an impressive, yet worrying, technological feat,” James Rogers, a drone expert, told CNN. “Long-range precision strikes are not easy to achieve”.   *These drones look...