Last Week in AI

The latest developments in AI research and technology.

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Every week, Invector Labs publishes a newsletter that covers the most recent developments in AI research and technology. You can find this week’s issue below. You can sign up for it below. Please do so, our guys worked really hard on this:

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AI Research

SqueezeBERT

Former Tesla AI Leas Forrest Iandola and researchers from UC Berkeley published a paper proposing a new method for optimizing large language models to run un mobile devices.

>Read the research paper here

Self-Supervised Video Understanding

AI researchers from Facebook published a paper outlining a self-supervised model for video analysis.

>Read more in this blog post from the Facebook AI Research team

Cross Language Skills Benchmark

Microsoft Research published a paper proposing XGLUE, a new benchmark dataset for evaluating cross-lingual transfer capabilities in natural language models.

>Read more in this blog post from Microsoft Research

Cool AI Tech Releases

NetHack Learning Environment

Facebook Research released a new reinforcelement learning environment in the famous NetHack game.

>Read more about it in this blog post from Facebook Research

TensorFlow Privacy Library

TensorFlow released a new library that enables the testing of privacy features in deep learning models.

>Read more in this blog post from the TensorFlow team

New ML Kit

Google announced some changes in its on-device machine learning framework, ML Kit, including its decoupling from Firebase.

>Read more in this blog post from the ML Kit team

AI Startups and Relevant News

NLP Startup Raises $26 Million

RASA, a startup building a platform for conversational AI agents, raised $26 million from prominent venture investors such as Andreesen Horowitz.

>Read more in this coverage from TechCrunch

New Apple’s Core ML

Apple’s mobile toolkit got a lot of new and exciting updates including the ability to update models on the fly.

>Read more in this coverage from VentureBeat

Apple’s AI Strategy

Apple is executing in an AI strategy focused on delivering small conveniences to users instead of large AI initiatives.

>Read more in this coverage from The Verge

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