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Facebook’s A.I. Whiz Now Faces the Task of Cleaning It Up. Sometimes That Brings Him to Tears.

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Mike Schroepfer, Facebook’s chief technology officer, was tearing up. For half an hour, we had been sitting in a conference room at Facebook’s headquarters, surrounded by whiteboards covered in blue and red marker, discussing the technical difficulties of removing toxic content from the social network. Then we brought up an episode […]


Luminar Accent A.I. can now recognize faces for more natural instant edits

Previous Next Skylum Skylum Skylum Skylum Luminar’s artificially intelligent photo editing tools just got a little smarter. On Thursday, April 25, Skylum Software launched Luminar 3.1.0, an update that focuses on enhancing the Accent A.I. filter as well as bringing a handful of other smaller tweaks. The existing Accent A.I. uses machine learning to automatically […]

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Google’s Pichai Faces Privacy and Bias Questions in Congress

Supported by Google’s Pichai Faces Privacy and Bias Questions in Congress ImageSundar Pichai, an engineer who rose through Google’s ranks to become its leader three years ago, faced more than three hours of questions from the House Judiciary Committee.CreditCreditSarah Silbiger/The New York Times By Daisuke Wakabayashi and Cecilia Kang Dec. 11, 2018 WASHINGTON — Google’s […]