Thursday Jun 02, 2022

Drone Mail Delivery, Human-Robot Teamwork, ToxiGen, Robot Companions

Our 99th episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news!

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Outline:

(00:00) Intro
(1:50) Royal Mail is Doing the Right Thing with Drone Delivery
(6:10) Google uses AI to digitise maps in the utilities industry 

(8:57) AI on the Ball: Startup Shoots Computer Vision to the Soccer Pitch 

(9:26) Google Adds Machine Learning-Powered Studio Lighting To Video Calls 

(11:33) Dyson launches a hiring spree for hundreds of engineers to build robots capable of doing household chores 

(12:20) Pony.ai loses permit to test autonomous vehicles with driver in California 

(12:52) Researchers develop algorithm to divvy up tasks for human-robot teams

(19:42) Microsoft AI Researchers Introduces (De)ToxiGen: A Large-Scale Machine-Generated Dataset for Adversarial and Implicit Hate Speech Detection

(24:32) Researchers Use Machine Learning to Identify Thousands of New Marine RNA Viruses in Study of Interest to Microbiologists and Clinical Laboratory Scientists 

(25:17) Tiny robotic crab is smallest-ever remote-controlled walking robot 

(26:12) TartanDrive dataset likely largest for off-road environments 

(26:48) AI Framework Cuts Time, Effort Needed to Predict Critical Care Outcomes 

(27:13) Ad break

(28:25) China and Europe are leading the push to regulate A.I. — one of them could set the global playbook

(33:30) New York State Office for the Aging deploys AI robots as companions for older adults 

(37:25) Oxford High School tests AI gun detection system in wake of shooting 

(38:38) An Autonomous Car Blocked a Fire Truck Responding to an Emergency 

(40:12) U.S. firm Clearview A.I. fined for illegally collecting images of Brits' faces 

(41:19) Pentagon names new chief of responsible artificial intelligence 

(42:05) The Day I Became Friends with a Robot 

(44:26) I Used AI To See What These 23 Popular Cartoon Characters Would Look Like In Real Life

(46:14) Outro

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