GoodTime nabs $2M to match job applicants with interviewers to save time and build rapport – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Despite countless attempts and millions in venture capital, the calendar, one of the most ubiquitous work tools, has remained largely unchanged for as long as I can remember. Rather than overwrite the […]

The US government must work with tech companies if it wants to remain competitive in AI – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is concluding his tech tour of the West Coast today with a visit to Google’s Mountain View campus. Mattis spent time at Amazon and DiuX, the Defense Innovation […]

Tetra raises a $1.5M seed round to bring deep learning to voice transcription – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch There are a million and one services for voice transcription on the market. But even with just one job to do, I’ve never seen a service that can handle the long tail […]

IBM touts improved distributed training time for visual recognition models – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Two months ago, Facebook’s AI Research Lab (FAIR) published some impressive training times for massively distributed visual recognition models. Today IBM is firing back with some numbers of its own. IBM’s research […]

Facebook finishes its move to neural machine translation – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Facebook announced this morning that it had completed its move to neural machine translation — a complicated way of saying that Facebook is now using convolutional neural networks (CNNs) and recurrent neural […]