The impact of AI on work: implications for individuals, communities, and societies

By Jessica Montgomery, Senior Policy Adviser Advances in AI technologies are contributing to new products and services across industries – from robotic surgery to debt collection – and offer many potential benefits for economies, societies, and individuals. With this potential, come questions about the impact…

India drone policy: Here is everything you need to know

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August … read: Origami drone can protect itself from collision damage All drones, other … drones be operated in India? The basic operating procedure will restrict drone … here. For all the latest Technology News, download Indian…

A GPS for inside your body

By Adam Conner-Simons | Rachel Gordon Investigating inside the human body often requires cutting open a patient or swalloing long tubes with built-in cameras. But what if physicians could get a better glimpse in a less expensive, invasive, and time-consuming manner? A team from MIT’s Computer Science…

From implements to drone tech, seed boosters to snow movers

By Farm Progress staff The editors’ inboxes have been filling up recently with new product ideas. As usual, these are collected to share online in the occasional slideshow for you to peruse. This time out, John Deere is adding to the Frontier line with ……

When recurrent models don’t need to be recurrent

By John Miller An earlier version of this post was published on Off the Convex Path. It is reposted here with the author’s permission. In the last few years, deep learning practitioners have proposed a litany of different sequence models. Although recurrent neural networks were…

Studying aliens of the deep

By Lindsay Brownell The open ocean is the largest and least explored environment on Earth, estimated to hold up to a million species that have yet to be described. However, many of those organisms are soft-bodied – like jellyfish, squid, and octopuses – and are…

One-shot imitation from watching videos

By Tianhe Yu and Chelsea Finn Learning a new skill by observing another individual, the ability to imitate, is a key part of intelligence in human and animals. Can we enable a robot to do the same, learning to manipulate a new object by simply…

BDD100K: A large-scale diverse driving video database

By Fisher Yu TL;DR, we released the largest and most diverse driving video dataset with richannotations called BDD100K. You can access the data for research now at http://bdd-data.berkeley.edu. We haverecently released an arXivreport on it. And there is still time to participate in our CVPR…

TDM: From model-free to model-based deep reinforcement learning

By Vitchyr Pong You’ve decided that you want to bike from your house by UC Berkeley to the Golden Gate Bridge. It’s a nice 20 mile ride, but there’s a problem: you’ve never ridden a bike before!To make matters worse, you are new to the…

Shared autonomy via deep reinforcement learning

By Siddharth Reddy Imagine a drone pilot remotely flying a quadrotor, using an onboard camera to navigate and land. Unfamiliar flight dynamics, terrain, and network latency can make this system challenging for a human to control. One approach to this problem is to train an…