In the Media
7 Observations About AI In 2019
After years in the (mostly Canadian) wilderness followed by seven years of plenty, Deep Learning was officially recognized as the “dominant” AI paradigm and “a critical component of computing,” with its three key proponents, Geoffrey Hinton, Yann LeCun, and Yoshua Bengio, receiving the Turing Award in March 2019.
23andMe reportedly laid off 14% of its workforce as people stop buying DNA testing kits
Source: USA Today
Was DNA testing just a fad? The genetic testing company 23andMe laid off 100 employees Thursday, which is about 14% of its workforce, as sales slump across the industry, CNBC reported.
Deepfakes are getting easier to make and the internet's just not ready
One of the coolest videos I’ve seen in the past year is a YouTube clip from The Late Show with David Letterman featuring actor and comedian Bill Hader. Or… was that actually Tom Cruise? It’s hard to tell sometimes because they keep seamlessly switching back and forth.