This week in AI & Machine Learning: AI research to help predict COVID-19 resource needs, the White House Launches the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office, Amazon opens Alexa AI Tech, Implementing a Transformer with PyTorch, On-Device ML Study Jam, and more.
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Facebook AI has collaborated with New York University (NYU) Langone Health’s Predictive Analytics Unit and Department of Radiology to help predict how much care and resources a patient may need for COVID-19 treatment.
We have been hearing increasing talk about how the U.S government should approach and support artificial intelligence (A.I.) development. This week, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has officially created the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office to oversee nationwide AI strategy, research collaboration, and policymaking.
Amazon opens its Alexa AI technology to third-party companies for the first time, allowing customized Alexa assistants to be embedded in virtually any platform, starting with automobile manufacturers. This is a huge move from Amazon and may spur an AI voice assistant boom across many industries.