A state-of-the-art open source chatbot

Facebook AI has built and open-sourced Blender, the largest-ever open-domain chatbot. It outperforms others in terms of engagement and also feels more human, according to human evaluators.The culmination of years of research in conversational AI, this is the first chatbot to blend a diverse set of conversational skills — including empathy, knowledge, and personality — […]

Wi-Fi Alliance® delivers more value from Wi-Fi® in 6 GHz

Wi-Fi Alliance® is extending Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6™ into 6 GHz to ensure Wi-Fi users can quickly benefit from additional capacity, wider channels, and less congested spectrum. Certification for Wi-Fi 6E – the brand name for Wi-Fi 6 devices operating in 6 GHz – will be available in early 2021. Wi-Fi Alliance has been working to […]

Facebook AI, AWS partner to release new PyTorch libraries

Facebook AI and AWS have partnered to release new libraries that target high-performance PyTorch model deployment and large scale model training. As part of the broader PyTorch community, Facebook AI and AWS engineers have partnered to develop new libraries targeted at large-scale elastic and fault-tolerant model training and high-performance PyTorch model deployment. These libraries enable […]

Demolishing Wallhacks with VALORANT’s Fog of War

Anti-cheat lead Paul Chamberlain walks us through the technical guts of Fog of War, VALORANT’s anti-wallhack system. From the very beginning of VALORANT development, we made it a priority to build out cheating resistance to ensure competitive integrity. In this article, I’ll walk you through one of these anti-cheat systems – Fog of War. This […]

Nanosensor can alert a smartphone when plants are stressed

MIT engineers have developed a way to closely track how plants respond to stresses such as injury, infection, and light damage, using sensors made of carbon nanotubes. These sensors can be embedded in plant leaves, where they report on hydrogen peroxide signaling waves. Plants use hydrogen peroxide to communicate within their leaves, sending out a […]

State of the Machine Learning and AI Industry

From 2012 to 2018, blue-chip technology companies implemented custom-built ML platforms for internal use (i.e., Facebook’s FBLearning, Uber’s Michelangelo, Twitter’s Cortex, AirBnB’s BigHead), many of these platforms are primarily based on open-source packages and have been deeply tailored for the specific use cases of their respective companies. Since then, the industry has seen a strong […]

Your Guide to Natural Language Processing (NLP)

This extensive post covers NLP use cases, basic examples, Tokenization, Stop Words Removal, Stemming, Lemmatization, Topic Modeling, the future of NLP, and more. Everything we express (either verbally or in written) carries huge amounts of information. The topic we choose, our tone, our selection of words, everything adds some type of information that can be […]

Introducing the Plato Research Dialogue System: A Flexible Conversational AI Platform

The Plato Research Dialogue System enables experts and non-experts alike to quickly build, train, and deploy conversational AI agents. Intelligent conversational agents have evolved significantly over the past few decades, from keyword-spotting interactive voice response (IVR) systems to the cross-platform intelligent personal assistants that are becoming an integral part of daily life. Along with this […]

Extractive Text Summarization using Glove Vectors

Text summarization is one of famous NLP application which had been researched a lot and still at its nascent stage compared to manual summarization. In simple terms, the objective is to condense unstructured text of an article into a summary automatically. There are two types of summarization techniques. For summarizing the reviews, we may want […]