AI Can Precisely Map Every Building In the United States

Ai can map every building in the US

Researchers build a Deep convolutional neural network that can map every building in the US, using satellite imagery.  To do this, they combined signed-distance labels with SegNet (a deep learning network).  The system processes an area of 56 kilometer square in less than one minute. In the last couple of years, high resolution remote sensing imagery has ...

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20 Interesting Facts and Statistics About GitHub

Statistics About GitHub

GitHub is the best platform for sharing code with colleagues, classmates, friends and complete strangers. To make sure you do this without any interruption, GitHub provides dozens of features including access control, task management, feature requests, bug tracking and wikis for all projects. Tom Preston-Werner, Chris Wanstrath and PJ Hyett launched on 10th April 2008, and within ...

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Norman: A Psychopath AI That Sees Death In Everything

Norman Psychopath AI

Developers have built an image captioning AI [Norman] and trained it on extremely violent content from reddit.  As a result, Norman only observes death in whatever pictures it looks at.  This kind of research is important to show how data behind artificial intelligence matters deeply. For some people, the term ‘Artificial Intelligence’ is a nightmare, may be ...

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What’s New In iOS 12 | 22 Biggest Changes and Added Features

Siri Shortcuts

At WWDC 2018, Apple unveiled its new operating system for iPhone and iPad: iOS 12. Instead of introducing more new features, this time they focused on enhancing performance and removing bugs. While the stable version won’t be available until this fall, the company showcased dozens of improvements and added features to look forward to. Ranging ...

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8 Most Common Encryption Techniques To Save Private Data

The world runs on code and ciphers. From ATMs to mobile, shopping online and your private conversations, cryptography is involved in every moment. In fact, life as we know today would not be possible without it. Cryptography is the science of secret communication where the aim is to transfer the information over an insecure channel in such a ...

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15 Most Dangerous Special Forces in the World


Special forces, or special operations forces are highly trained military units, well equipped to perform unconventional, unorthodox covert missions that are typically related to a nation’s political, economic purposes. There are many accounts of distinct forces throughout the history of warfare, which specialize in covert operations rather than conventional combat. The Romans used small, fast, ...

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Google AI Can Create Short Video Clips From Two Still Images

Google AI Can Create Short Video Clips from 2 images

Researchers develop a fully-convolutional deep network to extrapolate view beyond two input images.  They used a layered representation to show hidden surfaces of input images and predict output views.  The system can handle both indoor and outdoor pictures.  Over the past decade, photography has changed a lot and this change has been driven by smartphones’ better hardware ...

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