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An image USED to be worth a thousand words

Have you ever heard the expression “an image is worth a thousand words”? Indeed, with a single image you can convey som much information that it would take a lot of “prose” to have an equivalent transfer of meaning. Computers (software) on the other hand, has always been pretty good …

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The new wave of Transformers is changing AI

Natural Language Processing has made tremendous progress in the last decade to the point that real time translation, a holy grail for linguists, has become a commodity. With the smartphone in your hand you can now communicate with most people of the planet. As of January 2022, Google Translate supports …

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Metaverse vs Omniverse

Facebook is changing its name to Metaverse to highlight the vision of a future that will be lived in the cyberspace (along with life in the physical space). Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality, along with sensors, displays, artificial intelligence and Digital Twins, are the enabling technologies. The road towards a …

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Designing chip layout with AI

The complexity of designing microchips keeps growing. We have chips today that embeds more than a billion transistors and you need to connect them with one another in very specific ways to get the kind of circuits you need. Let’s get this straight. It is now a long time that …

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From sketch to photorealistic image

Back in March 2019, 2 years ago, NVIDIA released a software, GauGAN, that making use of Generative Adversarial Networks could transform a sketch made using a variety of brushes and palettes into a photorealistic image. Now NVIDIA has stepped up with a new application, Canvas, that can let you create …

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Robotics and AI for weeding

Possibly the biggest impact of the Industrial Revolution has been on … agriculture. By using machines for farming it made possible to increase productivity 100 folds (both in terms of yield per acre and much more in terms of human work to till, farm, harvest the field). The employment in …

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A cab-less truck to hit the road in 2021

Imagining a truck with no steering wheel, no windshield and no pedal, actually a truck with no cab is difficult, at least to me. Yet this is what Einride is proposing for the future of freight hauling. You can see the prototype in the photo. A prototype that should hit …

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