Tag Archives | Machine Learning

The Future of Smartphone Photography: Dual Cameras Meet Machine Learning

Immediately following the announcement of the iPhone 7 Plus, Apple’s first dual camera phone, commentators (like this post from wired and this post from eetimes) declared that dual cameras are the new norm for smartphone photography. That’s how much sway Apple has. As I speculated in my August 2015 post, this feature was anticipated since […]

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It’s Time to Have a Talk: Conversational Assistants Are Here

Voice-activated virtual assistants have been spreading like wildfire. Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, Google Home, Microsoft’s Cortana, and many others are competing to lend us a helping hand. Let’s take a look at what’s fueling this fire, what challenges stand in its way, and what concerns it brings to light. Evolving from speech recognition to speech […]

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Will our Deep Learning Machines Love Us or Loath Us?

We are witnessing a continuing shift towards using robots for an ever greater diversity of assembly and manufacturing tasks, as well as for consumer and social interaction. My recent post on EETimes takes a thought provoking look at the human, social and economic implications of the rapidly increasing capabilities of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) […]

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