Intelligent Bits: 9 June 2017
Drawing with AI, Apple AI API, United Nations and AI for good, and smart oil and gas.
- Teaching machines to draw — David Ha and other researchers at Google demonstrate neural networks that can produce vector drawings of concepts they’ve learned, much like a child who has learned how to sketch ideas.
- Apple AI APIs — Apple joins the fray and now offers API tools to developers for building AI applications, claiming superior performance and privacy benefits.
- AI for good — Leaders from United Nations agencies, NGOs, government, industry and academia convene in Geneva this week at the AI for Good Global Summit.
- Space-grade AI for oil and gas — Big Oil gets into big data and AI as BP Ventures invests in startup Beyond Limits, which applies cognitive computing to industrial verticals like oil and gas.