Four short links: 4 December 2018

Voice Technology, AI Summaries, Time Tracker, and Homomorphic Encryption

By Nat Torkington
December 4, 2018
  1. Fifteen Unconventional Uses of Voice Technology (Nicole He) — Students had half a semester to learn tools like the Web Speech API, Dialogflow, and Actions on Google, and then were tasked with making something…interesting. The in-class code examples we used are on GitHub. Here are 15 funny, subversive, and impressively weird final projects from the class.
  2. Summary of 2018’s Most Important AI PapersTo help you catch up, we’ve summarized 10 important AI research papers from 2018 to give you a broad overview of machine learning advancements this year. There are many more breakthrough papers worth reading as well, but we think this is a good list for you to start with.
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  4. arbtt — a time tracker that sits in the background. You write rules that tell it how to categorize your activity.
  5. Microsoft Simple Encrypted Arithmetic Libraryan easy-to-use but powerful homomorphic encryption library written in C++. It supports both the BFV and the CKKS encryption schemes. (via Microsoft Research Blog)
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