Tag: artificial intelligence

What AI could tell us about language evolution

If you’ve ever read the work of William Shakespeare, you should be fairly familiar with the phenomenon of language change. Now, a recent study published in Cognition shows that artificial intelligence (AI) can help us better understand — and even predict — changes to a given language.

University of Macau researchers win several prizes at MT conference

The government of Macau recently commended the University of Macau’s Natural Language Processing and Portuguese-Chinese Machine Translation Lab, for landing in first place in five contests at the Sixth Conference on Machine Translation.

National Weather Service outlines goals for more efficient Spanish translations

The National Weather Service (NWS) is currently looking into adopting a more efficient translation workflow, according to a recently published request for information (RFI). Currently the NWS produces such translations manually, however the organization believes this to be an unsustainable practice due to the heavy workload and the amount of time it takes to complete — as such, it seems that machine learning technology is in order.

Purdue Researchers Look Into AI and Subtext

If you’ve ever found yourself scratching your head and wondering if your uncle’s outlandish Facebook post was meant to be satire or not, you’re...

Cohere and Google Cloud Announce Multi-Year Technology Partnership

TORONTO and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2021 — Cohere, a provider of cutting-edge natural language processing (NLP) services, and Google Cloud today announced a...

SambaNova Adds GPT to Services, Expands NLP Capabilities

SambaNova, a Palo Alto-based tech company that specializes in artificial intelligence (AI), announced recently that the company has added the GPT-3 language model to...

What Can AI Teach us about the Human Brain?

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)  believe that artificial intelligence (AI)-powered language models may...

Youtube to Add Several New Audio and Caption Features

Google recently announced last week that it will be adding a whole new series of features to Youtube’s closed captioning and subtitles, including a...

Microsoft Translator Now Available in 100+ Languages

The team behind Microsoft’s Azure AI platform recently announced that the company’s machine translation (MT) system, Microsoft Translator, is now capable of translating text...

Microsoft Turing Model Tops NLP Leaderboard

A Microsoft-developed language representation model has been ranked among the best in the world on Google’s Cross-Lingual Transfer Evaluation of Multilingual Encoders (XTREME) public...

WhatsApp Developing Automatic Transcription Feature

WhatsApp is currently working on developing an in-app speech recognition and automatic transcription system for the iOS app’s voice message feature, according to WhatsApp...

SignLab Amsterdam Works on MT for Signed Languages

It’s easy to take the overhead announcements in train stations and airports for granted, but oftentimes they present passengers with indispensable information about weather...