Radar trends to watch: March 2021They’re looking for gender, age, emotion, ethnicity (via accent), and whether the user is alone or with others. Programming Over the last decades, APIs have evolved from complex (RPC) interfaces to REST to GraphQL, and in doing so, have enabled new business models based on disaggregating services. The paper Gebru and Mitchell co-authored with Emily Bender and Angelina McMillan-Major, On the Danger of Stochastic Parrots, is a must-read. Using neural networks to discover antibiotics isn’t a new idea, but researchers appear to be making progress, both in discovering new compounds and in discovering new mechanisms. For a short month, a lot happened in February–perhaps because the US elections are behind us, perhaps because COVID case numbers are dropping, perhaps for any number of reasons. The idea is to decouple semantics, availability, consistency, and optimization. The AI plays the patient, freeing staff so that they can spend more time helping clients, rather than training other staff.
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