Today the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) announced that Facebook Chief AI Scientist Yann LeCun, along with Yoshua Bengio (MILA…
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We recently named the winners of our Mechanism Design for Social Good research awards. Inspired by an independent organization, the Mechanism Design for Social Good, this award targets the unique opportunities to design new mechanisms on top of mobile devices and social networks — mechanisms that lead to meaningful connections that otherwise would not have [...]
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We are pleased to announce the winners of the Facebook Mechanism Design for Social Good research awards. In this request…
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WHAT’S NEW: A new Python-based project called Python Test Runner (ptr), that allows developers to run Python unit test suites. The main difference between ptr and existing test runners is that ptr crawls a repository to find Python projects with unit tests defined in their setup files. It then runs each suite in parallel with [...]
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Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) is using groundbreaking 3D capture technology and AI systems to create lifelike virtual avatars. The technology could one day make social connections in virtual reality as natural and common as those in the real world. Facebook has worked on virtual avatars for several years. At F8 2016, Facebook Chief Technology Officer [...]
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