This Week in Machine Learning, 27 May 2016

David Joyner
May 27, 2016 · 2 min read

This week’s top Machine Learning stories, including robots to drive your car, diagnose your medical images, pick up your mess, and more!

Machine Learning is one of the most exciting fields in the world. Every week we discover something new, something amazing, something revolutionary. It’s incredible, but it can also be overwhelming. That’s why we created This Week in Machine Learning! Each week we publish a curated list of Machine Learning stories as a resource to help you keep pace with all these exciting developments. New posts will be published here first, and previous posts are .

Whether you’re currently enrolled in our , already working in the field, or just pursuing a burgeoning interest in the subject, there will always be something here to inspire you!


Researchers at Cornell and Stanford build Watch-Bot, like leaving the refrigerator door open.


Shutterstock , allowing users to search for pictures based on photos they have just taken.


Artificial intelligence and machine learning pioneers and take questions on the and the on .


Researchers at the IMEC research institute with advanced sensors, pattern recognition, and learning algorithms to improve autonomous driving.


Chinese ridesharing company Didi Chuxing and US-based educational organization Udacity e to improve Didi’s ride-matching algorithm.


Israel-based Zebra Medical Vision for automatically processing and analyzing medical imaging data.

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