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K Health raises $132 million to launch AI-powered telemedical pediatric service

New York City-based K Health today closed a $132 million series E funding round led by GGV Capital and Valor Equity Partners, bringing the company’s total raised to date to over $271 million. In conjunction with the round’s closure, K Health launched K for Parents, a program offering parents access to a pediatrician to remotely diagnose and treat children ages 3 to 17. The demand for triaging…
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Sensory’s VoiceHub promises to add multilingual NLU to any product

Adding speech recognition to a product isn’t easy: Assuming the device has the microphones and chips necessary to detect spoken words, building software to properly transform even one language worth of input into correct responses is a huge hurdle for most companies. Today, Sensory is officially releasing a solution called VoiceHub, which promises to add multilingual natural language…
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Language AI is really heating up

In just a short number of years, deep learning algorithms have evolved to be able to beat the world’s best players at board games and recognize faces with the same accuracy as a human (or perhaps even better). But mastering the unique and far-reaching complexities of human language has proven to be one of AI’s toughest challenges. Could that be about to change? The ability for computers to…
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AI Weekly: Meet the people trying to replicate and open-source OpenAI’s GPT-3

In June, OpenAI published a paper detailing GPT-3, a machine learning model that achieves strong results on a number of natural language benchmarks. At 175 billion parameters — the part of the model that has learned from historical training data — it’s one of the largest of its kind. It’s also among the most sophisticated, with the ability to make primitive analogies, write in the style of…
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