Facebook’s getting better at identifying photos, and it wants your help

Facebook’s “SharpMask” demo allows you to see how the company’s artificial intelligence understands images. Image: Facebook By Damon Beres2016-08-25 12:00:00 -0400 The world’s largest social network is getting better at learning about your photographs, but it still needs humans to help it improve. Facebook announced Thursday that it will make its computer vision research available to anyone who wants it, ideally creating a brainstorm that advances the technology that can automatically identify objects in a photograph.  “We’re making the code for DeepMask+SharpMask as well as MultiPathNet — along with our research papers and demos related to them — open and accessible to all, with the hope that they’ll help rapidly advance the field of machine vision,” Facebook research scientist Piotr Dollar wrote in a blog post. If you’re scratching your hea, think of it this way:…


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