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Yitaek Hwang

Yitaek Hwang
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Yitaek is the Director of R&D at Leverege who loves learning about IoT, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. He graduated from Duke University with a dual degree in electrical/computer and biomedical engineering and is a huge Cameron Crazie.
Machine Translation

Transformer vs. DeepL: Attention Based Approaches to Machine Translation

Back in December of 2016, the New York Times published an article on the Google Brain team and how neural networks have elevated the accuracy of Google Translate to a human-like...
Platform-Wars-Part-II-Amazon-AI

Platform Wars (Part II): Amazon AI

In the last edition of Platform Wars, we examined Google’s recent moves to establish its AI products on the cloud. Today, we look at a company whose business model lies on...
Who-is-the-Top-AI-Company--Google-vs.-Amazon-vs.-Facebook-vs.-Apple-vs.-Microsoft

Platform Wars (Part I): Google AI

Several weeks ago, Jefferies’ analyst James Kisner published a scathing report, shedding light onto the shortcomings of IBM Watson. Kisner focused on the $60 million disastrous Watson project for MD Anderson,...
New Breakthroughs from DeepMind - Relational Networks and Visual Interaction Networks

New Breakthroughs from DeepMind – Relational Networks and Visual Interaction Networks

Given enough GPUs, distributed machine learning systems (such as the one Facebook has published earlier this week) excel in recognizing and labeling images. These systems can quickly and accurately determine whether...
What is CBRS? - LTE in 3.5 GHz Shared Spectrum and What it Means for IoT

What is CBRS? – LTE in 3.5 GHz Shared Spectrum and What it Means...

The CBRS Alliance is looking more and more powerful every day. The group, which advocates for LTE services in the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) spectrum, now boasts all...
Unlicensed LTE Explained - LTE-U vs. LAA vs. LWA vs. Multefire

Unlicensed LTE Explained – LTE-U vs. LAA vs. LWA vs. Multefire

By now, you’ve probably read through Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends report and confirmed that mobile is still eating the world. Mobile internet usage is growing steadily with average US adults...
The Future of Creativity and Artificial Intelligence

AlphaGo Defeats Ke Jie – The Future of Creativity and Artificial Intelligence

“It isn’t looking good for humanity.”That’s how the New York Times article on AlphaGo defeating Chinese Go Grandmaster Ke Jie began. A year after AlphaGo’s convincing victory of Lee Sedol...
Google I/O 2017 Major Takeaways - From Google.com to Google.ai

Google I/O 2017 Major Takeaways – From Google.com to Google.ai

Google I/O 2017. Boring? Gone are the days of free smartphones, Chromebooks, and skydivers unveiling Google Glass. Google I/O 2017 opened with a rather lackluster keynote delivered by its CEO Sundar Pichai....
INternet of Things World REcap

Internet of Things World 2017 Recap – 8 Takeaways

Internet of Things World 2017, held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, concluded on the 17th, bringing together hundreds of companies and leaders in the IoT space. If you missed IoT...
Data  - The Modern World’s Most Precious Resource

Data  – The Modern World’s Most Precious Resource

The Economist ran a story last week “The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data,” calling for new regulatory measures for the Internet giants. While it’s true that...