The Growing Timeline of AI Milestones

The Growing Timeline of AI Milestones

The Journey of Artificial Intelligence

Let’s look at the journey of AI over the time. The timeline shown below depicts AI milestones achieved in the history so far. These milestones belong to all the related fields of Artificial Intelligence. This is a growing timeline therefore future milestones will be added to it regularly.

Timeline

2021
Jan 2021

Swinburne University Of Technology Australia Researchers Introduced Neuromorphic Processor

Neuromorphic Processor

Researchers from the Swinburne University of Technology Australia and other continents collaborated to demonstrate the World’s faster optical neuromorphic processor with the capability of 10 TeraOPs/s. This is the fastest processing speed achieved by any single processor. While other ultra processors like Google’s TPUs can operate 100 Tera operations per..Read more

2020
Dec 2020

Milad Abolhasani developed Artificial Chemist 2.0

Artificial Chemist

Remember Iron Man’s Jarvis? Artificial Chemist 2.0 works with the same charm. Milad Abolhasani from North Carolina State University demonstrated this phenomenon. Basically, it is a manufacturing system that enables users to select quantum dots for customized results. Quantum dots are colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals that are used in LED displays..Read more

Dec 2020

Scientists Developed Soft Robotic Gripper Similar To Pole Beans

Soft Robotic Gripper

At the University of Georgia, scientists created a small and sensitive soft robotic gripper that gently but firmly holds the smaller objects, even a minimum of 1 millimeter in diameter. This idea was taken from pole beans that twine against a rope or any other elongated structure. The process of..Read more

Nov 2020

DeepMind’s AlphaFold Won CASP Protein Folding Contest With Highest Accuracy

DeepMind's AlphaFold

Protein structure prediction is the most crucial part of drug designing and understanding how life works. DeepMind’s AlphaFold was initiated to understand protein structure at its best. In a Critical Assessment of Structure Prediction (CASP) contest, AlphaFold competed against 100 competitors and scored 87 while 2nd top competitor was at..Read more

Oct 2020

Waymo Self-Driving Cars Opened for the Public

Waymo Self-Driving Cars

It’s the very first autonomous car company to bring driverless cars to the public. These Waymo Self-Driving Cars are available in the greater Phoenix area, Arizona, with the full map. Users can download its app on their smartphones and call the taxi to the location. Previously, safety staff accompanied self-driving..Read more

Jul 2020

Google Launches Its Fourth Generation Tensor Processing Unit (TPUv4)

Tensor Processing Unit

Tensor Processing Unit is a unique Application-Specific-Integrated-Circuit (ASIC) specifically designed for AI acceleration in Neural Network Machine Learning. The software used in this structure is Google’s TensorFlow. Recently Google’s TPU has broken all previous performance records, measured in MLPerf benchmark competition. Google stood on top in 6/8 benchmarks, i.e., DLRM,..Read more

Jul 2020

CurialAI, The First AI System To Detect Potential COVID-19 Patients Within One Hour

CurialAI

Oxford University designed an AI program, CurialAI, based on tests taken in hospital emergencies within one hour like blood tests and other vital signs. The core team members were Dr. Andrew Soltan from John Redcliffe Hospital, Professor David Clifton from “AI for Health” Lab, and Professor David Eyre of the..Read more

Jun 2020

OpenAI released GPT-3 Beta

GPT-3

Generative Pre-trained Transformer-3 (GPT-3) is a powerful AI model for autoregression of natural language. It is considered the most amazing and most feared AI model in NLP, as it has the ability to generate human-like text models. Some antagonists believe that this model will pollute the textual quality over the..Read more

May 2020

Facebook Incorporated GrokNet, A Computer Vision Model For Online Shopping

GrokNet

Groknet is basically a product recognition system used by Facebook Shops. This system utilizes advanced computer vision, image processing, and neural networks for determining the details of uploaded images. Groknet helps determine object categories like “pen,” Laptop,” basic attributes like object color, material, size, and any other related information that..Read more

Apr 2020

Once-For-All Model Was Published By Han Cai And Team

Once-For-All Model

Surprisingly, AI edge devices produce high carbon dioxide. A study revealed that training off-the-shelf language processing system emits 1400 pounds of CO2. Training full processing AI from scratch can cause 78000 pounds of emission. Han Cai and his team designed an efficient algorithm for training networks once for all, namely..Read more

Feb 2020

AI Model Screened Out Halicin, A Strong Antibiotic Against Resistant Bacteria

AI Model Screened Out Halicin

Along with his team at MIT, Prof. James Collins used a machine learning model to identify a small uncovered compound from a drug used to treat diabetes. Artificial intelligence predicted that this compound could kill many bacteria with the least side effects on human cells. This AI model screened out..Read more

Feb 2020

Microsoft launched its Turning Natural Language Generation (T-NLG)

Turning Natural Language Generation

Turning Natural Language Generation (T-NLG) is a natural language generator with 17 billion parameters (outperforming OpenAI’s GPT-2). It can perform tasks like freeform generation, answering the questions, autocompleting the sentences, and summarizing paragraphs. Read more February, 2020

2019
Oct 2019

Detectron2 Launched By Facebook

Detectron2

Facebook’s Detectron2 is an object detection platform that is implemented in PyTorch. Its previous version was implemented in Caffe2. It is now more extensible and flexible with high object detection algorithms like DensePose, panoptic feature pyramid networks, and the Mask R-CNN family. It can be trained on single or multiple..Read more

Oct 2019

Textron Systems Launched Ripsaw M5 Autonomous Battle Tank

Ripsaw M5 Autonomous Battle Tank

Ripsaw M5 Autonomous Battle Tank is an unmanned fully automatic electric war tank unveiled in the Association of the U.S. Army expo in Washington, D.C. It is the most advanced smart war wagon with multiple programmable capabilities, including customizable turret, 260-degree surveillance and situational awareness system, and routine clearing options..Read more

May 2019

AI Outperformed Radiologist In Diagnosing Lung Cancer

AI Outperformed Radiologist

Researchers from GoogleAI and Langone Medical Center, Center for Biological Imaging, prepared a deep learning algorithm that used lung cancer’s prior and currently computed tomography scans to predict lung cancer risks. In a comparison study, the AI outperformed radiologist algorithm competed with 6 radiologists to detect potential lung cancer through..Read more

Apr 2019

FAISS By Facebook AI Research

FAISS By Facebook

Facebook AI Similarity Search (FAISS) is a library searching for similar multimedia content using efficient search algorithms. We know that multimedia files on social media exceed trillions of terabytes, and it is nearly impossible to find out similarities within the content using simple SQL engines. FAISS By Facebook involves a..Read more

Feb 2019

GPT-2 Was Released With 1.5 Billion Parameters

GPT-2

Generative Pre-trained Transformer-2 (GPT-2) is a transformer machine learning model for auto-text generation. Using NLP and deep learning can perform various text-related tasks like answering questions, summarization, and translation. It has 1.5 billion parameters (training set). It works amazingly for short paragraphs but loses its senses for longer paragraph generation...Read more

Feb 2019

Scientists At Politecnico Di Milano Designed A Feedback Circuit For One Step Algebraic Solutions

Politecnico Di Milano

Linear Algebra is an integral part of almost all engineering sciences. Solving a matrix requires high computational power, while solving more complex calculations requires an extravagant setup. Matrix factorization is used in solving matrix equations, and it cannot be completed in a single step. Each step consumes energy and hardware..Read more

2018
Dec 2018

Waymo One Autonomous Car Launched By Waymo LLC

Waymo One Autonomous Car

Waymo LLC is a self-driving car company under Alphabet LLC, a subsidiary of Google. In 2018, Waymo One autonomous car was launched in Greater Pheonix, Arizona. The core detection components were sensors, lidars, 360 surveillance radars that can detect an object 300 meters away. Waymo engineers developed a virtual driving..Read more

Dec 2018

Facebook Started Using Computer Vision AI To Filter Out Explicit Visual Content

Facebook Started Using Computer Vision AI

As the number of Facebook users grows, it is becoming hard to scan each post or data shared manually. Facebook started using computer vision AI and image processing to scan nudity and explicit graphics. Though there are many false positives but application is evolving day by day until it becomes..Read more

Dec 2018

Lovot, First Emotional Partner Robot Created By Groove X

Lovot

With more than 50 sensors, LOVOT can sense your mood changes and act accordingly to change your mood from upset to excited and peaceful. It has beautiful color-changing eyes and a warm body. It is more like a pet or a kid that is controlled through a mobile app. You..Read more

Jun 2018

The First AI Robot CIMON Sent To Space

First AI Robot CIMON

The First AI Robot CIMON is a head-shaped AI-mediated robot that was developed by Airbus and IBM. It is, in fact, Crew Interactive Mobile Companion. Fully voice-controlled, camera and repair attributes containing robot was destined to reduce the stress of astronauts. Read more June, 2018

Jun 2018

OpenAI Built Generative Pre-Trained Transformer Model

Generative Pre-Trained Transformer

Generative Pre-Trained Transformer is an NLP model for generative language modeling. Basically, its concept is based on the possibility that supervised learning can amalgamate with unsupervised pre-trained data sets for better and exponentiated results. GPT from OpenAI showed promising results and led the way for upcoming GPT-2 and GPT-3 models...Read more

Feb 2018

Facebook AI Research Published StarSpace Algorithm

StarSpace Algorithm

Facebook’s AI research division created StarSpace Algorithm for understanding user’s embeddings. User data on Facebook is highly unstructured, and analyzing such messy data is trouble for data scientists. By using user embeddings, this data can be classified and annotated efficiently. StartSpace helps classify text patterns, understand relational embeddings, and learn..Read more

2017
Nov 2017

Facebook’s AI To Stop Suicide

Facebook's AI To Stop Suicide

Facebook’s AI To Stop Suicide plays proactive in detecting suicidal status posts using AI, especially Natural Language Processing (NLP), to scan and point out negative phrases of desperation and hopelessness by users. This AI was given a huge number of negative and false positive phrases, and only negative emotional phrases..Read more

Oct 2017

Google Home Mini, A Smart Voice Assistant For Home

Google Home Mini

Google Home Mini is a smaller yet advanced version of Google Home Speaker with a reasonably lower price, i.e., $49 versus $129. It is a voice-controlled speaker that can perform multiple tasks like playing music, controlling smart home gadgets, managing to-do-lists, scheduling calendars, playing videos on Chromecast-enabled screens, adding items..Read more

Oct 2017

An Algorithm AlphaGo Was Created By Google

AlphaGo

Google DeepMind team developed an algorithm AlphaGo to beat the game GO’s top competitive players (the ancient far-eastern board game). AlphaGo program was trained using Monte Carlo Tree Search algorithm that finds moves stored in it previously. All the moves made in winning games were recorded and trained both by..Read more

Jul 2017

Intel Movidious Launched First Neural Compute Stick (NCS)

Neural Compute Stick

Movidius, an Intel subsidiary, launched its first-ever Neural Compute Stick (NCS). NCS is the world’s first AI accelerator contained within a USB flash drive. This is used to run deep neural network processes natively (on edge). Otherwise, most neural network operations require a central server with huge computing power. NCS..Read more

Feb 2017

BWIBots-The Visionary Robots

Visionary Robots

The researchers developed these visionary robots that leaned human performances. They worked with humans to learn how to cooperate during a particular task.  BWI is Building-Wide Intelligence. The main purpose of this project was to design certain attributes in robots to train them for daily in house tasks, based on..Read more

2016
Nov 2016

Caffe2Go: An AI For Graphics Deployed By Facebook

Caffe2Go

Facebook uses an open-source deep-learning program, “Caffe2Go,” for image processing and real-time video editing. This AI can give your videos artistic an creative look. This application is available only on iOs and Android smartphones. Although your videos are transformed, they are sent to data centers for processing; this application can..Read more