Machine Translation Left Unaddressed by EU in Proposed AI Legislation – via slator.com

The European Union released a long-awaited proposal on AI legislation on April 21, 2021. European Commission EVP Margrethe Vestager described the legal framework as “the first [of its kind] on the planet.”The very few use cases for which an outright AI ban is proposed include social credit systems, “subliminal” techniques...

Papercup CEO and Science Advisor on Speech Translation and Synthetic Voices – via slator.com

Speech startup Papercup’s Jesse Shemen (CEO) and Simon King (Science Advisor), join SlatorPod to discuss how they develop synthetic voices to make videos accessible in multiple languages.The two talk about the underlying components of the Papercup workflow and outline the role that technology — speech recognition (ASR), machine translation (MT),...