Kambria Progress Report -- November 2019, Part 2

We’ve got great news! Kambria’s sister company, OhmniLabs, is hiring senior engineers to join the team in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

👉 Enjoy a competitive salary

👉 Great health benefits, including health/life/disability insurance

👉 14 days paid vacation

👉 Company laptop

👉 Healthy work environment

👉 Many other great benefits!

Join the fastest growing technology company in Vietnam by completing an application today. For more details, click here

AI and Blockchain Startup Stories: Meet Four Vietnamese Tech Startup Founders

Talkshow "AI - Blockchain And Startup Story": Meet 4 Vietnam Tech Startup Founders & Learn Great Inspiring Lessons

On November 1st, 2019, Van Lang University students met four famous technology founders at the event “Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Technology Entrepreneurship Lessons.” Dr. Thuc Vu, Kambria CEO and Co-founder, spoke alongside other experts providing a rare opportunity for students to interact with big names in the fields of AI, technology, and startups. 

The event was attended by guests from Google, GoogleBrain, Amazon, Grab, Facebook, VinBrain, VinAI. Professor Duong Trung Quoc, a member of the National Council of Education and Development also attended. The event will be broadcast live on Vietnam Television – VTV24 channel. Click here to read more about the event, click here to review the photo album, and click here to watch the livestream replay in Vietnamese.

Free to Kat Holders — Kambria Resource Library 

Did you know that access to the Kambria Resource Library is FREE to community members who own KAT tokens? Simply register for the Kambria platform by clicking “Login/Register” in the top right-hand side of the screen. Then choose “Library” to access materials. 

What’s included? Well, for starters, we’ve uploaded the full presentation decks from VietAI Summit 2019. Read our blog posts about each one and then access to the Resource Library to learn even more!

How to Detect Fake News Before It’s Even Written

How to Detect Fake News Before It’s Even WrittenDr. Preslav Nakov gave a presentation about how AI can be used to detect fake news — before it’s even written. Given the recent proliferation of disinformation online, there has been a growing research interest in automatically debunking rumors, false claims, and “fake news”. A number of fact-checking initiatives have been launched so far, both manual and automatic, but the whole enterprise remains in a state of crisis. Can we can fact-check the news before it is written? Dr. Nakov shows us how.

From Simulation to Real Robots: An Optimization View in Mechanics Design

Phuong Hoang VietAI Banner

Phuong Hoang gave a presentation covering how robots can be taken from simulation to real robots. Recently, we have seen great potential applications of both consumer and industrial robots. However, it is not one night story to build a robot from scratch. In this talk, Phuong provides a working pipeline to build a real robot from mechanics design to simulation to construct a real legged robot. 

Toyota, Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Mobility

Toyota, Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Mobility Dr. James J. Kuffner

Dr. James J. Kuffner gave an insightful presentation about Toyota and artificial intelligence entitled “Toyota and the Future of Mobility.” In the history of human culture, people have been building, moving and communicating. Learn about Toyota’s latest research on self-driving cars and their mission to called “Mobility for ALL.” 

Vietnamese Data Augmentation by Backtranslation

Vietnamese Data Augmentation by Backtranslation - VietAI Summit 2019

Thang Le from the VietAI team discussed data augmentation and the concept of the backtranslation. He also discussed how to apply this technique in translation from English to Vietnamese. What do you do when you have very limited data to feed your model? This is where data augmentation comes in — data augmentation is a great tool to fix the problem of limited data. 

A Quick Snapshot of Dr. Thuc Vu

Kambria CEO and Co-founder, Dr. Thuc Vu, is quite the superstar! Here’s a great infographic highlighting some of his many accomplishments originally created by the organizers of the AI and Blockchain Startup Stories event at Van Lang University. 

Thuc Vu Kambria CEO Co-founder Infographic

Dr. Vu is also a co-founder of OhmniLabs. Want to learn more about how OhmniLabs and Kambria are related? Stay tuned for articles that describe how the two companies will work together to achieve the shared mission of getting the best robotics technology out into the world.

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Kambria is the first blockchain project to build an open innovation platform for frontier technology. We are focusing first on the AI and Robotics vertical with the backing of our well-established robotics company, OhmniLabs. Through existing partnerships with top universities and large international corporations, as well as access to talented developers, we aim to build an ecosystem that can bring the next wave of frontier technology to provide value to billions of people around the world. Kambria - Accelerating Frontier Technology

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