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The EU approved amendments to Article 13 of the Copyright Directive. How to prepare and not to drown in the claims?

On April 17, 2019, the European Parliament adopted amendments to Article 13 of the Copyright Directive. Early in the discussion stage, this bill has caused many public disputes. The adoption of the directive was followed by mass protests in Germany. About 100 thousand protesters took to the streets of German cities. More than 5 million people in Europe have signed a petition for the abolition of the new law.

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InvariMatch: Shazam for movies

Movies can have similar properties to music. For example, you might remember some footage from the movie you saw when you were a child, and want to find it to refresh your memories. Or you just want to find out the title of the movie with your favourite actor.

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Monitoring of the InvariMatch work on servers

As soon as we started providing our video recognition system to customers, it became necessary to monitor its stability. Without seeing the system parameters, it can be difficult to understand what is happening, and we had to make assumptions about the nature of the failure guided only by external signs. This was inconvenient and didn’t allow us to understand the cause of the problem and be able to respond to it fast enough. Therefore, we decided to install a monitoring system.

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Computer vision in self-driving cars. Part 3. Better than people

At the moment, self-driving cars can help drivers, but they only reach the third level of autonomy at best. That is why the Tesla manual states that a person has to keep their hands on the wheel while driving, so that they can take control of the car if necessary. The autonomous driving technology is not reliable enough as of now, and a failure in one of the cars subsystem may lead to an accident. But, even at this stage, the autopilot is able to predict and handle a number of dangerous situations much better than a person would.

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