Siberian Federal University: Russian Scientists Have Taught a neural network to read handwritten Letters of the Russian Alphabet

Siberian Federal University: Russian Scientists Have Taught a neural network to read handwritten Letters of the Russian Alphabet . “SibFU scientists have developed a new convolutional neural network (CNN) capable of recognizing images of handwritten letters with high accuracy. The resulting algorithm transforms the image and recognizes the letter encrypted in it. According to the scientists, the algorithm’s accuracy is 99 %.”

The Verge: Twitter is treating Bulgarians tweeting in Cyrillic like Russian bots

The Verge: Twitter is treating Bulgarians tweeting in Cyrillic like Russian bots . “A week ago, Twitter announced it would become more aggressive in pursuing trolls on its service, a move which seems to have had some unforeseen consequences, judging by the present upheaval in the Bulgarian Twitter community. An increasingly large and unhappy number of people have had their Twitter accounts suspended and messages filtered out of conversations, apparently for the offense of merely tweeting in Cyrillic.”