Artificial Intelligence News Essentials


Artificial Intelligence Essentials publishes only the best AI news and links, carefully hand-picked and curated by top artificial intelligence & deep learning experts, enthusiasts and thought-leaders.

General News

On Aug 23, 2019
@techreview shared
The dark secret at the heart of artificial intelligence. (from 2017) https://t.co/ARpiN0g6EW
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The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI

No one really knows how the most advanced algorithms do what they do. That could be a problem.

On Aug 23, 2019
@GaryMarcus shared
RT @axios: Some experts worry that an outsized focus on deep learning may mean AI will ultimately never approach even a child's intellectual capabilities. https://t.co/qTUElYWdxe
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A reality check for AI hubris

Why some experts fear that AI may be headed for a dead end

On Aug 23, 2019
@DeepMindAI shared
In collaboration w/ @ox_ultracold & @FelixHill84, we developed machine learning techniques to optimise the production of a Bose-Einstein condensate, a quantum-mechanical state of matter that can be used to test predictions of theories of many-body physics https://t.co/wXFI46TJT9
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Applying machine learning optimization methods to the production of a quantum gas

We apply three machine learning strategies to optimize the atomic cooling processes utilized in the production of a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC). For the first time, we optimize both ...

AI Ethics

On Aug 23, 2019
@PKathrani shared
New research alliance cements split on AI ethics https://t.co/ILdnOPqnGw @JohnAFlood @David_Gunkel @EmergTechEthics @PabloRedux @sd_marlow
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New Research Alliance Cements Split on AI Ethics

Europe and Japan differ from the U.S. and China on potential risks.

On Aug 23, 2019
@FrankPasquale shared
“The voices, opinions, and needs of disempowered stakeholders are being ignored today in favor of stakeholders with power, money, and influence - as they have been historically” https://t.co/QZgsV0hrSH
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Anthropological/Artificial Intelligence & the HAI

Last week Stanford launched the institute for human-centered artificial intelligence, and to kick things off James Landay posted about the roles AI could play in society, and the importance ...

On Aug 22, 2019
@nikitaljohnson shared
Top 30 Women in AI: UK Edition In advance of the Deep Learning Summit in London this September 19 - 20, we’re taking a look at some of the leading ladies transforming their industries with #AI in the UK. https://t.co/zm7TrqYdIA #womeninAI #reworkAI #womenintech #london https://t.co/xvE00bwTHa
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Top 30 Women in AI: UK Edition

In advance of the Deep Learning Summit in London, we’re taking a look at some of the leading ladies transforming their industries with AI in the UK.

Applied Use Cases

On Aug 23, 2019
@DeepMindAI shared
In collaboration w/ @ox_ultracold & @FelixHill84, we developed machine learning techniques to optimise the production of a Bose-Einstein condensate, a quantum-mechanical state of matter that can be used to test predictions of theories of many-body physics https://t.co/wXFI46TJT9
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Applying machine learning optimization methods to the production of a quantum gas

We apply three machine learning strategies to optimize the atomic cooling processes utilized in the production of a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC). For the first time, we optimize both ...

On Aug 22, 2019
@stevelevine shared
Five years after Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking began to raise the alarm bells, AI is in a hype hoop. PLUS Legal disinformation, the 40-year pay gap, and Gray entrepreneur. The new edition of @Axios Future, with @KavehWaddell. https://t.co/GRYPugpNsX
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Axios Future

Innovations in automation, mobility, society, cities, genetics, blockchain and more, by Steve LeVine. Weekday evenings

On Aug 22, 2019
@Sam_L_Shead shared
The backstory on Mustafa... https://t.co/lCgKRwQ0pB
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Mustafa Suleyman: The liberal activist who cofounded Google's $486 million artificial intelligence lab

The DeepMind cofounder wants to see that artificial intelligence benefits the many, not the few.

Robotics

On Aug 23, 2019
@MIT_CSAIL shared
Self-folding robot changes shape in response to heat: https://t.co/r89gMbNVcu (@engadget @Caltech) https://t.co/O3IGMyfvRE
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On Aug 22, 2019
@drfeifei shared
RT @ken_goldberg: Excited to pilot our “Robots for Recycling” @ai4allorg project w/ the enthusiastic @UCBerkeley 2019 cohort this week! Special thx to undergrads in my lab + @lawrencehallorg @berkeley_ai @ancadianadragan @tessposner @drfeifei https://t.co/pARyDJqLbf https://t.co/BuA1FH9Gfb https://t.co/XSMlBbZtLa
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AUTOLab AI4ALL Recycling with Robots Project Using Computer Vision and Robotics

August 2019 Proposal for AI4ALL Computer Vision and Robotics Project AUTOLab, UC Berkeley Recycling with Robots Aditya Ganapathi, Matthew Trepte, Arsh Zahed, Jackson Chui, Jenny Song, ...

On Aug 22, 2019
@engadget shared
Russia tests new Soyuz rocket by sending a humanoid robot to the ISS https://t.co/VPbUtMgpgS https://t.co/Cjk8ZqzsgO
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Russia tests new Soyuz rocket by sending a humanoid robot to the ISS

A humanoid robot named Fyodor is making its way to the ISS.

Research

On Aug 23, 2019
@kchonyc shared
RT @sleepinyourhat: Excited for this term's NLP speaker lineup at @NYUDataScience. If you're based at NYU or a nearby university/lab, take a look: https://t.co/y2CCEJNVEZ https://t.co/S0BpYWpJgO
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NLP and Text-as-Data Speaker Series

The NYU NLP and Text-as-Data Speaker Series takes place on Thursdays from 4 – 5:30 pm at the Center for Data Science, 60 Fifth Avenue (7th floor common area).  Expanding from its original ...

On Aug 23, 2019
@DeepMindAI shared
In collaboration w/ @ox_ultracold & @FelixHill84, we developed machine learning techniques to optimise the production of a Bose-Einstein condensate, a quantum-mechanical state of matter that can be used to test predictions of theories of many-body physics https://t.co/wXFI46TJT9
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Applying machine learning optimization methods to the production of a quantum gas

We apply three machine learning strategies to optimize the atomic cooling processes utilized in the production of a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC). For the first time, we optimize both ...

On Aug 22, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @DeepMindAI: We're open sourcing Spriteworld, a flexible, procedural reinforcement learning environment: https://t.co/MkuXLYlhMq Spriteworld is a 2-dimensional arena with movable objects, and is particularly well-suited for small-scale experiments with limited computational resources. https://t.co/Nw6Zfgg4ht
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Spriteworld: A Flexible, Configurable Reinforcement Learning Environment

Spriteworld: a flexible, configurable python-based reinforcement learning environment - deepmind/spriteworld

Marketing

On Aug 22, 2019
@nigewillson shared
RT @nigewillson: Why Companies That Wait to Adopt AI May Never Catch Up https://t.co/OMhY55qfdz #ai #ArtificialIntelligence https://t.co/qZPJAF1usT
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Why Companies That Wait to Adopt AI May Never Catch Up

The “fast follower” strategy won’t work.

On Aug 23, 2019
@esterliquori shared
New data from @Demandbase shows 80% of marketing executives say AI will revolutionize marketing by 2020 https://t.co/SlrOMv7TP9
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80 Percent of all Marketing Executives Predict Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionize Marketing by 2020

Demandbase, the leader in Account-Based Marketing (ABM), reveals the results of its Artificial Intelligence (AI) survey, issued in conjunction with Wakefield Research.

On Aug 23, 2019
@RAlexJimenez shared
What Does ‘#Marketing Strategy’ Really Mean? https://t.co/IkT6bK3CJd #digitalmarketing
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What Does 'Marketing Strategy' Really Mean?

In the quest to automate marketing journeys with artificial intelligence and machine learning, it’s easy to overlook the essential element that defines your product or service’s value to ...

Healthcare

On Aug 23, 2019
@SerrahL shared
Can building partnerships break boundaries in healthcare? https://t.co/HukEdUUIGZ
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Can building partnerships break boundaries in healthcare?

5 questions with: Experts from Roche, UCSF, European Society of Radiology (ESR), and Intel  In today’s startup era, disruption is often synonymous with the big breakthrough – a single ...

On Aug 23, 2019
@SerrahL shared
RT @aimachine_expo: https://t.co/QPtW0MJPLK Great blog from @PWC_UK on how AI in healthcare is the present, not the future!
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No longer science fiction, AI and robotics are transforming healthcare

AI and Robotics are redrawing the healthcare landscape. The wave of innovation being driven by these technologies is not only transforming clinical decision-making, patient monitoring and ...

On Aug 23, 2019
@HealthITNews shared
Dr. Rong-Min Baek shares some of the latest developments at his organization as well as observations in the development of healthcare informatics in South Korea. #smartHIT https://t.co/v8ra7b5l6I
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Leading the path in healthcare AI software development in South Korea

In his 16 years with Seoul National University Bundang Hospital (SNUBH), Dr Rong-Min Baek served in key executive roles in both clinical and managerial areas, from department chairman to ...

Cybersecurity

On Aug 23, 2019
@mclynd shared
RT @SBUCloud: The top 10 #CyberSecurity companies to watch in 2019 - and the key trends to explore via #CloudComputingNews https://t.co/DP4TT3zy9m #CloudSecurity #[email protected] @mclynd @DrJDrooghaag @digitalcloudgal @AghiathChbib @cybersecboardrm @PVynckier @TmanSpeaks @grattongirl https://t.co/xqNSCDseYV
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The top 10 cybersecurity companies to watch in 2019 - and the key trends to explore

Gartner predicts that worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach $124 billion in 2019 at a growth of 8.

On Aug 22, 2019
@cybersecboardrm shared
RT @Fabriziobustama: What If Artificial Intelligence Becomes Ransomware’s Sidekick? By @Analyticsindiam https://t.co/qFkTReJbPn #CyberSecurity #Ransomware #ITSecurity #AI #ArtificialInteligence Cc: @AlaricAloor @archonsec @cybersecboardrm @techpearce2 @DrJDrooghaag @mclynd @rtehrani @KaiGrunwitz https://t.co/LsTsbLBlNE
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What If Artificial Intelligence Becomes Ransomware’s Sidekick?

Hackers attacking on government organisations is definitely a thing to worry. However, what could be worse is what if ransomware gets powered by AI.

On Aug 23, 2019
@nigewillson shared
AI & The Case For ‘Smart’ Security https://t.co/8YBHMYnXST #ai #ArtificialIntelligence #cybersecurity #Security https://t.co/qCfp9FywTs
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The Case For ‘Smart’ Security

Artificial Intelligence is on track to disrupt well, everything -- but when it comes to AI and cybersecurity, there’s plenty to consider before implementing AI-based technology in your ...