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 Jul 15, 2019
@hardmaru shared
RT @chrisdonahuey: Excited to announce our recent work on generating 8-bit music using Transformer! Our LakhNES model uses transfer learning: we pre-train on the heterogeneous Lakh MIDI dataset and fine-tune on NES music 🎶https://t.co/1XrBgzJFz3 📜https://t.co/idRGXU5Vef ⭐️https://t.co/vgHkYkGNEH https://t.co/Bi1C6kwq7G
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LakhNES: Generate 8-bit music with machine learning

Generate 8-bit chiptunes with deep learning. Contribute to chrisdonahue/LakhNES development by creating an account on GitHub.

On Jul 15, 2019
@BillGates shared
I recently wrote about how people with tech skills can find fascinating problems to work on in global health and development. I was excited to come across this @techreview article about African machine learning researchers who are already doing just that. https://t.co/3e1d2QvvH4
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The future of AI research is in Africa

In the last few years, the machine-learning community has blossomed, applying the technology to challenges like food security and health care.

On Jul 15, 2019
@hardmaru shared
RT @togelius: A short text I wrote some time ago about the privacy implications of player modeling is now online. Basically, what can we predict about you from how you play videogames? Personality, motivations, health... what else? And who owns this information? https://t.co/vFJG1sVh83
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How Games Will Play You

What happens in games can have very real repercussions for the world outside them, particularly as modern machine learning methods give us the ability to infer so much about the person ...

AI Ethics

On Jul 14, 2019
@aiethicslab shared
"Discussions of ‘AI rights’ or ‘robot rights’ have so far been dominated by questions of what ethical obligations we would have to an #AI of humanlike or superior intelligence [..]. But to think this way is to start in the wrong place" @aeonmag #AIethics https://t.co/yvKyVYb6up
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AIs should have the same ethical protections as animals

We give mice and dogs ethical protections, so why not AIs? On the future conditions for robot rights

On Jul 15, 2019
@RecklessCoding shared
RT @vdignum: Worth reading: #AI has no anthropomorphic qualities (eg intelligence). AI isn't malicious nor kind; it has no intent or goals; isn't able of self-reflection. AI can just perform well-specified tasks to discover associations between data & actions. https://t.co/QdTLYDtZGw
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The Metamorphosis

AI will bring many wonders. It may also destabilize everything from nuclear détente to human friendships. We need to think much harder about how to adapt.

On Jul 14, 2019
@mtlaiethics shared
Interested in the moral philosophy of AI? This piece by Olivier Couttolenc (@McGillU - Philo & PoliSci) explains & evaluates the basic moral theories based on their feasibility and propensity to produce existential risk if they were to be deployed by AI. https://t.co/vYKTFKKGvy
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Approaches to Deploying a Safe Artificial Moral Agent

By Olivier Couttolenc (McGill University – Philosophy, Political Science) This paper explains and evaluates the basic moral theories based on their feasibility and propensity to produce ...

Applied Use Cases

On Jul 15, 2019
@AI_TechNews shared
RT @cloud_comp_news: 10 charts that will change your perspective of #AI in marketing https://t.co/xL1TRsQJrm https://t.co/VBRRqx5d2G
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10 charts that will change your perspective of AI in marketing

Top-performing companies are more than twice as likely to be using AI for marketing, according to Adobe's latest Digital Intelligence Briefing, while retailers are investing $5.

On Jul 14, 2019
@prenalys shared
RT @deeplearningai_: Which doodles are human-drawn and which are AI-generated? Berkeley researchers Forrest Huang et al created a neural network that can generate sketches based on text descriptions: https://t.co/97FIeUVREr #TechRec https://t.co/PQGwCRbEjZ
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Sketchforme: Composing Sketched Scenes from Text Descriptions for Interactive Applications

Sketchforme: Composing Sketched Scenes from Text Descriptions for Interactive Applications Forrest Huang University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, U.S.A. [email protected] John ...

On Jul 15, 2019
@NathanBenaich shared
🦠 For today's lunch and learn, check out @aaron_kimball's talk from #RAAIS2019 about @Zymergen. A truly fascinating approach to producing the stuff we need to make everyday things using microbes instead of petrochemicals. https://t.co/qbsJkqRwcm
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RAAIS 2019 - Aaron Kimball, CTO at Zymergen

Aaron Kimball, CTO at Zymergen Aaron Kimball is Chief Technology Officer at Zymergen, a company that uses biology, coupled with advancements in AI and roboti...

Robotics

On Jul 15, 2019
@IEEESpectrum shared
It's become a bit of a tradition at RoboCup to have an informal match between robots and humans. https://t.co/MfoqgLNVMg
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On Jul 14, 2019
@RobotShop shared
20 largest robotics investments during 1st half of 2019 https://t.co/IMlV7mYrZc https://t.co/NshxQBnFIj
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20 largest robotics investments during 1st half of 2019

Robotics investments totaled more than $15.6 billion during the first half of 2019, according to data tracked by The Robot Report.

On Jul 15, 2019
@tiffanyshlain shared
RT @RodrigoATCG: Are you into #AI, #future, #robots, and wearing #costumes ? Don't miss this #Robomania party in Boston this Friday to launch @Duncande 's new book #TalkingToRobots w @geochurch @davidasinclair @tiffanyshlain @MarcHodosh + https://t.co/KLfJDMwB9B
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Robomania! Discussion and Party About Our Machine Future

Join us for a mid-summer eve's robo-fete as we launch "Talking to Robots: Tales from Our Human Robot Futures," by David Ewing Duncan (Dutton). We'll start with a reception and a discussion ...

Research

On Jul 15, 2019
@peteskomoroch shared
RT @chrisdonahuey: Excited to announce our recent work on generating 8-bit music using Transformer! Our LakhNES model uses transfer learning: we pre-train on the heterogeneous Lakh MIDI dataset and fine-tune on NES music 🎶https://t.co/1XrBgzJFz3 📜https://t.co/idRGXU5Vef ⭐️https://t.co/vgHkYkGNEH https://t.co/Bi1C6kwq7G
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LakhNES: Generate 8-bit music with machine learning

Generate 8-bit chiptunes with deep learning. Contribute to chrisdonahue/LakhNES development by creating an account on GitHub.

On Jul 15, 2019
@fchollet shared
RT @PyImageSearch: New tutorial!🚀 Learn how to perform Video Classification with #Keras and #DeepLearning 📽️📺 Full tutorial, including #Python code w/ pre-trained model, can be found here: https://t.co/idY0mqotxq 👍 #MachineLearning #ComputerVision #ArtificialIntelligence #AI #DataScience https://t.co/yfSoHZRn2v
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Video classification with Keras and Deep Learning

In this tutorial, you will learn how to perform video classification using Keras, Python, and Deep Learning.

On Jul 14, 2019
@stanfordnlp shared
RT @Tim_Dettmers: My new work with @LukeZettlemoyer on accelerated training of sparse networks from random weights to dense performance levels — no retraining required! Paper: https://t.co/V6I2XtauqG Blog post: https://t.co/sVX5p6SAWL Code: https://t.co/E0iwCHJcGX https://t.co/2UDdhhWZhG
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Sparse Learning Library and Sparse Momentum Resources

Sparse learning library and sparse momentum resources. - TimDettmers/sparse_learning

Marketing

On Jul 15, 2019
@MktgAi shared
RT @paulroetzer: Event week is finally here after nearly a year of planning and preparation! 300 professionals from 28 states and 12 countries converging on Cleveland to explore artificial intelligence + marketing. https://t.co/C6KZaG1lRc #MAICON19
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Cleveland artificial intelligence conference explains the tech that affects your everyday life

The Marketing Artificial Intelligence Conference next week at the Huntington Cleveland Convention Center aims to teach marketing pros about AI and how to fold it into their businesses.

On Jul 16, 2019
@VanRijmenam shared
RT @rolandrickperry: $dout Duos Technologies (DOUT) $0.70. Artificial Intelligence Made Easy. Internet Stock Review Adds Duos Technologies ($0.70) to Watch List. https://t.co/vfOd0pA2ys https://t.co/n1Fl22GeF3
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Duos Technologies (DOUT) $0.70. Artificial Intelligence Made Easy. Grossly Undervalued.

Internet Stock Review Adds Duos Technologies ($0.70) to Watch List. Business operations are in three business units: intelligent technologies, AI/machine learning platforms and IT asset ...

On Jul 14, 2019
@JimMarous shared
RT @ipfconline1: Automation In Finance: #MachineLearning, Artificial Intelligence, and Beyond + Real-World Use Cases https://t.co/bD6P2QAZG1 v/ @prophix #Fintech #AI Cc @JimMarous @DeepLearn007 @psb_dc @SpirosMargaris @Xbond49 @jblefevre60 @guzmand @helene_wpli @antgrasso @andi_staub @stratorob https://t.co/6K4fGabdEe
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Automation In Finance: Machine Learning, AI, and Beyond

Machine learning is enhancing automation in finance, helping finance departments increase efficiency and accuracy. Get the fundamentals of machine learning in finance, real-world use cases, ...

Healthcare

On Jul 15, 2019
@lisagualtieri shared
RT @TaraCivicHealth: Out today in the Trust in Health Care series from @JAMA_current Viewpoint by @DrNundy @Bob_Wachter @TaraCivicHealth "Promoting Trust Between Patients and Physicians in the Era of Artificial Intelligence" https://t.co/1elncThd1R @ABIMFoundation
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Promoting Trust Between Patients and Physicians in the Era of Artificial Intelligence

This Viewpoint discusses the use of artificial intelligence in health care and its potential effect on how patients access care and how physicians and patients make decisions.

On Jul 15, 2019
@daniel_kraft shared
RT @ExponentialMed: The Future of Virtual Care: @JayParkinson at Exponential Medicine on building online services to bring virtual healthcare on par with in-person visits, leveraging ubiquitous asynchronous digital communication #xMed #DigitalHealth #TeleMedicine #VirtualCare https://t.co/OpvYxyKB0S
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Dr. Jay Parkinson

Developing virtual healthcare services on par with in-person visits, leveraging ubiquitous asynchronous digital communication.

On Jul 15, 2019
@nickisnpdx shared
RT @glfceo: Is Healthtech Failing Our Aging Population? #femalefounders #femaleentrepreneur #femaleempowerment #techwomen #womenwhotech #cancersurvivor #ICanDoIt #healthtech #hcldr #pinksocks https://t.co/l7zdTOGUmo
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Is Healthtech Failing Our Aging Population?

Technology is supposed to make our lives easier, but new apps and devices often overlook seniors. And when it comes to health care, this is an oversight we…

Cybersecurity

On Jul 15, 2019
@cybersecboardrm shared
Why AI Is The Future Of Cybersecurity https://t.co/CkWpk8Em60 #AI #artificialintelligence #machinelearning #CyberSecurity #CyberSecurity #infosec
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Why AI Is The Future Of Cybersecurity

61% of enterprises say they cannot detect breach attempts today without the use of AI technologies.

On Jul 15, 2019
@reach2ratan shared
Brazilians Report Lack Of Cybersecurity Skills https://t.co/1nbMwWMdbF #CyberSecurity #Databreach #Ransomware #Hackers #infosec @reach2ratan #AI #bots #malware #DDoS #Digitaltransformation #Fintech #Blockchain #Chatbots #Bigdata #datascience #Digital https://t.co/ydZiF5v3vc
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Brazilians report lack of cybersecurity skills

Not knowing what to do to protect their digital lives is a source of distress for users in the country, says report.

On Jul 14, 2019
@ipfconline1 shared
Artificial Intelligence Trends to Look for in 2019 and Beyond https://t.co/9HwfrLxVo0 by @andrejtl v/ @hackernoon #AI #MachineLearning #DeepLearning Cc @obussmann @psb_dc @AntonioSelas @leimer @JimMarous @jaypalter @stratorob @DeepLearn007 @SpirosMargaris @KirkDBorne @schmarzo https://t.co/9HhOVXbUsY
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AI Trends to Look for in 2019 and Beyond

AI assistants can now make phone calls and hold conversations with the people on the other end. AI Robots AI robotics is a fascinating concept that has many real-world ...