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 Nov 10, 2019
@ScienceNews shared
There might be a way to give robots feelings: Simply build the robot with the ability to sense peril to its own existence. https://t.co/FIdSqpFSBR
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A will to survive might take AI to the next level

Neuroscientists argue that the biological principle of homeostasis will lead to improved, “feeling” robots.

On Nov 10, 2019
@shakir_za shared
RT @sguada: Great article by @shakir_za, worth reading to understand better the implications of where conferences like @NeurIPSConf an @iclr_conf are held and by who. https://t.co/lOcMs6Mkhf
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A New Consciousness of Inclusion in Machine Learning

On LGBT Freedoms and our Support for Machine Learning in Africa This is an exploration of my thinking and my personal views. Read in · 1147 words · Soon, in two neighbouring countries in ...

On Nov 9, 2019
@ENERGY shared
WHAT'S THE #MATTER? Solids, liquids, gases, plasma, and #supercrystal? 🤔 A recent experiment conducted by DOE & @argonne & @BerkelyLab & @ORNL transformed a mixture of two materials into a novel state of #matter—a #supercrystal! https://t.co/c0EgoWpdvM https://t.co/lppMAeilfV
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Machine learning analyses help unlock secrets of stable ‘supercrystal’

News After studying the mixture of lead titanate and strontium titanate with x-ray diffraction imaging, the research team used machine learning techniques to identify two different phases ...

AI Ethics

On Nov 10, 2019
@alan_winfield shared
@GaryMarcus @WiringTheBrain @TonyZador @Zergylord @ylecun @punkstrategy @pmddomingos Great paper Gary. I would argue that many if not most of your conceptual primitives are present in robots with simulation-based internal models. See https://t.co/P5kXa5OeUF for a summary of how such robots have a simple artificial theory of mind.
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Experiments in Artificial Theory of Mind

Since setting out my initial thoughts on robots with simulation-based internal models about 5 years ago - initially in the context of ethica...

On Nov 10, 2019
@johnchavens shared
RT @EthicalBAU: @JamesGIS @katinamichael @johnchavens @maria_axente @CNN Many different kinds eh? https://t.co/c4InmenBJ5
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Why We Should Teach Kids to Call the Robot ‘It’

As a new generation grows up surrounded by artificial intelligence, researchers find education as early as preschool can help avoid confusion about robots’ role.

On Nov 9, 2019
@amcafee shared
RT @kmesch1: #AI #Ethics ... @erikbryn a.o. useful survey on the conference https://t.co/DHJ3DzwvUv
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Exploring the Human Side of Artificial Intelligence

At an AI forum, experts say the arrival of superhuman machine intelligence will be one of the biggest events in human history.

Applied Use Cases

On Nov 10, 2019
@dmonett shared
RT @ClaudiaLemke90: How Can Small Businesses Leverage AI Now? Artificial Intelligence isn’t just for companies with billion-dollar budgets. https://t.co/x8I5F5zcKF #artificialintelligence #smallbusiness #machinelearning via @mayankpratapEB
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How Can AI Help Small Businesses?

If applied optimally, AI tools can transform the MSME space enabling small business owners, and entrepreneurs create hugely successful operations across a spectrum of business functions ...

On Nov 10, 2019
@Jaguilam2003 shared
RT @andi_staub: Towards Movement #DataScience #BigData #geo #fintech @Fabriziobustama @YvesMulkers @jblefevre60 @HaroldSinnott @mvollmer1 @Julez_Norton @chboursin @ipfconline1 @TopCyberNews @Ronald_vanLoon https://t.co/G2qdV2nHbm https://t.co/29EI02SaHR
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To explore the extent to which the domain of design can connected to, complement and draw from GIS, we must be clear about our definition of design

Somayeh Dodge serves as Assistant Professor of Spatial Data Science in the Department of Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has published in a number of ...

On Nov 10, 2019
@Jaguilam2003 shared
RT @Ronald_vanLoon: #5G Vision: What 5G is about [#INFOGRAPHICS] by @linked_do @ZDNet | Read more at #InternetOfThings #IoT #SmartCity #DigitalTransformation #Innovation #ConnectedDevices #SmartHome Cc: @helene_wpli ... https://t.co/yKJoIuoEx0 https://t.co/VsCCw4hMw5 https://t.co/miJXQzmGlb https://t.co/eezcwtHCOC
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Is 5G the missing link for autonomous vehicles, smart cities, and a brave new world?

We may have hit peak 5G hype before 5G is actually available. But is 5G really a game changer?

Robotics

On Nov 10, 2019
@atscmc shared
RT @EmergTechEthics: An article on the power/politics & gaming of public perception around #AI & military robots. #AI = IP/commercial 4profit products given meaning via a veil of distraction & narratives of socio-benefits/hype while new risks of surveillance become the norm. https://t.co/3VoeMR6ohn
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Yes, hyena robots are scary. But they're also a cunning marketing ploy

There’s something unsettling about a private firm making powerful autonomous machines – but what’s scarier is who’s building them, and why

On Nov 10, 2019
@PeterDiamandis shared
Revolutionizing Disaster Relief: A Tale of Convergence https://t.co/AoAec2gOyU
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Revolutionizing Disaster Relief: A Tale of Convergence

As a wave of new hardware advancements gives rise to robotic responders, swarm technology and aerial drones, we are fast approaching an age of instantaneous and efficiently distributed ...

On Nov 10, 2019
@engadget shared
Watch a herd of MIT's Mini Cheetah robots frolic in the fall leaves https://t.co/9Bl6OZR9Bp https://t.co/Ac3z96ozNB
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Watch a herd of MIT's Mini Cheetah robots frolic in the fall leaves

Backflips, soccer and creepy dances are part of the fun.

Research

On Nov 11, 2019
@mat_kelcey shared
RT @mat_kelcey: Best blog on Internet goes to @lilianweng Amazing stuff! https://t.co/XTX8KT0MUk
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On Nov 11, 2019
@hugo_larochelle shared
RT @cholodovskis: We are pleased to inform you that your paper, "Count-Based Exploration with the Successor Representation", has been accepted for presentation at the #AAAI2020 (with @marcgbellemare and @MichaelHBowling). Link for the old version (a new one is coming soon): https://t.co/RfAp1ywhCw
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Count-Based Exploration with the Successor Representation

The problem of exploration in reinforcement learning is well-understood in the tabular case and many sample-efficient algorithms are known. Recent promising developments generally depend on ...

On Nov 9, 2019
@lawrennd shared
RT @willknight: https://t.co/w8byMpPcR2
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African AI Experts Get Excluded From a Conference—Again

For the second year in a row, researchers from the developing world have been denied visas to a major AI conference in Canada.

Marketing

On Nov 10, 2019
@VanRijmenam shared
RT @LeeSlaterSCB: Breaking down the what and how of #AI, and why insurance carriers need to map out their game plan ASAP. https://t.co/flCnwD0CLt
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Exploring artificial intelligence for insurance

Exploring the what, why and how of artificial intelligence, and why insurance carriers need to map out their game plan ASAP.

On Nov 10, 2019
@Nadia__Rafiq shared
How is Artificial Intelligence enabling a Shift from Digital Marketing to Digital Experience https://t.co/1cdrPSeUaD https://t.co/j0DISrmigX
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How is Artificial Intelligence enabling a Shift from Digital Marketing to Digital Experience

In this privileged generation living a life full of technological advancements, current technologies are reducing human efforts. As a…

On Nov 10, 2019
@AlleyWatch shared
The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 11/11/19 ft @LogRocket https://t.co/cWt9n5bore via @AlleyWatch
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The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 11/11/19

The notable startup fundings for the week ending 11/9/19 featuring funding details for Reonomy, Ascent, Bowery Farming, and much much more.

Healthcare

On Nov 11, 2019
@Berci shared
Singing my song: "the reality of robotic and AI-enhanced doctors isn’t nearly as creepy as tiny robot snakes that slither through your brain"... #digitalhealth #artificialintelligence https://t.co/LcYl3a8fge
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How artificial intelligence can help hospitals deliver patient-centered service

Artificial intelligence and robotics represent some of the greatest leaps and bounds to bridging the chasm between desired and actual healthcare delivery, and they needn’t be feared.

On Nov 9, 2019
@ahahealthforum shared
[PODCAST]: Health Care 20 Years After ‘To Err is Human’ Report: https://t.co/zb1vPoSPLv https://t.co/j8hEQjebtv
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Health Care 20 Years After ‘To Err is Human’ Report

Jonathan Perlin, M.D., president of clinical services and chief medical officer at HCA Healthcare and former chairman of the AHA Board of Trustees, and Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for ...

On Nov 10, 2019
@JohnSharp shared
The U.S healthcare system is at a crossroads by @JuliaHuCEO CEo of @ourlark https://t.co/e2R4ZKkCLj @medicaleconomic "we need to make staying healthy or managing a chronic condition less difficult and less burdensome'
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The U.S healthcare system is at a crossroads

Double threat of chronic disease and provider shortage looms over U.S population

Cybersecurity

On Nov 11, 2019
@mclynd shared
RT @maxjcm: 7 Common #Cybersecurity Mistakes Made With #AI #CyberSecurity #BigData #PredictiveAnalytics @ChuckDBrooks @1DavidClarke @mclynd @mirko_ross @DrJDrooghaag @AlaricAloor @maxjcm @Fabriziobustama @waynesadin @gvalan @tgravel @sarbjeetjohal @2basetech https://t.co/yHgjPEpZJO
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Seven Common Cybersecurity Mistakes Made With AI

Your company has started to use AI, but are you effectively managing the risks involved?

On Nov 11, 2019
@Kevin_Jackson shared
RT @attcyber: In #AI stats news, humans plus AI are 20X more effective in #cybersecurity defense compared to traditional methods. Read more from @Forbes: https://t.co/InK88G9QBQ #InfoSec
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AI Stats News: Humans Plus AI 20X More Effective In Cybersecurity Defense Than Traditional Methods

Recent surveys of AI initiatives highlighted the role of augmented intelligence, combining human intelligence with artificial intelligence to produce better results in cybersecurity defense ...

On Nov 10, 2019
@reach2ratan shared
Bad News: AI and 5G Are Expected to Worsen Cybersecurity Risks https://t.co/x2h4EcmVxW #CyberSecurity #Databreach #Hackers #infosec @reach2ratan #AI #ML #malware #cloud #cloudsecurity #Machinelearning #Fintech #Blockchain #Bigdata #datascience #Digital #ArtificialIntelligence https://t.co/n6uGPL7aRY
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Bad News: AI and 5G Are Expected to Worsen Cybersecurity Risks

Experts believe Artificial intelligence (AI) could introduce new cybersecurity concerns, and that the upcoming 5G network could pose new risks as well. Information Risk Management (IRM) ...