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 May 21, 2019
@GaryMarcus shared
RT @d_e_s_p_i: Why #ArtificialIntelligence needs to move beyond #deeplearning and adopt symbolic reasoning by @GaryMarcus - https://t.co/0UCDVrmVjC
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Why Robot Brains Need Symbols

Nowadays, the words “artificial intelligence” seem to be on practically everyone’s lips, from Elon Musk to Henry Kissinger.…

On May 22, 2019
@AndrewLBeam shared
RT @NicolasPapernot: CleverHans blog post with @nickfrosst: we explain how the Deep k-Nearest Neighbors (DkNN) and soft nearest-neighbor loss (SNNL) help recognize data that is not from the training distribution. The post includes an interactive figure (credit goes to Nick): https://t.co/aajpf8NOib https://t.co/MKKc4WX8Rp
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On May 22, 2019
@Plinz shared
RT @GaryMarcus: Henry Minsky: What are some fundamental problems in Computer Vision that Deep Learning may not be able to solve? https://t.co/DKoSKr7BNO
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What are some fundamental problems in Computer Vision that Deep Learning alone may not be able to solve?

The two spirals above are topologically different. One is a single closed curve, the other is two separate but intertwined curves. Can you…

AI Ethics

On May 22, 2019
@NoelSharkey shared
RT @Boring_AI: @williamstome @AngusRobson5 @David_Gunkel @aimeevanrobot @EmergTechEthics @NoelSharkey @alan_winfield @maria_axente @DorotheaBaur @IEthics @RobMcCargow @ShannonVallor @MachineEthics @ProceedingsIEEE @HNissenbaum Also this https://t.co/c0mimVeOeZ
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Can we program or train robots to be good?

As robots are deployed in a widening range of situations, it is necessary to develop a clearer position about whether or not they can be trusted to make good moral decisions. In this paper, ...

On May 22, 2019
@EleHrwch shared
RT @b_mittelstadt: Available now: "AI Ethics - Too Principled to Fail?" My new paper taking a critical look at a principled approach to AI Ethics, why AI Ethics initiatives might not have the impact they promise, and what we can do about it. https://t.co/gf1HTECDKr @oiioxford @turinginst
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AI Ethics – Too Principled to Fail?

AI Ethics is now a global topic of discussion in academic and policy circles. At least 63 public-private initiatives have produced statements describing high-le

On May 22, 2019
@PKathrani shared
RT @RobMcCargow: San Francisco State University is launching a graduate certificate in #AI ethics | via @WSJ https://t.co/j1mBJGsX36
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University Is Rolling Out Certificate Focused on AI Ethics

San Francisco State University is launching a graduate certificate in artificial-intelligence ethics this fall, one of the first programs aimed solely at this issue.

Applied Use Cases

On May 21, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
"Which Tasks Should Be Learned Together in Multi-task Learning?," Standley et al.: https://t.co/LAXpLBi5VG
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Which Tasks Should Be Learned Together in Multi-task Learning?

Many computer vision applications require solving multiple tasks in real-time. A neural network can be trained to solve multiple tasks simultaneously using `multi-task learning'. This saves ...

On May 21, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @yoavgo: Very excited and proud to officially announce the opening of AI2 Israel! https://t.co/WUQRVNOtra many thanks to @etzioni and the entire team for making this happen.
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CommonsenseQA: A Question Answering Challenge Targeting Commonsense Knowledge

The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence Israel office was founded in 2019 in Sarona, Tel Aviv.

On May 21, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
"Leveraging Semantic Embeddings for Safety-Critical Applications," Brunner et al.: https://t.co/9KiOcEwvLS
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Leveraging Semantic Embeddings for Safety-Critical Applications

Semantic Embeddings are a popular way to represent knowledge in the field of zero-shot learning. We observe their interpretability and discuss their potential utility in a safety-critical ...

Robotics

On May 21, 2019
@RobotShop shared
6 robotics applications demonstrating new tech, markets https://t.co/SO8vaCjHNm @therobotreport #WeldingRobots #RoboticSurgery #farmRobots https://t.co/URxVh1sRNJ
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6 robotics applications demonstrating new tech, markets

Columnist Kayla Matthews looks at six robotics applications and how developers should understand the similarities and differences among them.

On May 21, 2019
@RobotShop shared
Underground Robots: How Robotics Is Changing the Mining Industry https://t.co/3EHYaS1ADM @AGU_Eos #MiningRobots #MiningIndustry #Julius https://t.co/hwMb8hiSUj
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Underground Robots: How Robotics Is Changing the Mining Industry

From exploring flooded sites to providing alerts, use of robotics aims to “increase the arsenal of tools that can help miners work more safely and efficiently.”

On May 22, 2019
@RobotShop shared
How Smarter Robots Will Impact Security Workforces https://t.co/9BAzYjN6tD @SSIMagazine #SecurityRobots #CobaltRobotics https://t.co/2TfiNdxAAs
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How Smarter Robots Will Impact Security Workforces

Robots can be instrumental in providing security personnel with another set of eyes and ears in many locations and notify them of events.

Research

On May 22, 2019
@gdb shared
"Starting out in a new field is a bit like learning a new language. At first everything feels foreign and overwhelming, and it's important to press on through that feeling." — @mcleavey's advice on getting started in deep learning resonates with me! https://t.co/4nsLqKZ2iy
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Deep Learner Spotlight: Christine Payne

  Introduce yourself: What’s your background? Did you have a technical role prior to enrolling in the course? Throughout my life I’ve juggled my love of both science and music. I was a ...

On May 21, 2019
@SebastianThrun shared
RT @udacity: Elie's passion for computers fueled him to keep furthering his education. Read about how the Pytorch scholarship and Deep Learning Nanodegree program is shaping his future: #PytorchUdacityScholar https://t.co/5rk6raLyAK
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On May 21, 2019
@etzioni shared
RT @yoavgo: Very excited and proud to officially announce the opening of AI2 Israel! https://t.co/WUQRVNOtra many thanks to @etzioni and the entire team for making this happen.
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CommonsenseQA: A Question Answering Challenge Targeting Commonsense Knowledge

The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence Israel office was founded in 2019 in Sarona, Tel Aviv.