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 Jan 25, 2020
@rodneyabrooks shared
A careful review of GPT-2 by @GaryMarcus. https://t.co/urqald993Z
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GPT-2 and the Nature of Intelligence

Anything that looks like genuine understanding is just an illusion.

On Jan 25, 2020
@MIT_CSAIL shared
Yes, AI keeps getting better. But it still often can't see the elephant in the room. https://t.co/Z2JGBMTxKA (@yorkuniversity v/@KSHartnett @QuantaMagazine) https://t.co/gL8seHimSN
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Machine Learning Confronts the Elephant in the Room

A visual prank exposes an Achilles’ heel of computer vision systems: Unlike humans, they can’t do a double take.

On Jan 25, 2020
@GaryMarcus shared
RT @MelMitchell1: Excellent and perceptive article by @philipcball on the state of AI and whether machines could ever attain human-level intelligence or consciousness. Features discussion of recent books by @GaryMarcus & Ernest Davis; Christof Koch; and me. https://t.co/yANCOjBwrX
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The AI delusion: why humans trump machines

Artificial intelligence may never match the brain

AI Ethics

On Jan 24, 2020
@KayFButterfield shared
RT @Floridi: What is the relation between AI and Crime? OA "Artificial Intelligence Crime: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Foreseeable Threats and Solutions" https://t.co/MfLIsN8J5O @oiioxford @oxfordethicslab @SwissCognitive @IEAITUM @future_of_AI @APPG_AI @OpenAI @GoogleAI @WorldSummitAI
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Artificial Intelligence Crime: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Foreseeable Threats and Solutions

Artificial intelligence (AI) research and regulation seek to balance the benefits of innovation against any potential harms and disruption. However, one unintended consequence of the recent ...

On Jan 25, 2020
@David_Gunkel shared
@PabloRedux @PKathrani @BBC_Future @JohnAFlood @EmergTechEthics @sd_marlow @j2bryson @NoelSharkey @alan_winfield @JoshGellers @AngusRobson5 @evansd66 @ucpress @theblub You might also find this of use/interest. https://t.co/IAi6ifYuvV If the pay-wall gets in the way, let me know. I can send you a pdf. https://t.co/6N6FlVvbSY
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HUMAN RIGHTS VS. ROBOT RIGHTS: Forecasts from Japan

(2014). HUMAN RIGHTS VS. ROBOT RIGHTS: Forecasts from Japan. Critical Asian Studies: Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 571-598.

On Jan 25, 2020
@gleonhard shared
» Why the #Singularity is certain to happen in my own lifetime, and how it matters (Futurist/Humanist Gerd Leonhard) [Gerd Leonhard Futurist Humanist Author Keynote Speaker] https://t.co/Sug4GiFA9i https://t.co/KlJCUvzgzc
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Why the Singularity is certain to happen in my own lifetime, and how it matters (Futurist/Humanist Gerd Leonhard)

I recently came to an important realisation: I will most likely see the so-called Singularity happen in my own lifetime. I’m 56, and I believe that this inflection point at which computers, ...

Applied Use Cases

On Jan 25, 2020
@MIT_CSAIL shared
Yes, AI keeps getting better. But it still often can't see the elephant in the room. https://t.co/Z2JGBMTxKA (@yorkuniversity v/@KSHartnett @QuantaMagazine) https://t.co/gL8seHimSN
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Machine Learning Confronts the Elephant in the Room

A visual prank exposes an Achilles’ heel of computer vision systems: Unlike humans, they can’t do a double take.

On Jan 24, 2020
@NathanBenaich shared
RT @MStecklina: I'm not into Bayesian Deep Learning at all, but stumbled upon this article and found it interesting: https://t.co/2pq6UCAk11
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Bayesian Neural Networks Need Not Concentrate

by Carles Gelada and Jacob Buckman Proponents of Bayesian neural networks often claim that trained BNNs output distributions which capture epistemic uncertainty. Epistemic uncertainty is ...

On Jan 24, 2020
@johnchavens shared
RT @keanbirch: @KayFButterfield @govsingapore @Microsoft @DoughtyStPublic @johnchavens Here's my take on #AI #regulation - might be of interest || https://t.co/jyltGyZB6F
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Artificial intelligence doesn’t need ‘agile’ governance, it needs firm regulation

Society is one big artificial intelligence experiment right now and government needs to regulate to ensure the outcomes it wants and prevent those it doesn’t want.

Robotics

On Jan 24, 2020
@Robotiq_Inc shared
What's New In Robotics?  24.01.2020 https://t.co/0EfKuXxQEX
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What's New In Robotics? 24.01.2020

Good morning. In this week's news mix:  Yamaha to enter cobot market, a piano-playing cobot and ABB showcases 5G-enabled cobots at Davos. We also meet India's space-bound humanoid, admire ...

On Jan 24, 2020
@engadget shared
Boston Dynamics gives its robot dog a developer SDK https://t.co/oQg6brv0WV https://t.co/6fqbwfDvEh
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Boston Dynamics gives its robot dog a developer SDK

Boston Dynamics has released the source code for its robotic dog Spot to any developer who wants it.

On Jan 24, 2020
@FrontRoboticsAI shared
New Research: Designing Ethical Social Robots—A Longitudinal Field Study With Older Adults: Emotional deception and emotional attachment are regarded as ethical concerns in human-robot interaction. Considering these concerns is essential,… https://t.co/jBmJ3KdFj7 #Robotics #AI
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Designing Ethical Social Robots—A Longitudinal Field Study With Older Adults

Emotional deception and emotional attachment are regarded as ethical concerns in human-robot interaction. Considering these concerns is essential, particularly as little is known about ...

Research

On Jan 26, 2020
@hardmaru shared
RT @gradientpub: GPT-2 can generate some impressive looking sentences, but @GaryMarcus claims that "anything that looks like genuine understanding is just an illusion." #gpt2 #Intelligence https://t.co/iEllguWwTb
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GPT-2 and the Nature of Intelligence

Anything that looks like genuine understanding is just an illusion.

On Jan 24, 2020
@MSFTResearch shared
With motion-triggered cameras, ecologists can find themselves sorting through millions of images to identify those actually containing the animals they’re studying. Dan Morris @doctorofrock shows how computer vision ML can accelerate the process: https://t.co/x2Xc9rAd0Q
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Automating Image-Based Biodiversity Surveys

Microsoft’s AI for Earth program develops tools at the intersection of machine learning and environmental science, through both external grants and first-party development. This demo will ...

On Jan 24, 2020
@jeremyphoward shared
RT @jacobmbuckman: Updated blog post with @carlesgelada -- "Bayesian Neural Networks Need Not Concentrate": https://t.co/XP2hzBppND Thanks to all for the discussion & feedback. This improved version of the blog post hopefully explains the core claims more clearly, while being less polarizing.
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Bayesian Neural Networks Need Not Concentrate

by Carles Gelada and Jacob Buckman Proponents of Bayesian neural networks often claim that trained BNNs output distributions which capture epistemic uncertainty. Epistemic uncertainty is ...

Marketing

On Jan 25, 2020
@VanRijmenam shared
RT @fourcornerstone: What are Important #AI & #MachineLearning Trends for 2020? https://t.co/7ncoteWDUF
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What are Important AI & Machine Learning Trends for 2020?

To help you stay well prepared for 2020, we’ve summarized the latest trends across different research areas, including natural language processing, conversational AI, computer vision, and ...

On Jan 24, 2020
@VladoBotsvadze shared
RT @Ronald_vanLoon: What is #ArtificialIntelligence? by @ SamuelGreengard @Datamation Read more https://t.co/aH4R4BFGB0 #AI #IoT #BigData #MachineLearning #ML #MI #InternetofThings #Digital #DataScience #Analytics #Robotics #5G #DeepLearning #DL Cc: @lindagrass0 @rubenroa @MarutiTech https://t.co/8SBQNbXGFh
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What is Artificial Intelligence?

Learn how artificial intelligence (AI) uses software-driven systems and intelligent agents to make decisions that approximate human cognitive functions.

On Jan 26, 2020
@VanRijmenam shared
RT @marketmania101: What is Local SEO? Artificial Intelligence In Local SEO - ONPASSIVE https://t.co/BvFpG8xss2
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What is Local SEO? Artificial Intelligence In Local SEO

In recent years, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have been the market trend in all kind of industry. Of course, marketing in customary and SEO, in particular, have been ...

Healthcare

On Jan 25, 2020
@dirkstanley shared
RT @AMIAinformatics: Using artificial intelligence webinar with the @AMIAinformatics Industry Partner webinar series. Thursday, Feb. 20, 1 PM EDT. No fee for AMIA members and non-members. Sponsored by @Cerner and including presenters from @Cerner - Register today! https://t.co/U4PgmfCsdu
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Using Artificial Intelligence to Enhance Clinical Documentation Improvement

Clinical documentation improvement is important to physicians and hospitals to capture how sick patients truly are by documenting clear and specific diagnoses that impact the encounter, to ...

On Jan 25, 2020
@vishalpanchal85 shared
#ArtificialIntelligence has the potential to help humans make fairer decisions, but only if we carefully work toward fairness in #AI systems as well. https://t.co/ArwSRXz2Ph @McKinsey_MGI via @antgrasso @vishalpanchal85 #RPA #Robotics #ML #DigitalTransformation #fintech https://t.co/Y5C2pgnjNc
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Tackling bias in artificial intelligence (and in humans)

In order to avoid bias in artificial intelligence, fair and transparent decisions will be needed to build confidence in AI systems.

On Jan 24, 2020
@R1chardatron shared
RT @jamesfreed5: Want a free online course on AI in healthcare? The University of @ManchesterUniv and @NHS_HealthEdEng have created 10 hours of study over 5 weeks just for you! Enrol today: https://t.co/Czfcq5EYgn #FLTransformAIHealthcare @bcs @NetworkShuri @NHSDigAcademy @ukfci @Fed_IP
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AI for Healthcare: Equipping the Workforce for Digital Transformation

AI is shaking up the world of healthcare as we know it. Learn how to harness the power of artificial intelligence in the healthcare industry with this online course.

Cybersecurity

On Jan 26, 2020
@DioFavatas shared
RT @CaseyCRL: Top 10 #ArtificialIntelligence Trends Everyone Should Be Watching In 2020 https://t.co/2l370tpcVP TY @CaseyCRL #AI #ML #Edge #Robotics #RT cc @Ronald_vanLoon @mclynd @jblefevre60 @MikeQuindazzi @diioannid @dinisguarda @kashthefuturist @gvalan @Victoryabro @GlenGilmore @ShiCooks https://t.co/KSkFY4Wnix
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The Top 10 Artificial Intelligence Trends Everyone Should Be Watching In 2020

The past decade will be remembered as the time when machines that can truly be thought of as “intelligent” – as in capable of thinking, and learning, like we do – started to become a ...

On Jan 24, 2020
@dws_ch shared
Get ahead of the cybersecurity curve https://t.co/iXRxLTcXU6
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Get ahead of the cybersecurity curve

Experienced cybersecurity leaders are beginning to call for a move from reactive detection to proactive prevention. It’s clear that the need to get ahead

On Jan 24, 2020
@cpomagazine shared
Due to an extreme shortage of #cybersecurity professionals, many companies are turning to #AI to protect themselves from malicious actors. #respectdata https://t.co/DAEDn6Rwj5
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AI in Cybersecurity: 2020 Predictions

Companies are turning to AI to defend their networks and make up for a lack of personnel, but will it be smart enough to recognize a real threat with hackers developing their own AI-powered ...