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 Oct 14, 2019
@seanmcarroll shared
Melanie has a new book out tomorrow, Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans. A dive into how AI works, and also the obstacles: why it's hard to teach a computer common-sense notions of physics and causality. https://t.co/5uHbdWJGtM
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Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans

Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans [Melanie Mitchell] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. No recent scientific enterprise has proved as alluring, ...

On Oct 15, 2019
@AnimaAnandkumar shared
RT @NvidiaAI: Nurture your startup’s growth through NVIDIA’s #startup accelerator, Inception. Network with fellow startups at exclusive events, receive go-to-market support and guidance from experts on leveraging #AI in your industry. https://t.co/43hsEOGpLY https://t.co/pfbIXutwkc
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THE FUTURE OF AI AND DEEP LEARNING

A virtual incubator program for AI and Deep Learning startups. Get marketing support, hardware grants, training, and considation for GPU Ventures.

On Oct 13, 2019
@AnimaAnandkumar shared
RT @wramey: With the new Transfer Learning Toolkit, you can now train and scale deep neural networks for intelligent video analytics quickly and efficiently. https://t.co/asvDD3fnFu
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A Toolkit to fine-tune deep neural networks and simplify training tasks for Intelligent Video Analytics

The TLT pre-trained models are easily accessible from NVIDIA NGC. Object detection frameworks include Faster RCNN, SSD and DetectNet_v2 (detection technology developed at NVIDIA)

AI Ethics

On Oct 15, 2019
@mtlaiethics shared
This paper on our blog by Dalia Renzullo (@mcgillu) explores how the development of anthropomorphic AI technology is part of a process of social acclimatization that facilitates its use for capitalist goals. https://t.co/z3J4ZSJrcp
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Anthropomorphized AI as Capitalist Agents: The Price We Pay for Familiarity

By Dalia Renzullo (Philosophy, McGill University) Abstract: The development of anthropomorphic AI technology is part of a process of social acclimatization that facilitates its use for ...

On Oct 14, 2019
@PKathrani shared
Will the growth of AI be an employment disaster or boon? Or both? And what about the singularity? https://t.co/kIpicDbuNW via @WSJ @JohnAFlood @David_Gunkel @EmergTechEthics @PabloRedux @sd_marlow
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The Worlds That AI Might Create

Artificial intelligence will have a profound impact—on our jobs, our health and possibly our very existence. But that’s where consensus ends.

On Oct 13, 2019
@gleonhard shared
Five new human rights for the digital age (excerpt from the book ‘Technology vs Humanity’) https://t.co/TgKHJhk2U8 from 2017 but feels very much like TODAY
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Five new human rights for the digital age (excerpt from the book ‘Technology vs Humanity’)

This is a slightly modified and hyper-linked excerpt from my new book ‘Technology vs Humanity’. Originally posted on my blog.

Applied Use Cases

On Oct 13, 2019
@math_rachel shared
This article by @vboykis about Siraj is thoughtful & nuanced, includes lots of background, and hits on many broader issues: https://t.co/X5B3xjRc0H
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The curse of being Big on the Internet

I first came across Siraj Raval around 2016, when a data scientist friend sent me his video. “This is ridiculous,” he said, and I had to agree that it was. But, it was also hilarious. Who ...

On Oct 14, 2019
@sidneyfussell shared
RT @EvanSelinger: What’s the most important story to tell about AI? @LAReviewofBooks I argue it’s the capitalism chronicles, not control problem parables. Bonus: lots of Ted Chiang in the discussion of “Possible Minds: 25 Ways of Looking at AI”. https://t.co/2uodOwNYIG
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Why Technologists Fail to Think of Moderation as a Virtue and Other Stories About AI

Evan Selinger argues that Ted Chiang’s fiction is more useful for understanding the dangers of AI than “Possible Minds: 25 Ways of Looking at AI.”

On Oct 13, 2019
@olivercameron shared
RT @AndreEsteva: GE Healthcare AI approved by the FDA to diagnose collapsed lungs - a time-critical condition affecting tens of thousands of Americans annually https://t.co/OGp2eeqtvv
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Artificial Intelligence That Reads Chest X-Rays Is Approved by FDA

Tens of thousands of Americans suffer pneumothorax each year, a potentially life-threatening condition that is sometimes overlooked in busy emergency rooms.

Robotics

On Oct 14, 2019
@FastCompany shared
Robots have skin now. This is fine https://t.co/18hjoyKd27
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Robots have skin now. This is fine

A new project created synthetic skin that works much like our own nervous system, opening the door to new, safer, more empathetic robots.

On Oct 14, 2019
@j2bryson shared
RT @RecklessCoding: If you are at #roman2019delhi, you should attend @Alex04914386's presentation on how we (with @RobWortham & @j2bryson) used #AR to provide transparency info and help naive users calibrate their mental models. #HRI #AI #AIEthics OA version of the paper: https://t.co/7oNUr8sOgE
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Improving Robot Transparency: An Investigation With Mobile Augmented Reality

Autonomous robots can be difficult to understand by their developers, let alone by end users. Yet, as they become increasingly integral parts of our societies, the need for afford- able ...

On Oct 14, 2019
@suekeay shared
RT @VentureMagMedia: [email protected]' @suekeay is leading Australia into the future, one cyber system at a time https://t.co/hXFsZz3dCL #robotics #ai @CSIRO
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On the Cyber Side

Dr Sue Keay may love robotics, but there’s nothing mechanical about her trailblazing vision for Australia’s technology future.

Research

On Oct 14, 2019
@_rockt shared
RT @viswanathgs: Just open-sourced mvfst-rl, a platform for researching reinforcement learning for internet congestion control built on QUIC. https://t.co/snS4vElN42. Joint work with @_rockt, @riedelcastro, @nntsn and others in FAIR London and Montreal. https://t.co/hDCbXfNWF2
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Open-sourcing mvfst-rl, a research platform for managing network congestion with reinforcement learning

We’re open-sourcing a new platform for experimenting with reinforcement learning to proactively adapt to changing traffic patterns.

On Oct 14, 2019
@ryan_p_adams shared
RT @dustinvtran: I got into the field by watching https://t.co/02EZXDIDGC. The MLSS videos are all excellent (my favorite is Cambridge 2009 https://t.co/xK1TKdufSp). For a deeper dive, you should dive into textbooks. I recommend Bayesian Data Analysis and ML: A Probabilistic Perspective. https://t.co/t7W11bPAGi
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Machine Learning Summer School (MLSS), Cambridge 2009

The 13th Machine Learning Summer School was held in Cambridge, UK. This year's edition was organized by the University of Cambridge, Microsoft Research and PASCAL. The school offered an ...

On Oct 14, 2019
@jeremyphoward shared
RT @denisyarats: Excited to share our new work lead by @rjerryma, where we attempt to demystify RAdam (Liu et al. 2019) and its automatic learning rate warmup schedule. Paper: https://t.co/hDsfzzfmiv [1/4] https://t.co/txJplhkyaX
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On the adequacy of untuned warmup for adaptive optimization

Adaptive optimization algorithms such as Adam (Kingma & Ba, 2014) are widely used in deep learning. The stability of such algorithms is often improved with a warmup schedule for the ...

Marketing

On Oct 13, 2019
@RAlexJimenez shared
How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Landscape of #DigitalMarketing https://t.co/rUJtQtzHKe #AI #innovation
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How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Landscape of Digital Marketing

From startups to large firms--everyone is opting for AI-powered digital marketing tools to enhance campaign planning & decision making

On Oct 15, 2019
@nigewillson shared
Multimodal learning: The future of artificial intelligence https://t.co/KawSXFLiCC #ai #ArtificialIntelligence #future #technology https://t.co/kHkpt8IIQN
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Multimodal learning: The future of artificial intelligence

As AI devices continue developing, they will start working together. Here's how.

On Oct 15, 2019
@VanRijmenam shared
RT @NexusFrontier: ¨New analytical capabilities have the potential to transform the way banks and other payment providers price products and services.¨ https://t.co/hhvMqQw0Sd
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How machine learning can improve pricing performance

Machine learning in banking offers new analytical capabilities that could transform the way banks and other payments providers price products and services.

Healthcare

On Oct 15, 2019
@Infermedica shared
According to a report, spending on #healthAI solutions is forecasted to jump from $2.1 billion to $36.1 billion by 2025! This means a 50.2% CAGR. Are we on the edge of AI-driven revolution in #healthcare? #eHealth #UniversalHeatlhCoverage https://t.co/a73P6w7VGz – @tomtaulli
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On Oct 14, 2019
@EricTopol shared
Paging Doctor #AI https://t.co/c4ahwz7Fcw @CohenProf @oziadias Danton Char on #healthcare fears https://t.co/b9FDgcKfbd
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The Ethical Dilemmas AI Poses for Health Care

Artificial intelligence promises all sorts of advances for medicine. And all sorts of concerns.

On Oct 14, 2019
@vishalpanchal85 shared
RT @Ronald_vanLoon: The Amazing Ways Hitachi Uses #ArtificialIntelligence And #MachineLearning by @BernardMarr @Forbes Learn more https://t.co/ZxmYYVfPYa #AI #BigData #ML #MI #Digital #DataScience #Robotics #DeepLearning #DL #Game Cc: @spirosmargaris @analyticbridge @datasciencectrl https://t.co/sh9m5WoK6b
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The Amazing Ways Hitachi Uses Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning

Hitachi uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to create solutions and products that help businesses solve modern-day problems and react to the unpredictable nature of business ...

Cybersecurity

On Oct 13, 2019
@mclynd shared
RT @PVynckier: Using machine learning to hunt down cybercriminals | MIT News https://t.co/ld5sn0AwBZ @mclynd @AlaricAloor @todddlyle @fogle_shane @gvalan @ApsisInc @ChuckDBrooks @AghiathChbib @NigelTozer @envescent @DrJDrooghaag
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Using machine learning to hunt down cybercriminals

Model from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory identifies “serial hijackers” of internet IP addresses.

On Oct 14, 2019
@selenalarson shared
“Sophos is the latest UK company to be taken over by an overseas firm taking advantage of the fall in the value of sterling since the Brexit vote in June 2016.” https://t.co/mdjrIkYNeR
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UK cybersecurity firm Sophos agrees £3.1bn takeover

US private equity group Thoma Bravo to buy Abingdon-based company, which has 3,400 staff

On Oct 14, 2019
@ChuckDBrooks shared
RT @ChuckDBrooks: Sharing some of my published writings and interviews on the topic of artificial intelligence. @ChuckDBrooks InSecurity Podcast: Chuck Brooks on the Future of AI and Cybersecurity https://t.co/MtHREkOzLY Government: An Integral Partner for Exploring AI…https://t.co/rlkYpSDi76
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InSecurity Podcast: Chuck Brooks on the Future of AI and Cybersecurity

In this week’s episode of InSecurity, Matt Stephenson sits down with Chuck Brooks to find out what the future holds for the world of AI, automation, the Internet of things, and quantum ...