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Onward! Another #GoogleWalkout Goodbye

On Jul 16, 2019
@davegershgorn shared
RT @jjvincent: it's quite something when one of the world's leading AI ethics researchers, @mer__edith, says that she simply can't pursue her work at Google, the world's biggest AI company Whittaker's full post on leaving the company: https://t.co/qEInAptdOg our story: https://t.co/9EuJDD8Bzq https://t.co/r670pd2pge
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In April, two of the organizers of the Google Walkout, Meredith Whittaker and Claire Stapleton, came forward with the stories of the…

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On Jul 16, 2019
@davegershgorn shared
RT @jjvincent: it's quite something when one of the world's leading AI ethics researchers, @mer__edith, says that she simply can't pursue her work at Google, the world's biggest AI company Whittaker's full post on leaving the company: https://t.co/qEInAptdOg our story: https://t.co/9EuJDD8Bzq https://t.co/r670pd2pge
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Onward! Another #GoogleWalkout Goodbye

In April, two of the organizers of the Google Walkout, Meredith Whittaker and Claire Stapleton, came forward with the stories of the…


On Jul 16, 2019
@GoAbiAryan shared
@vivekomon Interesting paper: https://t.co/Saee5aasA2 and https://t.co/rvnrkx5Ra6
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Variational Attention for Sequence-to-Sequence Models

68 xii Abbreviations AI Artificial Intelligence 1, 2 ANN Artificial Neural Networks 8, 10 CNN Convolutional Neural Network 8 DAE Deterministic Autoencoders 31, 40, 46 DED Deterministic ...

On Jul 16, 2019
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Rubik’s Cube proves AI isn’t always best at computational tasks https://t.co/QANLzN926U #tech #ai https://t.co/dZthe4CDO9
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Rubik’s Cube proves AI isn’t always best at computational tasks

A humble Rubik’s Cube has proven that AI isn’t always best at performing computational tasks. Researchers from the University of California developed an AI system capable of solving a ...

On Jul 17, 2019
@GoAbiAryan shared
RT @mark_riedl: Folks! I am finally not too embarrassed to re-release EasyGen, a visual programming language for text data pipelines for neural nets. Colab: https://t.co/RvhFwfjJmx Github: https://t.co/dmpbOav8So Here’s a program to scrape the web for generating Star Trek/romance book titles. https://t.co/yWHd7FiiZw
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Easygen

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On Jul 16, 2019
@GoAbiAryan shared
RT @IntuitMachine: @Plinz Walter Pitts was also working on a similar concept of random neural networks. But he set his dissertation on fire and thus never completing his Ph.D. https://t.co/3C0EQ71eT9
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The Man Who Tried to Redeem the World with Logic

Walter Pitts was used to being bullied. He’d been born into a tough family in Prohibition-era Detroit, where his father, a boiler-maker,…

On Jul 17, 2019
@NathanBenaich shared
If you like what you hear and motivated to work on the same, you should consider applying to the genetics project supported by the RAAIS OpenMined Grant! Read more: https://t.co/cJW3hcrd3y Deadline is July 19th!
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RAAIS Grant Announcement

Announcing the very first round of RAAIS OpenMined Scholarships, sponsored by very generous support from The RAAIS Foundation.

On Jul 16, 2019
@GoAbiAryan shared
RT @MaCroPhilosophy: Added a hand-coded agent to Animal-AI baselines. It heads towards green/yellow things and away from red (see below). Only a few lines of code and no ML. Currently sitting at the top of the leaderboard waiting for someone to come beat it! Blog post: https://t.co/IIJQJD2Dqi https://t.co/fpnpRpRbQk
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On Jul 16, 2019
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In written testimony for the House antitrust subcommittee hearing, Google says that it faces competition on search from Bing, Yahoo and DuckDuckGo... https://t.co/liaGmV0utR https://t.co/TOYD5Rvpsh
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Click here to read the article

In my testimony today, I will focus on four key areas we hope the Committee will consider: (i) the value Google provides for consumers and businesses; (ii) our advances in research and ...

On Jul 16, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @hilaryanneross: This year, our Assembly cohort @BKCHarvard and @medialab focused on AI ethics. Check out the four projects they created in this post, and thread below! (1/6) https://t.co/Sj2nDKbbWG
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On Jul 16, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @jjding99: The @FHIOxford is recruiting researchers (various levels of seniority) for up to 11 positions! Areas include: Technical AI safety, Governance of AI, Biosecurity, Transparency/surveillance, & nanotech. More info: https://t.co/Qz8G7OBYQh benefits include the best snack room ever
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On Jul 16, 2019
@math_rachel shared
@jeremyphoward @seb_ruder @zeynep @gchaslot @etzioni @noUpside We need more diversity & inclusion within AI, in part to help address the harms of having a homogeneous group create technology that impacts us all. https://t.co/NGNSxnnAdt https://t.co/cYSWXMPqon https://t.co/7rVTk5Uwnh https://t.co/jZ76p9g1Wa
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AI Is the Future—But Where Are the Women?

Just 12 percent of machine learning researchers are women—a worrying statistic for a field supposedly reshaping society.

On Jul 16, 2019
@GoAbiAryan shared
RT @BlackHC: Did you know you can classify MNIST using gzip? 🤓 You can get 45% accuracy on binarized MNIST using class-wise compression and counting bits 🤗 🔥No @PyTorch or @TensorFlow needed 🔥 BASH script and @scikit_learn classifier 👉 https://t.co/o4mqgaefiD
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MNIST by zip

Compression algorithms (like the well-known zip file compression) can be used for machine learning purposes, specifically for classifying hand-written digits (MNIST) - BlackHC/mnist_by_zip

On Jul 16, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @sherrying: Thrilled to share this piece! In many ways, artists have been wrestling with the idea of artificial intelligence for hundreds of years; and #AIpolicy needs creative inputs to rapidly respond to our societal needs with care. https://t.co/rWO6VnD5GB
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Why AI Policy Needs Artists

Fluxus Landscape is a global map of AI ethics and governance that deliberately never defines what AI or ethics is. The 500 stakeholders…

On Jul 16, 2019
@math_rachel shared
I missed this article from March on Palmer Luckey's military tech company Anduril. (Luckey is founder of Oculus Rift, a Trump supporter & funder, and was inspired by Peter Thiel): https://t.co/4HfTYatIr9
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Defense Tech Startup Founded by Trump’s Most Prominent Silicon Valley Supporters Wins Secretive Military AI Contract

Palmer Luckey entered the tech industry with VR headsets for gaming. Now, he's deploying them for real battles through the military's Project Maven initiative.

On Jul 16, 2019
@lmatsakis shared
RT @bcmerchant: After Amazon announced its $700m 'Upskilling 2025' initiative, I did a bit of a deep dive into whether upskilling—retraining, reskilling, etc employees whose jobs the company is automating—ever works. Historically, it has not. https://t.co/y6NrbuXNTZ
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Amazon Says It Will Retrain Workers It’s Automating Out of Jobs. But Does 'Upskilling' Even Work?

Amazon made waves when it announced late last week that it planned to spend $700 million to retrain one-third of its U.S. workforce—100,000 employees—as part of its ‘Upskilling 2025’ ...