Top news of the week: 04.09.2020.

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On Sep 3, 2020
@zacharylipton shared
RT @AmazonScience: Amazon scientists have added support for @PyTorch and @TensorFlow to their open source, interactive book Dive into Deep Learning. Find out more about @D2L_ai in our Q&A with @astonzhangAZ @zacharylipton @mli65 @smolix on Amazon Science. https://t.co/vq45XYPEg7
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Amazon team adds key programming frameworks to Dive into Deep Learning book

Amazon team adds key programming frameworks to Dive into Deep Learning book

With PyTorch and TensorFlow incorporated, the authors hope to gain a wider audience.

On Aug 29, 2020
@arstechnica shared
Google offers to help others with the tricky ethics of AI https://t.co/DLvdCy3AoR by @wired
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Google offers to help others with the tricky ethics of AI

Google offers to help others with the tricky ethics of AI

Services to include spotting racial bias, developing guidelines around AI projects.

On Aug 28, 2020
@davegershgorn shared
RT @samuelmcurtis: In light of today's demo by @Neuralink, I typed up a bit about what we should expect to see in the working device demo, and in the near- and long-term future of brain-machine interfaces... ~~cognitive symbiosis~~ #Neuralink https://t.co/pBzWaO7OLv
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All Eyes on Brains: Neuralink’s Demo and the Future of Brain-Machine Interfaces

All Eyes on Brains: Neuralink’s Demo and the Future of Brain-Machine Interfaces

Just over one year ago, Neuralink live-streamed their launch event, presenting features that make their brain-machine interfaces (BMIs)…

On Sep 1, 2020
@salesforce shared
[email protected] is scaling up technical partnerships with partners like @Google, @AWSCloud and @SlackHQ to help learners prepare for the future of work: https://t.co/fzN9rVdKM6
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How Trailhead’s Partnerships Are Preparing People for the Future of Work

How Trailhead’s Partnerships Are Preparing People for the Future of Work

Chris Duarte, Salesforce’s VP of Trailhead Content Salesforce launched Trailhead, its free online learning platform, in 2014 with the goal of widening access to education and …

On Sep 2, 2020
@Sam_L_Shead shared
TikTok’s algorithms are the app’s secret sauce. If U.S. buyers can’t get them as part of a deal, a sale is less likely. https://t.co/pzYZS3p0yL via @WSJ
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TikTok Deal Talks Are Snarled Over Fate of App’s Algorithms

TikTok Deal Talks Are Snarled Over Fate of App’s Algorithms

Deal talks for TikTok’s U.S. operations have been complicated by the key question of whether the app’s core algorithms can be included as part of a deal, according to people familiar with ...

On Aug 30, 2020
@vnfrombucharest shared
RT @adjiboussodieng: Pushing through the heartbreak and grief to share a milestone: I'll be the first Black woman faculty in @Princeton's School of Engineering in its ~100 years of history and the first Black faculty @PrincetonCS. [THREAD] via @forbes https://t.co/XkWKfbMiak
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This AI Expert From Senegal Is Helping Showcase Africans In STEM

This AI Expert From Senegal Is Helping Showcase Africans In STEM

Not only has Adji Bousso Dieng, an AI researcher from Senegal, contributed to the field of generative modeling and about to become one of the first black female faculty in Computer Science ...

On Aug 31, 2020
@salesforce shared
RT @SalesforceNews: On International Overdose Awareness Day, we are proud that the @salesforce Platform is playing a pivotal role in helping @DhhsNevada navigate today's pressing opioid crisis and save lives: https://t.co/B4bFC7tCiV https://t.co/w6F3HScUrq
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Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Builds Naloxone Virtual Dispensary with Salesforce to Combat the Opioid Crisis

Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Builds Naloxone Virtual Dispensary with Salesforce to Combat the Opioid Crisis

In order to rapidly distribute naloxone and responsibly manage and report on federally appropriated funds and taxpayer dollars used to purchase it, Nevada DHHS deployed the …

On Aug 31, 2020
@guardiantech shared
Why are US companies buying tech from Chinese firms that spy on Muslims? | Darren Byler https://t.co/WIMcdYlJxx
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Why are US companies buying tech from Chinese firms that spy on Muslims?

Why are US companies buying tech from Chinese firms that spy on Muslims?

Amazon and IBM get Covid screening systems from companies that use their technology to oppress minority groups