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On May 13, 2020
@Sam_L_Shead shared
Our weird behavior during the pandemic is messing with AI models https://t.co/p4xlaOu213
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Our weird behavior during the pandemic is screwing with AI models

Our weird behavior during the pandemic is screwing with AI models

In the week of 12 to 18 April, the top ten search terms on Amazon.com were: toilet paper, face mask, hand sanitizer, paper towels, lysol spray, clorox wipes, mask, lysol, masks for germ ...

On May 11, 2020
@dmonett shared
"You do not automatically get more or better intelligence in proportion to the amount of data you use ... [I]t  is basic statistics 101 that how much data you need depends on the variation in the population you are studying." @j2bryson #AI #intelligence https://t.co/qfNNlAbD9H
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"Big data" is not a win: the Rumpelstiltskin AI (Rumpelstilzchen KI) fallacy and manifesto

"Big data" is not a win: the Rumpelstiltskin AI (Rumpelstilzchen KI) fallacy and manifesto

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On May 11, 2020
@NathanBenaich shared
And another on how ML and protein sequence data can advance drug discovery, by @labgeni_us, and @airstreetcap company: https://t.co/5828SFYdpa https://t.co/Mlf1mEHYHi https://t.co/DyALn6sxHZ
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How LabGenius is revolutionising drug discovery with machine learning

How LabGenius is revolutionising drug discovery with machine learning

Machine learning has the potential to provide huge value to drug discovery, in particular by reducing its failure rate and reversing the…

On May 12, 2020
@lorenzofb shared
[email protected] on how he could have obtained infinite drinks at pubs all cross London. https://t.co/xAxFuMKduC
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Acquiring 1,000,000+ Free Drinks

Acquiring 1,000,000+ Free Drinks

A little story from the archives about voucher codes, football, and free pints of alcohol. In late 2016, when out drinking with some friends in a busy London pub, we were handed coupons ...

On May 12, 2020
@Sam_L_Shead shared
A sign that Twitter wants to up its AI game https://t.co/XI7SXVHqxh
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Twitter adds former Google VP and A.I. guru Fei-Fei Li to board as it seeks to play catch up with Google and Facebook

Twitter adds former Google VP and A.I. guru Fei-Fei Li to board as it seeks to play catch up with Google and Facebook

Fei-Fei Li left Google after coming under fire for her comments on a controversial military contract that Google held with the Pentagon.

On May 13, 2020
@rubinovitz shared
RT @jjding99: [email protected] 2020 has new req't for authors to write an impact statement on pot. societal effects of their ML research. What does that entail? See this guide from Carolyn Ashurst, @manderljung, @carinaprunkl, @janleike, @yaringal, @TShevlane & @AllanDafoe https://t.co/nDvY2JyS5y
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A Guide to Writing the NeurIPS Impact Statement

A Guide to Writing the NeurIPS Impact Statement

Carolyn Ashurst, Markus Anderljung, Carina Prunkl, Jan Leike, Yarin Gal, Toby Shevlane, Allan Dafoe

On May 12, 2020
@olivercameron shared
RT @hardmaru: Trained agent competing against heuristic, hard-coded cars in TinyRacing Cool ML projects unleashing RL Agents (https://t.co/jHTip9i0sr) on “Tiny Games” that are also playable in the web browser https://t.co/S3nzjGV15O https://t.co/j5KMf3EY1s
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Announcing ML-Agents Unity Package v1.0!

Announcing ML-Agents Unity Package v1.0!

On September 17, 2017, the first version of Unity Machine Learning Agents Toolkit (ML-Agents) was released. The mission was simple – allow game developers ...

On May 13, 2020
@MIT_CSAIL shared
Wireless sensors measure in-home appliance usage and could help w/contactless health monitoring: https://t.co/C0Lru7Syxo #COVID19 https://t.co/lKNQWa8Qsk
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What can your dishwasher tell you about your health?

What can your dishwasher tell you about your health?

The system, called “Sapple,” analyzes in-home appliance usage to better understand our health patterns, using just radio signals and a smart electricity meter. For example, for an …