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Monthly report: December 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 138 influencers like Rachel Thomas and DeepMind, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #NeurIPS2020 and #AIDebate2.
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Insights for AI from the Human Mind

On Dec 28, 2020
@dmonett shared
RT @GaryMarcus: if you enjoyed #AIDebate2, you might also enjoy Insights for AI from the Human Mind By Gary Marcus & Ernest Davis adapted from https://t.co/C6XodPts1W, just out @CACMmag https://t.co/BgSNBxajWO
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How the cognitive sciences can inform the quest to build systems with the flexibility of the human mind.

cacm.acm.org
On Dec 28, 2020
@dmonett shared
RT @GaryMarcus: if you enjoyed #AIDebate2, you might also enjoy Insights for AI from the Human Mind By Gary Marcus & Ernest Davis adapted from https://t.co/C6XodPts1W, just out @CACMmag https://t.co/BgSNBxajWO
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Insights for AI from the Human Mind

Insights for AI from the Human Mind

How the cognitive sciences can inform the quest to build systems with the flexibility of the human mind.

Add face recognition with Raspberry Pi | Hackspace 38

On Dec 22, 2020
@Raspberry_Pi shared
Did you catch the new issue of @HackSpaceMag? They squeezed it in there just before Christmas. This face recognition project was our favourite: https://t.co/PvKGIkRnx4
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You can now use a <£50 computer to reliably recognise someone’s face with surprising accuracy. Here’s a beginner's guide to face recognition.

www.raspberrypi.org
On Dec 22, 2020
@Raspberry_Pi shared
Did you catch the new issue of @HackSpaceMag? They squeezed it in there just before Christmas. This face recognition project was our favourite: https://t.co/PvKGIkRnx4
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Add face recognition with Raspberry Pi | Hackspace 38

Add face recognition with Raspberry Pi | Hackspace 38

You can now use a <£50 computer to reliably recognise someone’s face with surprising accuracy. Here’s a beginner's guide to face recognition.

After The US Election, Key People Are Leaving Facebook And Torching The Company In Departure Notes

On Dec 14, 2020
@sidneyfussell shared
RT @LAM_Barrett: checks out! https://t.co/JJy9QkZlsM https://t.co/WpwzfwqXyh https://t.co/i2AsXTk1ZO
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A departing Facebook employee said the social network's failure to act on hate speech “makes it embarrassing to work here.”

www.buzzfeednews.com
On Dec 14, 2020
@sidneyfussell shared
RT @LAM_Barrett: checks out! https://t.co/JJy9QkZlsM https://t.co/WpwzfwqXyh https://t.co/i2AsXTk1ZO
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After The US Election, Key People Are Leaving Facebook And Torching The Company In Departure Notes

After The US Election, Key People Are Leaving Facebook And Torching The Company In Departure Notes

A departing Facebook employee said the social network's failure to act on hate speech “makes it embarrassing to work here.”

Hi, robot: Why robotics and language need each other

On Dec 19, 2020
@SilverJacket shared
“Hi, robot: Why robotics and language need each other”: My latest for @AnnualReviews @KnowableMag. Thanks @StefanieTellex, @cmat, @_jessethomason_, @yoavartzi, @BrownUniversity. https://t.co/UmRNXWZiH5
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Machines might better understand our commands if they experienced our physical worlds, researchers say. That enhanced perception could sharpen their listening skills and improve performance.

knowablemagazine.org
On Dec 19, 2020
@SilverJacket shared
“Hi, robot: Why robotics and language need each other”: My latest for @AnnualReviews @KnowableMag. Thanks @StefanieTellex, @cmat, @_jessethomason_, @yoavartzi, @BrownUniversity. https://t.co/UmRNXWZiH5
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Hi, robot: Why robotics and language need each other

Hi, robot: Why robotics and language need each other

Machines might better understand our commands if they experienced our physical worlds, researchers say. That enhanced perception could sharpen their listening skills and improve performance.

AI Debate 2: Night of a thousand AI scholars

On Dec 24, 2020
@dmonett shared
Some quotes on #AI, #intelligence and #understanding from the #AIDebate2, excellently moderated by @GaryMarcus 1/ https://t.co/ULNdnVnYT4
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A year ago, Gary Marcus, a frequent critic of deep learning forms of AI, and Yoshua Bengio, a leading proponent of deep learning, faced off in a two-hour debate about AI at Bengio's MILA institute headquarters in Montreal. Bengio was not in attendance, but the evening featured ...

www.zdnet.com
On Dec 24, 2020
@dmonett shared
Some quotes on #AI, #intelligence and #understanding from the #AIDebate2, excellently moderated by @GaryMarcus 1/ https://t.co/ULNdnVnYT4
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AI Debate 2: Night of a thousand AI scholars

AI Debate 2: Night of a thousand AI scholars

A year ago, Gary Marcus, a frequent critic of deep learning forms of AI, and Yoshua Bengio, a leading proponent of deep learning, faced off in a two-hour debate about AI at Bengio's MILA ...

Breakingviews - China Inc will recycle used white guys

On Dec 21, 2020
@Jaguilam2003 shared
RT @Reuters: Breakingviews - China Inc will recycle used white guys https://t.co/UF7qrrlC1Q https://t.co/u8efyZkxgK
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American company men may find a savior in China Inc. As corporations try to make their ranks more ethnically representative, many experienced – if white and older – males will find themselves without a job. Chinese companies, deterred from acquiring U.S. firms with valuable...

www.reuters.com
On Dec 21, 2020
@Jaguilam2003 shared
RT @Reuters: Breakingviews - China Inc will recycle used white guys https://t.co/UF7qrrlC1Q https://t.co/u8efyZkxgK
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Breakingviews - China Inc will recycle used white guys

Breakingviews - China Inc will recycle used white guys

American company men may find a savior in China Inc. As corporations try to make their ranks more ethnically representative, many experienced – if white and older – males will find ...

How a Memory Quirk of the Human Brain Can Galvanize AI

On Dec 8, 2020
@Jaguilam2003 shared
RT @ipfconline1: How a Memory Quirk of the Human Brain Can Galvanize #AI https://t.co/ON4wg7Rr0s @ShellyFan via @singularityhub #Neuroscience #MachineLearning Cc @DeepLearn007 @psb_dc @MarshaCollier @jblefevre60 @Droit_IA @lesguer_lionel @CHRISTINESOTO12 https://t.co/SISH9InKEs
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An algorithm that can't retain its previous memories is severely kneecapped in its ability to infer or generalize. It’s hardly what we consider intelligent.

singularityhub.com
On Dec 8, 2020
@Jaguilam2003 shared
RT @ipfconline1: How a Memory Quirk of the Human Brain Can Galvanize #AI https://t.co/ON4wg7Rr0s @ShellyFan via @singularityhub #Neuroscience #MachineLearning Cc @DeepLearn007 @psb_dc @MarshaCollier @jblefevre60 @Droit_IA @lesguer_lionel @CHRISTINESOTO12 https://t.co/SISH9InKEs
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How a Memory Quirk of the Human Brain Can Galvanize AI

How a Memory Quirk of the Human Brain Can Galvanize AI

An algorithm that can't retain its previous memories is severely kneecapped in its ability to infer or generalize. It’s hardly what we consider intelligent.

'Electronic amoeba' finds approximate solution to traveling salesman problem in linear time

On Dec 13, 2020
@dziskind shared
'Electronic amoeba' finds approximate solution to traveling salesman problem in linear time https://t.co/oIygbnaIAU
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Researchers at Hokkaido University and Amoeba Energy in Japan have, inspired by the efficient foraging behavior of a single-celled amoeba, developed an analog computer for finding a reliable and swift solution to the traveling salesman problem—a representative combinatorial optimization ...

phys.org
On Dec 13, 2020
@dziskind shared
'Electronic amoeba' finds approximate solution to traveling salesman problem in linear time https://t.co/oIygbnaIAU
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'Electronic amoeba' finds approximate solution to traveling salesman problem in linear time

'Electronic amoeba' finds approximate solution to traveling salesman problem in linear time

Researchers at Hokkaido University and Amoeba Energy in Japan have, inspired by the efficient foraging behavior of a single-celled amoeba, developed an analog computer for finding a ...

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