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Monthly report: August 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 162 influencers like Rachel Thomas and Sam Shead, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #ML and #DSCO19.
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Meet the female computer scientist and activist who got Big Tech to stand down

On Aug 4, 2020
@vnfrombucharest shared
RT @FastCompany: [email protected]'s research helped persuade Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft to put a hold on facial recognition technology. Through her nonprofit @ajlunited, she's now battling AI bias in other realms. Joy highlights the #FCMostCreative People of 2020: https://t.co/IMHwr3z9lA https://t.co/5YJzBjNgqy
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Joy Buolamwini’s research helped persuade Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft to put a hold on facial recognition technology. Through her nonprofit Algorithmic Justice League, she’s now battling AI bias in other realms.

www.fastcompany.com
On Aug 4, 2020
@vnfrombucharest shared
RT @FastCompany: [email protected]'s research helped persuade Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft to put a hold on facial recognition technology. Through her nonprofit @ajlunited, she's now battling AI bias in other realms. Joy highlights the #FCMostCreative People of 2020: https://t.co/IMHwr3z9lA https://t.co/5YJzBjNgqy
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Meet the female computer scientist and activist who got Big Tech to stand down

Meet the female computer scientist and activist who got Big Tech to stand down

Joy Buolamwini’s research helped persuade Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft to put a hold on facial recognition technology. Through her nonprofit Algorithmic Justice League, she’s now battling AI ...

The flaws that make today’s AI architecture unsafe and a new approach that could fix it

On Aug 3, 2020
@MIRIBerkeley shared
RT @robertwiblin: I think my new interview with Prof Stuart Russell will be entertaining to those new to concerns about AI safety, as well as those who think about it every day: https://t.co/5FJAf4UU8W https://t.co/zUagV4hoMo
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Stuart Russell, Professor at UC Berkeley and co-author of the most popular AI textbook, thinks the way we approach machine learning today is fundamentally flawed.

80000hours.org
On Aug 3, 2020
@MIRIBerkeley shared
RT @robertwiblin: I think my new interview with Prof Stuart Russell will be entertaining to those new to concerns about AI safety, as well as those who think about it every day: https://t.co/5FJAf4UU8W https://t.co/zUagV4hoMo
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The flaws that make today’s AI architecture unsafe and a new approach that could fix it

The flaws that make today’s AI architecture unsafe and a new approach that could fix it

Stuart Russell, Professor at UC Berkeley and co-author of the most popular AI textbook, thinks the way we approach machine learning today is fundamentally flawed.

Amazon's Machine Learning University is making its online courses available to the public

On Aug 13, 2020
@zacharylipton shared
RT @mldcmu: [email protected] has launched #machinelearning classes available to the public, including courseware from world-renowned scientists: @astonzhangAZ, @mli65, @zacharylipton, and @smolix → https://t.co/EefzGoTkfr https://t.co/zR0YeOcob5
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Classes previously only available to Amazon employees will now be available to the community.

www.amazon.science
On Aug 13, 2020
@zacharylipton shared
RT @mldcmu: [email protected] has launched #machinelearning classes available to the public, including courseware from world-renowned scientists: @astonzhangAZ, @mli65, @zacharylipton, and @smolix → https://t.co/EefzGoTkfr https://t.co/zR0YeOcob5
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Amazon's Machine Learning University is making its online courses available to the public

Amazon's Machine Learning University is making its online courses available to the public

Classes previously only available to Amazon employees will now be available to the community.

America’s Businesses Are Running On Salesforce. Why Aren’t We Training New Workers On It?

On Aug 12, 2020
@SFDCAlex shared
RT @Benioff: Great article. Salesforce job openings grew 50% annually over the last 5 years. Over the next five years, another 5 million jobs will be created. https://t.co/RfOiDeoagO
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Apprenticeships have the potential to close the Salesforce skills gap.

www.forbes.com
On Aug 12, 2020
@SFDCAlex shared
RT @Benioff: Great article. Salesforce job openings grew 50% annually over the last 5 years. Over the next five years, another 5 million jobs will be created. https://t.co/RfOiDeoagO
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Quantum Computing: What Does It Mean For AI (Artificial Intelligence)?

On Aug 17, 2020
@johnchavens shared
RT @terence_mills: Quantum Computing: What Does It Mean For #ArtificialIntelligence? #AI #AIio #BigData #ML #NLU #Futureofwork https://t.co/MLZJJivJdp @genekogan @j2bryson @johnchavens @grok_ @MarkTabNet @mjrobbins @MFordFuture @MikeTamir https://t.co/KorUd01vik
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The technology could be transformative

www.forbes.com
On Aug 17, 2020
@johnchavens shared
RT @terence_mills: Quantum Computing: What Does It Mean For #ArtificialIntelligence? #AI #AIio #BigData #ML #NLU #Futureofwork https://t.co/MLZJJivJdp @genekogan @j2bryson @johnchavens @grok_ @MarkTabNet @mjrobbins @MFordFuture @MikeTamir https://t.co/KorUd01vik
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Tesla Published Patent 'Generating Ground Truth For Machine Learning From Time Series Elements'

On Aug 14, 2020
@elonmusk shared
@Erdayastronaut This is what I meant by “4D” https://t.co/xpX7j5SnPy
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Deep learning systems used for applications such as autonomous driving are developed by training a machine learning model. Typically, the performance of the deep learning system is limited at least in part by the quality of the training set used to train the model. ...

www.tesmanian.com
On Aug 14, 2020
@elonmusk shared
@Erdayastronaut This is what I meant by “4D” https://t.co/xpX7j5SnPy
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Tesla Published Patent 'Generating Ground Truth For Machine Learning From Time Series Elements'

Tesla Published Patent 'Generating Ground Truth For Machine Learning From Time Series Elements'

Deep learning systems used for applications such as autonomous driving are developed by training a machine learning model. Typically, the performance of the deep learning system is limited ...

GPT-3: an AI game-changer or an environmental disaster?

On Aug 1, 2020
@guardiantech shared
GPT-3: an AI game-changer or an environmental disaster? | John Naughton https://t.co/3mSSwgTIgD
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The tech giants’ latest machine-learning system comes with both ethical and environmental costs

www.theguardian.com
On Aug 1, 2020
@guardiantech shared
GPT-3: an AI game-changer or an environmental disaster? | John Naughton https://t.co/3mSSwgTIgD
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GPT-3: an AI game-changer or an environmental disaster?

GPT-3: an AI game-changer or an environmental disaster?

The tech giants’ latest machine-learning system comes with both ethical and environmental costs

The problems AI has today go back centuries

On Aug 2, 2020
@dmonett shared
RT @DorotheaBaur: Trying #AI systems out on vulnerable groups before implementing them for “real” users (as #CambridgeAnalytica did in Kenyan elections 2017 before using it in US/UK) echoes the British Empire’s treatment of its colonies as laboratories for new medicines. https://t.co/oy4mjLBSoB
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In March of 2015, protests broke out at the University of Cape Town in South Africa over the campus statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes. Rhodes, a mining magnate who had gifted the land on which the university was built, had committed genocide against Africans and laid the ...

www.technologyreview.com
On Aug 2, 2020
@dmonett shared
RT @DorotheaBaur: Trying #AI systems out on vulnerable groups before implementing them for “real” users (as #CambridgeAnalytica did in Kenyan elections 2017 before using it in US/UK) echoes the British Empire’s treatment of its colonies as laboratories for new medicines. https://t.co/oy4mjLBSoB
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The problems AI has today go back centuries

The problems AI has today go back centuries

In March of 2015, protests broke out at the University of Cape Town in South Africa over the campus statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes. Rhodes, a mining magnate who had gifted the ...

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