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Monthly report: December 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 180 influencers like John C. Havens and Dagmar Monett, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #ethics and #future.
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The case for taking AI seriously as a threat to humanity

On Dec 31, 2018
@MIRIBerkeley shared
RT @dylanmatt: As someone who for many years thought talk of AI risk was ridiculous, I learned so much from this @KelseyTuoc piece. It's long, but it's the best, most even-keeled explanation of the problem for a general audience I've read. https://t.co/2hFE1IBIIc
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Why some people fear AI, explained.

www.vox.com
On Dec 31, 2018
@MIRIBerkeley shared
RT @dylanmatt: As someone who for many years thought talk of AI risk was ridiculous, I learned so much from this @KelseyTuoc piece. It's long, but it's the best, most even-keeled explanation of the problem for a general audience I've read. https://t.co/2hFE1IBIIc
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A global ethics study aims to help AI solve the self-driving “trolley problem”

On Dec 11, 2018
@johnchavens shared
RT @NetizenFour: Should a self-driving car kill the baby or the grandma? Depends on where you’re from. The case for Intercultural Information Ethics in AI https://t.co/c6QF1KzVGo @johnchavens @Sonamsangbo @dryellowbean @ANIE_ACEIE @DanitGal @DrOUlgen @JenniferSertl @jtfburgess @DigitaleEthik
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Millions of people in 233 countries weighed in on whose lives self-driving cars should prioritize, revealing how much ethics diverge across cultures.

www.technologyreview.com
On Dec 11, 2018
@johnchavens shared
RT @NetizenFour: Should a self-driving car kill the baby or the grandma? Depends on where you’re from. The case for Intercultural Information Ethics in AI https://t.co/c6QF1KzVGo @johnchavens @Sonamsangbo @dryellowbean @ANIE_ACEIE @DanitGal @DrOUlgen @JenniferSertl @jtfburgess @DigitaleEthik
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A global ethics study aims to help AI solve the self-driving “trolley problem”

Millions of people in 233 countries weighed in on whose lives self-driving cars should prioritize, revealing how much ethics diverge across cultures.

How Much of the Internet Is Fake? Turns Out, a Lot of It, Actually.

On Dec 27, 2018
@andersen shared
RT @katienotopoulos: When it comes to the internet, I consider myself an enternal optimist who relishes gawking at the flaws, but this.... this darked me out https://t.co/Jg4tMMXX41
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Turns out, a lot of it, actually.

nymag.com
On Dec 27, 2018
@andersen shared
RT @katienotopoulos: When it comes to the internet, I consider myself an enternal optimist who relishes gawking at the flaws, but this.... this darked me out https://t.co/Jg4tMMXX41
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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans

On Dec 11, 2018
@Jaguilam2003 shared
RT @psb_dc: Good read: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans #AI #humanity #ethics #techforgood @pewresearch @JannaQ @lrainie cc @leimer @BrettKing @terence_mills @SpirosMargaris @DeepLearn007 @guzmand @sallyeaves @andi_staub @ipfconline1 @jblefevre60 https://t.co/tbb60WbxdZ https://t.co/uaOwLEkQ4e
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Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how advances in AI will affect what it means to be human, to be productive and to exercise free will.

www.pewinternet.org
On Dec 11, 2018
@Jaguilam2003 shared
RT @psb_dc: Good read: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans #AI #humanity #ethics #techforgood @pewresearch @JannaQ @lrainie cc @leimer @BrettKing @terence_mills @SpirosMargaris @DeepLearn007 @guzmand @sallyeaves @andi_staub @ipfconline1 @jblefevre60 https://t.co/tbb60WbxdZ https://t.co/uaOwLEkQ4e
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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans

Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how advances in AI will affect what it means to be human, ...

Mama Mia It's Sophia: A Show Robot Or Dangerous Platform To Mislead?

On Dec 18, 2018
@johnchavens shared
RT @NoelSharkey: TOP INFLUENCERS IN AI Great to see some of my AI twitter buddies with me on the list @cccalum @RobMcCargow @johnchavens @j2bryson @alan_winfield @PKathrani @APPG_AI https://t.co/Rtc7xstx7R of 2018 Delighted my Forbes was one of the best 2018 AI articles https://t.co/kSavX0qodt
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Sophia is the latest in a long tradition of show robots outlined in this article. Unlike their predecessors, the creators of Sophia have crossed a line with exaggerated claims about their AI. This misleads policymakers and the military who need to make informed decisions about the ...

www.forbes.com
On Dec 18, 2018
@johnchavens shared
RT @NoelSharkey: TOP INFLUENCERS IN AI Great to see some of my AI twitter buddies with me on the list @cccalum @RobMcCargow @johnchavens @j2bryson @alan_winfield @PKathrani @APPG_AI https://t.co/Rtc7xstx7R of 2018 Delighted my Forbes was one of the best 2018 AI articles https://t.co/kSavX0qodt
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Mama Mia It's Sophia: A Show Robot Or Dangerous Platform To Mislead?

Sophia is the latest in a long tradition of show robots outlined in this article. Unlike their predecessors, the creators of Sophia have crossed a line with exaggerated claims about their ...

Living with AGI

On Aug 24, 2018
@johnchavens shared
RT @j2bryson: @NetizenFour @ruchowdh @vdignum @johnchavens @ShannonVallor @alan_winfield @eu_Robotics @KayFButterfield @NoelSharkey @katinamichael @Rafael_A_Calvo It is precisely because PEOPLE will manipulate the way you feel about your toys with the AI we build that we need to get people over this "AGI" narrative. https://t.co/FkWebAk0MP
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artificial and natural intelligence, including politics, art, and higher education

joanna-bryson.blogspot.com
On Aug 24, 2018
@johnchavens shared
RT @j2bryson: @NetizenFour @ruchowdh @vdignum @johnchavens @ShannonVallor @alan_winfield @eu_Robotics @KayFButterfield @NoelSharkey @katinamichael @Rafael_A_Calvo It is precisely because PEOPLE will manipulate the way you feel about your toys with the AI we build that we need to get people over this "AGI" narrative. https://t.co/FkWebAk0MP
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Living with AGI

artificial and natural intelligence, including politics, art, and higher education

Gender Diversity Is Urgently Needed Say Prominent Women In Technology

On Dec 8, 2018
@johnchavens shared
RT @KayFButterfield: Pleased to have had been included by @NoelSharkey about need for diversity in technology and with many of the women I most admire in this space @HeyAmandaRusso @johnchavens @maria_axente https://t.co/zmtVjHlRv7
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Eight prominent women in the tech sector give their perspectives on why gender matters and how we can equalize numbers. Progress can be impeded by a dominant white male identity that reproduces itself and its privilege, by harassment, bullying and setting higher standards for women in ...

www.forbes.com
On Dec 8, 2018
@johnchavens shared
RT @KayFButterfield: Pleased to have had been included by @NoelSharkey about need for diversity in technology and with many of the women I most admire in this space @HeyAmandaRusso @johnchavens @maria_axente https://t.co/zmtVjHlRv7
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Gender Diversity Is Urgently Needed Say Prominent Women In Technology

Eight prominent women in the tech sector give their perspectives on why gender matters and how we can equalize numbers. Progress can be impeded by a dominant white male identity that ...

What is machine learning? We drew you another flowchart

On Nov 20, 2018
@glichfield shared
What's the difference between machine learning, reinforcement learning, deep learning, and supervised vs. unsupervised learning? @_karenhao drew you a flowchart https://t.co/n3DWrTzLXK
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It pretty much runs the world.

www.technologyreview.com
On Nov 20, 2018
@glichfield shared
What's the difference between machine learning, reinforcement learning, deep learning, and supervised vs. unsupervised learning? @_karenhao drew you a flowchart https://t.co/n3DWrTzLXK
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Top Influencers

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E.D., IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous & Intelligent Systems and E.D., Council on Extended Intelligence. Tweets are my own.

Follow 11.4k Followers

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Prof. Dr. Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence #AI, Machine Intelligence, Machine Learning #ML, Robotics, Software Engineering. Runner, books, Yogi.

Follow 2.7k Followers

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Policy Analyst at OpenAI. Formerly: AI Policy Research Fellow, Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford. Views my own.

Follow 14.0k Followers

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co-founder https://t.co/ZvDGNlehRt + professor @usfca_msds | past: Duke math PhD, quant, early Uber eng | now: making neural nets uncool

Follow 26.8k Followers

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Ingeniero Mecànico Msc. en Ingeniería Mecánica con enfasis en Construcción de Turbinas de Gas y de Vapor. Profesor jubilado de la Universidad del Valle.

Follow 2.4k Followers

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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists informs the public about risks from nuclear weapons, climate change, & disruptive technologies.

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EIC & Chief Cocktail Officer @techreview. Ex- @qz, @datasociety, @TheEconomist. London-Mexico City-Moscow-Jerusalem-NYC-Boston. Undersharer.

Follow 10.0k Followers

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Founded in 2010. Building Artificial General Intelligence. The creators of #AlphaGo and Atari DQN

Follow 173.9k Followers

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CEO @voyage. Super-charging communities with autonomous vehicles.

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Researcher studying Autonomous Agents. Director @WomenWhoCodeLA

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Business Developer Manager - #ExponentialWorld - #ICT - #ERPFashion - #future - #Innovation - #AI - #deeplearning - #machinelearning #BOTS

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The Machine Intelligence Research Institute exists to ensure that the creation of smarter-than-human intelligence has a positive impact.

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Space Force all the way!

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reporter @Gizmodo | policing, surveillance capitalism, and bias in algorithms | DM for signal ✨

Follow 3.6k Followers

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Senior Editor at @TheAtlantic, overseeing the science, tech, and health sections; previously Deputy Editor at @aeonmag; email: ross[at]theatlantic[dot]com

Follow 14.6k Followers

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Freelance journalist writing for the likes of @ft @wired and @forbes. Working on book #1. News tips: [email protected]

Follow 8.1k Followers

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🤓👾🐶 Venture Partner @PointNineCap. Scientist, photographer, perpetual foodie. ⛩ AI communities https://t.co/KzYZd3MTbf @LDN_AI 📖 AI Report https://t.co/HuEP4tzRzW

Follow 21.6k Followers

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Learning from Data; Statistics; #machinelearning #python #computervision #deeplearning Co-author of Python Machine Learning, 2nd ed

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News and comment from the @Guardian's technology team

Follow 2.5M Followers

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Chief Technology & Product Officer @MetamavenAI. Editor @TOPBOTS. #AI #ML @Forbes writer, speaker, author @AppliedAIBook, maker of lovable #UX & crappy #bots

Follow 27.2k Followers