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Monthly report: March 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 168 influencers like Miles Brundage and Jack Clark, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #nytnewwork and #gpt2.
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Project Manager, Policy & Comms

On Mar 4, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @jackclarkSF: We're hiring a project manager(s) at @OpenAI to support work in policy and comms. This is a high-impact role and offers candidates the chance to specialize over time. You'll work with people like @apilipis & @AmandaAskell & @Miles_Brundage and others (me) https://t.co/EFFZbzr9Ew
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As a project manager working across policy and comms you will coordinate projects ranging from workshops, to events, to convening internal groups for information hazard studies, to helping to create and run processes for the production of externally facing content such as blog posts. ...

jobs.lever.co
On Mar 4, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @jackclarkSF: We're hiring a project manager(s) at @OpenAI to support work in policy and comms. This is a high-impact role and offers candidates the chance to specialize over time. You'll work with people like @apilipis & @AmandaAskell & @Miles_Brundage and others (me) https://t.co/EFFZbzr9Ew
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Project Manager, Policy & Comms

As a project manager working across policy and comms you will coordinate projects ranging from workshops, to events, to convening internal groups for information hazard studies, to helping ...

Principles for AI: Towards a Humanistic Approach? A Global Conference - 4 March 2019, Room 1

On Mar 1, 2019
@johnchavens shared
So stoked that me and my family are MCing UNeSCO’s https://t.co/H8vxqRP1Vq #humanAI conference on Monday. 1,800 attendees! @IEEESA
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In response to the major transformations of our societies due to AI, UNESCO - as a global laboratory of ideas, standard setter, policy advisor and capacity builder - will play a leading role in facilitating international cooperation and shaping its future. UNESCO’s mandate calls ...

en.unesco.org
On Mar 1, 2019
@johnchavens shared
So stoked that me and my family are MCing UNeSCO’s https://t.co/H8vxqRP1Vq #humanAI conference on Monday. 1,800 attendees! @IEEESA
Open

Principles for AI: Towards a Humanistic Approach? A Global Conference - 4 March 2019, Room 1

In response to the major transformations of our societies due to AI, UNESCO - as a global laboratory of ideas, standard setter, policy advisor and capacity builder - will play a leading ...

Is Ethical A.I. Even Possible?

On Mar 1, 2019
@thinkmariya shared
RT @nytimesbusiness: Building ethical artificial intelligence is an enormously complex task. It gets even harder when stakeholders realize that ethics are in the eye of the beholder. https://t.co/cZ1tH4PGOl by @cademetz
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Idealism can eventually bow to financial pressure and artificial intelligence companies, big and small, can change course.

www.nytimes.com
On Mar 1, 2019
@thinkmariya shared
RT @nytimesbusiness: Building ethical artificial intelligence is an enormously complex task. It gets even harder when stakeholders realize that ethics are in the eye of the beholder. https://t.co/cZ1tH4PGOl by @cademetz
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Is Ethical A.I. Even Possible?

Idealism can eventually bow to financial pressure and artificial intelligence companies, big and small, can change course.

Nevergrad: An open source tool for derivative-free optimization

On Mar 5, 2019
@GoAbiAryan shared
Nevergrad offers an extensive collection of algorithms that do not require gradient computation and presents them in a standard ask-and-tell Python framework. It also includes testing and evaluation tools. https://t.co/EawveW6w8c
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We are open-sourcing Nevergrad, a Python3 library that makes it easier to perform gradient-free optimizations used in many machine learning tasks.

code.fb.com
On Mar 5, 2019
@GoAbiAryan shared
Nevergrad offers an extensive collection of algorithms that do not require gradient computation and presents them in a standard ask-and-tell Python framework. It also includes testing and evaluation tools. https://t.co/EawveW6w8c
Open

Nevergrad: An open source tool for derivative-free optimization

We are open-sourcing Nevergrad, a Python3 library that makes it easier to perform gradient-free optimizations used in many machine learning tasks.

Almost half of Europe’s AI startups have no actual AI

On Mar 5, 2019
@AI_TechNews shared
Almost half of Europe’s AI startups have no actual AI https://t.co/x7qlWBxEb5 #tech #europe #uk #news #ai https://t.co/UjbcM5WUmU
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A new report highlights many of Europe’s AI startups appear to be cashing in on the hype and have no actual AI to speak of. The fact you can add ‘AI’, ‘IoT’, or ‘blockchain’ to your company name/description and it will skyrocket your valuation has become something of a running joke in the ...

On Mar 5, 2019
@AI_TechNews shared
Almost half of Europe’s AI startups have no actual AI https://t.co/x7qlWBxEb5 #tech #europe #uk #news #ai https://t.co/UjbcM5WUmU
Open

Almost half of Europe’s AI startups have no actual AI

A new report highlights many of Europe’s AI startups appear to be cashing in on the hype and have no actual AI to speak of. The fact you can add ‘AI’, ‘IoT’, or ‘blockchain’ to your company ...

We analyzed 16,625 papers to figure out where AI is headed next

On Mar 4, 2019
@ibogost shared
Oh ffs https://t.co/i897naMK0i
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Our study of 25 years of artificial-intelligence research suggests the era of deep learning is coming to an end.

www.technologyreview.com
On Mar 4, 2019
@ibogost shared
Oh ffs https://t.co/i897naMK0i
Open

We analyzed 16,625 papers to figure out where AI is headed next

Our study of 25 years of artificial-intelligence research suggests the era of deep learning is coming to an end.

Don’t look now: why you should be worried about machines reading your emotions

On Mar 8, 2019
@johnchavens shared
RT @ireneista: As an autistic person whose face doesn't usually comply with neurotypical expectations, this is a category of technology that makes us furious. Thank you to @mer__edith and @AINowInstitute for speaking out about it. https://t.co/KjKahOhdMs
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Machines can now allegedly identify anger, fear, disgust and sadness. ‘Emotion detection’ has grown from a research project to a $20bn industry

www.theguardian.com
On Mar 8, 2019
@johnchavens shared
RT @ireneista: As an autistic person whose face doesn't usually comply with neurotypical expectations, this is a category of technology that makes us furious. Thank you to @mer__edith and @AINowInstitute for speaking out about it. https://t.co/KjKahOhdMs
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Don’t look now: why you should be worried about machines reading your emotions

Machines can now allegedly identify anger, fear, disgust and sadness. ‘Emotion detection’ has grown from a research project to a $20bn industry

There’s no such thing as a “tech person” in the age of AI

On Mar 7, 2019
@Jaguilam2003 shared
RT @techreview: We need to stop perpetuating the false dichotomy between technology and the humanities. https://t.co/0o2O9TVXr7
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We need to stop perpetuating the false dichotomy between technology and the humanities. To do otherwise would be detrimental to society.

www.technologyreview.com
On Mar 7, 2019
@Jaguilam2003 shared
RT @techreview: We need to stop perpetuating the false dichotomy between technology and the humanities. https://t.co/0o2O9TVXr7
Open

There’s no such thing as a “tech person” in the age of AI

We need to stop perpetuating the false dichotomy between technology and the humanities. To do otherwise would be detrimental to society.

Top Influencers

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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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@openai & @indexingai Newsletter: https://t.co/03WBZSxSsW Past: @business World's Only Neural Net Reporter. @theregister Distributed Systems Reporter.

Follow 29.2k 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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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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Machine Learnist. Asst Prof—@carnegiemellon (2018), PhD—UCSD, Editor—https://t.co/QDAZ7VNZr9, Scientist—@awscloud, Music—around

Follow 9.2k 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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🤓👾🐶 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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New York Times reporter, covering A.I., driverless cars, robotics, and other big changes: [email protected] DMs open. DM for private Signal number.

Follow 18.1k Followers

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Writer and game designer. @GeorgiaTech Professor, @TheAtlantic Contributing Editor, @objectsobjects co-editor. Read "Play Anything": https://t.co/gu9vvchIOv

Follow 100.0k 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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Entrepreneur. Scientist. Co-founder and CEO @Affectiva. On a mission to bring #AI to life with emotion tech. #EmotionAI #CV #ML #DeepLearning #womenintech

Follow 13.5k Followers

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

Follow 3.6k 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

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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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Researcher studying Autonomous Agents. Director @WomenWhoCodeLA

Follow 3.1k Followers

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Artificial intelligence news, opinion, features and analysis. Chatbots, deep learning, machine learning, and business use cases. (Editor: @Gadget_Ry) #AI

Follow 1.1k Followers

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reporter @gizmodo | [email protected]

Follow 7.8k Followers

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News and comment from the @Guardian's technology team

Follow 2.5M Followers

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CEO @MadStreetDen @Vue_ai AI for Retail; ComputerVision startup, Recovering California addict. Married @SirBlueBorg who watches Netflix episodes secretly

Follow 8.3k Followers

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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