AI - Applied Use Cases

Monthly report: September 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 108 influencers like Ian Goodfellow and Miles Brundage, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #AIethics and #algorithms.
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Easy-to-make videos can show you dancing like the stars

On Sep 3, 2018
@AdnanBoz shared
RT @goodfellow_ian: MIT Technology Review article on Everybody Dance Now: https://t.co/CppofyBcrp
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Want to dance like a professional ballerina or strut like a rapper? A new machine-learning technique can transfer one person’s motion to another in a simple process.

www.technologyreview.com
On Sep 3, 2018
@AdnanBoz shared
RT @goodfellow_ian: MIT Technology Review article on Everybody Dance Now: https://t.co/CppofyBcrp
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Easy-to-make videos can show you dancing like the stars

Want to dance like a professional ballerina or strut like a rapper? A new machine-learning technique can transfer one person’s motion to another in a simple process.

Congress seeks probe of deepfakes

On Sep 14, 2018
@NathanBenaich shared
Congress seeks probe of deepfakes https://t.co/SlEkQeLLRi
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Lawmakers say deepfakes could become the next vector for propaganda and misinformation.

www.axios.com
On Sep 14, 2018
@NathanBenaich shared
Congress seeks probe of deepfakes https://t.co/SlEkQeLLRi
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Congress seeks probe of deepfakes

Lawmakers say deepfakes could become the next vector for propaganda and misinformation.

Awesome - Most Cited Deep Learning Papers

On Sep 1, 2018
@goodfellow_ian shared
@jakevdp This curated list of deep learning papers refers to 2012-2016 as “classic” and before that as “old”: https://t.co/Y16ph075TZ Not sure what they would think of Laplace’s foundational work in the 1700s
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The most cited deep learning papers. Contribute to terryum/awesome-deep-learning-papers development by creating an account on GitHub.

github.com
On Sep 1, 2018
@goodfellow_ian shared
@jakevdp This curated list of deep learning papers refers to 2012-2016 as “classic” and before that as “old”: https://t.co/Y16ph075TZ Not sure what they would think of Laplace’s foundational work in the 1700s
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Awesome - Most Cited Deep Learning Papers

The most cited deep learning papers. Contribute to terryum/awesome-deep-learning-papers development by creating an account on GitHub.

IBM Used NYPD Surveillance Footage to Develop Technology That Lets Police Search by Skin Color

On Sep 6, 2018
@MelanieHannah shared
RT @carolinesinders: As someone who used to work at @IBM, this disgusts me. Say no to making surveillance tools. “IBM used NYPD surveillance footage to develop technology that lets police search by skin color https://t.co/u6QVHfkitU by @georgejoseph94 @kennethlipp”
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New York City served as IBM’s “primary testing area” for developing software that enables police to search surveillance video footage for skin color.

theintercept.com
On Sep 6, 2018
@MelanieHannah shared
RT @carolinesinders: As someone who used to work at @IBM, this disgusts me. Say no to making surveillance tools. “IBM used NYPD surveillance footage to develop technology that lets police search by skin color https://t.co/u6QVHfkitU by @georgejoseph94 @kennethlipp”
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IBM Used NYPD Surveillance Footage to Develop Technology That Lets Police Search by Skin Color

New York City served as IBM’s “primary testing area” for developing software that enables police to search surveillance video footage for skin color.

Building safe artificial intelligence: specification, robustness, and assurance

On Sep 27, 2018
@DeepMindAI shared
RT @demishassabis: I hope readers will enjoy this resource from our safety team, which lays out three categories of AI safety research - specification, robustness, and assurance. It’s been exciting to see the rapid growth of this important field! https://t.co/sdTwa35uos
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By Pedro A. Ortega, Vishal Maini, and the DeepMind safety team

medium.com
On Sep 27, 2018
@DeepMindAI shared
RT @demishassabis: I hope readers will enjoy this resource from our safety team, which lays out three categories of AI safety research - specification, robustness, and assurance. It’s been exciting to see the rapid growth of this important field! https://t.co/sdTwa35uos
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Building safe artificial intelligence: specification, robustness, and assurance

By Pedro A. Ortega, Vishal Maini, and the DeepMind safety team

Making neural nets uncool again

On Apr 25, 2018
@math_rachel shared
Using embeddings for categorical variables is covered in lessons 3 & 4 of the https://t.co/ktYtgBpxGr course. And they are implemented in the fastai library in the fastai.column_data module https://t.co/ACbTXSvF46 https://t.co/H5h6BmS8ad
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This means that our course is unusual in that although it’s designed to be accessible with minimal prerequisites (just high school math and a year of coding experience) we show how to match or better SoTA approaches in computer vision, natural language processing (NLP), time series and ...

www.fast.ai
On Apr 25, 2018
@math_rachel shared
Using embeddings for categorical variables is covered in lessons 3 & 4 of the https://t.co/ktYtgBpxGr course. And they are implemented in the fastai library in the fastai.column_data module https://t.co/ACbTXSvF46 https://t.co/H5h6BmS8ad
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Making neural nets uncool again

This means that our course is unusual in that although it’s designed to be accessible with minimal prerequisites (just high school math and a year of coding experience) we show how to match ...

AI and Compute

On May 16, 2018
@goodfellow_ian shared
RT @woj_zaremba: Moore like law for results in AI: https://t.co/QoOheRQ3SV
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Since 2012, the amount of compute used in the largest AI training runs has been increasing exponentially with a 3.5 month doubling time (by comparison, Moore's Law had an 18 month doubling period).

blog.openai.com
On May 16, 2018
@goodfellow_ian shared
RT @woj_zaremba: Moore like law for results in AI: https://t.co/QoOheRQ3SV
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AI and Compute

Since 2012, the amount of compute used in the largest AI training runs has been increasing exponentially with a 3.5 month doubling time (by comparison, Moore's Law had an 18 month doubling ...

12 Brilliant Women in AI and Ethics to Follow in 2018

On Sep 1, 2018
@johnchavens shared
RT @KayFButterfield: Huge privilege to be included as a brilliant woman in #AIethics https://t.co/mQtyY948Ak … @robmccargow @WalterLSB @HeyAmandaRusso @jennysoffel @johnchavens
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The possibility of creating sentient machines that can think and act like humans raises many ethical issues. We’re already encountering reinforced human bias in AI algorithms and with autonomous “killer” robots looming on the horizon…

www.tieinflect.org
On Sep 1, 2018
@johnchavens shared
RT @KayFButterfield: Huge privilege to be included as a brilliant woman in #AIethics https://t.co/mQtyY948Ak … @robmccargow @WalterLSB @HeyAmandaRusso @jennysoffel @johnchavens
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12 Brilliant Women in AI and Ethics to Follow in 2018

The possibility of creating sentient machines that can think and act like humans raises many ethical issues. We’re already encountering reinforced human bias in AI algorithms and with ...

Top Influencers

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Google Brain research scientist leading a team studying adversarial techniques in AI. Lead author of https://t.co/GXx4YfpW7O

Follow 95.2k 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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Chief Technology & Product Officer @MetamavenAI. Editor @TOPBOTS. #AI #ML @Forbes writer, speaker, author @AppliedAIBook, maker of lovable #UX & crappy #bots

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Co-founder of Move to AI, Technology Entrepreneur, Enterprise Architect, Technical Product Manager

Follow 58.0 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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reporter @qz, focused on artificial intelligence

Follow 10.2k Followers

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Pilot, Elec Engineer, and all around geeky-risk-taker.

Follow 168.0 Followers

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reporter @gizmodo | [email protected]

Follow 7.8k 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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OpenAI is a non-profit AI research company, discovering and enacting the path to safe artificial general intelligence. We're hiring: https://t.co/XxM7UoAwz9

Follow 285.6k Followers

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Computer science researcher and lecturer, interested in mathematically structured programming and lots else, at the School of Computing, University of Kent

Follow 696.0 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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News and comment from the @Guardian's technology team

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

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Researcher studying Autonomous Agents. Director @WomenWhoCodeLA

Follow 3.1k 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.

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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