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On Apr 17, 2019
@katecrawford shared
RT @drewharwell: The most powerful technologies are being built by people who all look the same, and it's "replicating patterns of race and gender bias that risk deepening historical inequality." New research on AI's inclusion crisis: https://t.co/wmNCV263NW @sarahbmyers @mer__edith @katecrawford https://t.co/HWVocxVO2F
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As Hicks describes, “throughout history, it has often not been the content of the work but the identity of the worker performing it that determined its status”.32 Examples of bias and discrimination in the workforce can be found across all the leading tech companies that are driving the ...

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On Apr 17, 2019
@katecrawford shared
RT @drewharwell: The most powerful technologies are being built by people who all look the same, and it's "replicating patterns of race and gender bias that risk deepening historical inequality." New research on AI's inclusion crisis: https://t.co/wmNCV263NW @sarahbmyers @mer__edith @katecrawford https://t.co/HWVocxVO2F
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As Hicks describes, “throughout history, it has often not been the content of the work but the identity of the worker performing it that determined its status”.32 Examples of bias and ...



On Apr 16, 2019
@johnchavens shared
RT @maria_axente: “Humans are part of what makes any AI system work, and they bring all their dumb, human baggage with them. But hiding their role only serves Silicon Valley’s fiction that AI is powerful, rational, and inscrutable “ https://t.co/l7cUGdBBOr https://t.co/nHri9952Iq
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Behind Every Robot Is a Human

Why Amazon workers sometimes listen in on users’ conversations with Alexa, and what it tells us about the technology that powers “smart” devices

On Apr 19, 2019
@dmonett shared
RT @alan_winfield: New blog post: An Updated Round Up of Ethical Principles of Robotics and AI https://t.co/Rc3RjFwsCR This post collects together all ethical principles drafted since Asimov: a grand total of 23 (incl. both 2017 and 2019 @IEEESA general principles). 1/
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An Updated Round Up of Ethical Principles of Robotics and AI

This blogpost is an updated round up of the various sets of ethical principles of robotics and AI that have been proposed to date, ordered b...

On Apr 17, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @ENERGY: ANNOUNCED TODAY: $20M in funding for artificial intelligence and machine learning R&D projects to: ✅Boost grid resilience, operation, and management. ✅Solve scientific problems and improve #AI predictions. ⬇⬇https://t.co/j6dtP4vKGd
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Department of Energy Announces $20 Million for Artificial Intelligence Research

Department of Energy Announces $20 Million for Artificial Intelligence Research

On Apr 18, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @mayukhb: Today @Salesforce debuted new products in Einstein Platform Services that enable developers and admins to deploy machine learning services with a single line of code or a few clicks via @VentureBeat https://t.co/RURgqjOxIN
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Salesforce debuts Einstein Translation and Einstein Optical Character Recognition

Salesforce is introducing new features, integrations, and services that aim to cut down on mundane and repetitive sales tasks.

On Apr 18, 2019
@LadyAshBorg shared
RT @jjvincent: "It was like witchcraft" — using AI to upscale images pulls details seemingly out of nowhere, and modders restoring old video games absolutely love it https://t.co/HNlYhi2Q5W https://t.co/rNqiqRiVjL
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Artificial intelligence is helping old video games look like new

Modders are taking advantage of AI tools to update old graphics.

On Apr 16, 2019
@math_rachel shared
RT @maithra_raghu: New blogpost on citation trends in @NeurIPSConf and @icmlconf : I scraped paper citations and studied topic trends, citation distributions and academia/industry splits. Releasing scraper, data and a tutorial! Post: https://t.co/k8bZzO8NSJ Code/Data: https://t.co/DUA5wUPkjN https://t.co/2KOcsHztGB
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Citation Statistics of Machine Learning Papers

As a first attempt to understand this, I wrote some code to scrape authors, (noisy) author affiliations and citations of recent papers at NeurIPS (2014 – 2018) and ICML (2017, 2018). Below ...

On Apr 15, 2019
@NathanBenaich shared
RT @CAN_ACN: We are very proud to announce that Blake Richards @tyrell_turing is the 2019 CAN Young Investigator - Read his full profile here: https://t.co/i2MkHoVs8H and come to his talk on May 24 at 5:30PM in Toronto at #can2019 https://t.co/fTcKVqVD0U
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Blake Richards is the 2019 CAN Young Investigator awardee

[…] I am confident that he will continue his upward trajectory and emerge as one of the world’s leaders in computational techniques for understanding the brain.” Melanie A. Woodin ...

On Apr 18, 2019
@kaliouby shared
[email protected] includes @Affectiva’s funding news in their weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: https://t.co/Ft4TbGztyU
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The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 4/15/19

Notable startup fundings for the week ending 4/13/19 featuring funding details for Mavenlink, Shift, Rasa, and much more.

On Apr 17, 2019
@salesforce shared
RT @SForceAnalytics: Today marks an important day in Einstein history. Welcome, The Einstein Platform. Now with just clicks or a single line of code, any admin or developer will be able to build trusted AI and embed it into Salesforce or any external app. Learn more: https://t.co/ejHMQJJOgj https://t.co/asSfWoO5r2
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Salesforce Introduces New Einstein Services, Empowering Every Admin and Developer to Build Custom AI for Their Business

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the global leader in CRM, today announced new Einstein services that enable admins and...

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On Apr 17, 2019
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RT @usatodaytech: Too few women and people of color in the workforce is major cause of bias in facial recognition, artificial intelligence, study finds. https://t.co/QtSyQ3R7HB
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The problem with AI? Study says it's too white and male, calls for more women, minorities

Too few women and people of color in the workforce is major cause of bias in facial recognition, artificial intelligence, study finds.

On Apr 16, 2019
@olivercameron shared
RT @nealkhosla: We’re doing some of the coolest work on AI diagnosis assistance. @anithakan walks through how we’re combining the old and new school ML approaches! We’re looking for more great folks to join as well: MD’s, engineers, product/UX, and biz ops/strategy! https://t.co/0CQbOhVPUy
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The science of assisting medical diagnosis: From Expert systems to Machine-learned models

Curai’s mission is to scale the world’s best healthcare for every human being. We are building an augmented intelligence system to help…

On Apr 17, 2019
@salesforce shared
AI is the holy grail -- the chance to know everything your customers really want, says @keithblock. Read more about the potential of artificial intelligence from our Co-CEO, one of @BusinessInsider's 100 people transforming the world of business: https://t.co/sjxPYasXaI https://t.co/XEbQWfRBa9
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INTRODUCING: The 100 people transforming the world of business

From tech titans to rising stars, groundbreaking scientists to social activists, these people are driving real change in their industry.

On Apr 18, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @tdietterich: Nice article on AI risks from an international strategic perspective by the always insightful @paul_scharre I strongly support his call for governments/militaries to initiate AI safety conversations. https://t.co/qZH9QVON7Z
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Killer Apps

The real danger of an AI arms race isn't that another country would win; it's that unsafe technologies would make everyone lose.

On Apr 20, 2019
@stevelevine shared
RT @ManeeshJuneja: @kavehwaddell @mims @stevelevine I also like how Audi have approached upskilling all their employees https://t.co/A0hkhR8Npl
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Audi starts further-training campaign for big data and artificial intelligence

Audi is making its employees fit for the digital future: Under the “data.camp” motto, the automobile manufacturer has started a further-training campaign focused on big data and artificial ...

On Apr 20, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @wellingmax: I wrote this response to Rich Sutton's "The Bitter Lesson" https://t.co/rpv22dqXr4
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Microsoft Word - Model versus Data AI.docx

The question seems to come in different flavors: symbolic AI or statistical AI, white box AI or black box AI, model driven or data driven AI, generative or discriminative AI? A recent blog ...

On Apr 15, 2019
@NathanBenaich shared
🔊 Super excited to have Brandan McMahan, federated learning pioneer, joining us at #RAAIS2019! He leads @GoogleAI's efforts on decentralized and privacy-preserving ML and its use in @madebygoogle products 🔥 👉 Read more: https://t.co/oTVVpwN4h7 🎟️ RSVP: https://t.co/xCCTHOo5cu https://t.co/KYAlbuvSWZ
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google ai

Brendan a Senior Staff Research Scientist at Google, where he leads efforts on decentralized and privacy-preserving machine learning. The team that he co-founded has pioneered the concept ...

On Apr 18, 2019
@MIT_CSAIL shared
Robots still have trouble with soft, squishy stuff. Here's an MIT robot trying to make a mold of faux-sticky rice: https://t.co/YTYsNmdmyW https://t.co/OsOxiBKhio
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Giving robots a better feel for object manipulation

A new learning system developed by CSAIL researchers improves robots’ abilities to mold materials into target shapes and make predictions about interacting with solid objects and ...