Top news of the week: 09.10.2019.

Machine learning, Artificial intelligence, Evolutionary robotics, University of California, Berkeley, Computer vision, Embedded system

Robotics

On Oct 9, 2019
@suekeay shared
RT @Robohub: 30 women in robotics you need to know about – 2019 https://t.co/TFGfiZdgKJ https://t.co/1i5ynwLXk5
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30 women in robotics you need to know about – 2019

30 women in robotics you need to know about – 2019

On Oct 6, 2019
@RobotLaunch shared
svrobo: World's most publicized robotics company? - Guess who! https://t.co/Yvo3q0wwlf https://t.co/WNcVykEDEJ
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2020 East Bay Innovation Awards

https://robohub.org/2019-robot-launch-startup-competition-is-open/ Applications are now open until September 2nd 6pm PDT. Finalists may receive up to $500k in investment offers, plus space ...

On Oct 8, 2019
@RobotLaunch shared
svrobo: So pleased to be partnering with LitQuake on a great robotics and AI event with ken_goldberg tiffanyshlain timoreilly janemetcalfe and Duncande - SF Oct 15th! https://t.co/dsfXDWhmR2
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Tiffany Shlain

View more about this event at Litquake 2019 Festival

On Oct 9, 2019
@suekeay shared
RT @Robohub: 30 women in robotics you need to know about – 2019 https://t.co/TFGfiZdgKJ https://t.co/1i5ynwLXk5
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30 women in robotics you need to know about – 2019

30 women in robotics you need to know about – 2019

On Oct 6, 2019
@RobotLaunch shared
svrobo: World's most publicized robotics company? - Guess who! https://t.co/Yvo3q0wwlf https://t.co/WNcVykEDEJ
Open

2020 East Bay Innovation Awards

https://robohub.org/2019-robot-launch-startup-competition-is-open/ Applications are now open until September 2nd 6pm PDT. Finalists may receive up to $500k in investment offers, plus space ...

On Oct 8, 2019
@RobotLaunch shared
svrobo: So pleased to be partnering with LitQuake on a great robotics and AI event with ken_goldberg tiffanyshlain timoreilly janemetcalfe and Duncande - SF Oct 15th! https://t.co/dsfXDWhmR2
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Tiffany Shlain

View more about this event at Litquake 2019 Festival

Applied Use Cases

On Oct 4, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @DeepMindAI: In our new blog post, @csilviavr and @wsisaac explain how Causal Bayesian Networks can be used to identify and address biases embedded in datasets: https://t.co/clzlyjQ2XN
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Causal Bayesian Networks: A flexible tool to enable fairer machine learning

We research and build safe AI systems that learn how to solve problems and advance scientific discovery for all. Explore our work: deepmind.com/research

On Oct 2, 2019
@thinkmariya shared
RT @gdb: A GPT-2 written essay was submitted to the Economist's youth essay contest. One judge, who did not know the essay was written by an AI, gave this review: "It is strongly worded and backs up claims with evidence, but the idea is not incredibly original." https://t.co/RbKrQvN8C0
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How to respond to climate change, if you are an algorithm

We ran our youth essay question through an artificial-intelligence system to produce an essay

On Oct 8, 2019
@ibogost shared
A remarkable thing about this whole “AI Ethics” trend is how the people and companies who make technology products and services all seem to think this is just *happening to them*, as if they are mere bystanders to a natural phenomenon. https://t.co/WielwJkzdE
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How to operationalize AI ethics

Panelists from LinkedIn, Center for Data Ethics, and Georgian Partners at TWIMLcon discussed how teams and organizations can operationalize responsible AI.

Ethics

On Oct 8, 2019
@Floridi shared
RT @oiioxford: Monday 21 October, ‘The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence’, in conversation with Rt Revd Steven Croft, Bishop of Oxford and @oiioxford Professor @Floridi part of the IF Oxford Science and Ideas Festival. Register: https://t.co/UZy9uPl0BI @[email protected]
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The ethics of artificial intelligence

he brave new world of artificial intelligence is coming to a mobile phone, hospital or a supermarket near you. What are the challenges and opportunities autonomous systems may bring as they ...

On Oct 8, 2019
@j2bryson shared
RT @OfficeforAI: We're organising workshops throughout the month to test our draft Guidelines for #AI procurement, and have a few places left. 📩 DM if you want to get involved. 📖 Read the Guidelines: https://t.co/3dWfSPJyuo https://t.co/dGCLDW8HjP
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Draft Guidelines for AI procurement

A summary of best practice addressing specific challenges of acquiring Artificial Intelligence in the public sector

Research

On Oct 4, 2019
@weballergy shared
RT @rsalakhu: Ultra-Wide Deep Nets and the Neural Tangent Kernel (NTK) – Blog | Machine Learning | Carnegie Mellon University https://t.co/Yw5uAftH5F
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Ultra-Wide Deep Nets and the Neural Tangent Kernel (NTK)

Traditional wisdom in machine learning holds that there is a careful trade-off between training error and generalization gap. There is a "sweet spot" for the model complexity such that the ...

On Oct 9, 2019
@ylecun shared
RT @egrefen: Announcing TorchBeast, an IMPALA-inspired @pytorch platform for distributed RL research. Used in a growing number of projects here at @facebookai. Project lead by Heinrich Küttler, with major effort by @nntsn et al. Paper: https://t.co/HMYTtesSqC Code: https://t.co/vadpUsyvaZ
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