Top news of the week: 17.01.2019.

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Robotics

On Jan 11, 2019
@RobotShop shared
10 #robotics companies to watch in 2019 https://t.co/iWu4UQzkLX @therobotreport #NewYear #Company #Business https://t.co/MsuMOG0adt
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10 robotics companies to watch in 2019

Here are 10 robotics companies to watch in 2019 that are developing essential tools for robotics developers or solving difficult robotics problems.

On Jan 11, 2019
@IEEESpectrum shared
UBTECH Shows Off Massive Upgrades to Walker Humanoid Robot https://t.co/E0I9HgSGdd
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UBTECH Shows Off Massive Upgrades to Walker Humanoid Robot

The Chinese company demonstrates its consumer bipedal humanoid at CES

On Jan 15, 2019
@RoboticBusiness shared
Some additional thoughts on the robotics and drone space at last week's CES https://t.co/DcUFtizECV #Robots #Drones #RoboBusiness
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4 Show Floor Takeaways from CES 2019: Robots and Drones, Oh My!

On the CES 2019 show floor, it was all about personal robots, aerial and underwater drones, and systems that can also deliver food on demand.

Ethics

On Jan 15, 2019
@j2bryson shared
Because I have too many other things to do, I just did the first major overhaul for a few years of the #AIEthics webpage I've been maintaining since the 1990s. Text overhaul; style still looks retro. AI Ethics: Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and Society https://t.co/xFWe5e0OP6
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AI Ethics: Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and Society

Recently we decided it was worth rewriting and publishing the paper properly, so a radically updated version Just an Artifact: Why Machines are Perceived as Moral Agents, appeared in the ...

On Jan 17, 2019
@PKathrani shared
RT @David_Gunkel: When I was pitching #robotrights to @PhilipLaughlin at @mitpress, I told him that if we did it right, the book would be more than just another "academic tome." Looks like we got there. Insightful new review from @bronwynwilliams at "What The Future Now?" https://t.co/ZqoAsuJ2TT https://t.co/JqqaTgWIaB
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Robot Rights

Can robots have rights? Should robots have rights? These deceptively big questions regarding “roborights” are shaping up to be among the Big Issues debated by law makers, scientists, en…

On Jan 15, 2019
@singularityblog shared
Roman Yampolskiy on #ArtificialIntelligence Safety and Security https://t.co/lMRidmE0SV #ai #singularityfm #singularity https://t.co/0hVraW5gu4
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Roman Yampolskiy on Artificial Intelligence Safety and Security

Roman Yampolskiy on his latest book "Artificial Intelligence Safety and Security" as well as a varity of other topics related to AI and the singularity.

Research

On Jan 14, 2019
@clmt shared
Early work from our team on this — "Large-Scale Visual Active Learning with Deep Probabilistic Ensembles" https://t.co/gO2IDrdEQp (cc @ALVAREZ_JOSEM cc @lesnikow)
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ov 20 18 Our contributions therefore are (i) we propose KL regu- larization for training DPEs, which combine the advantages of ensembles and BNNs; (ii) we apply DPEs to active im- age ...

On Jan 15, 2019
@petewarden shared
RT @avdnoord: How to generate high-quality speech from a new speaker in 5-10 minutes with few-shot meta-learning. Check out the samples here: https://t.co/jDLX92UtD3 Arxiv: https://t.co/xw1IPBKwKN https://t.co/LViYSrt0fR
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Training this WaveNet model to maximize the conditional log-likelihood of the generated audio jointly optimizes both the set of speaker parameters {es} and the shared WaveNet core ...

On Jan 10, 2019
@abursuc shared
ICYMI @CharlesOllion wrote a nice post on what's easy/hard in deep learning for computer vision nowadays. It's quite handy for explaining and demystifying AI to less technical persons https://t.co/uJ90sz3001
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What’s easy/hard in AI & Computer Vision these days?

or why AI & Computer vision expectations are very far from reality

Applied Use Cases

On Jan 13, 2019
@math_rachel shared
RT @packer_ben: FYI @blaiseaguera @mmitchell_ai, the authors' responded to your critique (though they don't cite it: https://t.co/sIlRO4NXEr). They admit mistakes, but say they had good intentions and use the "we're just researchers" line to disclaim responsibility for how this might be used. https://t.co/J7E14k6RJq
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Physiognomy’s New Clothes

by Blaise Agüera y Arcas, Margaret Mitchell and Alexander Todorov

On Jan 15, 2019
@andyjayhawk shared
Waymo was only able to achieve this through close collaboration with Google's AI researchers from the Brain team. I hinted at this work in my profile of Waymo's AI process back in May. https://t.co/2epu03aYmq
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Inside Waymo’s strategy to grow the best brains for self-driving cars

The Google spinoff has a head start in AI, but can they maintain the lead?

On Jan 17, 2019
@kaliouby shared
[email protected] humbled and honored to have my work with @Affectiva be included among the most influential women working in #AI in the USA! https://t.co/RLspMZOJeL via @teamrework
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Top 30 Women in AI: USA Edition

Next week the RE•WORK team are heading to San Francisco to host the biggest Deep Learning Summit to date. As a strong advocate for supporting female entrepreneurs and women working towards ...





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