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On May 17, 2019
@ENERGY shared
RT @PPPLab: Machine learning speeds modeling of experiments to capture fusion energy on Earth. #AI https://t.co/EpWJAG5qDM https://t.co/t87jypK702
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Machine learning speeds modeling of experiments aimed at capturing fusion energy on Earth

Machine learning (ML), a form of artificial intelligence that recognizes faces, understands language and navigates self-driving cars, can help bring to Earth the clean fusion energy that ...

On May 19, 2019
@scicheer shared
RT @SciStarter: “Artificial Intelligence meets Citizen Science” on the SciStarter blog https://t.co/hIk3Plk1SJ
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Artificial Intelligence meets Citizen Science

The potential for AI to propel citizen science efforts forward is incredible; from rapidly analyzing your data or identifying insects, to helping you find and join the best project for your ...

On May 17, 2019
@EurekAlert shared
Teens with obesity find artificial intelligence coach helpful in weight-loss program https://t.co/Hs9wYGNXIz via @Nemours @EurekAlert #EurekAlertTrending #AI #WeightLoss #Obesity
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Teens with obesity find artificial intelligence coach helpful in weight-loss program

Researchers at Nemours Children's Health System have found that an artificial intelligence (AI) behavioral coach, nicknamed Tess (X2ai, Inc), is feasible and useful for behavioral ...

On May 17, 2019
@ENERGY shared
RT @PPPLab: Machine learning speeds modeling of experiments to capture fusion energy on Earth. #AI https://t.co/EpWJAG5qDM https://t.co/t87jypK702
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Machine learning speeds modeling of experiments aimed at capturing fusion energy on Earth

Machine learning (ML), a form of artificial intelligence that recognizes faces, understands language and navigates self-driving cars, can help bring to Earth the clean fusion energy that ...

On May 15, 2019
@sciencemuseum shared
From #TheTwilightZone to Star Trek, @TwilightZoneLDN Producer Ron Fogelman explores the relationship between science & science fiction on our blog 💫👽 https://t.co/QdGf4lIlI6 📸 Captain Kirk's Communicator which inspired the idea for the world's first mobile phone prototype https://t.co/kx0NMLKMCZ
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The Middle Ground Between Science and Superstition

Ron Fogelman, Producer of 'The Twilight Zone' stage production, looks at the inextricable link between science and science fiction.

On May 15, 2019
@sciencemuseum shared
From #TheTwilightZone to Star Trek, @TwilightZoneLDN Producer Ron Fogelman explores the relationship between science & science fiction on our blog 💫👽 https://t.co/QdGf4lIlI6 📸 Captain Kirk's Communicator which inspired the idea for the world's first mobile phone prototype https://t.co/kx0NMLKMCZ
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The Middle Ground Between Science and Superstition

Ron Fogelman, Producer of 'The Twilight Zone' stage production, looks at the inextricable link between science and science fiction.

On May 17, 2019
@TheEconomist shared
As elections loom a new divide is opening up in European politics, one that cuts across the old battle lines https://t.co/uYn75InnHT
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On May 17, 2019
@TheEconomist shared
Democrats and Republicans alike have moved past asking whether China is a partner or a rival. The only debate concerns the magnitude of China's ambitions https://t.co/XgHPuIB4Pl
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On May 17, 2019
@TheEconomist shared
As elections loom a new divide is opening up in European politics, one that cuts across the old battle lines https://t.co/uYn75InnHT
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On May 17, 2019
@TheEconomist shared
Democrats and Republicans alike have moved past asking whether China is a partner or a rival. The only debate concerns the magnitude of China's ambitions https://t.co/XgHPuIB4Pl
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On May 19, 2019
@techreview shared
We might have figured out how to keep artificial intelligence from misbehaving. https://t.co/E2FvX2eKYj
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How we might protect ourselves from malicious AI

New research could make deep-learning models much harder to manipulate in harmful ways.

On May 15, 2019
@Revkin shared
RT @Revelator_News: Science journalist @ziyatong explores 10 of our biggest blind spots in her new book Reality Bubble. Here's what happens when we turn a blind eye to our food system. https://t.co/5WyMnNTD70
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Why We’re Unwilling to Confront the Dirty Truth About Eating Meat

In her new book Reality Bubble, Ziya Tong explains why many people are willfully ignorant about our food system.

On May 19, 2019
@scicheer shared
RT @SciStarter: “Artificial Intelligence meets Citizen Science” on the SciStarter blog https://t.co/hIk3Plk1SJ
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Artificial Intelligence meets Citizen Science

The potential for AI to propel citizen science efforts forward is incredible; from rapidly analyzing your data or identifying insects, to helping you find and join the best project for your ...

On May 17, 2019
@EurekAlert shared
Teens with obesity find artificial intelligence coach helpful in weight-loss program https://t.co/Hs9wYGNXIz via @Nemours @EurekAlert #EurekAlertTrending #AI #WeightLoss #Obesity
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Teens with obesity find artificial intelligence coach helpful in weight-loss program

Researchers at Nemours Children's Health System have found that an artificial intelligence (AI) behavioral coach, nicknamed Tess (X2ai, Inc), is feasible and useful for behavioral ...

On May 14, 2019
@RCScience shared
"A new AI acquired humanlike ‘number sense’ on its own.” Via @ScienceNews https://t.co/eLm3CoE9Iv https://t.co/9pmNd3LLWr
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New A.I. Acquires Humanlike 'Number Sense'

New A.I. Acquires Humanlike 'Number Sense' | RealClearScience

On May 14, 2019
@ScienceNews shared
Humans play video games as an entertaining distraction. But @StarCraft and @Minecraft may help AI pick up the skills necessary to succeed in the real world. #longreads https://t.co/e2re7DUUjl
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AI can learn real-world skills from playing StarCraft and Minecraft

By playing StarCraft and Minecraft, artificial intelligence is learning how to collaborate and adapt.

Robotics

On May 16, 2019
@FastCompany shared
The 5 things a perplexed executive needs to know about AI https://t.co/qTq1DfJh5S
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The 5 things a perplexed executive needs to know about AI

More businesses are experimenting with artificial intelligence, but you need to understand what the technology can–and can’t–do.

On May 17, 2019
@planetrobotics shared
RT @OpenRoboticsOrg: New report on The Rise of @rosorg #GoROS #robotics https://t.co/paRDV7oPW5
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The rise of the Robot Operating System

Nearly 55 percent of total commercial robots shipped in 2024 will have at least one Robot Operating System package installed, according to ABI Research The Robot Operating System, or ROS, ...

On May 17, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @aifdn: We are thrilled to share our partnership with @TU_Muenchen and @MattNiessner’s lab in responsibly building generation and detection systems for synthetic content. More details: https://t.co/FmRJqTh8Cd
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An Exciting Partnership With The Technical University of Munich

Our mission at the AI Foundation is to responsibly move the world forward by giving each of us our own AI. To responsibly execute this…

On May 17, 2019
@ericoguizzo shared
Video Friday: Watch This Monstrous Robot Tank Bulldoze Its Way Through Obstacles https://t.co/hExtzi1Ink
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On May 19, 2019
@singularityu shared
From soccer to basketball, robots are taking over sports. @Toyota Cue 3 robot put up better numbers than one of the most popular NBA stars, @StephenCurry30. https://t.co/0iesxPNVCd
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Are These Robots Better Than You at Sports?

The list of robots in sports is surprisingly long and diverse. There are robot skiers, tumblers, soccer players, sumos, and even robot game jockeys.

On May 16, 2019
@Perblog shared
RT @UCSDJacobs: [email protected], head of the @UCSanDiego Contextual Robotics Institute & @ucsd_cse professor will speak on #robotics in 2020 at the Robotics Summit and Expo 2019 June 5-6 in Boston by @therobotreport: https://t.co/NQwN8iJ3pk https://t.co/92oWQ0jXGV
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Don’t miss these sessions at the Robotics Summit & Expo 2019

If you're an engineer building commercial robots or are supplying, evaluating, or using them, the 2019 Robotics Summit & Expo is a prime opportunity to meet industry leaders, see the latest ...

Applied Use Cases

On May 15, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @svlevine: Congratulations to @chelseabfinn for winning the 2019 ACM Dissertation Award! https://t.co/710w7ILB1Y
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UC Berkeley Graduate Receives ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award

Finn’s dissertation “Learning to Learn with Gradients” introduces algorithms for meta-learning that enable deep networks to solve new tasks from small datasets.

On May 18, 2019
@evankirstel shared
RT @maxjcm: Most #AI VC investments in #MachineLearning w $28.5 billion YTD #artificialintelligence #AI #MachineLearning #ML #DL #BigData #regtech #Insurtech Cc @evankirstel @Ronald_vanLoon @KirkDBorne @gp_pulipaka @TamaraMcCleary https://t.co/S2LS3mOXfh https://t.co/wVdfYYhhFK
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Most AI Dollars Go to Machine Learning

Machine-learning applications are the most mundane form of AI, but they also are the most useful.

On May 14, 2019
@AI_TechNews shared
RT @ai_expo: We've looked into how #AI can transform manufacturing in our latest blog post. We will be exploring this subject next month at the #aiandbigdataexpo in Amsterdam! Check out the article here - https://t.co/Dfg97l463p https://t.co/Hm792g61qw
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How can artificial intelligence transform manufacturing?

Industry 4.0, have you heard about it yet? It’s a major buzzword these days and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the fundamental component of this new

On May 16, 2019
@LadyAshBorg shared
I just published 'PMF & GTM: 2 sides of the same coin'. We rarely view the product process as a result of early go-to-market & sales. Here I make the argument that we should. Some lessons we learnt building our Enterprise SaaS startup https://t.co/slsad8sakH
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PMF & GTM: 2 sides of the same coin

Notes on building Enterprise SaaS

On May 20, 2019
@thinkmariya shared
RT @irinimalliaraki: I've seen lots of initiatives lately under the soup term "AI for social good". To leverage this outpouring of interest & avoid virtue singling and techno-solutionism I argue that we need more precise and contextual ways to discuss & develop this practice https://t.co/021v8Z40n9
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What is this “AI for Social Good”?

The “AI for Social Good” umbrella

On May 15, 2019
@stevelevine shared
An all-but invisible underclass of labor has evolved behind the artificial intelligence revolution. Critics call them AI sharecroppers. https://t.co/SpMkjTizSL
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The AI sharecroppers

A labor underclass has evolved behind the AI revolution

Research

On May 16, 2019
@lawrennd shared
RT @shefcompsci: Congratulations to Prof. Neil Lawrence, @lawrennd who has been appointed as a member of the AI Council: an independent expert committee set to put the country at the forefront of the industries of the future: https://t.co/AwBR9b3nr8
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University of Sheffield artificial intelligence expert set to supercharge UK’s AI sector

University of Sheffield professor selected to join UK’s Council for Artificial Intelligence Independent expert committee – consisting of leaders from business, academia and data privacy – ...

On May 17, 2019
@NVIDIADC shared
RT @NvidiaAI: [email protected] shares the many ways @Ford is using #AI and #ML. One way? Tapping into the power of the NVIDIA DGX-1 for racing simulations. More:https://t.co/uQJrjbv37m
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The Amazing Ways The Ford Motor Company Uses Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning

Ford Motor Company, ones of America's oldest companies, uses artificial intelligence and machine learning in many ways from the supply chain to production to used car sales to self-driving ...

On May 14, 2019
@fchollet shared
RT @TensorFlow: We’re excited to share that weight pruning is now part of the TensorFlow Model Optimization Toolkit! Learn how sparsity can dramatically reduce model sizes with negligible accuracy loss. Read here → https://t.co/bhOm3s6ixP https://t.co/GdngCLKjDa
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TensorFlow Model Optimization Toolkit — Pruning API

Since we introduced the Model Optimization Toolkit — a suite of techniques that developers, both novice and advanced, can use to optimize…

On May 15, 2019
@etzioni shared
The AI acquisitions war --- the graph says it all! https://t.co/URnDKXHipn by @kavehwaddell
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The AI acquisitions war

Several of the top AI researchers and most lucrative products at leading tech firms came from acquisitions.

On May 17, 2019
@NVIDIADC shared
RT @NvidiaAI: [email protected] shares the many ways @Ford is using #AI and #ML. One way? Tapping into the power of the NVIDIA DGX-1 for racing simulations. More:https://t.co/uQJrjbv37m
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The Amazing Ways The Ford Motor Company Uses Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning

Ford Motor Company, ones of America's oldest companies, uses artificial intelligence and machine learning in many ways from the supply chain to production to used car sales to self-driving ...

On May 17, 2019
@deliprao shared
RT @Cambridge_Eng: Dr Kate Knill's #career of over 25 years in spoken language processing was kick-started by a Cambridge #postdoctoral #research post in speech #artificialintelligence. Dr Knill discusses #womenintech & proving people wrong: https://t.co/U8IKhWnixa @nesta_uk @EngDiversity #AI https://t.co/qVqCFw5ktk
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The AI researcher with a varied career

It was a pre-uni gap year with a defence firm, Marconi Underwater Systems Ltd, that led Dr Knill to information engineering. Not wanting to work in defence, Dr Knill’s boyfriend at the time ...

Ethics

On May 17, 2019
@EleHrwch shared
RT @jessRmorley: #Weeknotes https://t.co/Sil9C3J22w of full week. Ft: @PhDruk event with @EleHrwch @Maxi_Macki @doyle_orla Lecture @imperialcollege (inc link to slides) Paper with @Floridi @libbykinsey @anat_elhalal https://t.co/kzCr2S4zJq Blog https://t.co/G6ZfPTPIxA with @IndraJoshi10
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Weeknotes S1E8

My name is Jess. I am AI lead at the UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)(in the process of becoming NHSX). I’m also an MSc…

On May 15, 2019
@PKathrani shared
9 Steps Toward Ethical AI - InformationWeek https://t.co/p8EPt4XyGW via @InformationWeek @JohnAFlood @PabloRedux @David_Gunkel @EmergTechEthics @sd_marlow
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9 Steps Toward Ethical AI

Few current laws address the use of artificial intelligence. That puts companies under greater pressure to reassure the public that their AI applications are ethical and fair.

On May 16, 2019
@RobMcCargow shared
What would it take to help cities innovate responsibly with #AI? - by @nesta_uk’s @EddieACopeland for @DigitalAgenda_ https://t.co/dzHZ1IUEkD
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What would it take to help cities innovate responsibly with AI?

Why have so many cities and institutions gone to the trouble of writing codes of standards or principles for the use of AI? Presumably, because of two motivations.

On May 15, 2019
@RobMcCargow shared
RT @NuffieldFound: We're delighted to announce we've appointed human rights lawyer @carlykind_ as Director of the @AdaLovelaceInst Ada is an independent research and deliberative body with a mission to ensure data and AI work for people and society. Find out more: https://t.co/Y8yUVfZvib https://t.co/6uuzEWlegL
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The Nuffield Foundation has appointed human rights lawyer Carly Kind as Director of the Ada Lovelace Institute (Ada), an independent research and deliberative body with a mission to ensure ...

On May 15, 2019
@PartnershipAI shared
RT @accessnow: We are proud to announce that we have been selected as a new member of the @PartnershipAI. Access Now is joining leading researchers, civil society orgs & companies to help guide #AI best practices for the benefit of people and society. https://t.co/xezUTnB7DT https://t.co/drMLa8FwD5
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Artificial Intelligence: We just became a member of the Partnership on AI!

Today we're proud to announce that Access Now is a new member of the Partnership on AI.

On May 18, 2019
@gleonhard shared
Since I wrote Technology vs Humanity almost 3 years ago https://t.co/K8p1gfbMom #techvshuman I have been collecting some new memes based on my key messages, such as 🎯 "If you don't have anything to hide, you're probably not human" 🤖 Share the nuggets as you find them as well:) https://t.co/ZACeEW1WiT
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