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Applied Use Cases

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.

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 18, 2019
@AI_TechNews shared
RT @cloud_comp_news: 10 ways machine learning is revolutionising sales #ML

10 ways machine learning is revolutionising sales

Sales teams adopting AI continue to see an increase in leads and appointments, with intelligent forecasting, opportunity insights, and lead prioritisation the top three use cases.

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! via @teamrework

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 ...


On Jan 16, 2019
@GoogleAI shared
We are happy to collaborate with @Waymo researchers to automate the design of #machinelearning models to make self-driving cars a reality. For more details, check out their blog post at

AutoML: Automating the design of machine learning models for autonomous driving

Through a collaboration with Google AI researchers we’re putting cutting-edge research into practice to automatically generate neural nets.

On Jan 21, 2019
@deliprao shared
RT @barbara_plank: We have a 2 year postdoc opening @ITUkbh on transfer learning (MTL, cross-lingual learning, domain adaptation) for Natural Language Processing w/ @zeljkoagic: - Please contact us if interested and spread the word! #NLProc

Postdoc Position in Transfer Learning for Natural Language Processing

A two-year postdoctoral position is available at the Computer Science Department at the IT University of Copenhagen. The postdoc project takes place within a re

On Jan 16, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @seb_ruder: New blog post – The 4 Biggest Open Problems in NLP Based on our expert survey and the panel discussion at the NLP session at the @DeepIndaba featuring @alienelf, @omojumiller, @sgouws, @bernardt_d, @HermanKamper.

The 4 Biggest Open Problems in NLP

This is the second post based on the Frontiers of NLP session at the Deep Learning Indaba 2018. It discusses 4 major open problems in NLP.


On Jan 22, 2019
@Perblog shared
RT @therobotreport: 10 #robotics companies to watch in 2019:

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 15, 2019
@RoboticBusiness shared
Some additional thoughts on the robotics and drone space at last week's CES #Robots #Drones #RoboBusiness

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.

On Jan 16, 2019
@singularityu shared
Water bots still rely heavily on human operation, but that could soon change. Here are some the latest ocean robots that are plunging into the ocean's depths using AI, machine vision, and more:

These Smart Seafaring Robots Have a Whole New Set of Skills

New seafaring robots—leveraging artificial intelligence, machine vision, and advanced sensors—are beginning to plunge into the ocean depths.


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

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 20, 2019
@gleonhard shared
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans

Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how advances in AI will affect what it means to be human, ...

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?"

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…