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First DeepMind Postgraduate Scholarships in Africa coming to Stellenbosch University

On Aug 11, 2020
@NandoDF shared
RT @DeepMind: To ensure that AI is a technology of global benefit, increasing African participation is vital. We’re very excited to announce DeepMind’s first scholarship programme on the African continent with @StellenboschUni. Read more about it here: https://t.co/hQRSPUeSYI https://t.co/BUAymBtFs3
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Artificial intelligence and machine learning expertise on the African continent is set to get a major boost, thanks to prestigious scholarships to be awarded for postgraduate studies in the fields of applied mathematics, statistics, electrical and electronic engineering and computer ...

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On Aug 11, 2020
@NandoDF shared
RT @DeepMind: To ensure that AI is a technology of global benefit, increasing African participation is vital. We’re very excited to announce DeepMind’s first scholarship programme on the African continent with @StellenboschUni. Read more about it here: https://t.co/hQRSPUeSYI https://t.co/BUAymBtFs3
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First DeepMind Postgraduate Scholarships in Africa coming to Stellenbosch University

First DeepMind Postgraduate Scholarships in Africa coming to Stellenbosch University

Artificial intelligence and machine learning expertise on the African continent is set to get a major boost, thanks to prestigious scholarships to be awarded for postgraduate studies in the ...


On Aug 10, 2020
@romanyam shared
#TriggerWarning I am on that list! 50 Leaders in Artificial Intelligence https://t.co/DTja0tOlYr https://t.co/sTiYtMRPnx
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Hub Culture presents 50 Leaders in Artificial Intelligence

Hub Culture presents 50 Leaders in Artificial Intelligence

Welcome to Hub Culture's second listing of 50 people leading the AI conversation across science, business, government, and academia.

On Aug 11, 2020
@techreview shared
Some things need to change if we want artificial intelligence to be useful with future pandemics, and you might not like them. (from March) https://t.co/hcMXTdnUGK
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AI could help with the next pandemic—but not with this one

AI could help with the next pandemic—but not with this one

It was an AI that first saw it coming, or so the story goes. On December 30, an artificial-intelligence company called BlueDot, which uses machine learning to monitor outbreaks of ...

On Aug 12, 2020
@romanyam shared
Some people complained that the 'Uncontrollability of AI' paper is too long. Customer is always right! We are now offering Uncontrollability in Small (36p), Medium (59p), and Large (73p). https://t.co/vjI59xoqP6 https://t.co/4cNO66LnEr https://t.co/vmOuqZOXmu https://t.co/lKPANgQCzm
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On Controllability of Artificial Intelligence

On Controllability of Artificial Intelligence

Invention of artificial general intelligence is predicted to cause a shift in the trajectory of human civilization. In order to reap the benefits and avoid pitfalls of such powerful ...

On Aug 11, 2020
@newscientist shared
Baby-mounted cameras teach AI to ‘see’ through a child’s eyes https://t.co/PUilhZBJWe https://t.co/KhldFtj63L
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Baby-mounted cameras teach AI to ‘see’ through a child’s eyes

Baby-mounted cameras teach AI to ‘see’ through a child’s eyes

An AI has learned to recognise objects using video captured by a head-mounted camera worn by young children for a few hours per week over their first 3 years of life

On Aug 10, 2020
@ryan_p_adams shared
RT @PrincetonSML: Olga Russakovsky received the Emerging Leader Abie Award recognizing her AI4ALL work and research on artificial intelligence. Congrats @orussakovsky 🏆🎉 https://t.co/wk1JgdL649
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Olga Russakovsky receives award for AI4ALL, artificial intelligence work

Olga Russakovsky receives award for AI4ALL, artificial intelligence work

Olga Russakovsky, assistant professor of computer science and participating faculty member of the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning (CSML), received the Emerging Leader Abie Award ...

On Aug 10, 2020
@AnimaAnandkumar shared
RT @NVIDIAAI: [email protected] researchers are working on #radiology and predictive #AI models for #COVID19 and will use the new NVIDIA DGX A100 to accelerate their work. https://t.co/lM9gTqvEnU
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Mass General’s Martinos Center Adopts AI for COVID, Radiology Research

Mass General’s Martinos Center Adopts AI for COVID, Radiology Research

Martinos Center researchers are adopting the NVIDIA DGX A100 for AI models to analyze medical images and outcomes in COVID patients.  

On Aug 11, 2020
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A new artificial intelligence algorithm called MosAIc draws unexpected connections between seemingly disparate works of art. https://t.co/e1LCxZYWMq
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How an Algorithm Draws Unexpected Connections Between Works of Art

How an Algorithm Draws Unexpected Connections Between Works of Art

Given a starting image, the artificial intelligence can identify objects that match its colors, textures and themes

On Aug 10, 2020
@skdh shared
A small but growing crop of machines is learning to design and carry out its own experiments. How will this change the future of research? By Jennifer Walter https://t.co/622pJZ87pU
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The Robot Scientists Are Coming. But That's Not a Bad Thing

The Robot Scientists Are Coming. But That's Not a Bad Thing

A small but growing crop of machines is learning to design and carry out its own experiments. How will this change the future of research?

On Aug 11, 2020
@MIT_CSAIL shared
ML tool automatically reorganizes a dataset’s storage layout based on users' query types. -Runs queries 10x faster than the SotA -Uses learned indexes that are ~100x smaller than traditional indexes Paper: https://t.co/HJ7GXjGWkb More: https://t.co/qDv0wqI711 v/@tim_kraska https://t.co/frFUPLHwZl
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Data systems that learn to be better

Data systems that learn to be better

Storage tool developed at MIT CSAIL adapts to what its datasets’ users want to search.

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On Aug 10, 2020
@ENERGY shared
RT @NREL: As #OffshoreWind continues to emerge, understanding and characterizing the resource for #WindPower, considering a wide array of new variables offshore, is essential to future development. Learn how NREL experts are leading the way at https://t.co/fpCC9gj4iz https://t.co/gg2loAUw8P
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Tomorrow’s Forecast: Sunny with a Strong Chance of Wind

Tomorrow’s Forecast: Sunny with a Strong Chance of Wind

Meteorologists, engineers, and geographic information system experts at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are leading wind resource ...

On Aug 10, 2020
@aaas shared
Congrats to @VivianGradinaru, 2020 grand prize winner of the Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation! Gradinaru's work on enabling precise, minimally invasive alteration of nerves deep in the brain could inform new ways to treat brain disorders. https://t.co/4hlv6kkltz
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New Research Offers Minimally Invasive Approach to Deep Brain Stimulation

New Research Offers Minimally Invasive Approach to Deep Brain Stimulation

Work by Viviana Gradinaru, the 2020 grand prize winner of the Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation, could also target the nervous system outside the brain and spinal column.

On Aug 10, 2020
@PeterAsaro shared
RT @marywareham: Concerns over removing human control from the use of force are multiplying, not diminishing - @hrw report shows https://t.co/yGsCgupPQV Since 2013, 97 countries have commented on #KillerRobots but every nation has a duty to save humanity from this dangerous development. #KeepCtrl
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Killer Robots: Growing Support for a Ban

Killer Robots: Growing Support for a Ban

(Washington, DC, August 10, 2020) –A growing number of countries recognize a duty to save humanity from fully autonomous weapons, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. ...

On Aug 10, 2020
@NewsfromScience shared
Researchers have come up with a new way to design synthetic routes to drugs now being tested in some #COVID19 clinical trials, using AI software. https://t.co/fJr1Ao3G4y
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On Aug 10, 2020
@PLOS shared
RT @PLOSCompBiol: In this new article on #antibioticresistance Hoyle and colleagues combine biological experiments, mathematical models and artificial intelligence to find optimal antibiotic treatment regimens: https://t.co/Uoi3FoeIIS @csmstir @IoAStirling @Stir_Research @DesDoesScience https://t.co/r6rvNnNI9S
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Optimising efficacy of antibiotics against systemic infection by varying dosage quantities and times

Optimising efficacy of antibiotics against systemic infection by varying dosage quantities and times

Author summary Research into optimal antibiotic use to improve efficacy is far behind that of cancer care, where personalised treatment is common. The integration of mathematical models ...

On Aug 11, 2020
@gbrumfiel shared
I e-mailed the AIP asking if this was an April Fool's joke (because we're still at the end of March, right?). They said it isn't... I'd be curious to know what my physics followers think! https://t.co/qcsAHRIDU7
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The information catastrophe

The information catastrophe

Currently, we produce ∼1021 digital bits of information annually on Earth. Assuming a 20% annual growth rate, we estimate that after ∼350 years from now, the number of bits produced will ...

On Aug 12, 2020
@nytimes shared
Just 4 months ago, Masayoshi Son, the daring billionaire who leads the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, looked as if he might lose it all. But on Tuesday, SoftBank declared a seemingly miraculous turnabout. https://t.co/V1cPss4R4L
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SoftBank Claws Back Into the Black After Historic Losses

SoftBank Claws Back Into the Black After Historic Losses

Asset sales and a hot stock market have helped fuel a rebound for the beleaguered Japanese conglomerate, which runs the world’s largest tech fund.

On Aug 10, 2020
@shakir_za shared
RT @nikitaggarwal: "Initial Considerations for Islamic Digital Ethics" by Yaqub Chaudhary @dr_myc of @CMC_Cambridge https://t.co/t7qGJDnmQO Part of the special issue of Philosophy and Technology on Intercultural Digital Ethics #IDES @oxfordethicslab
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Initial Considerations for Islamic Digital Ethics

Initial Considerations for Islamic Digital Ethics

Recent literature on Islam and the digital covers a wide range of topics and themes; however, what is yet to be developed from an Islamic perspective is a broader philosophical framework ...

On Aug 10, 2020
@PeterAsaro shared
RT @drfranksauer: Since 2013 weapon autonomy has been a topic of discussion within the United Nations framework. If you're interested in which country has been saying what and positioned itself how, then look no further than this neat new report by @hrw 👉https://t.co/V5d12Qne07 Let's see...🇩🇪🤔 https://t.co/fdRTVnM5eQ
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Stopping Killer Robots

Stopping Killer Robots

Summary Weapons systems that select and engage targets without meaningful human control are unacceptable and need to be prevented. All countries have a duty to protect humanity from this ...

On Aug 10, 2020
@davidad shared
This vibe comes from the school of "systems thinking," which goes back to W. Ross Ashby, Norbert Wiener, and Ludwig von Bertalanffy. A reference on this history: https://t.co/gyK0mNM43U The connection to category theory was made by Robert Rosen in 1958! https://t.co/cUJYdFJWJU https://t.co/pNzEx6IpWf
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On the history of Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s “General Systemology”, and on its relationship to cybernetics – part III: convergences and divergences

On the history of Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s “General Systemology”, and on its relationship to cybernetics – part III: convergences and divergences

Bertalanffy’s so-called “general system theory” (GST) and cybernetics were and are often confused: this calls for clarification. In this article, Bertalanffy’s conceptions and ideas are ...

On Aug 11, 2020
@davidad shared
@_julesh_ Computational graphs are "just" morphisms in a finitely presented copy/discard category. These include arrows over cartesian categories (see https://t.co/UqaiVKp1EU), which in turn include Kleisli arrows like 𝗦𝘁𝗼𝗰𝗵, as well as 𝗟𝗲𝗻𝘀, 𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻, 𝗚𝗮𝗺𝗲, etc
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This paper develops a three phase compositional axiomatisation of CGT: (i) the first phase consists of selecting an arrow to represent the play/coplay structure of open games; (ii) the ...