Top news of the week: 10.12.2020.

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Robotics

On Dec 5, 2020
@RobotLaunch shared
svrobo: Should robots be gendered? Comments on Alan Winfield’s opinion https://t.co/W9irH3B9Hn
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Should robots be gendered? Comments on Alan Winfield’s opinion

Should robots be gendered? Comments on Alan Winfield’s opinion

The gendering of robots is something I’ve found fascinating since I first started building robots out of legos with my brother. We all ascribe character to robots, consciously or not, even ...

On Dec 6, 2020
@RobotShop shared
A.I. Algorithms Are Making Robotic Hands Unimaginably Agile https://t.co/OSn3LNF6DI @DigitalTrends https://t.co/OrXT4vwG3h
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World’s most advanced robotic hand is approaching human-level dexterity

World’s most advanced robotic hand is approaching human-level dexterity

Remember when the idea of a robotic hand was a clunky mitt that could do little more than crush things in its iron grip? No more!

Research

On Dec 5, 2020
@DaniloJRezende shared
RT @DeepMind: In a new blog post, @davidmbudden and @matteohessel discuss how JAX has helped accelerate our mission, and describe an ecosystem of open source libraries that have been developed to make JAX even better for machine learning researchers everywhere: https://t.co/SQVPLS4yJO https://t.co/1zyEIhnAUt
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Using JAX to accelerate our research

Using JAX to accelerate our research

Here we share our experience of working with JAX, outline why we find it useful for our AI research, and give an overview of the ecosystem we are building to support researchers everywhere.

On Dec 9, 2020
@WIREDScience shared
Timnit Gebru was one of seven authors on a study that examined prior research on training artificial intelligence models to understand language. https://t.co/t04dx29Yq3
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Behind the Paper That Led to a Google Researcher's Firing

Behind the Paper That Led to a Google Researcher's Firing

Timnit Gebru was one of seven authors on a study that examined prior research on training artificial intelligence models to understand language.

Applied Use Cases

On Dec 8, 2020
@MIT_CSAIL shared
Enzyme is a compiler plug-in that allows ML engineers to import arbitrary foreign code into systems like TensorFlow and PyTorch without having to rewrite it. Paper: https://t.co/tfv6sceYiJ More: https://t.co/9V4ys8mCCU #ML #MachineLearning #PyTorch #TensorFlow #NeurIPS2020 https://t.co/e442RRSdEf
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More compatible coding for machine learning

More compatible coding for machine learning

Traditionally, this means you would have to spend more time learning C++ and rewriting it in the other framework than …

On Dec 8, 2020
@salesforce shared
✔️Exceed expectations ✔️Reduce silos ✔️Adapt at scale ✔️Support your team Learn insights from over 7,000 service professionals across 33 countries in the 4th edition of the #StateOfService report: https://t.co/1pN4Rx70gF https://t.co/a7J6yGZD9V
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7,000+ Service Pros Reveal Insights for Your Next Chapter on Customer Service

7,000+ Service Pros Reveal Insights for Your Next Chapter on Customer Service

Reach new customer service expectations with insights from 7,000+ service professionals in our fourth edition of the State of Service report.

Ethics

On Dec 8, 2020
@FrankPasquale shared
It’s time to build “a cross-class labor movement that defines tech workers broadly, i.e., researchers, engineers, Uber drivers, Amazon warehouse workers, content moderators etc.” https://t.co/iU1LjngGO6
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On the Moral Collapse of AI Ethics

On the Moral Collapse of AI Ethics

I support Dr. Timnit Gebru. I’ve had the good fortune to become friends with Timnit over the last several weeks as we’ve spent hours…

On Dec 4, 2020
@wimlds shared
RT @Abebab: #IStandWithTimnit https://t.co/q8rati1jEm
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Timnit Gebru: Google staff rally behind fired AI researcher

Timnit Gebru: Google staff rally behind fired AI researcher

Timnit Gebru, a critic of some of the firm's policies, says she was dismissed over an internal email.

Marketing

On Dec 9, 2020
@Montreal_IA shared
RT @RahimiSamira: Important questions 2 consider as an(AI)researcher 👇 -Revealed t conditions of ur experiment? -R u able to produce t results >once? -Reported all results or just t exciting ones? -Defined what r u going to be testing statistically in advance? @GaryMarcus https://t.co/Cv4rxYQmW9
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Is this research preliminary? How to think critically about eye-catching AI studies

Is this research preliminary? How to think critically about eye-catching AI studies

Smiling makes us feel happier. If you strike a superhero pose, you’ll feel more assertive and confident in your abilities. We all have a limited pool of self-control that can be exhausted ...

On Dec 4, 2020
@Nadia__Rafiq shared
What does Big Data Play a Vital role and how does it assist the Financial Sector? https://t.co/PeCBoUfjIn https://t.co/ObBlofbFIb
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What does Big Data Play a Vital role and how does it assist the Financial Sector?

What does Big Data Play a Vital role and how does it assist the Financial Sector?

The Big data development assists the banking or financial sector to sort out the customers' information, details of products, sales and revenue reports.

Healthcare

On Dec 8, 2020
@ahier shared
RT @DeepLearn007: How #AI #MachineLearning will shape #healthcare in 2021 https://t.co/2WqQOLlmzp @SpirosMargaris @Xbond49 @psb_dc @jblefevre60 @nigewillson @Paula_Piccard @ipfconline1 @pierrepinna @HaroldSinnott @Nicochan33 @JimMarous @MCins_ #DeepLearning #DataScience #Fintech #5G #Marketing https://t.co/6Il4CpwzGf
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7 predictions for how technology will shape healthcare in 2021

7 predictions for how technology will shape healthcare in 2021

From the COVID-19 vaccine to advances in machine learning, AI, improved W-Fi and 5G, and telemedicine, experts expect a move to "patient-centric" health next year.

On Dec 7, 2020
@HealthITNews shared
One of UAE's leading private healthcare providers took gold at the latest edition of the MENA Digital Awards for its conversational AI-powered agent. #smartHIT https://t.co/0KbW8C8Ry9
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UAE’s Medcare wins “Best Use of Digital in Healthcare”

UAE’s Medcare wins “Best Use of Digital in Healthcare”

One of the country’s leading private healthcare providers took gold at the latest edition of the MENA Digital Awards for its conversational AI-powered agent.

Cybersecurity

On Dec 6, 2020
@ipfconline1 shared
RT @SpirosMargaris: Top 20 #Predictions Of How #AI Is Going To Improve #Cybersecurity In 2021 https://t.co/6zt7ZmA2qb #fintech #insurtech #insurance @LouisColumbus #ArtificialIntelligence #MachineLearning @Shirastweet @DimDrandakis @missdkingsbury @HaroldSinnott @ipfconline1 @andi_staub @SabineVdL https://t.co/1JZpJntCKX
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Top 20 Predictions Of How AI Is Going To Improve Cybersecurity In 2021

Top 20 Predictions Of How AI Is Going To Improve Cybersecurity In 2021

What 20 Leading Cybersecurity Experts Are Predicting For 2021

On Dec 8, 2020
@reach2ratan shared
Microsoft Cloud Security Exec Talks New Tech, WFH, Gamification https://t.co/aBJw8F0H6A #CyberSecurity #digital #Hackers #infosec @reach2ratan #malware #cloud #cloudsecurity #dataprotection #Privacy #infosec #informationsecurity #cloudcomputing https://t.co/hGC4AsdpHU
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Microsoft Cloud Security Exec Talks New Tech, WFH, Gamification

Microsoft Cloud Security Exec Talks New Tech, WFH, Gamification

Gunter Ollman explains the benefits of CPSM technology, how IT security teams have evolved, and how the pandemic has shaped security.