Top news of the week: 24.12.2020.

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Robotics

On Dec 23, 2020
@planetrobotics shared
Fascinating interview with @LordElend from @NotMyRobots about the project #notMyRobots: https://t.co/IJW1KpnbOU #robotics #sociology https://t.co/PtphVIeW7H
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#NotMyRobots – Interview with Arne Maibaum

#NotMyRobots – Interview with Arne Maibaum

An interview with social scientist Arne Maibaum about NotMyRobots. We are talking about HAL, the Terminator, and robots that take our jobs, but also about sexism, racism, and epistemology. ...

On Dec 23, 2020
@FrontRoboticsAI shared
New Research: Crossmodal Pattern Discrimination in Humans and Robots: A Visuo-Tactile Case Study: The quality of crossmodal perception hinges on two factors: The accuracy of the independent unimodal perception and the ability to integrate… https://t.co/hqNnKU5vtt #Robotics #AI
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Crossmodal Pattern Discrimination in Humans and Robots: A Visuo-Tactile Case Study

Crossmodal Pattern Discrimination in Humans and Robots: A Visuo-Tactile Case Study

The quality of crossmodal perception hinges on two factors: The accuracy of the independent unimodal perception and the ability to integrate information from different sensory systems. In ...

Research

On Dec 23, 2020
@NandoDF shared
RT @Mononofu: I'm happy to announce that our MuZero paper has been published in Nature: https://t.co/jtXgqrzRwL ! Please see our official blog post https://t.co/buMXAhMarh for more; also see my personal blog for a high level description of MuZero: https://t.co/MflujTdy2V https://t.co/cZo77ClKOE
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MuZero Intuition

MuZero Intuition

Posts and writings by Julian Schrittwieser

On Dec 22, 2020
@ylecun shared
RT @_willfalcon: Super cool! Excited to announce our partnership with @facebookai to help standardize research and production code with @PyTorchLightnin. If you're a company not using lightning, look into it! It's great for research AND production :) https://t.co/EZMKBob2tL
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Reengineering Facebook AI’s deep learning platforms for interoperability

Reengineering Facebook AI’s deep learning platforms for interoperability

Having a single set of interchangeable building blocks across different AI subfields will help accelerate progress. We’re reengineering our platforms, using Hydra for configs, and offering ...

Applied Use Cases

On Dec 23, 2020
@dmonett shared
RT @FrankPasquale: “One of the core attractions of algorithms is that they allow the powerful to blame a black box for politically unattractive outcomes for which they would otherwise be responsible” https://t.co/9PZoO6zhLp
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This is the Stanford vaccine algorithm that left out frontline doctors

This is the Stanford vaccine algorithm that left out frontline doctors

The university hospital blamed a “very complex algorithm” for its unequal vaccine distribution plan. Here’s what went wrong.

On Dec 23, 2020
@Sam_L_Shead shared
DeepMind blog post here for anyone that's interested https://t.co/t6UT85lrdj
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MuZero: Mastering Go, chess, shogi and Atari without rules

MuZero: Mastering Go, chess, shogi and Atari without rules

In 2016, we introduced AlphaGo, the first artificial intelligence (AI) program to defeat humans at the ancient game of Go. Two years later, its successor - AlphaZero - learned from scratch ...

Ethics

On Dec 24, 2020
@RecklessCoding shared
RT @JLDastin: .⁦⁦⁦@Google⁩ this year tightened control over its scientists’ papers by launching a “sensitive topics” review, and in 3 cases told authors to refrain from casting its tech in a negative light, docs & interviews show. Story w/ ⁦@peard33⁩ https://t.co/98PbK0UZnR
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Google told its scientists to 'strike a positive tone' in AI research - documents

Google told its scientists to 'strike a positive tone' in AI research - documents

Alphabet Inc's Google this year moved to tighten control over its scientists' papers by launching a "sensitive topics" review, and in at least three cases requested authors refrain from ...

On Dec 23, 2020
@rivatez shared
RT @pmddomingos: We must stop militant liberals from politicizing AI - my op-ed in the @SpectatorUSA : https://t.co/PXbKPodhJk
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We must stop militant liberals from politicizing artificial intelligence

We must stop militant liberals from politicizing artificial intelligence

A whole subfield of artificial intelligence has sprung up with the express purpose of, among other things, ‘debiasing’ algorithms

Marketing

On Dec 22, 2020
@YuHelenYu shared
RT @andy_fitze: 200 CX Thought Leaders to follow to kickstart 2021 Thank you very much @getengati for the recognition 🍾 A huge congratulation to all the other inspiring minds🧠🥳such as @maier_ak @YuHelenYu @mvollmer1 @KamLardi @utpal_bob @Przegaa and many more https://t.co/05sfrzk5DW
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200 CX Thought Leaders to follow to kickstart 2021

200 CX Thought Leaders to follow to kickstart 2021

Engati CX is a community of thought leaders in the customer experience, digital transformation, automation, and technology space.

On Dec 18, 2020
@Montreal_IA shared
RT @AndrewYNg: What rules regarding publishing papers would be fair, when it relates to work done by researchers working for companies? I ask this question in this week's The Batch, and would love to hear your thoughts. https://t.co/u97lUGjH6W https://t.co/yyhwzxoMag
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Should researchers be allowed to release any technology they wish, as long as they don't publish confidential information?

Should researchers be allowed to release any technology they wish, as long as they don't publish confidential information?

Dear friends, like many people in the AI community, I am saddened by the sudden departure from Google of ethical AI researcher Timnit Gebru.

Healthcare

On Dec 23, 2020
@jameyedwards shared
Top 10 #Telehealth Stories of #2020 https://t.co/CCRZGXDE9w @HealthITNews #Healthcare #Telemedicine #DigitalHealth #mHealth #RPM #HealthEquity #Disparities #DigitalTransformation #TelemedNow #Mercerchats #HCLDR #HITsm #HCIT #HIMSS #xMed #coronavirus #pandemic #technology https://t.co/RpJSR12mU5
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Top 10 telehealth stories of 2020

Top 10 telehealth stories of 2020

The COVID-19 crisis prompted an enormous uptick in virtual care use from patients and providers – but it has also raised a number of questions about telehealth's security, accessibility and ...

On Dec 22, 2020
@JohnNosta shared
Alphabet's busy 2020 in healthcare – everything from AI tools to COVID-19 testing https://t.co/qLNlFvuuyv via @MobiHealthNews #Alphabet #google #digitalhealth #AI #COVID19
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Alphabet's busy 2020 in healthcare – everything from AI tools to COVID-19 testing

Alphabet's busy 2020 in healthcare – everything from AI tools to COVID-19 testing

There was no shortage of variety among the 2020 healthcare initiatives from Alphabet's major business units.

Cybersecurity

On Dec 22, 2020
@Kevin_Jackson shared
RT @Shirastweet: 📌Why responsible #innovation needs to start with #Cybersecurity https://t.co/WcL2NdQXra #5G #futureofwork #EmergingTech #blockchain #Crypto #Security #COVID19 #technology @MarshaCollier @YuHelenYu @stratorob @mclynd @JohnNosta @m49D4ch3lly @CurtisSChin @channelsmart @BillMew https://t.co/yLt6OmJnVB
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Responsible Innovation Starts With Cybersecurity

Responsible Innovation Starts With Cybersecurity

In the last few weeks, with the suspected Russian hacks, cybersecurity has never been more critical.

On Dec 21, 2020
@sundarnut shared
RT @PatrickCMiller: SolarWinds attack is not 'espionage as usual,' Microsoft president says https://t.co/4GBIeDo2mz
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SolarWinds attack is not 'espionage as usual,' Microsoft president says

SolarWinds attack is not 'espionage as usual,' Microsoft president says

The breach of SolarWinds software that allowed widespread espionage on U.S. government agencies and other organizations worldwide is more than just a shocking use of digital spycraft, ...