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Monthly report: August 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 150 influencers like Peter Asaro and Gary Marcus, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #DeepLearning and #ccwun.
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Meet the 2018 Speakers

On Aug 30, 2018
@NandoDF shared
RT @DeepIndaba: #DLIndaba2018 Meet the speaker: The community can't wait to welcome @JeffDean to the Indaba. Thank you Jeff. A co-designer and implementor of Tensorflow (amongst many other tools), Jeff comes to share his experience of doing real-life machine learning. https://t.co/YNG0A0ml5I https://t.co/SC62bdd6f8
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Asja Fischer

www.deeplearningindaba.com
On Aug 30, 2018
@NandoDF shared
RT @DeepIndaba: #DLIndaba2018 Meet the speaker: The community can't wait to welcome @JeffDean to the Indaba. Thank you Jeff. A co-designer and implementor of Tensorflow (amongst many other tools), Jeff comes to share his experience of doing real-life machine learning. https://t.co/YNG0A0ml5I https://t.co/SC62bdd6f8
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Should Artificial Intelligence Copy the Human Brain?

On Aug 6, 2018
@GaryMarcus shared
RT @berggruenInst: To go further with AI, “we need to take inspiration from nature,” says @GaryMarcus. By @mims via @WSJ #ArtificialIntelligence #DeepLearning https://t.co/90KprXS2EI
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The biggest breakthrough in AI, deep learning, has hit a wall, and a debate is raging about how to get to the next level.

www.wsj.com
On Aug 6, 2018
@GaryMarcus shared
RT @berggruenInst: To go further with AI, “we need to take inspiration from nature,” says @GaryMarcus. By @mims via @WSJ #ArtificialIntelligence #DeepLearning https://t.co/90KprXS2EI
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Should Artificial Intelligence Copy the Human Brain?

The biggest breakthrough in AI, deep learning, has hit a wall, and a debate is raging about how to get to the next level.

For AI, a real-world reality check

On Aug 9, 2018
@drfeifei shared
RT @stanfordnlp: “When you have a diverse range of future technologists, they really care that technology is being used for the good of humanity.” — ⁦@drfeifei⁩ and ⁦@ai4allorg⁩ https://t.co/2OCR325Bcx
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Inclusivity in AI is crucial to creating a diverse tech industry. It could also improve the odds that machines don’t end up biased themselves.

www.google.com
On Aug 9, 2018
@drfeifei shared
RT @stanfordnlp: “When you have a diverse range of future technologists, they really care that technology is being used for the good of humanity.” — ⁦@drfeifei⁩ and ⁦@ai4allorg⁩ https://t.co/2OCR325Bcx
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For AI, a real-world reality check

Inclusivity in AI is crucial to creating a diverse tech industry. It could also improve the odds that machines don’t end up biased themselves.

Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned: The Myth of the Objective

On Aug 15, 2018
@hardmaru shared
RT @kenneth0stanley: @JanelleCShane @joelbot3000 and I wrote a book called "Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned" several years ago on the reasons for and implications of this kind of phenomenon: https://t.co/s9SJB3BVOz
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Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned: The Myth of the Objective [Kenneth O. Stanley, Joel Lehman] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Why does modern life revolve around objectives? ...

www.amazon.com
On Aug 15, 2018
@hardmaru shared
RT @kenneth0stanley: @JanelleCShane @joelbot3000 and I wrote a book called "Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned" several years ago on the reasons for and implications of this kind of phenomenon: https://t.co/s9SJB3BVOz
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Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned: The Myth of the Objective

Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned: The Myth of the Objective [Kenneth O. Stanley, Joel Lehman] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Why does modern life revolve around ...

IBM Researchers propose transparency docs for AI services

On Aug 22, 2018
@frossi_t shared
RT @amsekaran: IBM Researchers propose transparency docs for AI services -- Like other technologies and industries, artificial intelligence will need to adopt supplier's declaration of conformity documents to build trust. https://t.co/s5eK1HchfF via @ZDNet & @ldignan #IBM
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Like other technologies and industries, artificial intelligence will need to adopt supplier's declaration of conformity documents to build trust. How was that model built exactly?

www.zdnet.com
On Aug 22, 2018
@frossi_t shared
RT @amsekaran: IBM Researchers propose transparency docs for AI services -- Like other technologies and industries, artificial intelligence will need to adopt supplier's declaration of conformity documents to build trust. https://t.co/s5eK1HchfF via @ZDNet & @ldignan #IBM
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IBM Researchers propose transparency docs for AI services

Like other technologies and industries, artificial intelligence will need to adopt supplier's declaration of conformity documents to build trust. How was that model built exactly?

The Enterprise Journey to Artificial General Intelligence

On Aug 23, 2018
@etzioni shared
RT @allen_ai: "Be careful to distinguish what seems intelligent from what is intelligent, and don’t mistake a clear view for a short distance. But regardless, get started." [email protected] of #AI2 on the incremental path to Artificial General Intelligence: https://t.co/ihJGqIG38F via @DeloitteOnTech
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Artificial general intelligence, or advanced computing capabilities that can largely match human instincts, may never be achieved, but organizations can begin exploring more achievable, if narrow, applications of artificial intelligence by combining complementary machine capabilities to ...

deloitte.wsj.com
On Aug 23, 2018
@etzioni shared
RT @allen_ai: "Be careful to distinguish what seems intelligent from what is intelligent, and don’t mistake a clear view for a short distance. But regardless, get started." [email protected] of #AI2 on the incremental path to Artificial General Intelligence: https://t.co/ihJGqIG38F via @DeloitteOnTech
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The Enterprise Journey to Artificial General Intelligence

Artificial general intelligence, or advanced computing capabilities that can largely match human instincts, may never be achieved, but organizations can begin exploring more achievable, if ...

Data's day of reckoning

On Aug 2, 2018
@hmason shared
Consider the type of world that you want to live in, and design your work to create it. The fourth piece in our data ethics series considers our responsibility for the outcomes of our work: https://t.co/Vclr1vuX7Q
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We can build a future we want to live in, or we can build a nightmare. The choice is up to us.

www.oreilly.com
On Aug 2, 2018
@hmason shared
Consider the type of world that you want to live in, and design your work to create it. The fourth piece in our data ethics series considers our responsibility for the outcomes of our work: https://t.co/Vclr1vuX7Q
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Data's day of reckoning

We can build a future we want to live in, or we can build a nightmare. The choice is up to us.

Five reasons we will soon have conscious AI

On Aug 3, 2018
@mpshanahan shared
RT @MaCroPhilosophy: Five reasons we will soon have conscious AI. https://t.co/EFYTtPFsG8
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We now have superhuman Go-playing AI, superhuman quiz-contestant AI, and AI capable of making superhuman medical diagnoses. Until AI reaches human levels of general intelligence, the brain will continue to be our best source of new insights and ideas. The closer our future AI systems ...

mdcrosby.com
On Aug 3, 2018
@mpshanahan shared
RT @MaCroPhilosophy: Five reasons we will soon have conscious AI. https://t.co/EFYTtPFsG8
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Five reasons we will soon have conscious AI

We now have superhuman Go-playing AI, superhuman quiz-contestant AI, and AI capable of making superhuman medical diagnoses. Until AI reaches human levels of general intelligence, the brain ...

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Philosopher of Technology | Asst. Prof. @TNSMediaStudies @TheNewSchool | Scholar @StanfordCIS | Vice-Chair @ICRACnet

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Director, Uber AI Labs & Professor of Psychology & Neural Science, NYU.

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Researching intelligence to understand what we are and to find ways to harness it wisely.

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CEO, AIlen Institute for AI (AI2); Professor, UW CSE; Venture Partner, Madrona. https://t.co/TqO84WeA9I

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Professor at Imperial College London and senior research scientist at Google DeepMind. Tweeting in a personal capacity

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AI Policy Research Fellow, Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford. PhD candidate, Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology, ASU. Views my own.

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Computer scientist who loves natural language processing and machine learning at UMD's CLIP lab! Views my own.

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Prof (CS @Stanford), Director (Stanford AI Lab), Chief Scientist AI/ML (Google Cloud), Researcher in #AI, #computervision, #ML, cognitive neuroscience.

Follow 37.6k Followers

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Founder at @FastForwardLabs. Data Scientist in Residence at @accel. I ♥ data and cheeseburgers.

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The official account of MIT's largest research lab, the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL). RTs not = endorsements.

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Artificial & Natural Intelligence; Cognition, Culture, & Society; AI Ethics, Safety, & Policy. Vaguely professional tweets—for more: @j2blather; fewer: @j2breve

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I'm Rochelle, but I'm not THAT Rochelle. Labor issues, crowd work, equal rights, & more. #ShePersisted #TheResistance 🌈

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Research Scientist in Statistical Machine Learning. Bayesian reasoning, variational inference, deep learning, reinforcement learning, AI. South African.

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google brain resident

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Program Lead, Cognitive Computing, Academic Initiatives & Public Affairs @IBM. #AI. views are my own. ❤️🤖

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Professor of computer science at UW and author of 'The Master Algorithm'. Into #MachineLearning, #AI, #DataScience, and anything that makes me curious.

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Postdoc @HarvardDBMI with @zakkohane. Machine learning for health care and medicine.

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Neuroscientist, inventor, entrepreneur. Professor at MIT Media Lab & MIT McGovern Institute. https://t.co/jQb9wStzzi

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