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Monthly report: December 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 174 influencers like Joanna J Bryson and Peter Asaro, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #NeurIPS2018 and #AlphaZero.
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Britain funds research into drones that decide who they kill, says report

On Nov 12, 2018
@PeterAsaro shared
RT @hare_brain: Britain funds research into drones that decide who they kill, says report https://t.co/PqVq8OTqpm
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Investigation reveals that technology for autonomous lethal weapons with artificial intelligence is being funded by MoD

www.theguardian.com
On Nov 12, 2018
@PeterAsaro shared
RT @hare_brain: Britain funds research into drones that decide who they kill, says report https://t.co/PqVq8OTqpm
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Britain funds research into drones that decide who they kill, says report

Investigation reveals that technology for autonomous lethal weapons with artificial intelligence is being funded by MoD

A global ethics study aims to help AI solve the self-driving “trolley problem”

On Oct 25, 2018
@amsekaran shared
A global ethics study aims to help AI solve the self-driving “trolley problem” - via @techreview https://t.co/DC3zkpOdWw
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Millions of people in 233 countries weighed in on whose lives self-driving cars should prioritize, revealing how much ethics diverge across cultures.

www.technologyreview.com
On Oct 25, 2018
@amsekaran shared
A global ethics study aims to help AI solve the self-driving “trolley problem” - via @techreview https://t.co/DC3zkpOdWw
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A global ethics study aims to help AI solve the self-driving “trolley problem”

Millions of people in 233 countries weighed in on whose lives self-driving cars should prioritize, revealing how much ethics diverge across cultures.

How Much of the Internet Is Fake? Turns Out, a Lot of It, Actually.

On Dec 27, 2018
@anildash shared
RT @katienotopoulos: When it comes to the internet, I consider myself an enternal optimist who relishes gawking at the flaws, but this.... this darked me out https://t.co/Jg4tMMXX41
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Turns out, a lot of it, actually.

nymag.com
On Dec 27, 2018
@anildash shared
RT @katienotopoulos: When it comes to the internet, I consider myself an enternal optimist who relishes gawking at the flaws, but this.... this darked me out https://t.co/Jg4tMMXX41
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Mama Mia It's Sophia: A Show Robot Or Dangerous Platform To Mislead?

On Nov 21, 2018
@PeterAsaro shared
RT @AnjaKasp: A must read by @NoelSharkey: “It is vitally important that our governments and policymakers are strongly grounded in the reality of #AI at this time and are not misled by hype, speculation, and fantasy.” https://t.co/qz2mctJNny
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Sophia is the latest in a long tradition of show robots outlined in this article. Unlike their predecessors, the creators of Sophia have crossed a line with exaggerated claims about their AI. This misleads policymakers and the military who need to make informed decisions about the ...

www.forbes.com
On Nov 21, 2018
@PeterAsaro shared
RT @AnjaKasp: A must read by @NoelSharkey: “It is vitally important that our governments and policymakers are strongly grounded in the reality of #AI at this time and are not misled by hype, speculation, and fantasy.” https://t.co/qz2mctJNny
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Mama Mia It's Sophia: A Show Robot Or Dangerous Platform To Mislead?

Sophia is the latest in a long tradition of show robots outlined in this article. Unlike their predecessors, the creators of Sophia have crossed a line with exaggerated claims about their ...

Living with AGI

On Jul 28, 2018
@j2bryson shared
@tforcworc @mireillemoret @feraldata @vdignum @LordsAICom @DameWendyDBE I think what you are calling "AI" others call "AGI" and while I agree that's not a useful term, it's also not a useful concept. https://t.co/FkWebAk0MP (2/2)
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artificial and natural intelligence, including politics, art, and higher education

joanna-bryson.blogspot.com
On Jul 28, 2018
@j2bryson shared
@tforcworc @mireillemoret @feraldata @vdignum @LordsAICom @DameWendyDBE I think what you are calling "AI" others call "AGI" and while I agree that's not a useful term, it's also not a useful concept. https://t.co/FkWebAk0MP (2/2)
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Living with AGI

artificial and natural intelligence, including politics, art, and higher education

Gender Diversity Is Urgently Needed Say Prominent Women In Technology

On Dec 8, 2018
@amsekaran shared
RT @RobertoVjlla: Gender #diversity is urgently needed say prominent women in technology. IBM enables #inclusion with specific programs, such as Elevate and Tech Re-Entry. @frossi_t @IBMResearch @NoelSharkey @Forbes #AI #ethics https://t.co/Uvl4XmWGvP
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Eight prominent women in the tech sector give their perspectives on why gender matters and how we can equalize numbers. Progress can be impeded by a dominant white male identity that reproduces itself and its privilege, by harassment, bullying and setting higher standards for women in ...

www.forbes.com
On Dec 8, 2018
@amsekaran shared
RT @RobertoVjlla: Gender #diversity is urgently needed say prominent women in technology. IBM enables #inclusion with specific programs, such as Elevate and Tech Re-Entry. @frossi_t @IBMResearch @NoelSharkey @Forbes #AI #ethics https://t.co/Uvl4XmWGvP
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Gender Diversity Is Urgently Needed Say Prominent Women In Technology

Eight prominent women in the tech sector give their perspectives on why gender matters and how we can equalize numbers. Progress can be impeded by a dominant white male identity that ...

One Giant Step for a Chess-Playing Machine

On Dec 27, 2018
@lreyzin shared
RT @nytimes: AlphaZero, a machine-learning algorithm, taught itself the principles of chess, and in a matter of hours became the best player the world has ever seen https://t.co/LsI7ptn9PH
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The stunning success of AlphaZero, a deep-learning algorithm, heralds a new age of insight — one that, for humans, may not last long.

www.nytimes.com
On Dec 27, 2018
@lreyzin shared
RT @nytimes: AlphaZero, a machine-learning algorithm, taught itself the principles of chess, and in a matter of hours became the best player the world has ever seen https://t.co/LsI7ptn9PH
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One Giant Step for a Chess-Playing Machine

The stunning success of AlphaZero, a deep-learning algorithm, heralds a new age of insight — one that, for humans, may not last long.

In 2019, we’ll come together in the pursuit of ethical tech

On Dec 21, 2018
@mustafasuleymn shared
RT @DeepMindAI: "In 2019, we’ll come together in the pursuit of ethical tech" @mustafasuleymn predicts what the New Year holds for AI @WiredUK https://t.co/U01el0Km05
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In 2019, we will develop global arenas to manage the risks and realise the potential of artificial intelligence

www.wired.co.uk
On Dec 21, 2018
@mustafasuleymn shared
RT @DeepMindAI: "In 2019, we’ll come together in the pursuit of ethical tech" @mustafasuleymn predicts what the New Year holds for AI @WiredUK https://t.co/U01el0Km05
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In 2019, we’ll come together in the pursuit of ethical tech

In 2019, we will develop global arenas to manage the risks and realise the potential of artificial intelligence

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

Follow 4.3k Followers

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

Follow 1.3k Followers

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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.

Follow 4.5k Followers

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Follow 556.0 Followers

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Follow 42.5k Followers

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

Follow 749.0 Followers

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

Follow 12.2k Followers

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

Follow 8.2k Followers

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Founded in 2010. Building Artificial General Intelligence. The creators of #AlphaGo and Atari DQN

Follow 57.7k Followers

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

Follow 21.8k Followers

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Co-founder DeepMind - Ethical AI - DeepMind Health Arrives!

Follow 22.0k Followers

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AI Geek, Cat Enthusiast & Ex-Postdoc at Brain & Behavior Lab, Imperial College London

Follow 1.5k Followers

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Principal research scientist @awscloud, Associate Professor (on leave)@UCIrvine, #MachineLearning #optimization #Tensors

Follow 3.9k Followers

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Google Brain research scientist Lead author of https://t.co/GXx4YfpW7O Co-author of ML security blog https://t.co/zBM4kd64Rl

Follow 13.7k Followers

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CEO of @fogcreek. Trying my best to make tech a little bit more humane & ethical. [email protected] or +1 646 833 8659 🎏 Try @Glitch!

Follow 611.6k Followers

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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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Math prof at UIC. I do research in machine learning, network & data science, optimization, and theoretical computer science.

Follow 851.0 Followers

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Leading teams around Deep Learning at Microsoft, AI & Research Lab in Munich - Views are my own.

Follow 228.0 Followers

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Founder & CEO, DeepMind - the developers of #AlphaGo and Atari DQN. Working on General AI. Trying to understand what is *really* going on in the universe.

Follow 58.4k Followers

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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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