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Monthly report: February 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 126 influencers like Joanna J Bryson and Miles Brundage, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #aiethics and #AIFINCoE.
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Research Assistant, Policy

On Feb 21, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
Reminder that @OpenAI's policy team is hiring! Research Assistant: https://t.co/36T4pwZhVy Research Scientist: https://t.co/r3yof30uEZ
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As a Research Assistant at OpenAI, you'll work with Research Scientists in Policy to analyze the AI policy landscape; conduct research into areas of relevance to AI policy (for example: dual use, coordination between AI developers, measuring and assessing AI progress and impacts); and ...

jobs.lever.co
On Feb 21, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
Reminder that @OpenAI's policy team is hiring! Research Assistant: https://t.co/36T4pwZhVy Research Scientist: https://t.co/r3yof30uEZ
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Research Assistant, Policy

As a Research Assistant at OpenAI, you'll work with Research Scientists in Policy to analyze the AI policy landscape; conduct research into areas of relevance to AI policy (for example: ...

Roses are red, this is sublime: We fed OpenAI's latest chat bot a classic Reg headline

On Feb 15, 2019
@AlecRad shared
RT @mtrc: Shoutout to @katyanna_q who fed the system a curveball, which I always like to see. As you might expect by now after seeing AlphaStar, OpenAI 5 etc. etc., if you drag the system away from its training data and into weirder territory, it begins to wobble. https://t.co/0d3I41df1r https://t.co/gUUXFgiQ3z
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'Not safe on database server!' it screamed back as its makers resist releasing full code in case it's abused

www.theregister.co.uk
On Feb 15, 2019
@AlecRad shared
RT @mtrc: Shoutout to @katyanna_q who fed the system a curveball, which I always like to see. As you might expect by now after seeing AlphaStar, OpenAI 5 etc. etc., if you drag the system away from its training data and into weirder territory, it begins to wobble. https://t.co/0d3I41df1r https://t.co/gUUXFgiQ3z
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Roses are red, this is sublime: We fed OpenAI's latest chat bot a classic Reg headline

'Not safe on database server!' it screamed back as its makers resist releasing full code in case it's abused

Council of Europe and Artificial Intelligence

On Feb 17, 2019
@j2bryson shared
Despite the fact I'm keynoting this at the end of the month: https://t.co/40l4Xf1sie I hadn't noticed this page of @coe #aiethics resources before just now: https://t.co/Z9I6aCJNhC
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Welcome to Council's of Europe Artificial Intelligence website

www.coe.int
On Feb 17, 2019
@j2bryson shared
Despite the fact I'm keynoting this at the end of the month: https://t.co/40l4Xf1sie I hadn't noticed this page of @coe #aiethics resources before just now: https://t.co/Z9I6aCJNhC
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Council of Europe and Artificial Intelligence

Welcome to Council's of Europe Artificial Intelligence website

How Taylor Swift showed us the scary future of facial recognition

On Feb 17, 2019
@j2bryson shared
RT @ClareAngelyn: Public told they “might be filmed." But really #FaceRec used to find "stalkers." But really #biometric "selfie stations" capture info for promotion & marketing purposes. Textbook example of why we need #FaceRec regulation STAT. https://t.co/1qGxXtLARS
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Surveillance at concerts is just the beginning, as fears grow around an unregulated, billion-dollar industry

www.theguardian.com
On Feb 17, 2019
@j2bryson shared
RT @ClareAngelyn: Public told they “might be filmed." But really #FaceRec used to find "stalkers." But really #biometric "selfie stations" capture info for promotion & marketing purposes. Textbook example of why we need #FaceRec regulation STAT. https://t.co/1qGxXtLARS
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How Taylor Swift showed us the scary future of facial recognition

Surveillance at concerts is just the beginning, as fears grow around an unregulated, billion-dollar industry

Economics After Neoliberalism

On Feb 17, 2019
@j2bryson shared
RT @lisamwitter: Economics After Neoliberalism | Boston Review - weekend long read via ⁦@nebuer42⁩. Includes a number of policy solutions that address the ‘economics of inclusive prosperity’. ⁦@apoliticalco⁩ https://t.co/RsvK1DdhnJ
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Market fetishism is a primitive, simplistic perversion of economics. Thankfully, contemporary economics is rife with new ideas for creating a more inclusive society.

bostonreview.net
On Feb 17, 2019
@j2bryson shared
RT @lisamwitter: Economics After Neoliberalism | Boston Review - weekend long read via ⁦@nebuer42⁩. Includes a number of policy solutions that address the ‘economics of inclusive prosperity’. ⁦@apoliticalco⁩ https://t.co/RsvK1DdhnJ
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Economics After Neoliberalism

Market fetishism is a primitive, simplistic perversion of economics. Thankfully, contemporary economics is rife with new ideas for creating a more inclusive society.

What alchemy and astrology can teach artificial intelligence researchers

On Feb 22, 2019
@haldaume3 shared
RT @benbendc: NEW STYLE, NEW AUDIENCE: What alchemy and astrology can teach artificial intelligence researchers https://t.co/TGyMdj4IfG via @ConversationUS @umdcs @hcil_umd @UMDResearch @UMDscience
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Pursuing big, unrealistic dreams can distract from real scientific progress. It's time for AI research to focus on restoring and expanding human control and responsibility.

theconversation.com
On Feb 22, 2019
@haldaume3 shared
RT @benbendc: NEW STYLE, NEW AUDIENCE: What alchemy and astrology can teach artificial intelligence researchers https://t.co/TGyMdj4IfG via @ConversationUS @umdcs @hcil_umd @UMDResearch @UMDscience
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What alchemy and astrology can teach artificial intelligence researchers

Pursuing big, unrealistic dreams can distract from real scientific progress. It's time for AI research to focus on restoring and expanding human control and responsibility.

Who is Responsible for Autonomous Weapons?

On Feb 7, 2019
@PeterAsaro shared
RT @FLIxrisk: If a robot commits a war crime, who takes the blame? Philosopher @PeterAsaro talks autonomy, agency, & liability — and explains how these concepts are evolving in the modern age: https://t.co/qEuPjyeyZF #AI #ResponsibleAI https://t.co/A0jbIjz0b1
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Who assumes the blame when autonomous weapons take innocent lives? Peter Asaro is working to develop legal approaches for addressing liability with AI.

futureoflife.org
On Feb 7, 2019
@PeterAsaro shared
RT @FLIxrisk: If a robot commits a war crime, who takes the blame? Philosopher @PeterAsaro talks autonomy, agency, & liability — and explains how these concepts are evolving in the modern age: https://t.co/qEuPjyeyZF #AI #ResponsibleAI https://t.co/A0jbIjz0b1
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Who is Responsible for Autonomous Weapons?

Who assumes the blame when autonomous weapons take innocent lives? Peter Asaro is working to develop legal approaches for addressing liability with AI.

A smart bureaucrat's guide to AI regulation

On Feb 26, 2019
@j2bryson shared
A couple more relevant blogposts to the @coe #AIFINCoE meeting No one should trust AI (I wrote this for the UN) – #transparency is better than trust https://t.co/AoBWrpD4Zv A smart bureaucrat's guide to #AI #regulation https://t.co/OiA8aHFm7N
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artificial and natural intelligence, including politics, art, and higher education

joanna-bryson.blogspot.com
On Feb 26, 2019
@j2bryson shared
A couple more relevant blogposts to the @coe #AIFINCoE meeting No one should trust AI (I wrote this for the UN) – #transparency is better than trust https://t.co/AoBWrpD4Zv A smart bureaucrat's guide to #AI #regulation https://t.co/OiA8aHFm7N
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A smart bureaucrat's guide to AI regulation

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

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