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Annual Report 2018

This year, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 144 influencers like Joanna J Bryson and Peter Asaro, discussing hashtags such as #aiethics , #NeurIPS2018 and #ArtificialIntelligence.
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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.”

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 ...

On Dec 1, 2018
@RobotDiva shared
North Sea Deployment Shows How Quadruped Robots Can Be Commercially Useful

North Sea Deployment Shows How Quadruped Robots Can Be Commercially Useful

ANYmal spends a week doing inspection tasks on an offshore platform

On Dec 12, 2018
@AnimaAnandkumar shared
RT @kdnuggets: Machine Learning & AI Main Developments in 2018 and Key Trends for 2019 Insights from @AnimaAnandkumar @burkov @pmddomingos @AjitJaokar @nikitaljohnson @zacharylipton @mattmayo13 @_brohrer_ Elena Sharova @math_rachel @dtunkelang

Machine Learning & AI Main Developments in 2018 and Key Trends for 2019

Below are the responses from Anima Anandkumar, Andriy Burkov, Pedro Domingos, Ajit Jaokar, Nikita Johnson, Zachary Chase Lipton, Matthew Mayo, Brandon Rohrer, Elena Sharova, Rachel Thomas, ...

On Nov 28, 2018
@hardmaru shared
RT @thinkmariya: Struggling to stay updated on #AI research? To make your life easier, my team & I put together bullet point summaries of top #ML papers from 2018. Might save you prep time on literature review for #NeurIPS next week 🤓 #AI #ML @topbots #NeurIPS2018

No time to read AI research? We summarized top 2018 papers for you

Trying to keep up with AI research papers can feel like an exercise in futility given how quickly the industry moves. If you’re buried in papers to read that you haven’t quite gotten around ...

On Dec 7, 2018
@RobotDiva shared
The Promise—and Complications—of Domestic Robots via @singularityhub

The Promise—and Complications—of Domestic Robots

Consumers with expectations inflated by years of science fiction saturation might find themselves frustrated as domestic robots fail to perform basic tasks.

On Nov 16, 2018
@AnimaAnandkumar shared
RT @GengoIt: 20 best #AI influencers to follow on twitter Featuring: @AndrewYNg @KirkDBorne @JacobBiamonte @petitegeek @pmigdal @glouppe @tdietterich @AnimaAnandkumar @MIRIBerkeley @MIT_CSAIL @OpenAI @kaliouby @lauraDataSci @techtly @samanthamonk @LisaNMichaud

20 Best AI Influencers to Follow on Twitter

AI is constantly evolving and reaching new milestones all the time. We’ve compiled the following list of top AI influencers that Gengo follows to stay in the know about the latest updates.

On Nov 14, 2018
@j2bryson shared
I for one hadn't heard that @RethinkRobotics has shut down. This @therobotreport take on why sounds accurate. #ai #aiethics

Inside the Rethink Robotics shutdown

Former Rethink Robotics distributors and integrators share what went wrong with the cobot pioneer, which went out of business in October 2018.

On Dec 18, 2018
@tdietterich shared
A few reflections on Kalev Leetaru's opinion piece in Forbes 1/

Does AI Truly Learn And Why We Need to Stop Overhyping Deep Learning

As deep learning moves from the lab into production use in mission critical fields from medicine to driverless cars, we must recognize its very real limitations as nothing more than a pile ...

On Sep 20, 2018
@NandoDF shared
Machine Learning Confronts the Elephant in the Room. John Tsotsos on human vision.

Machine Learning Confronts the Elephant in the Room

A visual prank exposes an Achilles’ heel of computer vision systems: Unlike humans, they can’t do a double take.

On Feb 13, 2018
@Joi shared
RT @medialab: How #AI becomes biased: @jovialjoy's #GenderShades study of facial-analysis software found error rates of 0.8 percent for light-skinned men, 34.7 percent for dark-skinned women @AJLUnited

Study finds gender and skin-type bias in commercial artificial-intelligence systems

Examination of facial-analysis software shows error rate of 0.8 percent for light-skinned men, 34.7 percent for dark-skinned women.

On Dec 12, 2018
@PeterAsaro shared
RT @BillGates: This book is a must read for anyone interested in AI, machine learning, and machine vision.

When ballistic missiles can see

Bill Gates reviews “Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War” by author Paul Scharre.

On Nov 22, 2018
@GaryMarcus shared
“Deep Reinforcement Learning Doesn't Work Yet” - outstanding blog from February by @alexirpan that I somehow missed. DRL experts: have these problems been addressed since?

Deep Reinforcement Learning Doesn't Work Yet

June 24, 2018 note: If you want to cite an example from the post, please cite the paper which that example came from. If you want to cite the post as a whole, you can use the following ...

On Mar 28, 2018
@FeryalMP shared
RT @hardmaru: Our work on "World Models" is out!🌐 Can neural network agents dream, and learn inside of their own dream worlds? Read more to find out: Full Interactive Article: PDF:

World Models

Can agents learn inside of their own dreams?

On Nov 30, 2018
@frossi_t shared
RT @bendee983: This is when #AI’s top researchers think artificial general intelligence will be achieved. IMO: Let's stick to narrow AI—that's where the real opportunities and threats lie via @Verge #ArtificialIntelligence
On Sep 6, 2018
@frossi_t shared
RT @kirstengraham: IBM debuts "Everyday Ethics for AI” guide at #TheAIConf — calls on design & developer communities to use the guide in their everyday work and engage in shaping future iterations of the guide. @milenapribic @Adam_Cutler @frossi_t #IBM

Everyday Ethics for Artificial Intelligence

a Practical Guide for Designers and Developers

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

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google brain resident

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

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

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I'm director of Baidu's Silicon Valley AI Lab where we're building new AI technologies to reach at least 100 million people. #deeplearning #machinelearning #HPC

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We can MAKE ROBOTS HAPPEN by combining emerging technology with new markets: follow me for news on Robots, Automation, Silicon Valley, and Entrepreneurship

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

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

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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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Distinguished Professor, Oregon State Univ.; Past President, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence; Researcher in Comput. Sustainability

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Director, MIT @medialab, Chairman of @puretechh, co-author of @whiplashfuture

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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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Sharing things I'm learning through my foundation work and other interests...

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

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Research scientist at OpenAI. Previously CS PhD student at Stanford. I like to train Deep Neural Nets on large datasets. On a quest to solve intelligence.

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