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Annual Report 2021

This year, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 348 influencers like WIRED and hardmaru, discussing hashtags such as #MachineLearning , #DeepLearning and #NDAA.
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On Jan 2, 2021
@j2bryson shared
RT @StanfordHAI: Today Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act for 2021. What does it mean for artificial intelligence? We explain: https://t.co/CXZO1GVhe4 #NDAA
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Summary of AI Provisions from the National Defense Authorization Act 2021

Summary of AI Provisions from the National Defense Authorization Act 2021

Highlights among these provisions are measures to create a new National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office to be led by the White House, to order the Pentagon to take steps to ensure ...

On Jan 7, 2021
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RT @TomChivers: The AI Does Not Hate You's excitingly retitled paperback is out today! "fascinating and delightfully written": @jonronson "intriguing, persuasive and eye-opening": @FryRsquared "exactly 272 pages long": @tomchivers https://t.co/DMJCAiY9ea https://t.co/3RmC203eS2 Buy it! https://t.co/JFTqoV25e6
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The Rationalist's Guide to the Galaxy: Superintelligent AI and the Geeks Who Are Trying to Save Humanity's Future (Paperback)

The Rationalist's Guide to the Galaxy: Superintelligent AI and the Geeks Who Are Trying to Save Humanity's Future (Paperback)

Buy The Rationalist's Guide to the Galaxy by Tom Chivers from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £25.

On Jan 10, 2021
@gleonhard shared
Why everyone is talking about an image generator released by an Elon Musk-backed A.I. lab https://t.co/51Q07CmB2R via @instapaper
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Why everyone is talking about an image generator released by an Elon Musk-backed A.I. lab

Why everyone is talking about an image generator released by an Elon Musk-backed A.I. lab

OpenAI has trained a piece of software, known as Dall-E, to generate images from short text captions.

On Jan 5, 2021
@gdb shared
CLIP — our new neural network for classifying images into categories based on arbitrary text. Works like GPT-3's semantic search, but for images: https://t.co/T4Jx4keGvM Maybe a path towards vision nets that don't make silly mistakes: https://t.co/Fixj02nrPd https://t.co/D0Q5ue0XNo
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CLIP: Connecting Text and Images

CLIP: Connecting Text and Images

We’re introducing a neural network called CLIP which efficiently learns visual concepts from natural language supervision.

On Jan 5, 2021
@hardmaru shared
RT @slashML: Why I'm Lukewarm on Graph Neural Networks https://t.co/ZrAaoCNTPj
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[D] Why I'm Lukewarm on Graph Neural Networks

[D] Why I'm Lukewarm on Graph Neural Networks

414 votes and 80 comments so far on Reddit

On Jan 2, 2021
@hardmaru shared
RT @SchmidhuberAI: 30-year anniversary of #Planning & #ReinforcementLearning with recurrent #WorldModels and #ArtificialCuriosity (1990). Also: high-dimensional reward signals, deterministic policy gradients, #GAN principle, and even simple #Consciousness & #SelfAwareness https://t.co/78l5I6xZJo
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1990: Planning & Reinforcement Learning with Recurrent World Models and Artificial Curiosity

1990: Planning & Reinforcement Learning with Recurrent World Models and Artificial Curiosity

The technical report FKI-126-90 introduced several concepts that are now widely used: (1) planning with recurrent NNs (RNNs) as world models, (2) high-dimensional reward signals (also as ...

On Jan 8, 2021
@WIRED shared
"Far and away the most important AI policy change should be immigration policy. That has been a disaster for the last four years, and I hope that gets much better over the next four years." https://t.co/sz2zknidfg
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The US Needs More Foreign Artificial Intelligence Know-How

The US Needs More Foreign Artificial Intelligence Know-How

Jason Furman, a top economic adviser to President Obama, says good ideas come from everywhere—but Trump has dissuaded tech workers from coming to the US.

On Jan 11, 2021
@CyLab shared
In contrast with its portrayal in pop culture, facial recognition tech can't actually spit out a definitive match. “The main thing to realize is that facial recognition is not perfect," @CyLab's Marios Savvides tells @PopSci. @CMU_ECE https://t.co/4bdTyttP1J
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Facial recognition still can’t prove someone’s identity

Facial recognition still can’t prove someone’s identity

Facial recognition is meant to be a starting point for investigations, not a fool-proof positive ID.

On Jan 11, 2021
@KirkDBorne shared
“Measuring the Future of #AI in San Diego” – highlights from @SDRegionalEDC & @BoozAllen research on how AI is shaping the local workforce economy https://t.co/rkAVaC0hKk by @RohnerJoe ——— #DataScientists #BigData #DataScience #MachineLearning #futureofwork #DigitalTransformation
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New Study Underwritten by Booz Allen Details How AI Is Transforming the San Diego Workforce and Economy

New Study Underwritten by Booz Allen Details How AI Is Transforming the San Diego Workforce and Economy

Self-driving vehicles and smart assistants like Siri and Alexa make artificial intelligence (AI) a feature of daily...

On Jan 4, 2021
@cqchoi shared
SFRevu’s Sam Tomaino re: my @Analog_SF tale: I “created a background world and universe which has a lot of potential for future stories. I hope to read them. I am impressed with Choi and will also put him on my shortlist for an Astounding Award in 2022.” https://t.co/DdunTjRv7j !
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Analog Science Fiction and Fact - January/February 2021 - Vol. CXXXXI, Nos.1 & 2

Analog Science Fiction and Fact - January/February 2021 - Vol. CXXXXI, Nos.1 & 2

<P> The January/February 2021 issue of <i>Analog</i> features stories by Dan Helms, Deborah L. Davitt, Nick Wolven, J. Northcutt, Jr., Norman Spinrad, Charles Q. Choi, Harry Turtledove, Jay ...

On Jan 5, 2021
@olivercameron shared
RT @OpenAI: We’ve developed two neural networks which have learned by associating text and images. CLIP maps images into categories described in text, and DALL-E creates new images, like this, from text. A step toward systems with deeper understanding of the world. https://t.co/rppy6u1zcn https://t.co/MNVlo8LZbV
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OpenAI Multimodal Research

OpenAI Multimodal Research

A long-term objective of artificial intelligence is to build “multimodal” neural networks—AI systems that learn about concepts in several modalities, primarily the textual and visual ...

On Jan 11, 2021
@Fisher85M shared
RT @SpirosMargaris: 11 #Industrial #AI Trends that will Dominate the World in 2021 https://t.co/VSQ2ADvllv #fintech #ArtificialIntelligence #MachineLearning #DeepLearning #BigData @kdnuggets @ImMBM @Paula_Piccard @Fisher85M @Damien_CABADI @enricomolinari @mclynd @HaroldSinnott @Thomas_Harrer https://t.co/PwNur4TumJ
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11 Industrial AI Trends that will Dominate the World in 2021

11 Industrial AI Trends that will Dominate the World in 2021

These trends broadly cover the three themes of: Where will businesses adopt AI in 2021? How will AI become more accessible? How will AI capabilities evolve?

On Jan 2, 2021
@pmddomingos shared
Will 2021 be a turning point in the battle against cancel culture? https://t.co/qhKXoFcYmo
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Happy Cancelling Year 2021!

Happy Cancelling Year 2021!

From the blog of Shlomo Dubnov at The Times of Israel

On Jan 1, 2021
@BotJunkie shared
Always fun + informative to read @rodneyabrooks annual predictions update. One I'm not sure I agree with- lab demo of robot that can deliver last 10m from vehicle to inside front door of house no earlier than 2025. For a lab demo, I'm more optimistic https://t.co/8j3NcYQyXi
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Predictions Scorecard, 2021 January 01

Predictions Scorecard, 2021 January 01

Now it means that a company gives a press release that they have deployed self driving cars, reporters give breathless headlines about deployment of said self driving cars, and then bury ...

On Jan 7, 2021
@NewHorizons2015 shared
RT @SpaceAdvisor: Over 80% of the rapidly growing $423 billion global #space economy is commercial. In 2020, the commercial space industry shattered records by launching over 1,000 spacecraft. Read why space commerce should be a crucial investment via @spacenews https://t.co/H0CeGOR6V0
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Op-ed | Space commerce accelerating

Op-ed | Space commerce accelerating

"The space economy is accelerating," writes U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. "Over 80% of the rapidly growing $423 billion global space economy is commercial. In 2020, the commercial ...

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