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Annual Report 2019

This year, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 198 influencers like Miles Brundage and MIT Technology Review, discussing hashtags such as #DeepLearning , #machinelearning and #MLSSAfrica.
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On Jul 3, 2019
@hardmaru shared
RT @GoAbiAryan: Why does most of the bad reporting always happen around games esp OpenAI and DeepMind products? Is over-promising the key reason? Or is it simply the Placebo Effect?

Transform 2019: Hear from the movers and shakers in AI

Artificial intelligence is transforming business and offering significant strategic and practical opportunities, from natural language processing and smart speech to IoT and edge computing. ...

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.

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

On Jul 6, 2019
@NandoDF shared
RT @avishkar58: Hello African data engineers and scientists! Are you interested in working at DeepMind? We're recruiting! See for details. @DeepIndaba

Software/Data Engineer, London

Snapshot We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic software engineer who is interested in joining a mission driven company working on diverse research projects. Diverse sets of noisy ...

On May 14, 2019
@skdh shared
"NT: And so you keep saying that neural nets will win at everything eventually. GH: Well, we are neural nets. Anything we can do they can do."

An AI Pioneer Explains the Evolution of Neural Networks

Google's Geoff Hinton was a pioneer in researching the neural networks that now underlie much of artificial intelligence. He persevered when few others agreed.

On Jul 28, 2019
@ylecun shared
RT @_KarenHao: The theory that explains why babies understand gravity could bring about the next AI revolution. My latest story for @techreview summarizes @ylecun's ideas, based on a webinar he gave yesterday through @TheOfficialACM.

The AI technique that could imbue machines with the ability to reason

Yann LeCun, Facebook’s chief AI scientist, believes unsupervised learning will bring about the next AI revolution.

On Jun 24, 2019
@ylecun shared
RT @facebookai: We’ve developed a tool that applies natural language processing (#NLP) and information retrieval techniques directly to source code text, in order to produce a #machinelearning-based code search system.

Neural Code Search: ML-based code search using natural language queries

We’ve developed an internal tool that applies natural language processing and information retrieval techniques directly to source code text, in order to produce an machine learning-based ...

On May 30, 2019
@NandoDF shared
RT @_LXAI: Read our latest post on Developing #AI Infrastructure for #LATAM by Laura Montoya @quickresolute including our upcoming workshop @ICML2019 and #GPU donation thanks to @NvidiaAI

Developing AI Infrastructure for LATAM

It has also been credited with driving up Arxiv submissions for AI and Machine Learning research each year. I wonder what it would look like in the next 24 hours after NeurIPS Full paper ...

On Jun 29, 2019
@j2bryson shared
RT @Boring_AI: "Neither the children not the parents have consented to the children's interactions being permanently recorded." When @amazon loses we are all better off.

Amazon sued over Alexa child recordings in US

Two complaints claim the firm lacks the required consent to build and store youngsters' voice profiles.

On Jul 23, 2019
@amsekaran shared
RT @datapriestess: A profile of our AI4Good program in a @Forbes article by @BernardMarr. It captures what @krvarshney and I are trying to accomplish. The only way we can do good with AI at scale is by creating reusable technologies that provide value to all. @IBMResearch

Artificial Intelligence For Good - Also Makes Business Sense

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to do a lot of good in the world. In this post we look at how AI has been used to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges and why doing ...

On Jan 12, 2019
@DeepSpiker shared
RT @lawrennd: Slides, notes and link to #Jupyter notebook for my #MLSSAfrica session on "Gaussian Processes".

Gaussian Processes

<p>Classical machine learning and statistical approaches to learning, such as neural networks and linear regression, assume a parametric form for functions. Gaussian process models are an ...

On Jun 30, 2019
@lawrennd shared
RT @joavanschoren: We have just opened an exciting #job opportunity as a #postdoc to work on automated #machinelearning (#AutoML) as part of my #Amazon Research Award. We aim to build an AutoML Gym to train top-notch AutoML methods - with #metalearning. Please RT! #ai #ml

Post-doctoral fellow on automatic machine learning (V32.4006)

Challenging post-doctoral fellowship on automated machine learning (AutoML). We are building an AutoML playground (an 'AutoML Gym') to train AutoML systems on many different problems and ...

On Nov 27, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @jjvincent: Go player Lee Se-dol, who lost to AlphaGo in 2016, has retired from professional play for good, citing the supremacy of AI. "Even if I become the number one, there is an entity that cannot be defeated" -->
On Nov 28, 2019
@NandoDF shared
Researchers use deep learning to predict RNA structures

Researchers use deep learning method to delve into predicting RNA structures in world first

In a world-first, a team of Griffith University researchers has used an artificial intelligence method to better predict RNA secondary structures, with the hope it can be developed into a ...

On Jun 29, 2019
@Revkin shared
RT @Joi: Interview with @karaswisher for Recode - The problem with tech people who want to solve problems

The problem with tech people who want to solve problems

On the latest Recode Decode, MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito says we need to resist the urge to oversimplify the problems we’re solving.

On May 30, 2019
@EurekAlert shared
Tempted to cheat on a written exam? Artificial intelligence is 90% certain to nab you via @uni_copenhagen @EurekAlert #EurekAlertTrending #AI #Ethics #Education

Tempted to cheat on a written exam? Artificial intelligence is 90% certain to nab you

Combining big data with artificial intelligence has allowed University of Copenhagen researchers to determine whether you wrote your assignment or whether a ghostwriter penned it for you -- ...

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Research Scientist (Policy) at OpenAI. Research Associate, Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford. Views my own.

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A media company making technology a greater force for good. Get our journalism:

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Program Lead, A.I., Academic Initiatives & Public Affairs @IBMResearch | Tweeting about #AI, #AIEthics, science, politics | #feminist, mother of 2 👨🏽‍🔬

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I research intelligence to understand what we are, and to harness it wisely. Principal Scientist at DeepMind, CIFAR Fellow, Adj Prof UBC

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Scientist, best-selling author, and entrepreneur. Founder/CEO of Geometric Intelligence (acquired by Uber).

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research scientist at google brain tokyo

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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

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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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Prof (CS @Stanford), Co-Director Stanford Human-Centered AI Institute @StanfordHAI, CoFounder/Chair @ai4allorg, Researcher #AI #computervision #ML AI+healthcare

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Physicist, blogger, author. Sometimes-songwriter, nighttime-philosopher. Maker of my own misery. she/her

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Professor at Imperial College London and senior research scientist at DeepMind. Tweeting in a personal capacity. To send me a message please use email

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Professor of machine learning at the University of Sheffield, co-host with @kgorman of @TlkngMchns. Currently on leave at Amazon, opinions are my own.

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#AI #Ethics Global Leader @IBMResearch | Board Member @PartnershipAI | @JAIR_Editor | @IEEESA | @FLIxrisk | @futureoflifeinstitute | @leverhulmecfi

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Co-founder DeepMind - Ethical AI...

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ML developer/researcher at OpenAI Cofounder/advisor at

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Research Scientist at in Oxford working on Deep RL and Imitation Learning & Board of Directors at @WiMLworkshop & Mentor for @OpenAI Scholars

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

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Google Brain researcher, machine learning professor, ex-Twitter Cortex, father of 4, wine/music/comedy enthusiast

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