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On Apr 21, 2019
@PeterAsaro shared
RT @jeffclune: https://t.co/V2n40AA0Ct Even when they don’t break down completely, learning systems sometimes learn to achieve their goals in the wrong way. In a research paper last year, a group of 52 AI researchers recounted dozens of times when AI systems showed surprising behavior. 1/
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The real danger of an AI arms race isn't that another country would win; it's that unsafe technologies would make everyone lose.

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On Apr 21, 2019
@PeterAsaro shared
RT @jeffclune: https://t.co/V2n40AA0Ct Even when they don’t break down completely, learning systems sometimes learn to achieve their goals in the wrong way. In a research paper last year, a group of 52 AI researchers recounted dozens of times when AI systems showed surprising behavior. 1/
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The real danger of an AI arms race isn't that another country would win; it's that unsafe technologies would make everyone lose.



On Apr 16, 2019
@ryan_t_lowe shared
RT @DBahdanau: Are you curious about systematic generalization? Do you like small, carefully controlled studies with intriguing conclusions? Check out our latest paper: https://t.co/xA4tYvdjF9. Code & data at https://t.co/ydCswLGkyW. Work done by @MILAMontreal with the help of @Element_ai https://t.co/BZNDgnq0ep
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Click here to read the article

The output of the last FiLM block hNq x undergoes an extra 1 × 1 convolution and max-pooling to produce hq x. MAC network of Hudson & Manning (2018) produces hq x by repeatedly applying a ...

On Apr 15, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @OpenAI: OpenAI Five is now the first AI to beat the world champions in an esports game. Here's what happened, and how we made our comeback since losing to pros in Aug 2018: https://t.co/QH6yj0Gmz3 https://t.co/WvV4ERTvZt
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How to Train Your OpenAI Five

OpenAI Five is the first AI to beat the world champions in an esports game, having won two back-to-back games versus the world champion Dota 2 team, OG [https://twitter.com/OGesports], at ...

On Apr 17, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @ruchowdh: Whose ethics are reflected in tech ethics? Thoughts on how we move from words to action, featuring @timnitGebru @AnimaAnandkumar @hmason @luke_stark @PartnershipAI @OpenAI @math_rachel https://t.co/n9nA3pB5F7
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From Principles to Action: How do we Implement Tech Ethics?

The tech ethics community is at an inflection point. The broad and pervasive applications of Artificial Intelligence and other…

On Apr 18, 2019
@lxbrun shared
RT @NablaTech: Our advisor, investor and friend Moustapha Cissé just opened Google's first Africa Artificial Intelligence lab in Ghana. https://t.co/IaSUpR8Rc8
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Google has opened its first Africa Artificial Intelligence lab in Ghana

Google's first AI lab in Africa is based in Accra, Ghana and aims to provide innovative solutions to problems facing the continent.

On Apr 16, 2019
@hardmaru shared
Probabilistic Model-Based Reinforcement Learning Using The Differentiable Neural Computer They replaced the MDN-LSTM in World Models with a Neural Turing Machine and tried to use MDN-NTMs (can learn algorithms from data, in theory) for model-based RL. https://t.co/FgBbfroH4S https://t.co/Nc4qdoJjKN
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Probabilistic Model-Based Reinforcement Learning Using The Differentiable Neural Computer

My experiments found that a model learned in a Differentiable Neural Computer outperformed a vanilla LSTM based model, on two gaming environments.

On Apr 18, 2019
@AndrewLBeam shared
@JeppeThagaard hmm, does that capture it though? I think the counterargument usually goes something like this (https://t.co/0WfDsOyeBL). This also wouldn't work for non-classification tasks. https://t.co/wNPGZrK3qm
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Dropout as a Bayesian Approximation: Representing Model Uncertainty in Deep Learning

Dropout as a Bayesian Approximation We show that a neural network with arbitrary depth and non-linearities, with dropout applied before every weight layer, is mathematically equivalent to ...

On Apr 17, 2019
@hardmaru shared
Original blog post about CPPN-GAN-VAE: https://t.co/mcPmZBIVcA https://t.co/FI7yNuWx2Q
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Generating Large Images from Latent Vectors

Our CPPN will generate a High Resolution MNIST Image from Random Latent Vector Z Background In the previous post, we have explored the use of CPPNs to produce high resolution images ...

On Apr 17, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @ENERGY: ANNOUNCED TODAY: $20M in funding for artificial intelligence and machine learning R&D projects to: ✅Boost grid resilience, operation, and management. ✅Solve scientific problems and improve #AI predictions. ⬇⬇https://t.co/j6dtP4vKGd
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Department of Energy Announces $20 Million for Artificial Intelligence Research

Department of Energy Announces $20 Million for Artificial Intelligence Research

On Apr 20, 2019
@j2bryson shared
RT @EikeGraef: https://t.co/XoklDou7qc
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A call for participation: Building the ICO’s auditing framework for Artificial Intelligence

Simon McDougall, Executive Director for Technology Policy and Innovation, invites comment from organisations on the development of an audit...

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On Apr 16, 2019
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RT @UMDscience: We're proud to announce the launch of the @UofMaryland Center for Machine Learning. @CapitalOne is an inaugural partner of the center, which will be located in the new Brendan Iribe Center. https://t.co/kInrRSrPW1 #UMDdiscovers #UMDinnovates #MachineLearning https://t.co/4bpoTScDi5
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University of Maryland Launches Center for Machine Learning

Initial funding for the center comes from the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) and UMIACS, which will provide technical and administrative support. An ...

On Apr 19, 2019
@mpshanahan shared
RT @BarbicanCentre: How much of what used to be make-believe is becoming reality? Author #IanMcEwan discusses his new novel, Machines Like Me with @DeepMindAI's @mpshanahan on 6 Jun https://t.co/yVwykxlkt9 #MoreThanHuman
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Ian McEwan in conversation with Murray Shanahan

For many of us, our first introduction to artificial intelligence will have come from works of fiction, but in 2019 how much of what used to be make-believe is becoming reality?

On Apr 19, 2019
@PeterAsaro shared
RT @rachelmetz: If your image is online, it might be training facial-recognition AI https://t.co/cEjGnl33Dp
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If your image is online, it might be training facial-recognition AI

The photo is undeniably cute: a mom and a dad — he with a stubbly beard and rimless glasses, she with choppy brown hair and a wide grin — goofing around and eating ice cream with their two ...

On Apr 18, 2019
@j2bryson shared
RT @alan_winfield: @j2bryson @bxmx @NetizenFour @IEEESA @johnchavens @ThomasMetzinger @EthicalBAU @Floridi @ShannonVallor @C___CS Thanks Joanna. I just updated my list of ethical principles here, with *13* new sets of ethical principles - 12 of which were published since 1 Jan 2018: https://t.co/Rc3RjFwsCR
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An Updated Round Up of Ethical Principles of Robotics and AI

This blogpost is an updated round up of the various sets of ethical principles of robotics and AI that have been proposed to date, ordered b...

On Apr 16, 2019
@zeynep shared
RT @AASchapiro: Chinese tech firms are building dystopian tools to profile & track Uighur Muslims. These firms get significant investment from foreign funds, including: Fidelity International, Qualcomm Ventures, Sequoia Capital. None would talk to the NYTimes about it: https://t.co/oy0zS3HPSe
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One Month, 500,000 Face Scans: How China Is Using A.I. to Profile a Minority

In a major ethical leap for the tech world, Chinese start-ups have built algorithms that the government uses to track members of a largely Muslim minority group.

On Apr 16, 2019
@anildash shared
RT @glitch: "The big idea... is to give developers both old and new a tool that makes it easy, and maybe even fun, to build web software, solo or in teams." Thanks for the mention @businessinsider! V cool to see Glitch alongside companies like Salesforce and Stripe! https://t.co/W18UMjVUh3 https://t.co/48zA8NobSL
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INTRODUCING: The 100 people transforming the world of business

From tech titans to rising stars, groundbreaking scientists to social activists, these people are driving real change in their industry.

On Apr 16, 2019
@rsalakhu shared
RT @SCSatCMU: Bailey Flanigan, who will begin work on her PhD this fall at @CSDatCMU, is the second of two @CarnegieMellon recipients of 2019 Hertz Fellowships https://t.co/VIptjIPhVB. She is interested in the robustness and ethics of algorithms. https://t.co/zcniIs8A0w
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Carnegie Mellon Ph.D. Students Named Hertz Graduate Fellows

The Hertz Foundation named Two Carnegie Mellon Ph.D. students 2019 Hertz Fellowship recipients.