Artificial Intelligence News Essentials

Monthly report: February 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 276 influencers like Joanna J Bryson and John C. Havens, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #FederatedLearning and #100DaysOfMLCode.
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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

Managers, do these things to set your employees (and your team) up for success

On Feb 17, 2019
@FastCompany shared
Managers, do these things to set your employees (and your team) up for success https://t.co/ORbKzcm1sG
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Managerial skills are more important than ever.

www.fastcompany.com
On Feb 17, 2019
@FastCompany shared
Managers, do these things to set your employees (and your team) up for success https://t.co/ORbKzcm1sG
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UK artificial intelligence funding nears the rest of Europe combined

On Feb 27, 2019
@teamrework shared
UK AI sector funding hits record £1bn for 2018 https://t.co/v8M9J1bjOk #reworkAI https://t.co/6ADbDdt9c7
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Investment into the UK’s artificial intelligence (AI) sector from venture capital firms reached a record $1.3bn (£998m) last year, almost as much

www.cityam.com
On Feb 27, 2019
@teamrework shared
UK AI sector funding hits record £1bn for 2018 https://t.co/v8M9J1bjOk #reworkAI https://t.co/6ADbDdt9c7
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UK artificial intelligence funding nears the rest of Europe combined

Investment into the UK’s artificial intelligence (AI) sector from venture capital firms reached a record $1.3bn (£998m) last year, almost as much

Paper Reviews Call 006 - GloVe

On Feb 24, 2019
@stanfordnlp shared
RT @ecsquendor: Jit Ghosh discusses the "GloVe" 2014 Stanford paper on word embeddings. This one was a great session! #paperreviewcalls #nlp #deeplearning https://t.co/bLhT8WpwqW
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"GloVe is an unsupervised learning algorithm for obtaining vector representations for words. Training is performed on aggregated global word-word co-occurren...

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On Feb 24, 2019
@stanfordnlp shared
RT @ecsquendor: Jit Ghosh discusses the "GloVe" 2014 Stanford paper on word embeddings. This one was a great session! #paperreviewcalls #nlp #deeplearning https://t.co/bLhT8WpwqW
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Paper Reviews Call 006 - GloVe

"GloVe is an unsupervised learning algorithm for obtaining vector representations for words. Training is performed on aggregated global word-word co-occurren...

AI vs. Lawyers: The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Law

On Feb 25, 2019
@PKathrani shared
RT @JohnAFlood: AI vs. Lawyers: The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Law https://t.co/j0eA05V2ST
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For a human lawyer, it takes weeks to do research, but AI can do it in just a few seconds. Will all the AI, machine learning systems with their efficiency in harnessing data eradicate the need for lawyers?

interestingengineering.com
On Feb 25, 2019
@PKathrani shared
RT @JohnAFlood: AI vs. Lawyers: The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Law https://t.co/j0eA05V2ST
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AI vs. Lawyers: The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Law

For a human lawyer, it takes weeks to do research, but AI can do it in just a few seconds. Will all the AI, machine learning systems with their efficiency in harnessing data eradicate the ...

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

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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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E.D., IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous & Intelligent Systems and E.D., Council on Extended Intelligence. Tweets are my own.

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Official Twitter feed for the Fast Company business media brand; inspiring readers to think beyond traditional boundaries & create the future of business.

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Policy Analyst at OpenAI. Formerly: AI Policy Research Fellow, Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford. Views my own.

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Director of #AI @PwC_UK | #ResponsibleAI #AIforGood @PwC | Advisor @APPG_AI @IEEESA @techUK | @TEDx Speaker | Fellow @theRSAorg | #HeForShe | views my own

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

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Contributing editor at @IEEESpectrum. I hug robots. [email protected]

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Senior editor at @IEEESpectrum covering robots, drones, AI. @MIT_Sciwrite alum. Engineer turned writer. Husband. Dad. Made in Brazil. [email protected]

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Ingeniero Mecànico Msc. en Ingeniería Mecánica con enfasis en Construcción de Turbinas de Gas y de Vapor. Profesor jubilado de la Universidad del Valle.

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Writing and giving talks on the impact of #AI on people, economies and societies. Free book available at https://t.co/UNyK5mkL7u

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Artificial Intelligence, Robots, Ethics and Law; Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Westminster; #LawTech in Practice and Education; Views My Own: #urobotwm

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The Ada Lovelace Institute aims to improve social well-being in a data, AI and algorithm enabled society.

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Deep learning researcher & educator. Founder: fast.ai; Faculty: USF & Singularity University; // Previously - CEO: Enlitic; President: Kaggle; CEO Fastmail

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The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms Behind Money & Information http://t.co/XyosGJviUF Reputation/Search/Finance

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Future Editor, Axios; senior fellow, Atlantic Council; adjunct professor, Georgetown University; author The Powerhouse. Newsletter: https://t.co/xAzkIP0yUf

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@IEEESpectrum's award-winning blog on robots, drones, AI, and more. Editor: @ericoguizzo [email protected] | Senior Writer: @botjunkie [email protected]

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Humanist/Futurist, Author, Future Explainer/Designer, Global Keynote Speaker see https://t.co/1TvAn2nTF7 New book: https://t.co/99XuSFoZvD CEO @FuturesAgency

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Ours is the era of inadequate AI alignment theory. Any other facts about this era are relatively unimportant, but sometimes I tweet about them anyway.

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ML developer/researcher at OpenAI Cofounder/advisor at indico.io

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Artificial Intelligence expert, co-Founder https://t.co/ffnBW3N64g, Director @nuclai conference, Deep Learning #ML research, ex-R☆/Guerrilla #AI Programmer. #⚘

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