Artificial Intelligence News Essentials

Monthly report: October 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 348 influencers like Joanna J Bryson and Erico Guizzo, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #AIethics and #ArtificialIntelligence.
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100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics to Follow in 2019 and beyond

On Oct 29, 2018
@PeterAsaro shared
RT @tala201677: 100 Brilliant Women in #ArtificialIntelligence Ethics to Follow in 2019 and beyond by @MiaD @MullerCatelijne @vdignum @aimeevanrobot https://t.co/WPxCF7xoal #AIethics
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Meet the women working relentlessly to save humanity from the dark side of AI

medium.com
On Oct 29, 2018
@PeterAsaro shared
RT @tala201677: 100 Brilliant Women in #ArtificialIntelligence Ethics to Follow in 2019 and beyond by @MiaD @MullerCatelijne @vdignum @aimeevanrobot https://t.co/WPxCF7xoal #AIethics
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100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics to Follow in 2019 and beyond

Meet the women working relentlessly to save humanity from the dark side of AI

A global ethics study aims to help AI solve the self-driving “trolley problem”

On Oct 25, 2018
@amsekaran shared
A global ethics study aims to help AI solve the self-driving “trolley problem” - via @techreview https://t.co/DC3zkpOdWw
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Millions of people in 233 countries weighed in on whose lives self-driving cars should prioritize, revealing how much ethics diverge across cultures.

www.technologyreview.com
On Oct 25, 2018
@amsekaran shared
A global ethics study aims to help AI solve the self-driving “trolley problem” - via @techreview https://t.co/DC3zkpOdWw
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A global ethics study aims to help AI solve the self-driving “trolley problem”

Millions of people in 233 countries weighed in on whose lives self-driving cars should prioritize, revealing how much ethics diverge across cultures.

Google AI Residency Program

On Oct 9, 2018
@petewarden shared
RT @ch402: Reminder: There are a growing number of AI residency programs. Consider applying to multiple. :) Google: https://t.co/F6iOLhAoGo OpenAI: https://t.co/APhlgoXW17 Facebook: https://t.co/sI7qJu1rjI Uber: https://t.co/GRJvvWqNGW Microsoft: https://t.co/KvQBWdhxpF
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The Google AI Residency Program is a 12-month research training role designed to jumpstart or advance your career in machine learning research.

ai.google
On Oct 9, 2018
@petewarden shared
RT @ch402: Reminder: There are a growing number of AI residency programs. Consider applying to multiple. :) Google: https://t.co/F6iOLhAoGo OpenAI: https://t.co/APhlgoXW17 Facebook: https://t.co/sI7qJu1rjI Uber: https://t.co/GRJvvWqNGW Microsoft: https://t.co/KvQBWdhxpF
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Google AI Residency Program

The Google AI Residency Program is a 12-month research training role designed to jumpstart or advance your career in machine learning research.

'The Blowjob Paper:' Scientists Processed 109 Hours of Oral Sex to Develop an AI that Sucks Dick

On Oct 29, 2018
@KaleighRogers shared
RT @motherboard: Scientists processed 109 hours of oral sex to develop an AI that sucks dick https://t.co/ndksTB1O9E https://t.co/wpaAi3I9vl
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Anonymous machine learning engineers wrote 'The Blowjob Paper' to try to make this bj machine more lifelike.

motherboard.vice.com
On Oct 29, 2018
@KaleighRogers shared
RT @motherboard: Scientists processed 109 hours of oral sex to develop an AI that sucks dick https://t.co/ndksTB1O9E https://t.co/wpaAi3I9vl
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'The Blowjob Paper:' Scientists Processed 109 Hours of Oral Sex to Develop an AI that Sucks Dick

Anonymous machine learning engineers wrote 'The Blowjob Paper' to try to make this bj machine more lifelike.

The Robots Are Coming, and They Want Your Job

On Oct 20, 2018
@IEET shared
RT @MFordFuture: The Robots Are Coming, and They Want Your Job #RiseoftheRobots @mattblakeUK https://t.co/6fYv4YDFTP
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Experts believe almost a third of the global workforce will be automated by 2030. But are universities preparing students for the rise of the office machines?

www.vice.com
On Oct 20, 2018
@IEET shared
RT @MFordFuture: The Robots Are Coming, and They Want Your Job #RiseoftheRobots @mattblakeUK https://t.co/6fYv4YDFTP
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The Robots Are Coming, and They Want Your Job

Experts believe almost a third of the global workforce will be automated by 2030. But are universities preparing students for the rise of the office machines?

Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Shows Off Parkour Skills

On Oct 11, 2018
@AutomatonBlog shared
Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Shows Off Parkour Skills https://t.co/zf3d0mpu0n
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The agile humanoid is learning to use its whole body to leap higher than ever

spectrum.ieee.org
On Oct 11, 2018
@AutomatonBlog shared
Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Shows Off Parkour Skills https://t.co/zf3d0mpu0n
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Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Shows Off Parkour Skills

The agile humanoid is learning to use its whole body to leap higher than ever

This robot co-taught a course at West Point

On Oct 21, 2018
@RickKing16 shared
RT @ShafiAhmed5: This robot co-taught a course at West Point https://t.co/NNVn4EYPfc
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Two sessions of an introduction to ethics philosophy course.

www.axios.com
On Oct 21, 2018
@RickKing16 shared
RT @ShafiAhmed5: This robot co-taught a course at West Point https://t.co/NNVn4EYPfc
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This robot co-taught a course at West Point

Two sessions of an introduction to ethics philosophy course.

Artificial Intelligence Is Learning to Keep Learning

On Nov 1, 2018
@SilverJacket shared
Tired: Machines that learn. Wired: Machines that learn how to keep learning after deployment, and do so with little data. My piece in the current @sciam on work by @ThomasMiconi of @UberAILabs at @icmlconf: https://t.co/ztCUQfJK36
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A new machine-learning technique mimics the brain’s ability to adapt to new circumstances

www.scientificamerican.com
On Nov 1, 2018
@SilverJacket shared
Tired: Machines that learn. Wired: Machines that learn how to keep learning after deployment, and do so with little data. My piece in the current @sciam on work by @ThomasMiconi of @UberAILabs at @icmlconf: https://t.co/ztCUQfJK36
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Artificial Intelligence Is Learning to Keep Learning

A new machine-learning technique mimics the brain’s ability to adapt to new circumstances

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Artificial & Natural Intelligence; Cognition, Culture, & Society; AI Ethics, Safety, & Policy. Vaguely professional tweets—for more: @j2blather; fewer: @j2breve

Follow 12.7k Followers

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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]

Follow 6.7k Followers

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Together, towards a world full of robots.

Follow 14.1k Followers

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

Follow 1.3k Followers

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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

Follow 8.4k Followers

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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.

Follow 11.4k Followers

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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

Follow 10.4M Followers

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Bringing the radiothermally generated heat. The team: @KatieMPalmer, @StocktonSays, @MeganMolteni, and @MrMattSimon.

Follow 2.0M Followers

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

Follow 14.0k Followers

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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

Follow 43.8k Followers

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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

Follow 2.4k Followers

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#SpatialComputing, #AI, #Robotics, #VR, #AR, #MixedReality dev. #Onalytica #influencer 2017 #1 #VR - 2016 (#1 #VR, #14 #AI, #35 #Robotics) #music #gamedev

Follow 130.1k Followers

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Chief Technology & Product Officer @MetamavenAI. Editor @TOPBOTS. #AI #ML @Forbes writer, speaker, author @AppliedAIBook, maker of lovable #UX & crappy #bots

Follow 27.2k Followers

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Engineer, roboethicist and pro-feminist. Interested in robots as working models of life, evolution, intelligence and culture.

Follow 5.2k Followers

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CEO @voyage. Super-charging communities with autonomous vehicles.

Follow 15.0k Followers

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Researching intelligence to understand what we are and to find ways to harness it wisely. I'm a senior CIFAR fellow and an adjunct prof at UBC CS.

Follow 23.3k Followers

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Love modular & educational robots. I run @Aptomica that will rent out robotics, stay tuned! Host of video show @Robotsindepth. Also @RobotsUpClose @AMA_Robotics

Follow 9.9k Followers

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Mother. Wife. Filmmaker. Red lipstick. Hats. Emmy-Nominated & Sundance filmmaker & founder The Webby Awards, co-founder 50/50 Day & Character Day.

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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

Follow 10.9k Followers

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

Follow 12.6k Followers