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Monthly report: February 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 228 influencers like Miles Brundage and Jeremy Howard, 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

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...

I’m an AI researcher, and here’s what scares me about AI

On Feb 5, 2019
@jeremyphoward shared
RT @mmitchell_ai: Great new piece by @math_rachel on current AI concerns, incl. "the tyranny of metrics: metrics are just a proxy for what you really care about, and unthinkingly optimizing a metric can lead to unexpected, negative results." https://t.co/ySG2V7tNFS
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Warnings about sentient robots are overblown. Here are the 5 things that really scare me…

medium.com
On Feb 5, 2019
@jeremyphoward shared
RT @mmitchell_ai: Great new piece by @math_rachel on current AI concerns, incl. "the tyranny of metrics: metrics are just a proxy for what you really care about, and unthinkingly optimizing a metric can lead to unexpected, negative results." https://t.co/ySG2V7tNFS
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I’m an AI researcher, and here’s what scares me about AI

Warnings about sentient robots are overblown. Here are the 5 things that really scare me…

What alchemy and astrology can teach artificial intelligence researchers

On Feb 22, 2019
@haldaume3 shared
RT @benbendc: NEW STYLE, NEW AUDIENCE: What alchemy and astrology can teach artificial intelligence researchers https://t.co/TGyMdj4IfG via @ConversationUS @umdcs @hcil_umd @UMDResearch @UMDscience
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Pursuing big, unrealistic dreams can distract from real scientific progress. It's time for AI research to focus on restoring and expanding human control and responsibility.

theconversation.com
On Feb 22, 2019
@haldaume3 shared
RT @benbendc: NEW STYLE, NEW AUDIENCE: What alchemy and astrology can teach artificial intelligence researchers https://t.co/TGyMdj4IfG via @ConversationUS @umdcs @hcil_umd @UMDResearch @UMDscience
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What alchemy and astrology can teach artificial intelligence researchers

Pursuing big, unrealistic dreams can distract from real scientific progress. It's time for AI research to focus on restoring and expanding human control and responsibility.

Facebook’s chief AI scientist: Deep learning may need a new programming language

On Feb 19, 2019
@jeremyphoward shared
Facebook’s chief AI scientist @ylecun: Deep learning may need a new programming language https://t.co/3DQbjgG2PN
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Deep learning may need a new programming language that’s more flexible and easier to work with than Python, Facebook AI Research director Yann LeCun said today. It’s not yet clear if su…

venturebeat.com
On Feb 19, 2019
@jeremyphoward shared
Facebook’s chief AI scientist @ylecun: Deep learning may need a new programming language https://t.co/3DQbjgG2PN
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Facebook’s chief AI scientist: Deep learning may need a new programming language

Deep learning may need a new programming language that’s more flexible and easier to work with than Python, Facebook AI Research director Yann LeCun said today. It’s not yet clear if su…

An AI that writes convincing prose risks mass-producing fake news

On Feb 15, 2019
@dnouri shared
RT @ilparone: A healthy reminder in the midst of AI-powered fake news hype: “You don’t need AI to create fake news... People can easily do it.” [email protected] https://t.co/DFolo0KPS0 by @willknight #ux #ai
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Fed with billions of words, this algorithm creates convincing articles and shows how AI could be used to fool people on a mass scale.

www.technologyreview.com
On Feb 15, 2019
@dnouri shared
RT @ilparone: A healthy reminder in the midst of AI-powered fake news hype: “You don’t need AI to create fake news... People can easily do it.” [email protected] https://t.co/DFolo0KPS0 by @willknight #ux #ai
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An AI that writes convincing prose risks mass-producing fake news

Fed with billions of words, this algorithm creates convincing articles and shows how AI could be used to fool people on a mass scale.

Artificial intelligence plays on your team in Iconary, a picture puzzle game from AI2

On Feb 5, 2019
@etzioni shared
RT @b0yle: Artificial intelligence plays on your team in #Iconary, a picture puzzle game from @allenai_org: https://t.co/FpZBPFHNlQ H/T @etzioni https://t.co/EGC7OqfCGl
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For decades, the games that put artificial intelligence to the test have pit the machine against the human. Why isn’t there a game where they’re on the same team? Now there is.

www.geekwire.com
On Feb 5, 2019
@etzioni shared
RT @b0yle: Artificial intelligence plays on your team in #Iconary, a picture puzzle game from @allenai_org: https://t.co/FpZBPFHNlQ H/T @etzioni https://t.co/EGC7OqfCGl
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Artificial intelligence plays on your team in Iconary, a picture puzzle game from AI2

For decades, the games that put artificial intelligence to the test have pit the machine against the human. Why isn’t there a game where they’re on the same team? Now there is.

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