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Monthly report: June 2019

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Overlooked No More: Alan Turing, Condemned Code Breaker and Computer Visionary

On Jun 7, 2019
@thinkmariya shared
RT @kateconger: Alan Turing never had an obituary in the New York Times. Until now. https://t.co/O4wZH2IWKG
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His ideas led to early versions of modern computing and helped win World War II. Yet he died as a criminal for his homosexuality.

www.nytimes.com
On Jun 7, 2019
@thinkmariya shared
RT @kateconger: Alan Turing never had an obituary in the New York Times. Until now. https://t.co/O4wZH2IWKG
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Overlooked No More: Alan Turing, Condemned Code Breaker and Computer Visionary

His ideas led to early versions of modern computing and helped win World War II. Yet he died as a criminal for his homosexuality.

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

On Jun 30, 2019
@janexwang 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 https://t.co/cScqEZCsGl
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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 get increasingly better over time. This work is part of an Amazon Research Award.

jobs.tue.nl
On Jun 30, 2019
@janexwang 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 https://t.co/cScqEZCsGl
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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 ...

The Race To Commercialize Robo-Rigs Intensifies As Volvo Group, Nvidia Partner On Self-Driving Trucks

On Jun 21, 2019
@AlisonBLowndes shared
Happy #Midsummer to all our new Swedish devs & #AI community. Thanks for Gothenburg! #SDC #Sweden @nvidia + @volvocars https://t.co/wz9Xo2yMon https://t.co/pEWLlshNbD
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The broad partnership will leverage the Silicon Valley tech company’s computing power, software and artificial intelligence to get self-driving versions of the truckmaker’s vehicles on the road.

www.forbes.com
On Jun 21, 2019
@AlisonBLowndes shared
Happy #Midsummer to all our new Swedish devs & #AI community. Thanks for Gothenburg! #SDC #Sweden @nvidia + @volvocars https://t.co/wz9Xo2yMon https://t.co/pEWLlshNbD
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The Race To Commercialize Robo-Rigs Intensifies As Volvo Group, Nvidia Partner On Self-Driving Trucks

The broad partnership will leverage the Silicon Valley tech company’s computing power, software and artificial intelligence to get self-driving versions of the truckmaker’s vehicles on the ...

Artificial general intelligence is a Rorschach Test: Perhaps we need orangutans?

On Jun 5, 2019
@ylecun shared
A summary of the debate on human-level AI organized by the World Science Festival last Friday. I shared the stage with Gary Kasparov, Shannon Vallor, Hod Lipson, and... https://t.co/bdjqJW1GSF
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A panel discussion between Facebook’s Yann LeCun and fellow AI thinkers debates whether the term artificial general intelligence even means anything. Perhaps the answer is machines more like orangutans.

www.zdnet.com
On Jun 5, 2019
@ylecun shared
A summary of the debate on human-level AI organized by the World Science Festival last Friday. I shared the stage with Gary Kasparov, Shannon Vallor, Hod Lipson, and... https://t.co/bdjqJW1GSF
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Artificial general intelligence is a Rorschach Test: Perhaps we need orangutans?

A panel discussion between Facebook’s Yann LeCun and fellow AI thinkers debates whether the term artificial general intelligence even means anything. Perhaps the answer is machines more ...

pybullet grasping with time contrastive network embeddings

On Jun 13, 2019
@kastnerkyle shared
RT @mat_kelcey: "pybullet grasping & time contrastive network embeddings" blog: https://t.co/HtTkbRM8rF code: https://t.co/JNAux3XYwt
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consider the following... a simple grasping environment of a table + a tray + an arm 15 procedurally generated objects dropped into the tray a sequence of random grasps where a random grasp is ... move gripper to random point above tray move gripper down into tray close gripper move ...

matpalm.com
On Jun 13, 2019
@kastnerkyle shared
RT @mat_kelcey: "pybullet grasping & time contrastive network embeddings" blog: https://t.co/HtTkbRM8rF code: https://t.co/JNAux3XYwt
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pybullet grasping with time contrastive network embeddings

consider the following... a simple grasping environment of a table + a tray + an arm 15 procedurally generated objects dropped into the tray a sequence of random grasps where a random grasp ...

Introducing FastBert — A simple Deep Learning library for BERT Models

On Jun 6, 2019
@stanfordnlp shared
RT @ylecun: PyFastBertTorch https://t.co/SVA0bVDlVI
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A simple to use Deep Learning library to build and deploy BERT models

medium.com
On Jun 6, 2019
@stanfordnlp shared
RT @ylecun: PyFastBertTorch https://t.co/SVA0bVDlVI
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Introducing FastBert — A simple Deep Learning library for BERT Models

A simple to use Deep Learning library to build and deploy BERT models

The side of Paul Allen I wish more people knew about

On Jun 30, 2019
@samim shared
These photos of Paul Allen and Bill Gates capture the spirit (of Microsoft) well. Notice how brother Paul is reading the "Holy Bible" and "Calculus with Analytic Geometry" at the same time. (from https://t.co/EsmbeFYfvX) https://t.co/yZtpzWDkGr
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Bill Gates talks about Paul Allen at the Forbes Philanthropy Summit, where he was posthumously honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Philanthropy.

www.gatesnotes.com
On Jun 30, 2019
@samim shared
These photos of Paul Allen and Bill Gates capture the spirit (of Microsoft) well. Notice how brother Paul is reading the "Holy Bible" and "Calculus with Analytic Geometry" at the same time. (from https://t.co/EsmbeFYfvX) https://t.co/yZtpzWDkGr
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The side of Paul Allen I wish more people knew about

Bill Gates talks about Paul Allen at the Forbes Philanthropy Summit, where he was posthumously honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Philanthropy.

DeepMind’s plans to make AI systems robust & reliable, why it’s a core issue in AI design, and how to succeed at AI research

On Jun 3, 2019
@demishassabis shared
RT @DeepMindAI: DeepMind’s @pushmeet spoke to @80000Hours about the importance of building robust and safe AI systems. Listen to the full podcast to find out why a career in machine learning makes a difference: https://t.co/TUWZ6R9NSk
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Research to keep AI reliable is no more a side-project in AI design than keeping a bridge standing is a side-project in bridge design.

80000hours.org
On Jun 3, 2019
@demishassabis shared
RT @DeepMindAI: DeepMind’s @pushmeet spoke to @80000Hours about the importance of building robust and safe AI systems. Listen to the full podcast to find out why a career in machine learning makes a difference: https://t.co/TUWZ6R9NSk
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DeepMind’s plans to make AI systems robust & reliable, why it’s a core issue in AI design, and how to succeed at AI research

Research to keep AI reliable is no more a side-project in AI design than keeping a bridge standing is a side-project in bridge design.

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