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Monthly report: March 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 204 influencers like Miles Brundage and Jack Clark, discussing hashtags such as #gpt2 , #streetlearn and #AI.
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Project Manager, Policy & Comms

On Mar 4, 2019
@gdb shared
RT @AmandaAskell: The OpenAI policy and communications team are looking for a project manager! Very valuable position for those with project management experience to help us run things like internal groups, blog posts, and workshops. https://t.co/Epj7eGOJof
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As a project manager working across policy and comms you will coordinate projects ranging from workshops, to events, to convening internal groups for information hazard studies, to helping to create and run processes for the production of externally facing content such as blog posts. ...

jobs.lever.co
On Mar 4, 2019
@gdb shared
RT @AmandaAskell: The OpenAI policy and communications team are looking for a project manager! Very valuable position for those with project management experience to help us run things like internal groups, blog posts, and workshops. https://t.co/Epj7eGOJof
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Project Manager, Policy & Comms

As a project manager working across policy and comms you will coordinate projects ranging from workshops, to events, to convening internal groups for information hazard studies, to helping ...

In Favor of Developing Ethical Best Practices in AI Research

On Mar 2, 2019
@stanfordnlp shared
RT @sheabrownethics: Three Ph.D students in AI at Stanford, Shushman Choudhury, @michellearning and @andrey_kurenkov absolutely crush it with a comprehensive survey of #AIEthics, complete with tons of resources. Not your average blog post, and well worth the read! #ethicalai https://t.co/ltzmkuYRcE
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Disclaimer: this is an opinion piece that represents the views of its authors, and not all of SAIL. We would like to thank SAIL professors Fei-Fei Li, Christopher Manning, and Dorsa Sadigh for providing invaluable comments and feedback on this post.

ai.stanford.edu
On Mar 2, 2019
@stanfordnlp shared
RT @sheabrownethics: Three Ph.D students in AI at Stanford, Shushman Choudhury, @michellearning and @andrey_kurenkov absolutely crush it with a comprehensive survey of #AIEthics, complete with tons of resources. Not your average blog post, and well worth the read! #ethicalai https://t.co/ltzmkuYRcE
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In Favor of Developing Ethical Best Practices in AI Research

Disclaimer: this is an opinion piece that represents the views of its authors, and not all of SAIL. We would like to thank SAIL professors Fei-Fei Li, Christopher Manning, and Dorsa Sadigh ...

Is Ethical A.I. Even Possible?

On Mar 3, 2019
@xamat shared
RT @etzioni: Is Ethical A.I. Even Possible? By ⁦@CadeMetz⁩ extreme title for a thought-provoking article. Best line: “the foxes are guarding the hen house.” https://t.co/izPn8f5f2k
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Idealism can eventually bow to financial pressure and artificial intelligence companies, big and small, can change course.

www.nytimes.com
On Mar 3, 2019
@xamat shared
RT @etzioni: Is Ethical A.I. Even Possible? By ⁦@CadeMetz⁩ extreme title for a thought-provoking article. Best line: “the foxes are guarding the hen house.” https://t.co/izPn8f5f2k
Open

Is Ethical A.I. Even Possible?

Idealism can eventually bow to financial pressure and artificial intelligence companies, big and small, can change course.

Understanding “Stabilising Experience Replay for Deep Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning”

On Mar 2, 2019
@jasonyo shared
RT @shimon8282: This is a nice blogpost from @parnianbarekat about our paper on stabilising experience replay for deep multi-agent RL: https://t.co/nj8gjNafib
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In order to understand this paper [https://arxiv.org/pdf/1702.08887.pdf] together, first, I am going to describe some basic concepts in Reinforcement Learning. You can always watch Udacity’s free course on Deep Learning with Pytorch ...

parnian.ghost.io
On Mar 2, 2019
@jasonyo shared
RT @shimon8282: This is a nice blogpost from @parnianbarekat about our paper on stabilising experience replay for deep multi-agent RL: https://t.co/nj8gjNafib
Open

Understanding “Stabilising Experience Replay for Deep Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning”

In order to understand this paper [https://arxiv.org/pdf/1702.08887.pdf] together, first, I am going to describe some basic concepts in Reinforcement Learning. You can always watch ...

Cloud computing aids researchers in solving the unsolvable in medical data labeling

On Mar 1, 2019
@MSFTResearch shared
Through its partnership with @NSF, Microsoft Research supported researchers around the country with Azure cloud computing credits. Read how a team from @EmoryUniversity is using the resources in its pursuit of more accurate AI diagnoses: https://t.co/F4JHFMMOWY
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Through its partnership with the National Science Foundation, Microsoft is supporting researchers around the country with Azure cloud computing credits. Read how a team from Emory University is using the resources in its pursuit of more accurate AI diagnoses

www.microsoft.com
On Mar 1, 2019
@MSFTResearch shared
Through its partnership with @NSF, Microsoft Research supported researchers around the country with Azure cloud computing credits. Read how a team from @EmoryUniversity is using the resources in its pursuit of more accurate AI diagnoses: https://t.co/F4JHFMMOWY
Open

Cloud computing aids researchers in solving the unsolvable in medical data labeling

Through its partnership with the National Science Foundation, Microsoft is supporting researchers around the country with Azure cloud computing credits. Read how a team from Emory ...

Need for AI Ethicists Becomes Clearer as Companies Admit Tech’s Flaws

On Mar 1, 2019
@RichardSocher shared
The need for ethicists is on the rise as AI becomes more widely adopted. @baxterkb from the @Salesforce research team talked to @WSJProAI about her role in building out ethical AI practice and how to fix biases in business processes: https://t.co/dFuZXNpSwv
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The initial euphoria over AI’s potential is giving way to the realization that the tech industry will need ethicists to guard against problems caused by artificial intelligence.

www.wsj.com
On Mar 1, 2019
@RichardSocher shared
The need for ethicists is on the rise as AI becomes more widely adopted. @baxterkb from the @Salesforce research team talked to @WSJProAI about her role in building out ethical AI practice and how to fix biases in business processes: https://t.co/dFuZXNpSwv
Open

Need for AI Ethicists Becomes Clearer as Companies Admit Tech’s Flaws

The initial euphoria over AI’s potential is giving way to the realization that the tech industry will need ethicists to guard against problems caused by artificial intelligence.

An Overdue Post on AlphaStar, Part 2

On Mar 2, 2019
@ericjang11 shared
Nice post by @AlexIrpan on AlphaStar and the technical contributions it combined: https://t.co/h06zde6QeK
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This is part 2 of my post about AlphaStar, which is focused on the machine learning implications. Click here for part 1.

www.alexirpan.com
On Mar 2, 2019
@ericjang11 shared
Nice post by @AlexIrpan on AlphaStar and the technical contributions it combined: https://t.co/h06zde6QeK
Open

An Overdue Post on AlphaStar, Part 2

This is part 2 of my post about AlphaStar, which is focused on the machine learning implications. Click here for part 1.

Seeking Ground Rules for A.I.

On Mar 4, 2019
@alexjc shared
RT @ruchowdh: Controversial opinion: it is easy to pull together a high level list of ought to’s and we are drowning in them. Let’s stop being self congratulatory for “thought leadership” and start doing things. It is much much easier said than done. https://t.co/A22exrMqOY
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It’s not easy to encourage the ethical use of artificial intelligence. But here are 10 recommendations.

www.nytimes.com
On Mar 4, 2019
@alexjc shared
RT @ruchowdh: Controversial opinion: it is easy to pull together a high level list of ought to’s and we are drowning in them. Let’s stop being self congratulatory for “thought leadership” and start doing things. It is much much easier said than done. https://t.co/A22exrMqOY
Open

Seeking Ground Rules for A.I.

It’s not easy to encourage the ethical use of artificial intelligence. But here are 10 recommendations.

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