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Monthly report: March 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 216 influencers like Microsoft Research and hardmaru, discussing hashtags such as #COVID19 , #AI and #ICML2020.
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Why your brain is not a computer

On Mar 2, 2020
@hardmaru shared
RT @tyrell_turing: 1/ I want to very briefly address this article that came out today by @matthewcobb in the Guardian: https://t.co/yaplyTmbIX
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The long read: For decades it has been the dominant metaphor in neuroscience. But could this idea have been leading us astray all along?

www.theguardian.com
On Mar 2, 2020
@hardmaru shared
RT @tyrell_turing: 1/ I want to very briefly address this article that came out today by @matthewcobb in the Guardian: https://t.co/yaplyTmbIX
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Why your brain is not a computer

Why your brain is not a computer

The long read: For decades it has been the dominant metaphor in neuroscience. But could this idea have been leading us astray all along?

AI 100: The Artificial Intelligence Startups Redefining Industries

On Mar 4, 2020
@SebastianThrun shared
RT @zaydenam: Excited to announce that @cresta is on the @CBinsights list of the top 100 most promising AI companies in the world. We are just getting started! https://t.co/yqcE9fKPoV https://t.co/aG2k2LsAM8
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The 100 startups have raised $3.8B in aggregate funding across 263 deals since 2012.

www.cbinsights.com
On Mar 4, 2020
@SebastianThrun shared
RT @zaydenam: Excited to announce that @cresta is on the @CBinsights list of the top 100 most promising AI companies in the world. We are just getting started! https://t.co/yqcE9fKPoV https://t.co/aG2k2LsAM8
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AI 100: The Artificial Intelligence Startups Redefining Industries

AI 100: The Artificial Intelligence Startups Redefining Industries

The 100 startups have raised $3.8B in aggregate funding across 263 deals since 2012.

Differentiate yourself with the TensorFlow Developer Certificate

On Mar 12, 2020
@fchollet shared
RT @AndrewYNg: 1/2 Google just announced their new TensorFlow Developer Certificate, which is a great way to showcase your TF skills. Check it out: https://t.co/XkgKtmHpAF
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Demonstrate your level of proficiency in using TensorFlow to solve deep learning and ML problems by passing the TensorFlow Certificate program.

www.tensorflow.org
On Mar 12, 2020
@fchollet shared
RT @AndrewYNg: 1/2 Google just announced their new TensorFlow Developer Certificate, which is a great way to showcase your TF skills. Check it out: https://t.co/XkgKtmHpAF
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Differentiate yourself with the TensorFlow Developer Certificate

Differentiate yourself with the TensorFlow Developer Certificate

Demonstrate your level of proficiency in using TensorFlow to solve deep learning and ML problems by passing the TensorFlow Certificate program.

Detecting COVID-19 in X-ray images with Keras, TensorFlow, and Deep Learning

On Mar 17, 2020
@agibsonccc shared
RT @PyImageSearch: New tutorial!🚀 Today I'm sharing a deeply personal post on Detecting #COVID19 in X-ray images with #Keras and #TensorFlow 2.0: https://t.co/ebHezQ38Y3 👍 #DeepLearning #Python #MachineLearning #ArtificialIntelligence #DataScience See rest of thread below for more info 1/11 https://t.co/IDch6HpNRH
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In this tutorial, you will learn how to automatically detect COVID-19 in a hand-created X-ray image dataset using Keras, TensorFlow, and Deep Learning. Like most people in the world right now, I’m genuinely concerned about COVID-19. I find myself constantly…

www.pyimagesearch.com
On Mar 17, 2020
@agibsonccc shared
RT @PyImageSearch: New tutorial!🚀 Today I'm sharing a deeply personal post on Detecting #COVID19 in X-ray images with #Keras and #TensorFlow 2.0: https://t.co/ebHezQ38Y3 👍 #DeepLearning #Python #MachineLearning #ArtificialIntelligence #DataScience See rest of thread below for more info 1/11 https://t.co/IDch6HpNRH
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Detecting COVID-19 in X-ray images with Keras, TensorFlow, and Deep Learning

Detecting COVID-19 in X-ray images with Keras, TensorFlow, and Deep Learning

In this tutorial, you will learn how to automatically detect COVID-19 in a hand-created X-ray image dataset using Keras, TensorFlow, and Deep Learning. Like most people in the world right ...

Microsoft Research Blog

On Mar 31, 2020
@MSFTResearch shared
For those with vision impairments, the experience of consuming digital media is in the details, particularly when it comes to images. @merrierm, @AbigaleStangl & @DrDannaG studied user preferences to better understand how context affects alt text: https://t.co/s3I5bUBiBr #CHI2020
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For those with vision impairments, the experience of consuming digital media is in the details, particularly when it comes to images. Researchers studied user preferences to better understand how context affects alt text.

www.microsoft.com
On Mar 31, 2020
@MSFTResearch shared
For those with vision impairments, the experience of consuming digital media is in the details, particularly when it comes to images. @merrierm, @AbigaleStangl & @DrDannaG studied user preferences to better understand how context affects alt text: https://t.co/s3I5bUBiBr #CHI2020
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Microsoft Research Blog

Microsoft Research Blog

For those with vision impairments, the experience of consuming digital media is in the details, particularly when it comes to images. Researchers studied user preferences to better ...

Call to Action to the Tech Community on New Machine Readable COVID-19 Dataset

On Mar 18, 2020
@amuellerml shared
RT @WHOSTP: Today, @USCTO announced with @allen_ai, @chanzuckerberg, @CSETgeorgetown, @microsoft, @nlm_news, & @kaggle the most extensive machine-readable dataset of coronavirus scholarly literature to date. We issue a call to action to the Nation's AI experts. https://t.co/7iHDSBQM0C
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Today, researchers and leaders from the Allen Institute for AI, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), Microsoft, and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health released the COVID-19 ...

www.whitehouse.gov
On Mar 18, 2020
@amuellerml shared
RT @WHOSTP: Today, @USCTO announced with @allen_ai, @chanzuckerberg, @CSETgeorgetown, @microsoft, @nlm_news, & @kaggle the most extensive machine-readable dataset of coronavirus scholarly literature to date. We issue a call to action to the Nation's AI experts. https://t.co/7iHDSBQM0C
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Call to Action to the Tech Community on New Machine Readable COVID-19 Dataset

Call to Action to the Tech Community on New Machine Readable COVID-19 Dataset

Today, researchers and leaders from the Allen Institute for AI, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), Microsoft, and ...

AI Can Help Find Scientists Find a Covid-19 Vaccine

On Mar 28, 2020
@etzioni shared
Could AI help virologists find a Covid-19 vaccine? We're trying... https://t.co/gxWb2cQ3IO (@NicoleDeCario and I didn't get to vet the headline...)
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Artificial intelligence has already played a vital role in the outbreak since day 1—a reminder for the first time in a while that it can be a tool for good.

www.wired.com
On Mar 28, 2020
@etzioni shared
Could AI help virologists find a Covid-19 vaccine? We're trying... https://t.co/gxWb2cQ3IO (@NicoleDeCario and I didn't get to vet the headline...)
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AI Can Help Find Scientists Find a Covid-19 Vaccine

AI Can Help Find Scientists Find a Covid-19 Vaccine

Artificial intelligence has already played a vital role in the outbreak since day 1—a reminder for the first time in a while that it can be a tool for good.

Dressing for the Surveillance Age

On Mar 10, 2020
@hardmaru shared
New Yorker on adversarial fashion “As the coronavirus spread in China, SenseTime developed an algorithm that not only can match a surgically masked face with the wearer’s un-occluded face, but can also use thermal imaging to detect elevated temperatures.” https://t.co/Zum5FgWmuN
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As cities become ever more packed with cameras that always see, public anonymity could disappear. Can stealth streetwear evade electronic eyes?

www.newyorker.com
On Mar 10, 2020
@hardmaru shared
New Yorker on adversarial fashion “As the coronavirus spread in China, SenseTime developed an algorithm that not only can match a surgically masked face with the wearer’s un-occluded face, but can also use thermal imaging to detect elevated temperatures.” https://t.co/Zum5FgWmuN
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Dressing for the Surveillance Age

Dressing for the Surveillance Age

As cities become ever more packed with cameras that always see, public anonymity could disappear. Can stealth streetwear evade electronic eyes?

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High-school dropout. Google Brain, Stanford, Berkeley. Into Startups, Deep Learning. Writing at https://t.co/7RELYak2jo and https://t.co/CdsP5UPqGi. Lived in 日本 and 한국.

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