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Monthly report: September 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 132 influencers like Ian Goodfellow and Oren Etzioni, discussing hashtags such as #emnlp2018 , #AI and #100DaysOfMLCode.
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Unsupervised machine translation: A novel approach to provide fast, accurate translations for more languages

On Sep 20, 2018
@NandoDF shared
RT @GuillaumeLample: We just received the best paper award at #emnlp2018 for our work on unsupervised machine translation !! @alex_conneau @LudovicDenoyer Paper: https://t.co/B9lnhw0T4H Code: https://t.co/db7QlysCRH Blog: https://t.co/BAMuARBmEc https://t.co/YYEoqWtGXO
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Automatic language translation is important to Facebook as a way to allow the billions of people who use our services to connect and communicate in their preferred language. To do this well, curren…

code.fb.com
On Sep 20, 2018
@NandoDF shared
RT @GuillaumeLample: We just received the best paper award at #emnlp2018 for our work on unsupervised machine translation !! @alex_conneau @LudovicDenoyer Paper: https://t.co/B9lnhw0T4H Code: https://t.co/db7QlysCRH Blog: https://t.co/BAMuARBmEc https://t.co/YYEoqWtGXO
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Unsupervised machine translation: A novel approach to provide fast, accurate translations for more languages

Automatic language translation is important to Facebook as a way to allow the billions of people who use our services to connect and communicate in their preferred language. To do this ...

Easy-to-make videos can show you dancing like the stars

On Sep 3, 2018
@goodfellow_ian shared
MIT Technology Review article on Everybody Dance Now: https://t.co/CppofyBcrp
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Want to dance like a professional ballerina or strut like a rapper? A new machine-learning technique can transfer one person’s motion to another in a simple process.

www.technologyreview.com
On Sep 3, 2018
@goodfellow_ian shared
MIT Technology Review article on Everybody Dance Now: https://t.co/CppofyBcrp
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Easy-to-make videos can show you dancing like the stars

Want to dance like a professional ballerina or strut like a rapper? A new machine-learning technique can transfer one person’s motion to another in a simple process.

Playing Smart: On Games, Intelligence, and Artificial Intelligence (Playful Thinking)

On Sep 7, 2018
@hardmaru shared
RT @togelius: My new book, "Playing Smart: On Games, Intelligence, and Artificial Intelligence": https://t.co/3CazilmGCh This is a popular science book aimed at non-technical audiences. It's an overview of research on AI and games, and an argument that AI is crucial for games and vice versa. https://t.co/p6NV5Xb49H
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Playing Smart: On Games, Intelligence, and Artificial Intelligence (Playful Thinking) [Julian Togelius] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. <P><B>A new vision of the future of games and game design, enabled by AI.</B></P><P>Can games measure intelligence? ...

www.amazon.com
On Sep 7, 2018
@hardmaru shared
RT @togelius: My new book, "Playing Smart: On Games, Intelligence, and Artificial Intelligence": https://t.co/3CazilmGCh This is a popular science book aimed at non-technical audiences. It's an overview of research on AI and games, and an argument that AI is crucial for games and vice versa. https://t.co/p6NV5Xb49H
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Playing Smart: On Games, Intelligence, and Artificial Intelligence (Playful Thinking)

Playing Smart: On Games, Intelligence, and Artificial Intelligence (Playful Thinking) [Julian Togelius] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. <P><B>A new vision of the future ...

Congress seeks probe of deepfakes

On Sep 16, 2018
@etzioni shared
See Kim Jung Un shaking hands with Elvis---Congress seeks probe of deepfakes https://t.co/zP3bg430OW
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Lawmakers say deepfakes could become the next vector for propaganda and misinformation.

www.axios.com
On Sep 16, 2018
@etzioni shared
See Kim Jung Un shaking hands with Elvis---Congress seeks probe of deepfakes https://t.co/zP3bg430OW
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Congress seeks probe of deepfakes

Lawmakers say deepfakes could become the next vector for propaganda and misinformation.

Awesome - Most Cited Deep Learning Papers

On Sep 1, 2018
@goodfellow_ian shared
@jakevdp This curated list of deep learning papers refers to 2012-2016 as “classic” and before that as “old”: https://t.co/Y16ph075TZ Not sure what they would think of Laplace’s foundational work in the 1700s
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The most cited deep learning papers. Contribute to terryum/awesome-deep-learning-papers development by creating an account on GitHub.

github.com
On Sep 1, 2018
@goodfellow_ian shared
@jakevdp This curated list of deep learning papers refers to 2012-2016 as “classic” and before that as “old”: https://t.co/Y16ph075TZ Not sure what they would think of Laplace’s foundational work in the 1700s
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Awesome - Most Cited Deep Learning Papers

The most cited deep learning papers. Contribute to terryum/awesome-deep-learning-papers development by creating an account on GitHub.

IBM Used NYPD Surveillance Footage to Develop Technology That Lets Police Search by Skin Color

On Sep 7, 2018
@graphific shared
RT @mer__edith: On the stakes of learning nothing: @IBM, the company whose punchcard technology helped Nazis search census data by ethnicity, is now helping the US police search surveillance footage by ethnicity, like 'black' 'white' and 'asian' https://t.co/rjT4htEivH
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New York City served as IBM’s “primary testing area” for developing software that enables police to search surveillance video footage for skin color.

theintercept.com
On Sep 7, 2018
@graphific shared
RT @mer__edith: On the stakes of learning nothing: @IBM, the company whose punchcard technology helped Nazis search census data by ethnicity, is now helping the US police search surveillance footage by ethnicity, like 'black' 'white' and 'asian' https://t.co/rjT4htEivH
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IBM Used NYPD Surveillance Footage to Develop Technology That Lets Police Search by Skin Color

New York City served as IBM’s “primary testing area” for developing software that enables police to search surveillance video footage for skin color.

Building safe artificial intelligence: specification, robustness, and assurance

On Sep 27, 2018
@demishassabis shared
I hope readers will enjoy this resource from our safety team, which lays out three categories of AI safety research - specification, robustness, and assurance. It’s been exciting to see the rapid growth of this important field! https://t.co/sdTwa35uos
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By Pedro A. Ortega, Vishal Maini, and the DeepMind safety team

medium.com
On Sep 27, 2018
@demishassabis shared
I hope readers will enjoy this resource from our safety team, which lays out three categories of AI safety research - specification, robustness, and assurance. It’s been exciting to see the rapid growth of this important field! https://t.co/sdTwa35uos
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Building safe artificial intelligence: specification, robustness, and assurance

By Pedro A. Ortega, Vishal Maini, and the DeepMind safety team

Making neural nets uncool again

On Feb 4, 2018
@jeremyphoward shared
RT @smarthelix: @jeremyphoward @arthchan2003 Sorry to butt in on the conversation but just to say @arthchan2003 does an amazing job moderating a v large fb group. I think it's an underrated platform for technical discussions. PS: huge fan of https://t.co/ssnfnEzLoi too!
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This means that our course is unusual in that although it’s designed to be accessible with minimal prerequisites (just high school math and a year of coding experience) we show how to match or better SoTA approaches in computer vision, natural language processing (NLP), time series and ...

www.fast.ai
On Feb 4, 2018
@jeremyphoward shared
RT @smarthelix: @jeremyphoward @arthchan2003 Sorry to butt in on the conversation but just to say @arthchan2003 does an amazing job moderating a v large fb group. I think it's an underrated platform for technical discussions. PS: huge fan of https://t.co/ssnfnEzLoi too!
Open

Making neural nets uncool again

This means that our course is unusual in that although it’s designed to be accessible with minimal prerequisites (just high school math and a year of coding experience) we show how to match ...

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