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Monthly report: August 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 132 influencers like Fast Company and Andra Keay, discussing hashtags such as #robots , #AI and #automation.
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DoorGym: A Scalable Door Opening Environment And Baseline Agent

On Aug 9, 2019
@pabbeel shared
RT @arXiv_Daily: DoorGym: A Scalable Door Opening Environment And Baseline Agent https://t.co/lY648W4UAJ by Yusuke Urakami et al. including @pabbeel #ReinforcementLearning #ComputerScience
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08/05/19 - Reinforcement Learning (RL) has brought forth ideas of autonomous robots that can navigate real-world environments with ease, aidi...

deepai.org
On Aug 9, 2019
@pabbeel shared
RT @arXiv_Daily: DoorGym: A Scalable Door Opening Environment And Baseline Agent https://t.co/lY648W4UAJ by Yusuke Urakami et al. including @pabbeel #ReinforcementLearning #ComputerScience
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DoorGym: A Scalable Door Opening Environment And Baseline Agent

08/05/19 - Reinforcement Learning (RL) has brought forth ideas of autonomous robots that can navigate real-world environments with ease, aidi...

Voices in AI – Episode 93: A Conversation with Pieter Abbeel

On Aug 10, 2019
@pabbeel shared
Was fun chatting with @byronreese on Voices in AI – Episode 93: A Conversation with Pieter Abbeel https://t.co/2wnICPqtnO via @Gigaom
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About this Episode Episode 93 of Voices in AI features Byron speaking with Berkeley Robotic Learning Lab Director Pieter Abbeel about…

gigaom.com
On Aug 10, 2019
@pabbeel shared
Was fun chatting with @byronreese on Voices in AI – Episode 93: A Conversation with Pieter Abbeel https://t.co/2wnICPqtnO via @Gigaom
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Voices in AI – Episode 93: A Conversation with Pieter Abbeel

About this Episode Episode 93 of Voices in AI features Byron speaking with Berkeley Robotic Learning Lab Director Pieter Abbeel about…

What Sci-Fi Can Teach Computer Science About Ethics

On Aug 27, 2019
@WIRED shared
There’s a long, tangled debate over how to teach engineers ethics—and whether it’s even worth doing. One idea: Have them read science fiction. https://t.co/0PMjK7mkpe
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Schools are adding ethics classes to their computer-science curricula. The reading assignments: science fiction.

www.wired.com
On Aug 27, 2019
@WIRED shared
There’s a long, tangled debate over how to teach engineers ethics—and whether it’s even worth doing. One idea: Have them read science fiction. https://t.co/0PMjK7mkpe
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What Sci-Fi Can Teach Computer Science About Ethics

Schools are adding ethics classes to their computer-science curricula. The reading assignments: science fiction.

China Deploys Its First Robot Traffic Police

On Aug 15, 2019
@RobotShop shared
China Deploys Its First Robot Traffic Police https://t.co/EErMmPHNzv @futurism #PoliceRobot https://t.co/kWJHUuO6XA
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The robots will be on duty 24/7, say officials.

futurism.com
On Aug 15, 2019
@RobotShop shared
China Deploys Its First Robot Traffic Police https://t.co/EErMmPHNzv @futurism #PoliceRobot https://t.co/kWJHUuO6XA
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China Deploys Its First Robot Traffic Police

The robots will be on duty 24/7, say officials.

Cobots are Trending in These 4 Fields

On Aug 28, 2019
@RethinkRobotics shared
As robotics gains momentum, more organizations are leveraging the capabilities of collaborative #robots for non-converntional applications: Read the article about 4 fields in which #cobots are trending. https://t.co/oJMlRxvVxC @CIOApplications
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As robotics gains momentum, more organizations are leveraging the capabilities of collaborative...

www.cioapplications.com
On Aug 28, 2019
@RethinkRobotics shared
As robotics gains momentum, more organizations are leveraging the capabilities of collaborative #robots for non-converntional applications: Read the article about 4 fields in which #cobots are trending. https://t.co/oJMlRxvVxC @CIOApplications
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Cobots are Trending in These 4 Fields

As robotics gains momentum, more organizations are leveraging the capabilities of collaborative...

With Jeffrey Epstein Dead, the Search Is on for Alleged Recruiter Ghislaine Maxwell

On Aug 14, 2019
@boris3324 shared
RT @ninaburleigh: When will the Ghislaine Maxwell step up and join her "children" - the name she supposedly used for the girls she procured - and spill Epstein's secrets? My latest for @RollingStone https://t.co/b9AtiADgCI
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According to court documents, the mysterious socialite helped recruit young girls for the late sex-offender’s coterie

www.rollingstone.com
On Aug 14, 2019
@boris3324 shared
RT @ninaburleigh: When will the Ghislaine Maxwell step up and join her "children" - the name she supposedly used for the girls she procured - and spill Epstein's secrets? My latest for @RollingStone https://t.co/b9AtiADgCI
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With Jeffrey Epstein Dead, the Search Is on for Alleged Recruiter Ghislaine Maxwell

According to court documents, the mysterious socialite helped recruit young girls for the late sex-offender’s coterie

Is eating bugs any morally different than eating cows?

On Aug 2, 2019
@FastCompany shared
Is eating bugs any morally different than eating cows? https://t.co/32ViNl6KTf
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Insect protein is a growing market, promising to offer sustainable, fast-growing protein sources. But can insects feel? And if they can, are insect farms any different from factory farms in terms of animal suffering?

f-st.co
On Aug 2, 2019
@FastCompany shared
Is eating bugs any morally different than eating cows? https://t.co/32ViNl6KTf
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Is eating bugs any morally different than eating cows?

Insect protein is a growing market, promising to offer sustainable, fast-growing protein sources. But can insects feel? And if they can, are insect farms any different from factory farms in ...

Do you have a robotics research lab that isn't on the map yet?

On Aug 1, 2019
@RobotLaunch shared
svrobo: UK is driving robot ethics but Silicon Valley is where the rubber really hits the road - https://t.co/i2fqr1PF43 https://t.co/8NHkHZZP28
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And if you're in the SF Bay Area we've started Build Days at Circuit Launch where you can bring your own project or work on robot, CNC, or 3D printer kits together with us! You bring the kit, we bring the solder gun and fun!

mailchi.mp
On Aug 1, 2019
@RobotLaunch shared
svrobo: UK is driving robot ethics but Silicon Valley is where the rubber really hits the road - https://t.co/i2fqr1PF43 https://t.co/8NHkHZZP28
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Do you have a robotics research lab that isn't on the map yet?

And if you're in the SF Bay Area we've started Build Days at Circuit Launch where you can bring your own project or work on robot, CNC, or 3D printer kits together with us! You bring the ...

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