Robotics

Monthly report: March 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 180 influencers like Miles Brundage and RobotShop, discussing hashtags such as #Robotics , #Robots and #Insights.
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Project Manager, Policy & Comms

On Mar 4, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @jackclarkSF: We're hiring a project manager(s) at @OpenAI to support work in policy and comms. This is a high-impact role and offers candidates the chance to specialize over time. You'll work with people like @apilipis & @AmandaAskell & @Miles_Brundage and others (me) https://t.co/EFFZbzr9Ew
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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
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @jackclarkSF: We're hiring a project manager(s) at @OpenAI to support work in policy and comms. This is a high-impact role and offers candidates the chance to specialize over time. You'll work with people like @apilipis & @AmandaAskell & @Miles_Brundage and others (me) https://t.co/EFFZbzr9Ew
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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 ...

Christopher Bishop

On Mar 2, 2019
@hayesbh shared
RT @MSFTResearchCam: "Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning" by @ChrisBishopMSFT is now available as a free download. Download your copy today for an introduction to the fields of pattern recognition & machine learning: https://t.co/3tOOHA8Dan #ML #Insights https://t.co/XiPYZvCrXl
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Christopher Bishop is a Microsoft Technical Fellow and Director of the Microsoft Research Lab in Cambridge, UK. He is also Professor of Comput…

www.microsoft.com
On Mar 2, 2019
@hayesbh shared
RT @MSFTResearchCam: "Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning" by @ChrisBishopMSFT is now available as a free download. Download your copy today for an introduction to the fields of pattern recognition & machine learning: https://t.co/3tOOHA8Dan #ML #Insights https://t.co/XiPYZvCrXl
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Christopher Bishop

Christopher Bishop is a Microsoft Technical Fellow and Director of the Microsoft Research Lab in Cambridge, UK. He is also Professor of Comput…

This is how you keep your most ambitious employees from leaving

On Mar 3, 2019
@FastCompany shared
This is how you keep your most ambitious employees from leaving https://t.co/doFOWiai9E
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Pay isn’t always what keeps them in place. Here are seven ways to keep your ambitious top performers happily employed (with you).

www.fastcompany.com
On Mar 3, 2019
@FastCompany shared
This is how you keep your most ambitious employees from leaving https://t.co/doFOWiai9E
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This is how you keep your most ambitious employees from leaving

Pay isn’t always what keeps them in place. Here are seven ways to keep your ambitious top performers happily employed (with you).

At MIT’s new computing college, a robot does backflips to celebrate

On Mar 2, 2019
@RobotShop shared
At MIT’s new computing college, a robot cheetah does backflips to celebrate https://t.co/iQJ4dGnvCl @BostonGlobe #MIT #RobotDog #Cheetah https://t.co/Gma4uhCdmW
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MIT is holding a three-day celebration of its new Schwarzman College of Computing, a $1 billion project to integrate computer science into every university department.

www.bostonglobe.com
On Mar 2, 2019
@RobotShop shared
At MIT’s new computing college, a robot cheetah does backflips to celebrate https://t.co/iQJ4dGnvCl @BostonGlobe #MIT #RobotDog #Cheetah https://t.co/Gma4uhCdmW
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At MIT’s new computing college, a robot does backflips to celebrate

MIT is holding a three-day celebration of its new Schwarzman College of Computing, a $1 billion project to integrate computer science into every university department.

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

On Mar 3, 2019
@j2bryson shared
RT @FrankPasquale: “Microsoft Corp. and Salesforce have already hired ethicists to vet data-sorting AI algorithms for racial bias, gender bias and other unintended consequences” https://t.co/q2v6MelQ2J
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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 3, 2019
@j2bryson shared
RT @FrankPasquale: “Microsoft Corp. and Salesforce have already hired ethicists to vet data-sorting AI algorithms for racial bias, gender bias and other unintended consequences” https://t.co/q2v6MelQ2J
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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.

MIT's Mini Cheetah robot knows how to do backflips

On Mar 3, 2019
@engadget shared
MIT's Mini Cheetah robot knows how to do backflips https://t.co/mXMWesxwXF
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MIT's new Mini Cheetah robot is apparently the first four-legged machine to do backflips.

www.engadget.com
On Mar 3, 2019
@engadget shared
MIT's Mini Cheetah robot knows how to do backflips https://t.co/mXMWesxwXF
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MIT's Mini Cheetah robot knows how to do backflips

MIT's new Mini Cheetah robot is apparently the first four-legged machine to do backflips.

Business Leaders Set the A.I. Agenda

On Mar 7, 2019
@vkhosla shared
RT @reidhoffman: What is the single most important step the tech community can take to instill trust in artificial intelligence? It's important to significantly fund research and development on A.I. safety — to contain risks and maximize positive outcomes for humanity. https://t.co/qKVeOj9XUf
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Eighteen leaders offer answers to questions about issues of trust, retraining and the future of work.

www.nytimes.com
On Mar 7, 2019
@vkhosla shared
RT @reidhoffman: What is the single most important step the tech community can take to instill trust in artificial intelligence? It's important to significantly fund research and development on A.I. safety — to contain risks and maximize positive outcomes for humanity. https://t.co/qKVeOj9XUf
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Business Leaders Set the A.I. Agenda

Eighteen leaders offer answers to questions about issues of trust, retraining and the future of work.

A Second Person Has Been Effectively "Cured" of HIV

On Mar 5, 2019
@sciam shared
For the second time, doctors appear to have put HIV into “sustained remission” with a stem cell transplant—effectively curing the recipient. https://t.co/Tdkxq98Gso
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10 years after the so-called “Berlin Patient,” a second man has been put into sustained remission

www.scientificamerican.com
On Mar 5, 2019
@sciam shared
For the second time, doctors appear to have put HIV into “sustained remission” with a stem cell transplant—effectively curing the recipient. https://t.co/Tdkxq98Gso
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A Second Person Has Been Effectively "Cured" of HIV

10 years after the so-called “Berlin Patient,” a second man has been put into sustained remission

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AI Policy Research Fellow, Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford. PhD candidate, Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology, ASU. Views my own.

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Together, towards a world full of robots.

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Artificial & Natural Intelligence; Cognition, Culture, & Society; AI Ethics, Safety, & Policy. Vaguely professional tweets—for more: @j2blather; fewer: @j2breve

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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

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Senior editor at @IEEESpectrum covering robots, drones, AI. @MIT_Sciwrite alum. Engineer turned writer. Husband. Dad. Made in Brazil. [email protected]

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Contributing editor at @IEEESpectrum. I hug robots. [email protected]

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Market Intelligence for the Global Robotics Industry. Breaking News, Research, Analysis, Financial Transactions, and more!

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Singularity University’s global community empowers leaders to leverage exponential technologies to solve global grand challenges. For tech news: @SingularityHub

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Official Twitter account of KUKA Robotics Corporation, the North American headquarters for one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial robots.

Follow 19.3k Followers

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Robotics + AI Researcher. Assistant Professor at @CUBoulder @CUEngineering working on Human-robot Collaboration, Explainable AI, Interpretable Machine Learning

Follow 3.2k Followers

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Engadget is the original home for technology news and reviews. https://t.co/6NnXn9BWso

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entrepreneurship zealot, grounded technology possibilist, believer in the power of ideas

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Awesome discoveries. Expert insights. Science that shapes the world.

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I write about mechanical brains for MIT Tech Review. Email: [email protected]

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Robotiq frees human hands from repetitive tasks. Our tools and know-how simplify collaborative robot applications, so factories can start production faster.

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Professor at Berkeley, Founder https://t.co/tUpn7hGJie and https://t.co/tXNm31byIK

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Director Contextual Robotics Institute, UC San Diego, Professor of Computer Science, Coordinator of Robotics-VO, Photographer, Foodie, Explorer, ...

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Love modular & educational robots. I run @Aptomica that will rent out robotics, stay tuned! Host of video show @Robotsindepth. Also @RobotsUpClose @AMA_Robotics

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