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Monthly report: October 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 102 influencers like Joanna J Bryson and WIRED, discussing hashtags such as #aiethics , #WIRED25 and #Bina48.
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100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics to Follow in 2019 and beyond

On Oct 30, 2018
@Perblog shared
RT @mmitchell_ai: Excited to be on a "brilliant women in ai ethics" list with so many friends and women that I think are brilliant! @timnitGebru @mer__edith @katecrawford @jovialjoy @j2bryson @karen_ec_levy @grok_ @kldivergence @ShannonVallor @terahlyons @ai4allorg @IEthics https://t.co/N3Onzimbsy
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Meet the women working relentlessly to save humanity from the dark side of AI

medium.com
On Oct 30, 2018
@Perblog shared
RT @mmitchell_ai: Excited to be on a "brilliant women in ai ethics" list with so many friends and women that I think are brilliant! @timnitGebru @mer__edith @katecrawford @jovialjoy @j2bryson @karen_ec_levy @grok_ @kldivergence @ShannonVallor @terahlyons @ai4allorg @IEthics https://t.co/N3Onzimbsy
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100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics to Follow in 2019 and beyond

Meet the women working relentlessly to save humanity from the dark side of AI

Google AI Residency Program

On Oct 9, 2018
@roboticwrestler shared
RT @ch402: Reminder: There are a growing number of AI residency programs. Consider applying to multiple. :) Google: https://t.co/F6iOLhAoGo OpenAI: https://t.co/APhlgoXW17 Facebook: https://t.co/sI7qJu1rjI Uber: https://t.co/GRJvvWqNGW Microsoft: https://t.co/KvQBWdhxpF
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The Google AI Residency Program is a 12-month research training role designed to jumpstart or advance your career in machine learning research.

ai.google
On Oct 9, 2018
@roboticwrestler shared
RT @ch402: Reminder: There are a growing number of AI residency programs. Consider applying to multiple. :) Google: https://t.co/F6iOLhAoGo OpenAI: https://t.co/APhlgoXW17 Facebook: https://t.co/sI7qJu1rjI Uber: https://t.co/GRJvvWqNGW Microsoft: https://t.co/KvQBWdhxpF
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Google AI Residency Program

The Google AI Residency Program is a 12-month research training role designed to jumpstart or advance your career in machine learning research.

Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Shows Off Parkour Skills

On Oct 11, 2018
@AutomatonBlog shared
Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Shows Off Parkour Skills https://t.co/zf3d0mpu0n
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The agile humanoid is learning to use its whole body to leap higher than ever

spectrum.ieee.org
On Oct 11, 2018
@AutomatonBlog shared
Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Shows Off Parkour Skills https://t.co/zf3d0mpu0n
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Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Shows Off Parkour Skills

The agile humanoid is learning to use its whole body to leap higher than ever

This robot co-taught a course at West Point

On Oct 21, 2018
@RobotShop shared
This robot is co-taught a college course at West Point https://t.co/dd4gc2SpId @axios #Bina48 https://t.co/dx19QjtMbE
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Two sessions of an introduction to ethics philosophy course.

www.axios.com
On Oct 21, 2018
@RobotShop shared
This robot is co-taught a college course at West Point https://t.co/dd4gc2SpId @axios #Bina48 https://t.co/dx19QjtMbE
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This robot co-taught a course at West Point

Two sessions of an introduction to ethics philosophy course.

This Japanese robot contractor can install drywall

On Oct 15, 2018
@RobotShop shared
This Japanese robot contractor can install drywall https://t.co/PdQqCqNxJt https://t.co/jAmbzm2E0i
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The HRP-5P humanoid robot was built in response to an aging population and labor shortages.

www.theverge.com
On Oct 15, 2018
@RobotShop shared
This Japanese robot contractor can install drywall https://t.co/PdQqCqNxJt https://t.co/jAmbzm2E0i
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This Japanese robot contractor can install drywall

The HRP-5P humanoid robot was built in response to an aging population and labor shortages.

Would a BDSM Sex Robot Violate Asimov's First Law of Robotics?

On Oct 14, 2018
@RobotShop shared
Would a BDSM Sex Robot Violate Asimov's First Law of Robotics? https://t.co/m4K8ISpJ3g @Gizmodo https://t.co/IFyk0emI8k
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The sex robot community—the people who make the sex robots, and the people who want to have sex with the sex robots—suffered a blow this past week, when the Houston City Council voted to preemptively ban what would’ve been the first sex robot “brothel” in the U.S. ...

gizmodo.com
On Oct 14, 2018
@RobotShop shared
Would a BDSM Sex Robot Violate Asimov's First Law of Robotics? https://t.co/m4K8ISpJ3g @Gizmodo https://t.co/IFyk0emI8k
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Would a BDSM Sex Robot Violate Asimov's First Law of Robotics?

The sex robot community—the people who make the sex robots, and the people who want to have sex with the sex robots—suffered a blow this past week, when the Houston City Council voted to ...

Ethics and autonomous weapon systems: An ethical basis for human control?

On Oct 11, 2018
@j2bryson shared
RT @j2blather: Kathleen Lawand of the @ICRC explains the rules of war and how they require human judgement. I was involved in the data gathering for their outstanding #aiethics document https://t.co/Aj4QxlujqW #aiethics #wsai
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As part of continuing reflections on the legal and ethical issues raised by autonomous weapons systems, the ICRC convened a round-table meeting in Geneva from 28 to 29 August 2017 to explore the ethical aspects.This report - "Ethics and autonomous weapon systems: An ethical basis for ...

www.icrc.org
On Oct 11, 2018
@j2bryson shared
RT @j2blather: Kathleen Lawand of the @ICRC explains the rules of war and how they require human judgement. I was involved in the data gathering for their outstanding #aiethics document https://t.co/Aj4QxlujqW #aiethics #wsai
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Ethics and autonomous weapon systems: An ethical basis for human control?

As part of continuing reflections on the legal and ethical issues raised by autonomous weapons systems, the ICRC convened a round-table meeting in Geneva from 28 to 29 August 2017 to ...

What Does a Fair Algorithm Actually Look Like?

On Oct 12, 2018
@WIRED shared
In response to the problem of AI bias and so-called “black box” algorithms, many machine learning experts, technology companies, and governments have called for more fairness, accountability, and transparency in AI. https://t.co/Nd2q0xnn0H
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Automated systems take into account thousands of variables to make decisions that affect our lives. People are calling for more transparency in AI, but not everyone agrees on what constitutes a fair explanation.

www.wired.com
On Oct 12, 2018
@WIRED shared
In response to the problem of AI bias and so-called “black box” algorithms, many machine learning experts, technology companies, and governments have called for more fairness, accountability, and transparency in AI. https://t.co/Nd2q0xnn0H
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What Does a Fair Algorithm Actually Look Like?

Automated systems take into account thousands of variables to make decisions that affect our lives. People are calling for more transparency in AI, but not everyone agrees on what ...

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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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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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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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Together, towards a world full of robots.

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CEO of @turalt. Passionate about using #AI to help us humans be more human, & using AI for good. Yes, I have a degree in AI. #empathy #womenintech #movethedial

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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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Postdoc, @BiDlab/@UCBerkeley EECS. Fellow, @UCBIDS. EECS PhD, @MIT_CSAIL. Past and future pug owner.

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

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@IEEESpectrum's award-winning blog on robots, drones, AI, and more. Editor: @ericoguizzo [email protected] | Senior Writer: @botjunkie [email protected]

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Director of AI at Tesla. Previously a Research Scientist at OpenAI, and CS PhD student at Stanford. I like to train Deep Neural Nets on large datasets.

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Planet robotics - all robotics in one place

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MIT's largest lab: the Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab https://t.co/oEBFg67jYJ #ai #cs #robotics #ml #nlp #bigdata #iot #datascience

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

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Deep learning @google. Creator of Keras, neural networks library. Author of "Deep Learning with Python". All opinions are my own (strong but weakly held).

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Official Twitter feed for the Fast Company business media brand; inspiring readers to think beyond traditional boundaries & create the future of business.

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