Artificial Intelligence News Essentials


Artificial Intelligence Essentials publishes only the best AI news and links, carefully hand-picked and curated by top artificial intelligence & deep learning experts, enthusiasts and thought-leaders.

General News

On Feb 22, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @csilviavr: Still one week left to submit to the #ICLR2019 Safe Machine Learning workshop! https://t.co/hWDPnWzFz9
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Safe Machine Learning

Specification, Robustness and Assurance Room R6, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans. The ultimate goal of ML research should be to have a positive impact on society and the ...

On Feb 21, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @jesswhittles: Some reflections/highlights from this year's AI, ethics and society conference: https://t.co/jz9Mf5Y0Ru
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Reflections on AIES/AAAI 19

Last month, I made the arduous trip to Hawaii (half joking - it is a 20hr journey!) to the AI Ethics and Society conference ( AIES ), co-located with the AAAI/ACM annual conference. I ...

On Feb 22, 2019
@haldaume3 shared
RT @benbendc: NEW STYLE, NEW AUDIENCE: What alchemy and astrology can teach artificial intelligence researchers https://t.co/TGyMdj4IfG via @ConversationUS @umdcs @hcil_umd @UMDResearch @UMDscience
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What alchemy and astrology can teach artificial intelligence researchers

Pursuing big, unrealistic dreams can distract from real scientific progress. It's time for AI research to focus on restoring and expanding human control and responsibility.

AI Ethics

On Feb 21, 2019
@gleonhard shared
Getting closer to guidelines on ethical AI https://t.co/kN5BDVQWaD via @diginomica
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Getting closer to guidelines on ethical AI

Here's Neil Raden's critique of four key AI characteristics, and a new way of thinking about ethical AI, which badly needs a new framework.

On Feb 21, 2019
@gleonhard shared
How Tech Giants Are Using AI Ethics Centres To Avoid Future Mishaps https://t.co/eHkX5IYUax via @Analyticsindiam
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How Tech Giants Are Using AI Ethics Centres To Avoid Future Mishaps

As the world acknowledges the inevitability of AI, the conversation has, however, shifted to ethics, with governments bringing out stringent policies

On Feb 22, 2019
@APPG_AI shared
RT @RobMcCargow: I was pleased to contribute my thoughts to @katieeking for her new book - ‘Using Artificial Intelligence in Marketing’ - which also features my @PwC_Middle_East colleague, @philmennie: https://t.co/QPILdblFTa #AI https://t.co/7xJUqGeEyc
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Using Artificial Intelligence in Marketing

Presents a cutting edge, strategic framework to help marketers capably and confidently integrate artificial intelligence into unparalleled marketing practice.

Applied Use Cases

On Feb 21, 2019
@math_rachel shared
How deep learning is being used by a Canadian dairy farmer, a Kenyan microbiologist, a 73-year old starting a second career, an Australian accountant expanding use of solar power, a son of refugees in cybersecurity, & a cancer genomics researcher: https://t.co/ccZD2DtLxt https://t.co/zwXqcksb1l
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Dairy farming, solar panels, and diagnosing Parkinson's disease: what can you do with deep learning?

A small taste of that variety can be found in the stories shared here: a Canadian dairy farmer trying to identify udder infections in his goats, a Kenyan microbiologist seeking more ...

On Feb 21, 2019
@NathanBenaich shared
New post on content programming for conversation orchestration at @poly_ai https://t.co/kEAHBpCAkv
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Moving from Engineering to Orchestrating Conversations

The idea of engineering chatbots has failed us for way too long. It’s time to embrace a new philosophy and start orchestrating conversations, through data! At PolyAI, it has been the ...

On Feb 22, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @csilviavr: Still one week left to submit to the #ICLR2019 Safe Machine Learning workshop! https://t.co/hWDPnWzFz9
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Safe Machine Learning

Specification, Robustness and Assurance Room R6, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans. The ultimate goal of ML research should be to have a positive impact on society and the ...

Robotics

On Feb 21, 2019
@Robotiq_Inc shared
5 Cobot Applications Where Safety is Critical https://t.co/CsrShpgEbC
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5 Cobot Applications Where Safety is Critical

Do collaborative robots always have to move slowly? No! Here are 5 safety critical applications which can boost your cobot productivity.

On Feb 21, 2019
@TonyBelpaeme shared
Robots are becoming classroom tutors. But will they make the grade? via @ScienceNews https://t.co/UOEFq209c5
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Robots are becoming classroom tutors. But will they make the grade?

Educational robots show promise for helping kids in the classroom or at home, but researchers are still figuring out how these bots should behave.

On Feb 21, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
@rajiinio Definitely thinking about model cards as a way forward, and beefing up Github page soon - was rereading that paper earlier actually! Re: licensing, I'm aware of e.g. https://t.co/ZoqQOpfmKm in the robotics domain/a while ago - do you know of more AI-specific/recent work there?
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“A Licensing Approach to Regulation of Open Robotics”

On April 8th, I had the opportunity to present my paper, A Licensing Approach to Regulation of Open Robotics at the We Robot Conference at Stanford Law School.  The paper was commented on ...

Research

On Feb 22, 2019
@petewarden shared
RT @stikoson: Dedicated to @petewarden : https://t.co/DJHJGo4YUy
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TBN: Convolutional Neural Network with Ternary Inputs and Binary Weights

Despite the remarkable success of Convolutional Neural Net- works (CNNs) on generalized visual tasks, high computational and mem- ory costs restrict their comprehensive applications on ...

On Feb 22, 2019
@ylecun shared
An interview with ZDNet following my ISSCC keynote. "spreads like a weed to every corner of machine learning. Recent research has shown the prevalence of CNNs... https://t.co/fC9Brtw4FJ
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Facebook’s Yan LeCun reflects on the enduring appeal of convolutions

Thirty years ago, Yann LeCun pioneered the use of a particular form of machine learning, called the convolutional neural network, or CNN, while at the University of Toronto. Also: ...

On Feb 22, 2019
@glouppe shared
RT @bendee983: Content published by corporate PR blogs of famous #AI labs are not necessarily scientific breakthroughs. Excellent post by @zacharylipton https://t.co/dvTWomL4X2
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OpenAI Trains Language Model, Mass Hysteria Ensues

[latexpage] On Thursday, OpenAI announced that they had trained a language model. They used a