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 Dec 13, 2018
@etzioni shared
RT @odbmsorg: “I‘m not worried about robots deciding to kill people, I’m worried about politicians deciding robots should kill people.” -- Oren Etzioni (CEO Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence). https://t.co/mJAMcQhBkK #AI #Ethics #ArtificialIntelligence #machines #people #politicians
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On Artificial Intelligence and Society. Interview with Oren Etzioni

“We have a profound ethical responsibility to design systems that have a positive impact on society, obey the law, and adhere to our highest ethical standards.”–Oren Etzioni. On the impact ...

On Dec 13, 2018
@amsekaran shared
RT @IBMResearch: AI Year in Review: Highlights of Papers and Predictions from IBM Research #AI https://t.co/RWpmHJHxUF https://t.co/RdUbS8Tkb6
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AI Year in Review: Highlights of Papers and Predictions from IBM Research AI

Highlights from IBM Research AI in 2018 in three key areas - advancing, scaling and trusting AI - and predictions about what's to come in 2019.

On Dec 14, 2018
@Miles_Brundage shared
Very cool paper! https://t.co/wqs66aeqmy
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How AI Training Scales

We've discovered that the gradient noise scale, a simple statistical metric, predicts the parallelizability of neural network training.

AI Ethics

On Dec 13, 2018
@NoelSharkey shared
RT @JhonMasschelein: Roaring Elephant @hadoopcast ep118 covers Mama Mia It's Sophia: A Show Robot Or Dangerous Platform To Mislead? By @NoelSharkey @Forbes #BigData #Hadoop #BigDataAnalytics https://t.co/wh32k0yZ22
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Mama Mia It's Sophia: A Show Robot Or Dangerous Platform To Mislead?

Sophia is the latest in a long tradition of show robots outlined in this article. Unlike their predecessors, the creators of Sophia have crossed a line with exaggerated claims about their ...

On Dec 13, 2018
@johnchavens shared
Data61 leads new 'ethical' artificial intelligence institute https://t.co/mjZJKLyg6i via @ZDNet & @ashabeeeee
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​Data61 leads new 'ethical' artificial intelligence institute

The non-profit will investigate how to fix the ingrained bias problem that AI systems display.

On Dec 14, 2018
@dw2 shared
RT @cccalum: Google CEO Sundar Pichai on AI: "Sometimes I worry people underestimate the scale of change that's possible in the mid-to-long term." Yup. https://t.co/KKEHC3mYN8
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Fears About Artificial Intelligence Are 'Very Legitimate,' Google CEO Says

Google CEO Sundar Pichai, head of one of the world's leading artificial intelligence companies, said in an interview this week that concerns about harmful applications of the technology are ...

Applied Use Cases

On Dec 13, 2018
@johnchavens shared
Data61 leads new 'ethical' artificial intelligence institute https://t.co/mjZJKLyg6i via @ZDNet & @ashabeeeee
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​Data61 leads new 'ethical' artificial intelligence institute

The non-profit will investigate how to fix the ingrained bias problem that AI systems display.

On Dec 14, 2018
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @DefTechPat: Scoop: Project Maven Overseer Will Lead Pentagon’s New AI Center https://t.co/oRzGbYzS0U my latest for @defenseone
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Project Maven Overseer Will Lead Pentagon’s New AI Center

DOD rewards three-star with the lead on its new AI-development center.

On Dec 14, 2018
@dmonett shared
RT @VectorInst: It began when @DavidDuvenaud was working on a medical data project when he hit upon a major shortcoming in AI. “The result is really not even a network anymore” writes @_KarenHao @techreview. https://t.co/zXiUNF9VCQ https://t.co/W26MaYQGhB
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A radical new neural network design could overcome big challenges in AI

Researchers borrowed equations from calculus to redesign the core machinery of deep learning so it can model continuous processes like changes in health.

Robotics

On Dec 13, 2018
@MistyRobotics shared
Will you be at CES in 2019? Be sure to check out how robots are changing housework, cooking, retail, and healthcare. https://t.co/4WBkdVSUdU #Misty #Robots #Robotics https://t.co/OCwoVpPQf4
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6 Service Robot Questions to Be Answered at CES 2019

In Las Vegas in January 2019, a RoboBusiness track will enable experts and attendees to answer these questions and more about service robot applications.

On Dec 13, 2018
@singularityhub shared
#FromtheArchives Amazon Is Quietly Building the Robots of Sci-Fi—Piece by Practical Piece https://t.co/catRiGRG9T https://t.co/1TRjIbuDEJ
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Amazon Is Quietly Building the Robots of Sci-Fi—Piece by Practical Piece

Science fiction is the siren song of hard science. How many innocent young students have been lured into complex, abstract science, technology, engineering, or mathematics because of a ...

On Dec 13, 2018
@RoboticBusiness shared
Robotics and AI industry experts tell us their predictions for 2019 in the world of robots https://t.co/Cr1hqOg6FF #RoboBusiness
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2019 Predictions from Robotics, Automation, and AI Industry Experts

We asked leaders across the robotics and automation industry to give us their 2019 predictions. Here's what they told us.

Research

On Dec 13, 2018
@thinkmariya shared
RT @KirkDBorne: Google's #AI Scientists acknowledge #MachineLearning is falling short of human cognition and propose using graph network models that generalize more broadly about the world: https://t.co/DZklGpfhHK #DataScience #BigData #DeepLearning #NeuralNetworks #GraphAnalytics #Algorithms https://t.co/dGx1lmw7e5
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Google ponders the shortcomings of machine learning

Scientists of AI at Google's Google Brain and DeepMind units acknowledge machine learning is falling short of human cognition and propose that using models of networks might be a way to ...

On Dec 13, 2018
@_rockt shared
After Vector Institute (https://t.co/4NmIzMoqKe) and Gradient Institute (https://t.co/IpBopjjTQ7), Hessian Institute seems to be still up for grabs? Anyone? https://t.co/TcnGcnOEOd
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For Artificial Intelligence

The Vector Institute will drive excellence and leadership in Canada’s knowledge, creation, and use of artificial intelligence (AI) to foster economic growth and improve the lives of ...

On Dec 14, 2018
@shakir_za shared
RT @mpd37: I wrote a short summary of my sabbatical at @AimsRwanda @AIMS_Next A four-months sabbatical in Rwanda https://t.co/WdNczGDUIS via @mpd37
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A four-months sabbatical in Rwanda

There is a decision that every academic faces who decides to takes a sabbatical: what is the most effective way to spend my long sought-after time? Often a tension emerges: Should I spend ...