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Monthly report: December 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 84 influencers like Thomas Bamonte and WIRED, discussing hashtags such as #NeurIPS2018 , #CES2019 and #AutonomousVehicle.
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The WIRED Guide to Self-Driving Cars

On Feb 1, 2018
@WIRED shared
Self-driving cars are officially an inevitability. Here’s everything you need to know about how the technology got here, and where it’s headed https://t.co/yMCseHga44
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How a chaotic skunkworks race in the desert launched what's poised to be a runaway global industry.

www.wired.com
On Feb 1, 2018
@WIRED shared
Self-driving cars are officially an inevitability. Here’s everything you need to know about how the technology got here, and where it’s headed https://t.co/yMCseHga44
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The WIRED Guide to Self-Driving Cars

How a chaotic skunkworks race in the desert launched what's poised to be a runaway global industry.

Relational Reasoning

On Dec 4, 2018
@NandoDF shared
RT @ulrichpaquet: Recurrent Relational Networks, tomorrow at #NeurIPS2018! With @rasmusbergpalm and @OleWinther1 👍 https://t.co/ziuFaLqft7 https://t.co/TOaBWlIhF2 https://t.co/abRU4mrRXN
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Complex relational reasoning with neural networks.

rasmusbergpalm.github.io
On Dec 4, 2018
@NandoDF shared
RT @ulrichpaquet: Recurrent Relational Networks, tomorrow at #NeurIPS2018! With @rasmusbergpalm and @OleWinther1 👍 https://t.co/ziuFaLqft7 https://t.co/TOaBWlIhF2 https://t.co/abRU4mrRXN
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Relational Reasoning

Complex relational reasoning with neural networks.

Toyota invests in autonomous driving simulation startup Parallel Domain

On Dec 14, 2018
@TomBamonte shared
RT @Toyota_AI_VC: Our portfolio company @parallel_domain develops groundbreaking 3D environment generation software for #AutonomousVehicle simulation. Check out @TechCrunch to learn more about their tech, and why we're excited to be investors: https://t.co/EeKXunjR2O https://t.co/61dPJgdWy9
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Parallel Domain, the startup that develops software to train self-driving cars in virtual worlds, has added an additional investor to its seed round. Earlier this month, Toyota AI Ventures contributed to Parallel Domain’s $2.65 million seed round led by Costanoa Ventures, with ...

techcrunch.com
On Dec 14, 2018
@TomBamonte shared
RT @Toyota_AI_VC: Our portfolio company @parallel_domain develops groundbreaking 3D environment generation software for #AutonomousVehicle simulation. Check out @TechCrunch to learn more about their tech, and why we're excited to be investors: https://t.co/EeKXunjR2O https://t.co/61dPJgdWy9
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Toyota invests in autonomous driving simulation startup Parallel Domain

Parallel Domain, the startup that develops software to train self-driving cars in virtual worlds, has added an additional investor to its seed round. Earlier this month, Toyota AI Ventures ...

China has never had a real chip industry. Making AI chips could change that.

On Dec 14, 2018
@willknight shared
AI chips "are key to new weapons systems, better cryptography, and more powerful supercomputers … To many, in both Washington and Beijing, national strength and security are at stake.” https://t.co/VofcwsTMFd
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The country has struggled for decades to build a competitive semiconductor industry. In making specialized AI chips, though, it’s got a head start.

www.technologyreview.com
On Dec 14, 2018
@willknight shared
AI chips "are key to new weapons systems, better cryptography, and more powerful supercomputers … To many, in both Washington and Beijing, national strength and security are at stake.” https://t.co/VofcwsTMFd
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China has never had a real chip industry. Making AI chips could change that.

The country has struggled for decades to build a competitive semiconductor industry. In making specialized AI chips, though, it’s got a head start.

AI software can dream up an entire digital world from a simple sketch

On Dec 3, 2018
@willknight shared
Nvidia unveiled a GAN-powered way to generate photo-realistic environments at #NeurIPS2018 https://t.co/yVzMdIvTDN
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Creating a lifelike digital scene normally requires skill, creativity, and patience. Now we can just offload the work to an AI algorithm.

www.technologyreview.com
On Dec 3, 2018
@willknight shared
Nvidia unveiled a GAN-powered way to generate photo-realistic environments at #NeurIPS2018 https://t.co/yVzMdIvTDN
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AI software can dream up an entire digital world from a simple sketch

Creating a lifelike digital scene normally requires skill, creativity, and patience. Now we can just offload the work to an AI algorithm.

Rise of the Machines: Here’s how much robots and A.I. progressed in 2018

On Dec 31, 2018
@DigitalTrends shared
Rise of the Machines: Here’s how much robots and #AI progressed in 2018 https://t.co/OThMfxcdXA
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2018 has generated no shortage of news, and the fast-changing worlds of artificial intelligence and robotics are no exception. Here are our picks for the most exciting and game changing examples of A.I. and robots that we saw in the last 12 months. Get ready to have your mind blown!

www.digitaltrends.com
On Dec 31, 2018
@DigitalTrends shared
Rise of the Machines: Here’s how much robots and #AI progressed in 2018 https://t.co/OThMfxcdXA
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Rise of the Machines: Here’s how much robots and A.I. progressed in 2018

2018 has generated no shortage of news, and the fast-changing worlds of artificial intelligence and robotics are no exception. Here are our picks for the most exciting and game changing ...

Riding in Waymo One, the Google spinoff’s first self-driving taxi service

On Dec 5, 2018
@olivercameron shared
RT @andyjayhawk: We went to Phoenix to make a video about Waymo's new self-driving taxi service. Huge shout out to @vjeranpavic @BeccaF & @andrumarino for their amazing work. Who else can make a boring AV ride look so good? https://t.co/WTsY43pest
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The former Google self-driving car project is going commercial.

www.theverge.com
On Dec 5, 2018
@olivercameron shared
RT @andyjayhawk: We went to Phoenix to make a video about Waymo's new self-driving taxi service. Huge shout out to @vjeranpavic @BeccaF & @andrumarino for their amazing work. Who else can make a boring AV ride look so good? https://t.co/WTsY43pest
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Riding in Waymo One, the Google spinoff’s first self-driving taxi service

The former Google self-driving car project is going commercial.

Uber hires an NHTSA veteran to bolster its self-driving car plans

On Dec 3, 2018
@TechOnTires shared
For #DC #Transportation insiders wondering where @NHTSAgov Nat Beuse is going, the news is now public -- congratulations Nat and @Uber! https://t.co/LSnDuoXp9i
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Nat Beuse was recently the vehicle safety research head for the NHTSA.

www.engadget.com
On Dec 3, 2018
@TechOnTires shared
For #DC #Transportation insiders wondering where @NHTSAgov Nat Beuse is going, the news is now public -- congratulations Nat and @Uber! https://t.co/LSnDuoXp9i
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Uber hires an NHTSA veteran to bolster its self-driving car plans

Nat Beuse was recently the vehicle safety research head for the NHTSA.

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Transportation technology and innovation. Automated vehicles. V2X technology. Transportation planning. Views expressed are my own.

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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

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Tech for the way we live. | Facebook & Instagram: @DigitalTrends

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Breaking technology news, analysis, and opinions from TechCrunch. The number one guide for all things tech. Got a tip? Let us know [email protected]runch.com

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CEO @voyage. Building an extremely affordable autonomous taxi service.

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Original news, reviews, analysis of tech trends, and expert advice on the most fundamental aspects of tech.

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

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Researching intelligence to understand what we are and to find ways to harness it wisely. I'm a senior CIFAR fellow and an adjunct prof at UBC CS.

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We were first to say connected and autonomous cars would 'save lives, save time, save money.' We advocate for pro-innovation connected and AV policy.

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Drive free or die. Contact us at [email protected]

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The official handle for NVIDIA. Blog: https://t.co/ohDSqeDJ1D Support: https://t.co/DAKuuuZIg5 All NVIDIA Social Media: https://t.co/0MNNrxXnKC

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Transport+Tech+Policy Wonk; Harvard @Kennedy_School alum; Dabble all day in: Mobility/automation technology, climate science, energy, geopolitics

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Robot builder

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We come from the future

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