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Monthly report: February 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 96 influencers like WIRED and Automotive News, discussing hashtags such as #ArtificialIntelligence , #compassion and #MachineLearning.
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Deep learning AI discovers surprising new antibiotics

On Feb 22, 2020
@NandoDF shared
By harnessing AI responsibly and compassionately we could help solve humanity’s biggest challenges, delivering clean energy, universal healthcare, new materials and the eradication of poverty and hard labour. We must be inclusive and determined #compassion https://t.co/2Yg223YIqn
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Pathogens rapidly evolve resistance to antibiotics. AI could keep us a step ahead of deadly infections.

theconversation.com
On Feb 22, 2020
@NandoDF shared
By harnessing AI responsibly and compassionately we could help solve humanity’s biggest challenges, delivering clean energy, universal healthcare, new materials and the eradication of poverty and hard labour. We must be inclusive and determined #compassion https://t.co/2Yg223YIqn
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Deep learning AI discovers surprising new antibiotics

Deep learning AI discovers surprising new antibiotics

Pathogens rapidly evolve resistance to antibiotics. AI could keep us a step ahead of deadly infections.

No jetpacks. Zero flying cars. Where is the future we were promised?

On Feb 2, 2020
@PopSci shared
No jetpacks. Zero flying cars. Where is the future we were promised? https://t.co/3sNHdpYHJr https://t.co/kGVgVHL3Q2
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We've been looking forward to jetpacks, flying cars, hyperloops, and autonomous vehicles for what feels like forever. Will they ever get here?

www.popsci.com
On Feb 2, 2020
@PopSci shared
No jetpacks. Zero flying cars. Where is the future we were promised? https://t.co/3sNHdpYHJr https://t.co/kGVgVHL3Q2
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No jetpacks. Zero flying cars. Where is the future we were promised?

No jetpacks. Zero flying cars. Where is the future we were promised?

We've been looking forward to jetpacks, flying cars, hyperloops, and autonomous vehicles for what feels like forever. Will they ever get here?

Sony Envisions an AI-Fueled World, From Kitchen Bots to Games

On Feb 13, 2020
@WIRED shared
Sony is looking to match America’s AI titans by betting on a powerful but experimental approach to AI called reinforcement learning. Inspired by animal behavior, it involves an algorithm refining behavior in response to positive or negative feedback https://t.co/TpEYWSmyo6
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The maker of the Aibo robot dog wants to infuse artificial intelligence in its cameras, sensors, game characters, and kitchen gear.

www.wired.com
On Feb 13, 2020
@WIRED shared
Sony is looking to match America’s AI titans by betting on a powerful but experimental approach to AI called reinforcement learning. Inspired by animal behavior, it involves an algorithm refining behavior in response to positive or negative feedback https://t.co/TpEYWSmyo6
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Sony Envisions an AI-Fueled World, From Kitchen Bots to Games

Sony Envisions an AI-Fueled World, From Kitchen Bots to Games

The maker of the Aibo robot dog wants to infuse artificial intelligence in its cameras, sensors, game characters, and kitchen gear.

How to know if artificial intelligence is about to destroy civilization

On Feb 25, 2020
@willknight shared
Why we shouldn't worry about the existential risk of AI, by @etzioni. I especially like the image of AI algorithms as baby penguins fed regurgitated human knowledge... https://t.co/DLBszFKYPL
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These canaries in the coal mines of AI would be signs that superintelligent robot overlords are approaching

www.technologyreview.com
On Feb 25, 2020
@willknight shared
Why we shouldn't worry about the existential risk of AI, by @etzioni. I especially like the image of AI algorithms as baby penguins fed regurgitated human knowledge... https://t.co/DLBszFKYPL
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How to know if artificial intelligence is about to destroy civilization

How to know if artificial intelligence is about to destroy civilization

These canaries in the coal mines of AI would be signs that superintelligent robot overlords are approaching

Ford board leaves embattled CEO with little room for error

On Feb 10, 2020
@Automotive_News shared
Ford board leaves embattled CEO with little room for error https://t.co/RISPj8x7AF https://t.co/Gtsfy5ydoP
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Ford CEO Jim Hackett, who was asked by an analyst 18 months ago whether he expected to last in the job, told reporters Friday he’s not going anywhere.

www.autonews.com
On Feb 10, 2020
@Automotive_News shared
Ford board leaves embattled CEO with little room for error https://t.co/RISPj8x7AF https://t.co/Gtsfy5ydoP
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Ford board leaves embattled CEO with little room for error

Ford board leaves embattled CEO with little room for error

Ford CEO Jim Hackett, who was asked by an analyst 18 months ago whether he expected to last in the job, told reporters Friday he’s not going anywhere.

Snow and Ice Pose a Vexing Obstacle for Self-Driving Cars

On Feb 3, 2020
@WIRED shared
Most self-driving cars until now have been tested in sunny, dry climates. That will have to change before the technology will be useful everywhere. https://t.co/142RIybIZG
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Most testing of autonomous vehicles until now has been in sunny, dry climates. That will have to change before the technology will be useful everywhere.

www.wired.com
On Feb 3, 2020
@WIRED shared
Most self-driving cars until now have been tested in sunny, dry climates. That will have to change before the technology will be useful everywhere. https://t.co/142RIybIZG
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Snow and Ice Pose a Vexing Obstacle for Self-Driving Cars

Snow and Ice Pose a Vexing Obstacle for Self-Driving Cars

Most testing of autonomous vehicles until now has been in sunny, dry climates. That will have to change before the technology will be useful everywhere.

A Nissan Leaf Just Finished A 230-Mile Autonomous Trip In Britain

On Feb 6, 2020
@Jalopnik shared
A Nissan Leaf just finished a 230-mile autonomous trip in Britain https://t.co/ey3gbaQouL https://t.co/7V6ke3HPqX
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A Nissan Leaf completes a long journey all by itself, General Motors issues a recall of a recall, and Toyota didn’t do so hot last quarter. All this and more for The Morning Shift on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020.

jalopnik.com
On Feb 6, 2020
@Jalopnik shared
A Nissan Leaf just finished a 230-mile autonomous trip in Britain https://t.co/ey3gbaQouL https://t.co/7V6ke3HPqX
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A Nissan Leaf Just Finished A 230-Mile Autonomous Trip In Britain

A Nissan Leaf Just Finished A 230-Mile Autonomous Trip In Britain

A Nissan Leaf completes a long journey all by itself, General Motors issues a recall of a recall, and Toyota didn’t do so hot last quarter. All this and more for The Morning Shift on ...

Tesla teardown finds electronics 6 years ahead of Toyota and VW

On Feb 17, 2020
@paulg shared
RT @stevesi: “One stunned engineer from a major Japanese automaker examined the computer and declared, "We cannot do it." https://t.co/6ZHIOmfN2o // This is an expected and natural end state of outsourcing product development. PC makers experienced this same viz phones and also MacBook Air.
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Self-driving AI sends shivers through traditional supply chains

asia.nikkei.com
On Feb 17, 2020
@paulg shared
RT @stevesi: “One stunned engineer from a major Japanese automaker examined the computer and declared, "We cannot do it." https://t.co/6ZHIOmfN2o // This is an expected and natural end state of outsourcing product development. PC makers experienced this same viz phones and also MacBook Air.
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Tesla teardown finds electronics 6 years ahead of Toyota and VW

Tesla teardown finds electronics 6 years ahead of Toyota and VW

Self-driving AI sends shivers through traditional supply chains

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

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Autoweek is a grouping of platforms dedicated to the car enthusiast. With a fortnightly print magazine, up-to-the-minute website

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

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