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Monthly report: May 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 54 influencers like WIRED and Popular Science, discussing hashtags such as #robotics , #AI and #pacman40th.
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Watson's Creator Wants to Teach AI a New Trick: Common Sense

On May 11, 2020
@willknight shared
A decade after creating IBM's Jeopardy-playing Watson, David Ferrucci has an AI system that learns common sense by reading stories and asking questions: https://t.co/EEYeB3cNTQ
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David Ferrucci built a computer that mastered Jeopardy!  Since then, he's been attacking a more challenging task.

www.wired.com
On May 11, 2020
@willknight shared
A decade after creating IBM's Jeopardy-playing Watson, David Ferrucci has an AI system that learns common sense by reading stories and asking questions: https://t.co/EEYeB3cNTQ
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Watson's Creator Wants to Teach AI a New Trick: Common Sense

Watson's Creator Wants to Teach AI a New Trick: Common Sense

David Ferrucci built a computer that mastered Jeopardy!  Since then, he's been attacking a more challenging task.

40 Years on, PAC-MAN Recreated with AI by NVIDIA Researchers

On May 22, 2020
@nvidia shared
Trained on 50,000 episodes of PAC-MAN, a new #AI model created by NVIDIA Research called GameGAN re-created the game environment in just days. Celebrate the #pacman40th anniversary and see how GameGAN puts an AI spin on this classic game. https://t.co/zOoioy0MU9 @BandaiNamcoUS https://t.co/nyrXp9xhdA
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On the 40th anniversary of PAC-MAN, NVIDIA GameGAN generated a fully functional version of the classic — without an underlying game engine.

blogs.nvidia.com
On May 22, 2020
@nvidia shared
Trained on 50,000 episodes of PAC-MAN, a new #AI model created by NVIDIA Research called GameGAN re-created the game environment in just days. Celebrate the #pacman40th anniversary and see how GameGAN puts an AI spin on this classic game. https://t.co/zOoioy0MU9 @BandaiNamcoUS https://t.co/nyrXp9xhdA
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40 Years on, PAC-MAN Recreated with AI by NVIDIA Researchers

40 Years on, PAC-MAN Recreated with AI by NVIDIA Researchers

On the 40th anniversary of PAC-MAN, NVIDIA GameGAN generated a fully functional version of the classic — without an underlying game engine.

Robotics Reaps Rewards at ICRA: NVIDIA’s Dieter Fox Named RAS Pioneer

On May 29, 2020
@nvidia shared
RT @NVIDIAEmbedded: Congrats to Dieter Fox, winner of @ieeeras Pioneer Award. Dieter will be honored at #ICRA2020 for pioneering contributions to state estimation, RGB-D perception, ML in #robotics and his leadership in bridging academic & industrial robotics research. https://t.co/IKx6JN6FVR https://t.co/czji46HGcl
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Next week at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, NVIDIA’s Dieter Fox will receive the RAS Pioneer Award.

blogs.nvidia.com
On May 29, 2020
@nvidia shared
RT @NVIDIAEmbedded: Congrats to Dieter Fox, winner of @ieeeras Pioneer Award. Dieter will be honored at #ICRA2020 for pioneering contributions to state estimation, RGB-D perception, ML in #robotics and his leadership in bridging academic & industrial robotics research. https://t.co/IKx6JN6FVR https://t.co/czji46HGcl
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Robotics Reaps Rewards at ICRA: NVIDIA’s Dieter Fox Named RAS Pioneer

Robotics Reaps Rewards at ICRA: NVIDIA’s Dieter Fox Named RAS Pioneer

Next week at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, NVIDIA’s Dieter Fox will receive the RAS Pioneer Award.

As Machines Get Smarter, How Will We Relate to Them?

On May 26, 2020
@WIRED shared
Millennia of biological and cultural evolution have given us brains and societies primed to read the behaviors, quirks, and transgressions of other people. But with thinking machines “we're sort of stumbling in the dark.” https://t.co/p9eaeWN7kV
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Millennia of evolution have left us ill prepared to crack open the black box of AI and peer inside.

www.wired.com
On May 26, 2020
@WIRED shared
Millennia of biological and cultural evolution have given us brains and societies primed to read the behaviors, quirks, and transgressions of other people. But with thinking machines “we're sort of stumbling in the dark.” https://t.co/p9eaeWN7kV
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As Machines Get Smarter, How Will We Relate to Them?

As Machines Get Smarter, How Will We Relate to Them?

Millennia of evolution have left us ill prepared to crack open the black box of AI and peer inside.

Blind Spots in AI Just Might Help Protect Your Privacy

On Jun 2, 2020
@WIRED shared
Privacy-focused researchers are exploring whether the Achilles' heel of machine learning, the adversarial examples that can make an image classifier mistake a rifle for a helicopter, could actually protect your information. https://t.co/fkDDY0zI18
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Researchers have found a potential silver lining in so-called adversarial examples, using it to shield sensitive data from snoops.

www.wired.com
On Jun 2, 2020
@WIRED shared
Privacy-focused researchers are exploring whether the Achilles' heel of machine learning, the adversarial examples that can make an image classifier mistake a rifle for a helicopter, could actually protect your information. https://t.co/fkDDY0zI18
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Blind Spots in AI Just Might Help Protect Your Privacy

Blind Spots in AI Just Might Help Protect Your Privacy

Researchers have found a potential silver lining in so-called adversarial examples, using it to shield sensitive data from snoops.

The Relentless Startup Fast-Tracking Ford’s Self-Driving Cars

On May 5, 2020
@WIRED shared
Argo is a little company trying to crack a big problem: safe autonomous driving. https://t.co/x1TAQ5ystK
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Meet Bryan Salesky and the team of resourceful engineers at Argo, the little company trying to crack a big problem: safe autonomous driving.

www.wired.com
On May 5, 2020
@WIRED shared
Argo is a little company trying to crack a big problem: safe autonomous driving. https://t.co/x1TAQ5ystK
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The Relentless Startup Fast-Tracking Ford’s Self-Driving Cars

The Relentless Startup Fast-Tracking Ford’s Self-Driving Cars

Meet Bryan Salesky and the team of resourceful engineers at Argo, the little company trying to crack a big problem: safe autonomous driving.

What will it take for humans to trust self-driving cars?

On May 18, 2020
@PopSci shared
What will it take for humans to trust self-driving cars? https://t.co/ZMJ3c9nYTB https://t.co/qw2clb0R1d
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Autonomous cars could prove safer than fickle human drivers. There's just one problem: we have to be willing to hand over control.

www.popsci.com
On May 18, 2020
@PopSci shared
What will it take for humans to trust self-driving cars? https://t.co/ZMJ3c9nYTB https://t.co/qw2clb0R1d
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What will it take for humans to trust self-driving cars?

What will it take for humans to trust self-driving cars?

Autonomous cars could prove safer than fickle human drivers. There's just one problem: we have to be willing to hand over control.

Sleeker Lidar Moves Volvo Closer to Selling a Self-Driving Car

On May 6, 2020
@WIRED shared
Volvo has led the industry with three-point seatbelts, rear-facing child seats, blind-spot monitoring systems, and more. Now it’s introducing a lidar laser vision system to enable what it calls “fully autonomous highway driving” , starting in 2022. https://t.co/qBWbiLKMdC
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Using technology from Silicon Valley's Luminar, the Swedish automaker plans to offer completely autonomous highway driving by 2022.

www.wired.com
On May 6, 2020
@WIRED shared
Volvo has led the industry with three-point seatbelts, rear-facing child seats, blind-spot monitoring systems, and more. Now it’s introducing a lidar laser vision system to enable what it calls “fully autonomous highway driving” , starting in 2022. https://t.co/qBWbiLKMdC
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Sleeker Lidar Moves Volvo Closer to Selling a Self-Driving Car

Sleeker Lidar Moves Volvo Closer to Selling a Self-Driving Car

Using technology from Silicon Valley's Luminar, the Swedish automaker plans to offer completely autonomous highway driving by 2022.

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