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Monthly report: October 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 60 influencers like WIRED and TechCrunch, discussing hashtags such as #selfdrivingcars , #Edtech and #digitaltransformation.
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An AI Pioneer Wants His Algorithms to Understand the 'Why'

On Oct 8, 2019
@WIRED shared
Yoshua Bengio is a pioneer of deep learning— the technique that triggered a renaissance in artificial intelligence, leading to advances in self-driving cars, real-time speech translation, and facial recognition. Now, he says it needs to be fixed. https://t.co/JKxfoIzj2f
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Deep learning is good at finding patterns in reams of data, but can't explain how they're connected. Turing Award winner Yoshua Bengio wants to change that.

www.wired.com
On Oct 8, 2019
@WIRED shared
Yoshua Bengio is a pioneer of deep learning— the technique that triggered a renaissance in artificial intelligence, leading to advances in self-driving cars, real-time speech translation, and facial recognition. Now, he says it needs to be fixed. https://t.co/JKxfoIzj2f
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An AI Pioneer Wants His Algorithms to Understand the 'Why'

Deep learning is good at finding patterns in reams of data, but can't explain how they're connected. Turing Award winner Yoshua Bengio wants to change that.

Tech in T.O.: Why Geoffrey Hinton, the ‘Godfather of A.I.,’ decided to live in Toronto

On Oct 10, 2019
@NandoDF shared
RT @VectorInst: “The things that are actually driving the industry today are things Geoff (@Geoffreyhinton) created back in the 80s. It really took a long time for the hardware and the availability of data to actually catch up.”-Cameron Schuler (CCO and VP, Vector) https://t.co/Igvlq1YXdu
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Geoffrey Hinton is one of the most recognized leaders in computing science and artificial intelligence. His contribution to the technology industry in Toronto has drawn other tech leaders to the city.

globalnews.ca
On Oct 10, 2019
@NandoDF shared
RT @VectorInst: “The things that are actually driving the industry today are things Geoff (@Geoffreyhinton) created back in the 80s. It really took a long time for the hardware and the availability of data to actually catch up.”-Cameron Schuler (CCO and VP, Vector) https://t.co/Igvlq1YXdu
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Tech in T.O.: Why Geoffrey Hinton, the ‘Godfather of A.I.,’ decided to live in Toronto

Geoffrey Hinton is one of the most recognized leaders in computing science and artificial intelligence. His contribution to the technology industry in Toronto has drawn other tech leaders ...

RealTime Robotics scores $11.7M Series A to help robots avoid collisions

On Oct 16, 2019
@TechCrunch shared
RealTime Robotics scores $11.7M Series A to help robots avoid collisions https://t.co/01PXA0a7UV by @ron_miller https://t.co/1DlX8SYCX3
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One of the major challenges facing engineers as they develop more agile robots is helping them move through space while avoiding collisions, especially in a dynamic environment. RealTime Robotics, a Boston-based startup announced an $11.7 million Series A investment to help solve this ...

techcrunch.com
On Oct 16, 2019
@TechCrunch shared
RealTime Robotics scores $11.7M Series A to help robots avoid collisions https://t.co/01PXA0a7UV by @ron_miller https://t.co/1DlX8SYCX3
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RealTime Robotics scores $11.7M Series A to help robots avoid collisions

One of the major challenges facing engineers as they develop more agile robots is helping them move through space while avoiding collisions, especially in a dynamic environment. RealTime ...

GM And The Striking UAW Workers Could Make A Tentative Deal Today: Report

On Oct 16, 2019
@Jalopnik shared
GM and the striking UAW workers could make a tentative deal today: report https://t.co/XP23ItXbFl https://t.co/zg36iN6aO7
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The General Motors-United Auto Workers strike may be approaching its end, Hyundai and Renault autonomous car news, possible plans for mandatory tech to detect if drivers are drunk and more on The Morning Shift of Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019.

jalopnik.com
On Oct 16, 2019
@Jalopnik shared
GM and the striking UAW workers could make a tentative deal today: report https://t.co/XP23ItXbFl https://t.co/zg36iN6aO7
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GM And The Striking UAW Workers Could Make A Tentative Deal Today: Report

The General Motors-United Auto Workers strike may be approaching its end, Hyundai and Renault autonomous car news, possible plans for mandatory tech to detect if drivers are drunk and more ...

U.K. research consortium launching nation’s largest self-driving trial on public roads

On Oct 24, 2019
@TechOnTires shared
U.K. research consortium launching nation’s largest self-driving trial on public roads https://t.co/i4FKKF5K10 via @VentureBeat
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StreetWise, a collaborative research project, announced that it will soon begin the U.K.'s largest test of self-driving vehicles on public roads.

venturebeat.com
On Oct 24, 2019
@TechOnTires shared
U.K. research consortium launching nation’s largest self-driving trial on public roads https://t.co/i4FKKF5K10 via @VentureBeat
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U.K. research consortium launching nation’s largest self-driving trial on public roads

StreetWise, a collaborative research project, announced that it will soon begin the U.K.'s largest test of self-driving vehicles on public roads.

Meet Nissan's New CEO, Hopefully This One Won't Be Accused Of Financial Misconduct

On Oct 8, 2019
@Jalopnik shared
Meet Nissan's new CEO, hopefully this one won't be accused of financial misconduct https://t.co/jSSDlt4b6O https://t.co/NnfdiTvRiP
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Nissan has a new boss, again, the General Motors vs. the United Auto Workers showdown marches on, America contends with China and more for The Morning Shift of Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019.

jalopnik.com
On Oct 8, 2019
@Jalopnik shared
Meet Nissan's new CEO, hopefully this one won't be accused of financial misconduct https://t.co/jSSDlt4b6O https://t.co/NnfdiTvRiP
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Meet Nissan's New CEO, Hopefully This One Won't Be Accused Of Financial Misconduct

Nissan has a new boss, again, the General Motors vs. the United Auto Workers showdown marches on, America contends with China and more for The Morning Shift of Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019.

It’s Time to Push Tech Forward, and Rebuild What It Broke

On Oct 15, 2019
@WIRED shared
[email protected]: "Sometimes systems crack, and then they shatter. But sometimes the crack leads to the remedy. And that's what we need now: a coming together of many tribes to fix the mess we're in, and to learn from the mistakes the [tech] industry has made" https://t.co/4YoXTqFHxm
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Making progress means making (sometimes devastating) mistakes. And then learning from them.

www.wired.com
On Oct 15, 2019
@WIRED shared
[email protected]: "Sometimes systems crack, and then they shatter. But sometimes the crack leads to the remedy. And that's what we need now: a coming together of many tribes to fix the mess we're in, and to learn from the mistakes the [tech] industry has made" https://t.co/4YoXTqFHxm
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It’s Time to Push Tech Forward, and Rebuild What It Broke

Making progress means making (sometimes devastating) mistakes. And then learning from them.

400 years after the Mayflower voyage, this A.I. ship will retrace its path

On Oct 16, 2019
@DigitalTrends shared
400 years after the Mayflower voyage, this A.I. ship will retrace its path https://t.co/OMKssvBQ8w
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Four-hundred years ago next fall, a ship called the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, to the New World, aka America. To mark the anniversary, an IBM-powered autonomous ship is getting ready to retrace the voyage. Here's how it came to be, and what makes it so exciting.

www.digitaltrends.com
On Oct 16, 2019
@DigitalTrends shared
400 years after the Mayflower voyage, this A.I. ship will retrace its path https://t.co/OMKssvBQ8w
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400 years after the Mayflower voyage, this A.I. ship will retrace its path

Four-hundred years ago next fall, a ship called the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, to the New World, aka America. To mark the anniversary, an IBM-powered autonomous ship is ...

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