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Annual Report 2020

This year, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 108 influencers like WIRED and Popular Science, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #ArtificialIntelligence and #MachineLearning.
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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.

On Apr 10, 2020
@drfeifei shared
RT @BeEngelhardt: JFC. Article on the vision of AI for the future. Eight men mentioned. Seven men quoted. Zero women. Zero people of color. Try again @craigss, and let us know if you need help. https://t.co/r4vUZPeksE
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Computers Already Learn From Us. But Can They Teach Themselves?

Computers Already Learn From Us. But Can They Teach Themselves?

Scientists are exploring approaches that would help machines develop their own sort of common sense.

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.

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.

On Oct 3, 2020
@PopSci shared
Toyota’s robotic butler will serve you from the ceiling https://t.co/NJShU4XOi0 https://t.co/MtVoCn6FDE
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Toyota’s robotic butler will serve you from the ceiling

Toyota’s robotic butler will serve you from the ceiling

The Toyota Research Institute showed off some of the robotics work it has been doing over the past five years.

On Aug 31, 2020
@PopSci shared
No jetpacks. Zero flying cars. Where is the future we were promised? https://t.co/hrFD11qbDt https://t.co/xeac3hXqf4
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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?

On Oct 3, 2020
@drfeifei shared
RT @allen_ai: Is GPT-3 Intelligent? AI2 CEO and computer scientist @etzioni talks #GPT3's capabilities and limitations, a better #AI Turing test, and the real signs we're approaching artificial general intelligence at @StanfordHAI. https://t.co/TnSJrrA0Qt
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Is GPT-3 Intelligent? A Directors' Conversation with Oren Etzioni

Is GPT-3 Intelligent? A Directors' Conversation with Oren Etzioni

The Allen Institute CEO and computer scientist talks GPT-3's capabilities and limitations, a better AI Turing test, and the real signs we're approaching artificial general intelligence.

On Nov 18, 2020
@olivercameron shared
@udacity @dsilver829 Luckily I have written a blog post on my answer. If I was getting into self-driving today, I would focus on prediction. It is how we achieve closer to human-like driving. https://t.co/zczsefqyeV
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The Next Leap in Self-Driving: Prediction

The Next Leap in Self-Driving: Prediction

Why prediction has overtaken perception as the biggest challenge in the field

On Mar 10, 2020
@WIRED shared
Vicarious, a secretive 10-year-old startup backed by Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos, has its first customers. https://t.co/CvpcMQXgcb
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These Industrial Robots Get More Adept With Every Task

These Industrial Robots Get More Adept With Every Task

Vicarious, a secretive 10-year-old startup backed by Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos, reveals its progress and an initial customer.

On Mar 9, 2020
@fchollet shared
RT @PyImageSearch: New tutorial!🚀 Implementing Grad-CAM with #Keras and #TensorFlow 2.0: - Visualize where your CNN is "looking" - Debug your CNNs - Better model interpretability https://t.co/Aymt6WHJCZ 👍 #Python #DeepLearning #MachineLearning #ArtificialIntelligence #AI #DataScience https://t.co/eLigAycEXb
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Grad-CAM: Visualize class activation maps with Keras, TensorFlow, and Deep Learning

Grad-CAM: Visualize class activation maps with Keras, TensorFlow, and Deep Learning

Learn how to visualize class activation maps for debugging deep neural networks using Grad-CAM. We'll then implement Grad-CAM using Keras and TensorFlow.

On Jun 21, 2020
@WIRED shared
China's Bitmain said it would build the world's largest bitcoin mine in Rockdale, Texas. Then the price of bitcoin plunged, taking with it the town's hopes for a revival. https://t.co/QAUzM81sgQ
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The Hard-Luck Texas Town That Bet on Bitcoin—and Lost

The Hard-Luck Texas Town That Bet on Bitcoin—and Lost

China's Bitmain said it would build the world's largest bitcoin mine in Rockdale, Texas. Then the price of bitcoin plunged, taking with it the town's hopes for a revival.

On Oct 24, 2020
@olivercameron shared
@Paul_Almond @LyftLevel5 has done good work here. https://t.co/k0jFMrQxId
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Rethinking Maps for Self-Driving

Rethinking Maps for Self-Driving

Maps are a key component to building self-driving technology, and autonomous vehicles require a new class of high-definition maps.

On Jun 28, 2020
@PopSci shared
Demystify machine learning and AI with this four-course bundle https://t.co/j9WwG94Ko4 https://t.co/fq2lvHpYai
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Demystify machine learning and AI with this four-course bundle

Demystify machine learning and AI with this four-course bundle

Demystify machine learning and AI with this 4-course bundle.

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.

On Oct 19, 2020
@fchollet shared
RT @PyImageSearch: New tutorial!🚀 Intro to Adversarial Images and Attacks with #Keras, #TensorFlow, and #DeepLearning: - Learn about image adversaries - How to construct them - Fool CNNs https://t.co/n5kRivcXge 👍 #Python #MachineLearning #ArtificialIntelligence #AI #DataScience #OpenCV https://t.co/NrVpvIn7Ih
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Adversarial images and attacks with Keras and TensorFlow

Adversarial images and attacks with Keras and TensorFlow

In this tutorial, you will learn how to break deep learning models using image-based adversarial attacks. We will implement our adversarial attacks using the Keras and TensorFlow deep ...

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

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The auto industry's leading business publication - award-winning coverage from boardroom to showroom. @First_Shift @AutoNewsTV @AutoNewsEurope @AutoNewsCanada

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I write about mechanical brains for MIT Tech Review. Email: [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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Deep learning @google. Author of Keras, neural networks library. Founder of Wysp, learning platform for artists.

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

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Research Scientist in Statistical Machine Learning. Bayesian reasoning, variational inference, deep learning, reinforcement learning, AI. South African.

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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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Founded in 2010. Building Artificial General Intelligence. The creators of #AlphaGo and Atari DQN

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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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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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