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Annual Report 2019

This year, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 114 influencers like WIRED and Nokia, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #GTC19 and #4G.
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On Aug 21, 2019
@nokia shared
RT @nokiaindustries: Did you know that our Oulu facility manufactures 1,000 Nokia #4G and #5G base stations per day?

Nokia Employs 5G In Its Own Factory

To prove the capabilities of its private wireless 4.9G & 5G networks, edge/cloud, and analytics technologies, Nokia put them into play in its Oulu,...

On Jun 14, 2019
@nokia shared
RT @nokiaindustries: Congratulations are in order to our own @KathrinBuvac who has been named #17 on the #5G Top 100 Influencers list! via @Onalytica @CleliaArci #ThoughtLeader

5G: Top 100 Influencers

Here we are, eagerly awaiting the arrival of 5G, but who are the most influential people discussing the popular topic online?

On Sep 17, 2019
@nokia shared
RT @BellLabs: Learn why #5G #smartroads are the future of #transport as demonstrated by our #LuxTurrim5G project in Espoo, Finland. LuxTurrim5G: #transportation #smartcities #automatedvehicles #traffic #driverlesscars

Why 5G smart roads are the future of transport

While truly autonomous vehicles may still be some way off in the UK, 5G roads connected to sensors and smart highways will pave the way

On Mar 22, 2019
@transportgooru shared
RT @tpap_: From Buenos Aries to Mumbai there’s a growing number of cities working hard to reclaim their centers from cars and opening them up to people. This is just the beginning of a global trend.

These 8 cities are taking bold steps to get rid of cars

Cities around the world are starting to see that they’ll be cleaner, healthier, and just better overall if people–not cars–are the priority.

On Nov 17, 2019
@WIRED shared
Scientists trying to gain a better understanding of how organisms process chemical information have uncovered coding strategies that seem especially relevant to problems in AI.

Artificial Intelligence Has a Strange New Muse: Our Sense of Smell

The brain's way of processing smells is inspiring scientists to rethink how we design machine learning algorithms.

On Apr 11, 2019
@NandoDF shared
RT @DeepMindAI: Our new blog post overviews unsupervised learning, a paradigm for creating artificial intelligence that learns about data without a particular task in mind. Read more about how we might teach computers to learn for the sake of learning:

Unsupervised learning: the curious pupil

Unsupervised learning is a paradigm designed to create autonomous intelligence by rewarding computer programs for learning about the data they observe without a particular task in mind--in ...

On Jan 30, 2019
@nokia shared
RT @nokianetworks: Revv'ing it! Join us for an autonomous car ride with @teliafinland in #5G! #5GinAction

I was there: eyewitness accounts of 5G in action. The autonomous car ride

On a street in Espoo, near Helsinki, I found myself looking at a vision of the future. A car moved down the street, its only occupant not ‘driving’ but sitting back and enjoying the ride. ...

On Oct 16, 2019
@TechCrunch shared
RealTime Robotics scores $11.7M Series A to help robots avoid collisions by @ron_miller

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 ...

On Feb 15, 2019
@WIRED shared
Your connected vibrator is a security risk.

The Next Security Risk May Be Your Vibrator

Opinion: The internet of things has permitted the hacking of whole new categories of products -- including sex toys.

On May 31, 2019
@TomBamonte shared
Why Aren’t Cities Getting Ready for Autonomous Vehicles?

Why Aren’t Cities Getting Ready for Autonomous Vehicles?

A new study warns that most city leaders aren’t doing much to anticipate the arrival of autonomous vehicles.

On Oct 31, 2019
@WIRED shared
Forget cars. These are the world’s 20 most bicycle-friendly cities.

The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities on the Planet, Ranked

The 2019 Copenhagenize Index ranks the world's urban hubs on how much they're doing to promote life on two wheels.

On May 22, 2019
@AutomatonBlog shared
Ford Self-Driving Vans Will Use Legged Robots to Make Deliveries

Ford Self-Driving Vans Will Use Legged Robots to Make Deliveries

Agility Robotics’ Digit will bring packages from a delivery vehicle to your front door

On Feb 21, 2019
@WIRED shared
But many people worry that the US could get left behind if the nation is too slow in rolling out 5G. Their biggest concern is China, where Huawei is a 5G leader. 8/

Does It Matter If China Beats the US to Build a 5G Network?

The rivalry to build the next-generation wireless network is partly a matter of national ego, but faster speeds and greater data capacity will give businesses real advantages.

On Aug 29, 2019
@WIRED shared
Don’t get swept away by the hype: Most times you hear the term artificial intelligence, the specific technology at work is called machine learning. Despite the name, it relies heavily on human teaching. Here's how it works:

Ask the Know-It-Alls: How Do Machines Learn?

Don’t get swept away by the hype: Machine learning doesn’t make computers anything like people. No matter how "smart" they get, they still need us.

On Jul 15, 2019
@rodneyabrooks shared
It is still shocking to see the autonomous vehicle promises that were being made for 2019 though 2022, just two years ago. (Oh, wait some of them have still been made this year...I tweeted about them earlier this year...)

For years, automakers wildly overpromised on self-driving cars and electric vehicles—what now?

Big and small auto company execs are becoming increasingly pessimistic about the future of AVs—and they are far less sanguine about electric vehicles (EVs) as well—because the raft of rosy ...

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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

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Are you ready for a new era of technology? Join us in expanding the human possibilities of the connected world. For phones, visit @NokiaMobile.

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

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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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Founder & CEO, DeepMind - the developers of #AlphaGo and Atari DQN. Working on General AI. Trying to understand what is *really* going on in the universe.

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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]

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@IEEESpectrum's award-winning blog on robots, drones, AI, and more. Editor: @ericoguizzo [email protected] | Senior Writer: @botjunkie [email protected]

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The official handle for NVIDIA. Blog: Support: All NVIDIA Social Media:

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

Follow 12.7k Followers

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

Follow 64.5k Followers

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Robot builder

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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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Artificial Intelligence expert, co-Founder, Director @nuclai conference, Deep Learning #ML research, ex-R☆/Guerrilla #AI Programmer. #⚘

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

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Looking for SECURE life-saving, money-making opportunities in automotive telematics, smartphone apps, location tech, Strategy Analytics dude.

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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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Airbiquity® is a global leader in connected car services and pioneer in the development and engineering of automotive telematics technology.

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Founder, President Udacity.

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Prof (CS @Stanford), Director (Stanford AI Lab), Chief Scientist AI/ML (Google Cloud), Researcher in #AI, #computervision, #ML, cognitive neuroscience.

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