Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Review for 13 February 2017

Below are some of the interesting links I Tweeted about recently.

  1. "Reply all" must be the worst "feature" in the history of software: https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2017/feb/03/when-is-it-appropriate-to-reply-all-mostly-never
  2. Robots might be able to do most of what humans do, but they still can't love our kids: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/belief/2017/feb/02/robots-can-take-our-jobs-but-they-will-never-render-obsolete-our-love 
  3. An ANN-based tool that colours line art: https://techcrunch.com/2017/02/02/this-neural-network-based-software-will-automatically-color-in-your-line-art/ 
  4. Possible applications of AI in education: http://www.datasciencecentral.com/profiles/blogs/artificial-intelligence-and-education 
  5. Current leading R-packages for machine learning: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/02/top-r-packages-machine-learning.html 
  6. Using AI to find security vulnerabilities in software: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/02/03/darpa_ai_security_bots/ 
  7. Searching for photos by their contents: https://techcrunch.com/2017/02/02/facebooks-ai-unlocks-the-ability-to-search-photos-by-whats-in-them/ 
  8. Google releases its visual machine learning database: https://www.engadget.com/2016/10/01/google-releases-massive-visual-databases-for-machine-learning/ 
  9. AI and robots could replace 250k British public-sector jobs: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/feb/06/robots-could-replace-250000-uk-public-sector-workers 
  10. Three reasons deep learning works so well: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/02/why-deep-learning-performs-so-well.html 
  11. Who monitors the ethics of an AI? https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/feb/05/artificial-intelligence-ethics-poker-libratus-texas-holdem-ai-deepstack 
  12. Can AI learn to detect fake news (not the Trumpian kind of fake news, the actually not true kind)? http://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/02/03/ai_challenge_to_help_fight_fake_news/ 
  13. This isn't "zoom and enhance"-the ANN is inventing detail that isn't there, it's making stuff up: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/02/google-brain-super-resolution-zoom-enhance/ 
  14. An app that uses ANN to tweak selfies: https://techcrunch.com/2017/02/08/faceapp-uses-neural-networks-for-photorealistic-selfie-tweaks/ 
  15. 5 free introductory courses on AI: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/02/5-free-courses-getting-started-artificial-intelligence.html 
  16. List of 52 machine learning API: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/02/machine-learning-data-science-apis-updated.html 
  17. AI does need some ethics, but I am not sure that government regulation is the way to do it: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/02/09/ai_and_iot_regulation_swatted_out_house_lords/ 
  18. A basic introduction to k-means clustering: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/02/automatically-segmenting-data-clustering.html 
  19. Do AIs cooperate or compete when playing games? http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/9/14558418/ai-deepmind-social-dilemma-study 
  20. Stock trading entirely by AI: http://m.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11799294 
  21. How old does Amazon's AI think you are? http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/10/14582192/amazon-ai-rekognition-age-guess-software