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Import AI 204: Chinese elevator surveillance; Enron emails train polite AI; and a pessimistic view on AGI

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A somewhat abbreviated issue, this week: Due to a combination of things (primarily related to societal complications from COVID-19), I’ve found I have less time I’m able to devote to this newsletter, among other things. I think many people in COVID-hit countries that are lucky enough to still be employed are having this experience – even though notionally you should...



#106 - Matt Botvinick: Neuroscience, Psychology, and AI at DeepMind

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Matt Botvinick is the Director of Neuroscience Research at DeepMind. He is a brilliant cross-disciplinary mind navigating effortlessly between cognitive psychology, computational neuroscience, and artificial intelligence. Support this podcast by supporting these sponsors: – The Jordan Harbinger Show: – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX at checkout If you would like to get more information about this podcast...


Microsoft AI health director: How AI is fueling intelligent health systems. Advances in artificial intelligence are helping pave the way for intelligent health systems, which focus on using AI and data to establish care and operational strategies, according to Tom Lawry, national director for AI, health and life sciences at Microsoft. 

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Advances in artificial intelligence are helping pave the way for intelligent health systems, which focus on using AI and data to establish care and operational strategies, according to Tom Lawry, national director for AI, health and life sciences at Microsoft. 




Import AI 203: DeepMind releases a synthetic robot dog; harvesting kiwifruit with robots; plus, egocentric AI

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Train first-person AI systems with EPIC-Kitchens:…Expanded dataset gives researchers a bunch of egocentric films to train AI systems against…Researchers with the University of Bristol and the University of Catania have introduced EPIC-KITCHENS-100, a dataset of  first-person perspective videos of people doing a range of things like cooking or washing. The interesting thing about the dataset is that the videos are...