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Stella Young: I'm not your inspiration, thank you very much | TED Talk

www.ted.com | 1 min read | listed 26 days ago in reddit/transhumanism/USA Olympian Tara Davis and her Boyfriend Hunter Woodhall who is competing for USA in the Paralympics!

Stella Young is a comedian and journalist who happens to go about her day in a wheelchair — a fact that doesn't, she'd like to make clear, automatically turn her into a noble inspiration to all humanity. In this very funny talk, Young breaks down society's habit of turning disabled people into "inspiration porn."

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Behind the Tech Podcast with Kevin Scott - Microsoft

www.microsoft.com | 1 min read | listed 2 months ago in reddit/ArtificialInteligence/Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott and Applied Science group lead Steven Bathiche

Join Microsoft’s CTO Kevin Scott for the Behind the Tech podcast. Go behind the scenes with this podcast on innovation and learn what inspired these pioneers.

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Econ2: Causal machine learning, data interpretability, and online platform markets featuring Hunt Allcott and Greg Lewis - Microsoft Research

www.microsoft.com | 55 min read | listed 3 months ago in Microsoft Research Blog

Episode 122 | June 2, 2021 - In the world of economics, researchers at Microsoft are examining a range of complex systems—from those that impact the technologies we use to those that inform the laws and policies we create—through the lens of a social science that goes beyond the numbers to better understand people and society. In this episode, Senior Principal Researcher Dr. Hunt Allcott speaks with Microsoft Research New England office mate and Senior Principal Researcher Dr. Greg Lewis. Together, they cover the connection between causal machine learning and economics research, the motivations of buyers and sellers on e-commerce platforms, a...

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Econ4: Uncovering how decision-making shapes individuals and society through behavioral public economics featuring Evan Rose and Hunt Allcott - Microsoft Research

www.microsoft.com | 43 min read | listed 3 months ago in Microsoft Research Blog

Episode 124 | June 16, 2021 - In the world of economics, researchers at Microsoft are examining a range of complex systems—from those that impact the technologies we use to those that inform the laws and policies we create—through the lens of a social science that goes beyond the numbers to better understand people and society. In this episode, Senior Principal Researcher Hunt Allcott talks with Postdoctoral Researcher Evan Rose about Allcott’s work exploring the everyday decisions people face, like buying fuel-efficient cars or taking out payday loans, and how a clearer understanding of these decisions can shape meaningful public policy. All...

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New Future of Work: Driving innovation via cross-company research with Jaime Teevan and Brent Hecht - Microsoft Research

www.microsoft.com | 32 min read | listed 3 months ago in Microsoft Research Blog

Episode 125 | June 24, 2021 - In this episode of The New Future of Work series of the podcast, Chief Scientist Jaime Teevan and Director of Applied Science Brent Hecht of the Experiences and Devices group in Microsoft share how an internal SharePoint document led to what they believe is the largest collection of research on the pandemic’s impact on work. They’ll discuss the role of research during times of disruption, the widening scope of productivity tools, why going back to work two to three days a week is ideal, and what else companies should keep in mind as they decide on new work models.

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BBC One - Years and Years

www.bbc.co.uk | 1 min read | listed 2 months ago in reddit/transhumanism/I heard about transhumanism last week in a TV show, is that true?

Drama series following a tumultuous 15 years in Britain through the eyes of one family.

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New Future of Work: Redefining workspaces as hybrid and remote work become more prevalent with Jaime Teevan and Ginger Hudson - Microsoft Research

www.microsoft.com | 23 min read | listed 1 month ago in Microsoft Research Blog

In this episode of The New Future of Work series, Chief Scientist Jaime Teevan and Principal User Research Manager Ginger Hudson share how people evolved their home office setups throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and they explore how information workers used various devices and peripherals to put their best self forward as the shift to remote work quickly unfolded. They also talk about what an “anatomy of hybrid work” might look like and some considerations for making a hybrid model of work sustainable in the long term, including the expansion of workspaces to outdoor environments.

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It’s Difficult To Poll How Many People Believe In QAnon | FiveThirtyEight

fivethirtyeight.com | 1 min read | listed 3 months ago in FiveThirtyEight | Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight uses statistical analysis — hard numbers — to tell compelling stories about politics, sports, science, economics and culture.

In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew looks at how some of the most competitive 2022 primaries are shaping up. They also ask whe…

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New Future of Work: Staying productive and happy when our office is our home with Jaime Teevan and Sonia Jaffe - Microsoft Research

www.microsoft.com | 18 min read | listed 2 months ago in Microsoft Research Blog

Episode 127 | July 7, 2021 - In this episode of The New Future of Work series of the podcast, Chief Scientist Jaime Teevan and Senior Research Economist Sonia Jaffe delve into the “Personal Productivity and Well-Being” chapter of the report, beginning with why measuring productivity isn’t as easy as just observing output or counting hours worked. They also explore how people already working from home helped them better understand how people adjusted to remote work, the diversity in experiences among workers, and how we can be better coworkers to our remote colleagues whether we’re working from home or not.

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What’s News - WSJ Podcasts

www.wsj.com | 1 min read | listed 1 month ago in European Media Monitor - Artificial Intelligence

What's News brings you the headlines and business news that move markets and the world—twice every weekday. In 10-12 minutes, get caught up on the best Wall Street Journal scoops and exclusives, with insight and analysis from the award-winning reporters that broke the stories. Hosted by Annmarie Fertoli and Marc Stewart.

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‎In Machines We Trust: Beating the AI hiring machines on Apple Podcasts

podcasts.apple.com | 2 min read | listed 1 month ago in MIT Technology Review — What you need to know about New York City’s new vaccine proof

‎Show In Machines We Trust, Ep Beating the AI hiring machines - Aug 4, 2021

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Are we thinking about AI wrong?. Divya Siddarth on a better paradigm for… | by Jeremie Harris | Jul, 2021 | Towards Data Science

towardsdatascience.com | 2 min read | listed 1 month ago in Artificial Intelligence - Topic feed @ Medium

Divya Siddarth on a better paradigm for AI, and how Taiwan is leading the way on tech governance

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Meet the Choreographer Behind Those Dancing Robots - Dance Magazine

www.dancemagazine.com | 1 min read | listed 1 month ago in reddit/robotics/Boston Dynamics Atlas - Partners in Parkour

With just a few days left in 2020, renowned robotics company Boston Dynamics released a music video that featured a variety of two-legged, four-legged and wheeled robots dancing to The Contours' "Do You Love Me." The piece swiftly went viral, and has since been viewed nearly 30 million times. The ch...

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Why Has Biden’s Approval Rating Fallen? | FiveThirtyEight

fivethirtyeight.com | 1 min read | listed 1 month ago in FiveThirtyEight | Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight uses statistical analysis — hard numbers — to tell compelling stories about politics, sports, science, economics and culture.

In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses why Biden’s favorability is falling and how much Democrats should worry about it…

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160 | Edward Slingerland on Confucianism, Daoism, and Wu Wei – Sean Carroll

www.preposterousuniverse.com | 61 min read | listed 1 month ago in Sean Carroll – Preposterous Universe
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Exclusive Interaction with Raghuraman Ramamurthy, Founder & CEO of Rapid Acceleration Partners

www.analyticsinsight.net | 1 min read | listed 1 month ago in Analytics Insight

Analytics Insight, speaks to Raghuraman Ramamurthy, Founder, and CEO of Rapid Acceleration Partners, to understand his perspectives and viewpoints on artificial intelligence and relative technologies and its impact on business growth.

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Yann LeCun on his Start in Research and Self-Supervised Learning - by Andrey Kurenkov - The Gradient

thegradientpub.substack.com | 1 min read | listed 1 month ago in reddit/artificial/Yann LeCun on his Start in AI Research and Self-Supervised Learning

An interview with Professor LeCun about his early days in AI research during the 80s and recent developments in self-supervised learning for computer vision

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159 | Mari Ruti on Lack, Love, and Psychoanalysis – Sean Carroll

www.preposterousuniverse.com | 78 min read | listed 1 month ago in Sean Carroll – Preposterous Universe
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New insights into endometriosis, predicting RNA folding, and the surprising career of the spirometer | Science | AAAS

www.sciencemag.org | 1 min read | listed 1 month ago in European Media Monitor - Machine Learning

On this week’s show: New insights into the genetics of endometriosis, using machine learning to predict RNA folding, our latest race and science book interview

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Guest Commentary | Illinoisans deserve better when it comes to redistricting | Guest Commentary | news-gazette.com

www.news-gazette.com | 1 min read | listed 3 months ago in Bing News

On June 4, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed new state House and Senate district maps into law. The Illinois Senate Redistricting Committee and Illinois Redistricting websites provided pictures of the proposed

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Avast Hacker Archives Episode 7 – Philip Zimmermann | Avast

blog.avast.com | 4 min read | listed 3 months ago in Avast Blog

In the seventh episode of our podcast Avast Hacker Archives, Avast CISO Jaya Baloo talks with Phil Zimmermann, creator of the PGP email encryption package and longtime activist for privacy and human rights.

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Susan Graham: A new way to restore Earth's biodiversity -- from the air | TED Talk

www.ted.com | 1 min read | listed 22 days ago in Artificial Intelligence

Land restoration is about more than planting trees, says environmentalist Susan Graham. Check out how her team combines drone technology with ecology-trained AI to restore degraded land and revive complex, biodiverse ecosystems -- whether it's on a small island or across an entire continent.

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Protein power—how AI that predicts the shape of proteins could change biology | The Economist

www.economist.com | 1 min read | listed 1 month ago in Twitter — popular in #ai

Our podcast on the science and technology making the news. Also this week: how wearable technology could help understanding of long covid, and the intriguing evolution of songbirds | Podcasts

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Roundtable Panel: The Week In Review - Episode 39 | WAMC

www.wamc.org | 1 min read | listed 1 month ago in Bing News

Each weekday morning, WAMC’s President and CEO and Political Observer, Alan Chartock, and Roundtable Host Joe Donahue are joined by various experts,

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What If America Had A Lot More Political Parties? | FiveThirtyEight

fivethirtyeight.com | 1 min read | listed 2 months ago in FiveThirtyEight | Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight uses statistical analysis — hard numbers — to tell compelling stories about politics, sports, science, economics and culture.

In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discuss a new survey that categorizes voters into at least four ideological quadrants and …

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