Best links of the week #49

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Best links of the week from 23rd December to 29th December

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Links

  1. How Margaret Dayhoff Brought Modern Computing to Biology at Smithsonian Magazine.
  2. Humans have a natural lifespan of only 38 years at Daily Mail (paper here).
  3. When Surgeons Listen To Their Preferred Music, Their Stitches Are Better and Faster at FAC Medicine.
  4. Artificial intelligence predictions for 2020: 16 experts have their say at Verdict.
  5. Unpacking the Black Box in Artificial Intelligence for Medicine at Undark.
  6. Vanishing gradient problem at Wikipedia.
  7. O que acontece com as crianças-prodígio quando elas crescem? at BBC News.

Blog/posts

  1. Our greatest risk is not AI but its opposite: Human stupidity. Our greatest opportunity is not AI but its complement: Human values at Fabio Moioli’s LinkedIn.
  2. Mentiras, mentiras cabeludas e “big data” at Guilherme Jacob’s Blog.
  3. Qual a relação entre a hora de nascimento e o tipo de parto? at Guilherme Jacob’s Blog.
  4. Quando a Ciência precedeu a Ética: histórias de experiências em humanos – parte I at Sophia of Nature.
  5. Quando a Ciência precedeu a Ética: histórias de experiências em humanos – parte II at Sophia of Nature.
  6. Óbitos registrados no DATASUS no estado de São Paulo at Gustavo Millen’s blog.

Videos

  1. Gradient Descent, Step-by-Step at StatQuest with Josh Starmer.
  2. Stochastic Gradient Descent at StatQuest with Josh Starmer.

Positions available

  1. Data Engineer at olist.
  2. Data Engineer Sr. at Madeira Madeira.
  3. Especialista em Big Data at Global TI+RH Solutions.
  4. Postdoctoral fellowship in Artificial Intelligence at Australian National University.
  5. Assistant Professor in Computer Science at HSE University.
  6. Ph.D. scholarship in Artificial Intelligence at Eindhoven University.
  7. Postdoctoral Researcher in Energy Analytics and Machine Learning at the University of Pennsylvania.
  8. Postdoctoral fellowship in Large Scale Sensor Fusion / Intelligent Infrastructure Systems at the Technical University of Munich.
  9. Openings at the Image and Signal Processing (ISP) group at Universitat de València.
  10. Postdoctoral Fellowship for research in mathematical and computer sciences at the Mathematical Sciences department of the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center.
  11. Ph.D. Scholarship in Neural Architectures for Speech Technology at the Idiap Research Institute.
  12. Ph.D. position Multiscale information integration in neuromorphic computing at the University of Groningen.
  13. Postdoctoral position in Multiscale information integration in neuromorphic computing at the University of Groningen.
  14. Ph.D. position Theory of neuromorphic computing at the University of Groningen.
  15. Postdoctoral position in Theory of neuromorphic computing at the University of Groningen.
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