Blaise Aguera (@blaiseaguera )

Blaise Aguera

Bio Blaise Aguera y Arcas works on Machine Intelligence at Google. He founded Seadragon, and was one of the creators of Photosynth at Microsoft.
Location Seattle
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Account created 22-01-2010 01:07:25
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iPhone : Emily M. Bender MMitchell Nature Agree, Emily— it’s surprising to me that Kosinski is still peddling this kind of stuff, years later, and even more surprising that Nature is publishing it. Also, it makes me wonder whether he has some other agenda. Good job VentureBeat though.

iPhone : A nice collaboration between Google AI researchers and Thomas Panek, a blind runner who is CEO of Guiding Eyes for the Blind, results in a system that uses phone, ML-based computer vision algorithms to recognize guideline markings & headphones for audio cues. twitter.com/uhoelzle/statu…

iPhone : Very excited to moderate this. Michael Graziano’s take on consciousness is aces; and the pairing with psychedelics is inspired :) twitter.com/alfairhall/sta…

iPhone : Very excited for the sessions in the History, Education and Society track for Neuromatch 3.0 !

1/n: 10/26, 10am EST: Neuroethicists Karen Rommelfanger and Tim Brown Tim Brown on the global neuroethics environment and the social impact of brain machine interfaces twitter.com/neuromatch/sta…

iPhone : Presenting the results of the Instance Level Recognition Workshop from #ECCV20, including a discussion of the new DELG model for ILR, new resources and open-sourced code bases, and two challenges for landmark recognition and retrieval tasks. More → goo.gle/2FTESdY

iPhone : This is a good question with a longish answer. But the short answer is no.

The long answer (thread) Forest management practices (which have nothing to do with 'raking forests') have absolutely contributed to the size and intensity of wildfires over the last 100 or so years. twitter.com/MJT36165368/st…

iPhone : The Terraforming at Strelka Institute Year Two program launch and opening of admissions, additional faculty, research themes, etc. will be this Thursday, Sept. 3 at 7PM UTC +03 youtube.com/watch?v=WojI3Z…

iPhone : Quartz does their version of The New Normal. My own thoughts on COVID futures (misleading headline) along with those of Keller Easterling, Tim Berners-Lee, Bill Nye, Ai-Jen Poo, Joshua Citarella, and others. qz.com/1869166/benjam…

iPhone : Please RT!!! The Department of Physiology and Biophysics University of Washington is looking for a new Chair to lead our mission of discovery, training, and science dissemination. Check the link for more info!

depts.washington.edu/pbiopage/depar…

iPhone : In 2016, at the age of 89, Opal Lee began to walk from her home in Fort Worth, TX to Washington D.C. to advocate for making Juneteenth a national holiday. You can sign her petition to make that happen here—nearly at 780k, aiming for a million: chng.it/mLWzHJ82bB

iPhone : VICTORY: The Supreme Court ruled that DACA recipients can continue to live and work in the United States without the daily fear of deportation.