Welcome to a brand new show from Data Skeptic entitled "Journal Club".
Each episode will feature a regular panel and one revolving guest seat. The group will discuss a few topics related to data science and focus on one featured scholarly paper which is discussed in detail.
Science Fiction, Training Thousands at Home, and AutoML-Zero
This week we are back with our regular panelists! Kyle brings us a short article exploring science fiction impacting AI titled "Survey Finds Science Fiction One of Many Factors Impacting Views of AI Technology." George brings us an article about using thousands fo computers from universities, companies and volunteers to train one huge transformer, titled "Train Vast Neural Networks Together." Last but not least Lan brings us the paper this week! She discusses the paper "AutoML-Zero: Evolving Machine Learning Algorithms From Scratch."
DNA Storage, Assessing COVID-19 Risks, and NLP Beyond English
We are back with other guest this week! We have NLP/ML research scientist, Fredrik Olsson joining us. He discusses the work "Why You Should Do NLP Beyond English." Lan brings us a news item, "Research News: DNA Storage." George talks about the article "Discovering Symbolic Models from Deep Learning with Inductive Biases." Last but not least, Kyle brings us the paper this week. He brings the paper, "Machine Reasoning to Assess Pandemics Risks: Case of USS Theodore Roosevelt."
Sound Detection, Exam Algorithm, and Search Result Fairness
Rachel Bittner, a research scientist at Spotify, joins us in our discussion this week! She brings us the paper "Few-Shot Sound Event Detection." Lan discusses an article about fairness of search results. George talks about a blog post from England about an algorithm grading exams and the controversy around it. Last but not least, Kyle brings us an article titled "Eye-Catching Advances in Some AI Fields are not Real."
Stitch Fix, Carbon Footprints, and AI with Human Values
Back with our regular panelists! This week Lan brings us an article about the clothing subscription service Stitch Fix called "Multi-Armed Bandits and the Stitch Fix Experimentation Platform | Stitch Fix Technology – Multithreaded." Kyle discusses a news item titled "Shrinking Deep Learning's Carbon Footprint." Last but not least George brings the paper this week titled "Aligning AI With Shared Human Values."
Facial Recognition, Identifying Birds with AI, and Zebrafish Tail Buds
Back again with our regular panelists! This week George brings us an interesting article about how an AI developed to identify individual birds without tagging. Kyle discusses the news item "New York legislature votes to halt facial recognition tech in schools for two years." Last but not least, Lan brings the paper this week! She discusses the paper "A deep learning approach for staging embryonic tissue isolates with small data."
Gradio, Psychology in AI, and Automatic Test Scoring
Back again with our regular panelists! Today Lan brings us a article she found from Reddit about Gradio. George brings us a post about the psychology techniques used in AI. Last but not least, Kyle brings our paper this week about automatic essay test scoring!