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AI research is a 'moral imperative' with the power to save lives, experts say

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Machine learning and artificial intelligence have the ability to transform everything from transportation to medicine, but the industry has a long way to go to get to that point. Bloomberg Beta Partner Shivon Zilis and Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence CEO Oren Etzioni talked AI, robotics, machine learning, voice integration, online privacy and other futuristic topics at the GeekWire Summit 2016. The very agreeable pair concurred that AI and machine learning are showing up in a lot of applications and industries already, but the development of those concepts is in only the first inning of a nine inning game. Concern over job losses, and of course the fear over a great robot uprising is persists. But AI, Zilis and Etzioni said, has the potential to make people's lives better and even save lives.


Elon Musk fathered twins with one of his executives last year – report

The Guardian

Elon Musk fathered two children in 2021 with Shivon Zilis, a top executive at his artificial intelligence company Neuralink, new court documents show. The world's wealthiest man now has nine known children, including five children with his first wife, Justine Musk, and two with the singer Claire Boucher, known professionally as Grimes. Court documents obtained by Insider and published on Wednesday showed that Elon Musk and Zilis filed a petition to change their twin babies' names to "have their father's last name and contain their mother's last name as part of their middle name". The petition was filed in Austin, Texas, where the babies were born, and was approved by the judge. Zilis reportedly gave birth in November 2021, weeks before Musk and Boucher had their second child via a surrogate.


Elon Musk Fathered Twins With Neuralink Executive In November 2021: Report

International Business Times

A court document petitioning to change the babies' last names to Musk revealed the births. Zilis is the director of operations and special projects at Musk's Neuralink startup. Prior to that, she served as a project director at Tesla. She gave birth to the twins just weeks prior to the arrival of Musk and Grimes' second child born via surrogate, Insider reported. International Business Times was not able to independently verify this report.


How to Land a Job in Artificial Intelligence - IEEE - The Institute

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Thousands of openings in artificial intelligence and machine learning posted on job boards are going unfilled. In fact, though AI is one of the fastest-growing areas for high-tech professionals, according to a recent Kiplinger report, there are too few qualified engineers. "Supply is far lower than demand," says Boris Babenko, a machine vision engineer at Orbital Insight, a company in Palo Alto, Calif., that uses AI to make sense of data gathered from satellite images. "That's true of all software engineering, but AI is a niche on top of that." The need for AI specialists exists in just about every field as companies seek to give computers the ability to think, learn, and adapt.


Elon Musk: a look at the Tesla CEO's girlfriends, ex-wives and children

FOX News

OutKick founder Clay Travis discusses Elon Musk's first planned town hall with Twitter employees and his recent venture into politics. The world's richest man, Elon Musk, has been fruitful and has multiplied. The tech icon has 10 children with three women -- including twins born last year. Musk, 51, and a top executive at one of his companies, Shivon Zilis, welcomed the two new members of his brood in November in Austin, Texas, Insider revealed. The news site reported that, In April, Musk and Zilis, 36, filed a petition to give the twins their father's last name and their mother's last name as part of their middle name.