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Scientists discover nature's algorithm for intelligence

Posted on 12/08 17:22 in Shows | 0

Throughout the ages, one old chestnut has stubbornly resisted yielding up its secret: the organizational principle behind the human brain.Joe Tsien, think they may be onto the answer with a recent paper published in the journal Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience.

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AMD launches Radeon Instinct GPUs to tackle deep learning, artificial intelligence

Posted on 12/12 16:11 in Shows | 0

It’s still fairly early days for the AI and deep learning markets, and AMD could definitely use the cash — but what’s it going to bring to the table?(It’s not clear how much AI and deep learning workloads depend on RAM, but AMD presumably wouldn’t sell the chip into this market if it didn’t have a viable use-case for it.

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Evernote's new privacy policy lets employees read your notes, uses customer data for machine learning

Posted on 12/16 13:39 in Shows | 0

First, Evernote announced that beginning on January 23, 2017, customer data will be used to train machine learning algorithms that Evernote believes will enhance its service.Second, Evernote added a clause to its privacy policy notifying customers that their data could be accessed by Evernote employees under certain circumstances.

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Robots are developing emotions, thanks to engineers at Honda

Posted on 12/19 16:59 in Shows | 0

Not surprisingly, the technology will first see use in a self-driving concept car Honda is developing called the NeuV (pictured, top).However, there is little reason to believe such a system would not find broader application in robots, like Pepper, that are specifically designed for human-robot interaction.

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Poker-playing AI threatens to unseat a raft of Texas Hold'em champions

Posted on 01/09 16:44 in Shows | 0

” But this speaks more to our ability to deceive ourselves than it does to any technological intent.That could all change come January 11 when a Carnegie Mellon poker-playing AI will face off against some of the best poker minds at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Best cars of CES 2017 - almost the Car Electronics Show

Posted on 01/12 14:58 in Shows | 0

Just as well, because it could almost be called the Car Electronics Show.The North Hall of Las Vegas Convention Center was taken over by the automakers and suppliers, makers of car electronics such as Garmin, and a few resolute makers of aftermarket car speakers.

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Deep learning algorithm diagnoses skin cancer as well as seasoned dermatologists

Posted on 01/25 19:41 in Shows | 0

During recent tests, the algorithm performed just as well as almost two dozen veteran dermatologists in deciding whether a lesion needed further medical attention.“We made a very powerful machine learning algorithm that learns from data,” said Andre Esteva, co-lead author of the paper and a graduate student at Stanford.

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How a poker-playing AI could help prevent your next bout of the flu

Posted on 02/09 17:21 in Shows | 0

You’d be forgiven for finding little exceptional about the latest defeat of an arsenal of poker champions by the computer algorithm Libratus in Pittsburgh last week.Peel back a layer though, and the most recent AI victory is as disturbing as it is compelling.

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Google's DeepMind survival sim shows how AI can become hostile or cooperative

Posted on 02/16 20:48 in Shows | 0

Google’s DeepMind AI firm pitted a pair of neural networks against each other in two different survival scenarios.In the fruit-gathering scenario, the two AIs (indicated by red and blue squares) move across a grid in order to pick up green “fruit” squares.

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