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Uncertainty in Deep Learning (PhD Thesis) | Yarin Gal

<i>Function</i> draws from a dropout neural network. This new visualisation technique depicts the distribution over <i>functions</i> rather than the predictive …

Artificial intelligence is quickly becoming as biased as we are

When you perform a Google search for every day queries, you don’t typically expect systemic racism to rear its ugly head. Yet, if you’re a woman searching for a hairstyle, that’s exactly what you might find.<p>A simple Google image search for ‘women’s professional hairstyles’ returns the …

Artificial Intelligence

Yahoo open sources its porn-detecting neural network

Ever wonder how things get marked NSFW on the internet? It’s Yahoo. Yahoo does it — with their special-made, smut-trained, porn-detecting neural network. And now you can, too, because the team behind the system has made it open source. I guess you could say they’re down to fork.<p>I jest, of course: …

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

Artificial Intelligence

Cut-throat academia leads to 'natural selection of bad science', claims study

Scientists incentivised to publish surprising results frequently in major journals, despite risk that such findings are likely to be wrong, suggests research<p>Getting stuff right is normally regarded as science’s central aim. But a new analysis has raised the existential spectre that universities, …

Social Sciences

Science: If You Want to Bond With Someone, Swear at Them | Inc.com

Science has good news for the potty-mouthed.<p>Whatever your mother used to tell you, recent research actually shows that those with a broad knowledge of profanity, actually tend to have a larger vocabulary than those who never utter a dirty word. And apparently, that's not the only benefit of a …

Linguistics

Behind ‘Glitched,’ an old-school style RPG that breaks the fourth wall

Classic Japanese RPGs have such a familiar formula that experienced gamers hardly need to glance at the tutorial to know how to play. You travel from …

How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids' Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict," says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of 'Glow Kids.'<p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. …

Yahoo’s Abuse-Detecting Algorithm Works 90% of the Time & It’s A “Major Step Forward” in Its Field

Yahoo’s news articles have plenty of unsavory comments, much like the rest of the internet, so the Yahoo team decided to use their comments section …

Kunio Okawara, The Man Who Designed 'Gundam' And Created The Profession Of Mechanical Design

When it comes to the profession of mechanical design, there really is only one person that comes to mind, mainly because he invented the role and has since gone onto influence anime, manga and games for nearly half a century now. I am of course referring to Kunio Okawara and I was lucky enough to …

Anime

This Woman Made The Most Extensive Map Of Hip-Hop's History

Jessi Brattengeier knows East Coast rap. Since she's from Houston, she has a pretty good handle on chopped and screwed, that drowsy, glutinous style …

To all recruiters — use machine learning to hire better candidates

Currently, most companies invest a lot of time and resources into finding the right people for a job. This can range from spending more money on …

How Algorithms Help Human Recruiters Make Better Hiring Decisions

<i>This essay originally appeared in Data Sheet,</i> Fortune’s <i>daily tech newsletter. Sign up here.</i><p>How long would it take your company to replace someone who …

Dango mind-melds with emoji using deep learning and suggests them while you type

Dango is an emoji suggestion chatbot — wait, where are you going? Stay with me, this is actually pretty cool.<p>Okay, so Dango is one of those virtual assistants that lives in your chat apps, and this one is based on a neural network that has been trained with millions of examples to understand what …

What UX designers can learn from 1990s Japanese video games

Benjamin Brandall Contributor<p>Benjamin Brandall is a content crafter for Process Street.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Why it’s so easy to ignore your to-do list app but get distracted by Twitter<br>• Astonishment, Expectations And Reality In User Experience<p>I’m writing this from a slightly saddened …

You Should All Be Reading These Criminally Underrated Comics Right Now

We at io9 tend to cover a lot of comic book news, but there are a lot of smaller titles that, while not making headline news, are absolutely worth …

The true history of Eve Online | Polygon

"You have to be able to show people that there is a hope." - Death<p><i>Mactep</i><p>Coalition of the South's time was rising and the sun had set on Red Alliance.<p>It was time to go on the offensive.<p>When the smoke cleared, the Coalition found itself down hundreds of ships.<p><i>Death</i>