Antonio Antunes

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Is IBM's billion-dollar deal really that big?

<b>COMMENT</b> In stories now peaking across all news websites, not just the tech-focused ones, IBM has grabbed a billion-dollar contract with the federal …

IBM

TensorFlow — A hands-on approach

[Source: www.tensorflow.org]This is the first article in the series of articles I am going to pen down giving an introduction to TensorFlow and …

Deep Learning

The Standard Model of Physics Is a Tyrant

Its apparent infallibility saps the vitality of the field

Physics

The HTPmod Shiny application enables modeling and visualization of large-scale biological data

Article |<p>Open | Published: 05 July 2018<p>Dijun Chen ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-7456-2511,<br>• Liang-Yu Fu,<br>• Dahui Hu,<br>• Christian Klukas,<br>• Ming Chen &<br>• Kerstin …

Machine Learning

Why can’t Europe create tech giants like the US and China?

You know what’s cooler than a $1 billion company? A $500 billion company, many in Europe think.<p>While the region is giving rise to more of the world’s most promising technology companies, the giants of the industry mostly come from the US and China. For now, there’s no fast-growing equivalent of Ant …

Venture Capital

New Optimization Algorithm Exponentially Speeds Computation

Finding the optimal solutions to complex problems can be dramatically fasterA new algorithm could dramatically slash the time it can take computers …

Machine Learning

The 13 Types Of Data

Data is a thorny subject. For a start, we’re not sure how we are supposed to refer to it, that is – data is the plural of datum. Strictly speaking we should talk about data that ‘are’ not ‘is’ available to support a theory etc. The Guardian newspaper discussed the debate here and appeared to …

Big Data

The mind-bendy weirdness of the number zero, explained

We explain nothing.<p>The computer you’re reading this article on right now runs on a binary — strings of zeros and ones. Without zero, modern electronics wouldn’t exist. Without zero, there’s no calculus, which means no modern engineering or automation. Without zero, much of our modern world …

Mathematics

4 Reasons Why Companies Struggle To Adopt Deep Learning

Over the last years, companies have reaped the benefits of embracing data-driven methods. The <i>data 2.0</i> strategy will be driven by new AI techniques like deep learning, reinforcement learning, and Bayesian machine learning.<p>Deep learning is the state-of-the-art approach to AI across machine …

Machine Learning

The Largest Crystals Ever Discovered Are At Risk Of Decay

The mine of Naica, in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico, was opened in 1828 to mine for lead, zinc and silver ore. In 1910, a natural cave in the mine was discovered, which was later named Cueva de las Espadas, the Cave of Swords. The name derives from three-feet large, blade-like gypsum crystals …

Crystals

A broadband tunable terahertz negative refractive index metamaterial

Article |<p>Open | Published: 29 June 2018<p>Fang Ling,<br>• Zheqiang Zhong,<br>• Renshuai Huang &<br>• Bin Zhang<p><i>Scientific Reports</i><b>volume 8</b>, Article number: 9843 (2018) | …

Nanotech

Inward growth by nucleation: Multiscale self-assembly of ordered membranes

• M. Kogiso,<br>• S. Ohnishi,<br>• K. Yase,<br>• M. Masuda,<br>• T. Shimizu<p>, Dicarboxylic oligopeptide bolaamphiphiles: Proton-triggered self-assembly of microtubes with loose …

Nanotech

Ultra Smooth Mirrors Enhance Laser Power Density

Optical Surfaces Ltd. reports how high power laser research groups around the world are commissioning ultra smooth off-axis paraboloic mirrors to be …

Engineering

Nanotechnology Takes Giant Leap Foward by Manipulating Molecules

Scientists have been able to move atoms around for 30 years, but moving molecules has proven much more difficultIf nanotechnology has captured the …

Nanotech

New results show that matter and antimatter interact with light in precisely the same way

It is one of the greatest mysteries in the universe: Why is there so much more matter than antimatter?<p>In the early days of the universe there was …

Physics

Water compresses under a high gradient electric field

Modern civilization relies on water's incompressibility—it's something we take for granted. Hydraulic systems harness the virtual non-compressibility …

Nanotech

An interview with Francois Chollet

In today’s blog post, I interview arguably one of the most important researchers and practitioners in modern day deep learning, <b>Francois …

Machine Learning

Quantum Computing Explained In Five Levels

Explaining quantum computing to your average person is hard. You'll definitely need an expert — and the expert has to be able to explain quantum …

Quantum Computing

How quantum computers will change everything without you noticing

The recent string of quantum computing breakthroughs has optimism in the field at an all-time high. That quantum computers are imminent seems certain, but we shouldn’t expect IBM or Apple to start shipping the first generation of personal quantum computers (PQCs maybe?) anytime soon — or …

Quantum Physics

How Artificial Intelligence Could Kill Capitalism

If you believe the hype, then Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to change the world in dramatic ways soon. Nay-sayers claim it will lead to, at best, rising unemployment and civil unrest, and at worst, the eradication of humanity. Advocates, on the other hand, are telling us to look forward to a …

Artificial Intelligence

Targeting 'microtubules' could prevent heart failure

Researchers publish a study in the journal <i>Nature Medicine</i> that determined the cause of "stiff heart." The findings could help to prevent future cases …

Medical Research

Any advice for Beginner Programmer studying Deep Learning?

Thanks for making it this far on my post! I am studying engineering, yet have a passion for programming and wish to implement computer science …

Machine Learning

A New Study Reveals How Advanced Civilizations Could Survive Cosmic Expansion And Continue Exploring Space

With dark energy causing the universe to expand so quickly, within 100 billion years stars in the Local Group will no longer be visible, and we won't …

Universe

The Kalam – On Time: Metaphysics and Theories of Time

The Kalam – On Time: Metaphysics and Theories of Time<p>June 24, 2018 by Jonathan MS Pearce<p>As many of you will know, I have recently written a new book …

Quantum Mechanics

What Are The Biggest Unresolved Problems In Artificial Intelligence?

<i>What is the biggest unresolved problem for AI? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Yohan John, Neuroscience PhD, on Quora:</b><p>I think the best way to understand all the things that AI is …

Artificial Intelligence

Bitcoin Falls Because Of A 13th Century Mathematician

<b>The price of Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency out there, just fell to its lowest level since the start of the year</b>. The previous major low of …

Cryptocurrency

This Beautiful Golden Chamber Contains Water So Pure It Can Dissolve Metal

It can detect dying stars.<p>Hidden 1,000 metres (3,300 feet) under Mount Ikeno in Japan is a place that looks like a supervillain's …

Physics

What happens when AI scientists develop the 'master algorithm'? A long-read Q&A with Pedro Domingos

Machine learning is something new under the sun: a technology that builds itself. Right now we have limited algorithms with limited potential, but, …

Artificial Intelligence

Fifth State of Matter May Defy Thermodynamics

Why does food stay solid in your freezer? Why does your tea cool down if you leave it out? Why is your dining room table a uniform temperature, …

Physics

A Strange Type of Matter Might Lie Inside Neutron Stars, And It Breaks The Periodic Table

This is amazing and we are freaking out.<p>A group of physicists are questioning our understanding of how quarks - a type of elementary particle - …

Physics