Baskar Jayaraman

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What Makes An Image Memorable? This MIT AI Might Hold The Key

MemNet is a neural network run by MIT that can accurately predict how memorable an image is to humans.<p>Not sure why some photographs just brand themselves deep into your memory, while others make no impact whatsoever? With the help of a new neural network that learns to think like humans, …

Can This Man Make AI More Human? - MIT Technology Review

Like any proud father, Gary Marcus is only too happy to talk about the latest achievements of his two-year-old son. More unusually, he believes that …

Artist Intricately Hand-Carves Photorealistic Portraits out of Paper

Using an X-acto knife and tweezers, Korean artist Yoo Hyun hand carves intricate cut-paper portraits that feature the likes of movie stars, world leaders, and musicians. Up close, Hyun's pieces look like abstract designs, but from afar they read as photo-realistic depictions of his subjects. He …

Art

8 Things We Simply Don't Understand About the Human Brain

Despite all the recent advances in the cognitive and neurosciences, there’s still much about the human brain that we do not know. Here are 8 of the …

14 books that inspired Elon Musk

When people ask Elon Musk how he learned to build rockets, he has a simple answer.<p>"I read books," he reportedly likes to say.<p>Musk — who was smart enough to get into a physics Ph.D. program at Stanford University and then drop out because it didn't seem that relevant to him — has always been hungry …

Elon Musk

A Tour of Machine Learning Algorithms

Machine Learning

The Strangers in Your Brain

Biologists often say that the most dangerous thing a cell can do is divide. This is because, during the complex process of replication—the unspooling of DNA, the assembling of two genomes from the halves of one—there is always the chance that the cell will make a mistake. Mutations can cost an …

Pain is in the brain

Chronic pain results from disease or trauma to the nervous system. Damaged nerve fibres with heightened responses to normal stimuli send incorrect …

What you Probably Didn’t Know about How your Eyes See - OpenMind

«What the eye doesn’t see and the mind doesn’t know, doesn’t exist,» said <b>D. H. Lawrence</b>. And he was right, because vision is the result of teamwork …

The Brain

Artificial Neural Networks: Made Simple - Case Study Example

Welcome back to our retail case study example for campaign and marketing analytics. So far in this case study, we were working on a classification …

‘RAINY DAY WATERCOLOUR PAINTING’ by gordonbruce

RAINY DAY WATERCOLOUR PAINTING<p>ABERDEEN, United Kingdom<p>Available<br>Products 9<br>• Artist<br>Notes<br>• Artwork Comments 26<p>Artist's Description<p>WATERCOLOUR PAINTING<p>All …

100 books everyone should read Amazon Goodreads

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

Literature

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Books