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One machine to rule them all: A ‘Master Algorithm’ may emerge sooner than you think

It’s excusable if you didn’t notice it when a scientist named Daniel J. Buehrer, a retired professor from the National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan, published a white paper earlier this month proposing a new class of math that could lead to the birth of machine consciousness. Keeping up with …

The Morning News Roundup for October 8, 2014

• Essays—e<i>ssais</i>, e<i>ssayes</i>—what are they, how are they, where did they come from, why can’t we seem to settle on the meaning of them, is Montaigne to blame for all this, or Francis Bacon or maybe King James, and what’s the meaning of all this “attempting” anyhow … John Jeremiah Sullivan aspires (don’t …

Paris Review - Joseph Heller, The Art of Fiction No. 51

Interviewed by George Plimpton<p>Issue 60, Winter 1974<p>Joseph Heller, ca. 1986<p>This interview with Joe Heller took place during the week of the publication of <i>Something Happened</i>—a literary event of considerable significance, because the novel is only the second of the author’s career. The first, of …

Grilled Asparagus & Feta Salad

5 stars based on 14 votes<p>This salad is the kind of wholly satisfying dish that makes you wonder if you might possibly be a very happy vegetarian. …

Black Bean & Corn Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette

Servings: 6 (as a side dish)<p>Total Time: 30 Minutes, plus at least one hour to chill<p>Ingredients<p>For the Salad<p>2 ears fresh corn<br>• 1 cup chopped red onion<br>• 1 …

Healthy and Easy: Brazilian Black Bean Soup From The Kitchy Kitchen

I love this soup hot, but it's also delicious chilled with extra diced jalapeᅢᄆo sprinkled on top<p>This soup is my new thing. It's so easy to make, and the combination of coconut milk + black beans is so delicious. The pureed beans give the soup a velvety texture and the coconut brings just a hint of …

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35-minute ode to 'Blade Runner' made from 12,600 paintings

While everybody else was busy talking about a possible "Blade Runner" sequel, artist Anders Ramsell was occupied with making his version of the original film, using a process that requires more patience than most of us could ever conceive of.<p>Ramsell expressed his reimagining of the film through the …

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How America's 2-Tiered Education System Is Perpetuating Inequality

And how online courses might only exacerbate the problem<p>In 2006, Amherst College made a decision that administrators at some other schools considered radical. The critics said it would dent the value of the school's degree, or force it to "lower its standards." The school's then-president pushed …