Liuben Siarov

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DeepMind Develops a Neural Network That Can Make Sense of Objects Around It

The Relationship of Things<p>One of the many abilities of the human mind that we tend to take for granted is making sense of objects by relating them to …

Google's AI Has Learned to Become "Highly Aggressive" in Stressful Situations

Well, that's just great.<p>We've all seen the <i>Terminator</i> movies, and the apocalyptic nightmare that the self-aware AI system, Skynet, wrought upon …

Artificial Intelligence

Briefcam's algorithms can spot murderers and monitor bees

Briefcam has helped police find mass murderer Anders Breivik, spot the Boston marathon bombers and make sense of the Brussels attacks. How? By …

Apple Publishes Its First Artificial Intelligence Paper

Earlier this month, Apple made a splash when it told the artificial intelligence research community that the secretive company would start publishing AI papers of its own. Not even a month later, it’s already starting to make good on that promise.<p>Apple has published its very first AI paper on …

Artificial Intelligence

The Great A.I. Awakening

<b>Prologue: You Are What You Have Read</b><p>Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing for a lecture when he began to notice some peculiar posts rolling in on social media. Apparently Google …

Artificial Intelligence

‘Westworld’ and the Moral Dilemma of Cyborgs

The mathematician Norbert Wiener founded the science of cybernetics in 1948 with a warning that has become a cornerstone of futurist writing. The computer age was still in its infancy when he cautioned that intelligent machines could wreak havoc on civilization — and perhaps even snuff it out — if …

5 Future Visions to Fuel Your Imagination of What's Possible

Through the lens of imagination, humankind has the ability to see far beyond the present. The strongest of these guiding visions tend to coalesce and …

If you think your brain is more than a computer, you must accept this fringe idea in physics

One of the most intriguing speculative arguments in physics and computer science isn't really about physics or computer science at all. It's about the brain — or more precisely, about consciousness — and it's been going on for decades. Its central question: Is the brain fundamentally like a …

Consciousness

16 Sci-Fi Things To Look Forward To in 2016

From comics to movies to TV to books, here's what lies ahead in the next year for science fiction and fantasy.<p>2015 wasn't too shabby when it came to sci-fi, but there are great things ahead in 2016. Here are just a few of the things you have to look forward to in 2016 (and there's plenty more we …

How I Drove 28k Views And Ranked On Page 1 In 30 Days Without Spending A Dollar

Back in October, I started working at Driftt and was given one job from the founders: build us an audience.<p>I was so pumped to be part of a team that …

Artificial Intelligence and Hold’em, Part 1: Counter-Factual Regret Minimization

October 23, 2015 <i>Nikolai Yakovenko</i><p>It has been a good year for machine learning and artificial intelligence. And no, I’m not just referring to the …

3 Minute Games is bringing its text-based adventure game Lifeline 2 to Android (Update: out now!)

<b>Update (11/18):</b> Been waiting to try out Lifeline 2 for Android? Now you can! Developer 3 Minute Games has finally brought the sequel to the much-anticipated Lifeline game to the Google Play Store. As noted below, Lifeline 2 follows around a character named Arika that’s on her way to avenge her …

Brain Circuit Critical in Forming Episodic Memory Identified

<b>How the brain encodes time and place.</b><p>When you remember a particular experience, that memory has three critical elements — what, when, and where. MIT …

Why the Future of Machine Learning Is a Master Algorithm

Pedro Domingos has devoted his life to learning how computers learn. He says a breakthrough is coming.<p>Algorithms. Is there anything they can’t …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

You know what makes highly successful people less stressed, happier and more productive? They know that their personal priorities are worth more than …

Success

Google Capital makes a $32.5M bet on smart health insurance company Oscar

Google Capital has made a $32.5 million investment in the online health insurer and doctor finder Oscar, bringing the startup’s funding total up to $352.5 million at a valuation of $1.75 billion.<p>The investment comes not too long after Oscar took a monster $145 million funding round in April, at …

Affordable Care Act

General Sequence Learning using Recurrent Neural Networks

Microsoft Research – Emerging Technology, Computer, and Software Research

AI News and Innovations<p>Dr. Morris gives us some fascinating insights into the world of “ability,” talks about how technology is augmenting not only …

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Recurrent Neural Networks

There’s something magical about Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs). I still remember when I trained my first recurrent network for Image Captioning. …

Deep Learning

“Lisl’s Stis”: Recurrent Neural Networks for Folk Music Generation

<b>Addendum (July 23 2017):</b><p><b>If you want to link to our work, please do not link to this page. Link to the folk-rnn project:</b></b> …

10 Anime Series You Need To Watch Before You Die

You'll be glad you did.