Ricky Mehra

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From Automatons to Deep Learning

<b>A (very) brief history of artificial intelligence</b><p>Talos was a giant bronze warrior created to guard the island of Crete from pirates and invaders. He …

10 Amazing Things Scientists Just Did with CRISPR

1 of 12<p>CRISPR technology<p>It's like someone has pressed fast-forward on the gene-editing field: A simple tool that scientists can wield to snip and …

Genetics

3 Stocks Last Year's Top Billionaire Hedge Fund Managers Are Buying Now

Image source: images money via Flickr.<p>By no means are hedge fund managers perfect at their jobs, but some are much better than others, and it's worth keeping track of the things they're buying as potential ideas for your own portfolio.<p>Over the past year, three companies that have caught the eye of …

Investing

Artificial Intelligence Can Now Design Realistic Video and Game Imagery - MIT Technology Review

If you close your eyes and imagine a brick wall, you can probably come up with a pretty good mental image. After seeing many such walls, your brain …

An Overview of Startups Advancing the Deep Learning in Healthcare Revolution

By <b>Daria Danilina</b>, MBA Student - London Business School<br>April 13, 2016<p>During the Deep Learning in Healthcare Summit in London last week we hosted the …

Machine Learning as a Service: How Data Science Is Hitting the Masses

Machine learning is an enigma to most. For decades it's a been a field dominated by scientists and the few organizations with enough computing power to run complex algorithms against huge datasets. But now the world of machine learning and predictive analytics is opening up to developers and …

There is 'true carnage' on Wall Street

<i>To sign up, scroll to the bottom of this page and click "Get updates in your inbox," or click here.</i><p>Activist investor and Third Point founder Dan Loeb thinks 2016 is shaping up to be a "'Wall Street' recession."<p>In a letter to investors, he said that stock market declines "actually fail to capture …

Can LIGO Test Quantum Gravity?

<b>Tl;dr:</b> Unlikely, but not impossible.<p>Einstein’s theory of general relativity predicts that accelerating masses emit gravitational waves. And last week, a century after this prediction was made, the LIGO collaboration announced their first direct detection of gravitational waves. But this was only …

Physics

Apple, Red Hat, Hortonworks, Tableau To Win in ’16, Says Drexel

By<p>Updated Dec. 29, 2015 10:59 a.m. ET<p><b>Drexel Hamilton</b>’s <b>Brian White</b> today outlines his top four picks for 2016: <b>Apple</b> (AAPL), Hadoop software …

Big Data

Machines that learn like people | Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Object-recognition systems are beginning to get pretty good — and in the case of Facebook’s face-recognition algorithms, frighteningly good.<p>But …

Big Data's Cambridge Technology Enterprises Creates A New Kind Of India Accelerator

Big data changes the way a company functions and provides services – taking this concept, technology firm Cambridge Technology Enterprises has formed a new kind of accelerator to absorb the risks a young startup faces, while pushing entrepreneurs to build global companies in India.<p>Cambridge …

Big Data

The master algorithm is going to change life as we know it

It’s safe to say that most of us probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about algorithms. We go to Amazon and notice we have new recommendations …

A 'Tiger Cub' hedge fund seeded by Julian Robertson is closing

The fund will return 80% of the capital on December 31, the memo dated November 27 said. The remainder of the capital will be returned at the end of the first quarter of 2016.<p>Manish Chopra launched Tiger Veda in 2005 after leaving Julian Robertson's Tiger Management. Robertson, the original …

Japan's Erica android isn't as creepy as other talking robots

Osaka University professor Hiroshi Ishiguro, who has delivered creepily real androids in past years, is back with a new hyper-realistic robot called …

What is machine learning?

One area of technology that is helping improve the services that we use on our smartphones, and on the web, is machine learning. Sometimes, the terms machine learning and artificial intelligence get used as synonyms, especially when a big name company wants to talk about its latest innovations, …

Machine Learning

Spotlight: Personal Growth Expert Fabio Angeleri

MagMaker / February 9, 2015<p><b>My name is</b> Fabio Angeleri and <b>my medium is</b> personal growth.<p><b>My love of</b> meditation started when I was around 22 during very …

Brain-to-brain verbal communication in humans achieved for the first time

A team of researchers has successfully achieved brain-to-brain human communication using non-invasive technologies across a distance of 5,000 miles.<p>Humans just got a step closer to being able to think a message into someone else's brain on the other side of the world: in a first-of-its-kind study, …

The Brain

Siri’s Inventors Are Building a Radical New AI That Does Anything You Ask

Viv was named after the Latin root meaning <i>live</i>. Its San Jose, California, offices are decorated with tchotchkes bearing the numbers six and five (VI …

Bikanta’s Tiny Diamonds Find Cancer Before It Spreads

Y Combinator-backed biotech company Bikanta wants to find and stop cancer at its source by inserting tiny, fluorescent diamonds inside your body. The brainchild of Dr. Ambika Bumb, who holds a PhD in biomedical engineering from Oxford, these nanodiamonds can detect molecular abnormalities at a much …