Constantin Mihalache

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Scientists Witness Eye-Opening Effects Of ‘QI Energy’ On Plant DNA & Cellular Growth

Why does the title of this article emphasize that ‘truly impossible’ results were witnessed? Because providing an explanation for what happened here …

The mathematically proven strategy to win 14 of the most popular games

<i>Originally published May 8</i><p>From Risk to tic-tac-toe, popular games involve tons of strategic decisions, probability and math. So one happy consequence of being a data nerd is that you may have an advantage at something even non-data nerds understand: winning.<p>So how do you win (almost) every game in …

Mathematics

Why Creative Geniuses Are Often Neurotic

Sir Isaac Newton formulated the laws of gravity, built telescopes and delved into mathematical theories. He was also prone to bouts of depression and …

IBM is going to change how we forecast the weather with Watson

IBM’s Watson might soon be your new weatherman.<p>The company’s deal, said to be worth $2 billion plus, to buy the digital and technology pieces of the Weather Company’s business—the company that runs the Weather Channel—marks IBM’s first consumer-facing purchase in years. And its big bets on the …

NASA satellites reveal something startling about the future of food on Earth

And what better perspective than from space?<p>Climate change due to human activity is causing visible shifts on our planet, and NASA is uniquely positioned to observe these effects.<p>"If we continue on our current course, it's going to be hard to feed this planet because it's so hot," Ellen Stofan, …

5 Techniques To Understand Machine Learning Algorithms Without the Background in Mathematics

Where does theory fit into a top-down approach to studying machine learning?In the traditional approach to teaching machine learning, theory comes …

10 Steps to a Happier Life, Backed By Research

I went through a number of great books on happiness and pulled together ten research-based tips that can help build a happier life:<p>1) Cut the small …

A Robot Passes A Self-Awareness Test For First Time

Welcome to the AI Conspiracy: The 'Canadian Mafia' Behind Tech's Latest Craze

Deep learning -- the super-computing AI behind voice and image recognition -- is all the rage in Silicon Valley.<p>In the late ’90s, Tomi Poutanen, a precocious computer whiz from Finland, hoped to do his dissertation on neural networks, a scientific method aimed at teaching computers to act and think …

Chess, Centaurs And Your Future As An Investor In An Age Of Machine Intelligence

Thousands of machines read this sentence before you did. Not that our column receives the same scrutiny as the pronouncements of, say, Janet Yellen, but by virtue of being in FORBES (and Twitter, and Facebook, etc.) , this story (and every other one that you read from almost any online source you …

One step closer to the Borg — scientists have linked the brains of 3 monkeys

The researchers say these so-called brain-to-brain interfaces could lead to "organic computers" made of multiple animal brains wired together.<p>Scientists worldwide are developing brain-machine interfaces through which people and lab animals can control robotic arms and exoskeletons using only their …

My playlist - Top YouTube Videos on Machine Learning, Neural Network Deep Learning

Introduction<p>One of the best way to get better at machine learning and deep learning is to watch a lecture from an expert and work your way along with …

The surreal dreams of Google's image recognition software

Image recognition is a complicated business. For Google, that means an artificial neural network -- software capable of learning.<p>The software is based on the structure of biological brains, and it is trained by being shown millions of images. It constantly adjusts until it is able to accurately …

Deep Learning

Ask HN: What is the most mind blowing book you've ever read?

I want to find the absolutely crazy-to-grasp book of all times.<p>Most articles related to this topic suggest something like the Fight Club. Even …

12 Real Reasons Some People Never Seem to Have Enough Time

Many people today complain that they constantly don’t have enough time. They are so busy that they don’t have time for their families, work tasks, …

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

17 ways successful people think differently about money

Success

Artificial intelligence discovers planarian regeneration model

An artificial intelligence system has for the first time reverse-engineered the regeneration mechanism of planaria–the small worms whose …

NASA Prepares 'Flying Saucer' for Take Off

<b>Correction appended, June 4</b><p>NASA will launch a disc-shaped vehicle into space on Wednesday, in order to test a roomier spacecraft designed for …

Top 20 Python Machine Learning Open Source Projects

<b>By Geethika Bhavya Peddibhotla, KDnuggets.</b><p>We analyze Top 20 Python Machine learning projects on GitHub and find that scikit-Learn, PyLearn2 and NuPic …

The Coming Merge of Human and Machine Intelligence

For most of the past two million years, the human brain has been growing steadily. But something has recently changed. In a surprising reversal, …

23 Battle-Tested Leadership Quotes That Can Transform Your Life | Inc.com

While we remember those who served in the armed forces, it is also important to reflect on the lessons those soldiers learned. No other setting that can drive fear and summon courage like battle. Top commanding officers have to bring their troops through something no completely sane human would …

Artificial intelligence bot vs. the poker pros

Doug Polk, one of the world's best poker players, shoveled egg whites into his mouth with a plastic fork and slurped unsweetened oatmeal from a paper cup, 13 days into the oddest tournament he has ever entered.<p>His opponent, Claudico, did not struggle with fatigue, mental breakdown or hunger, …

Practical applications of machine learning in cyber security - Help Net Security

As more and more organizations are being targeted by cyber criminals, questions are being raised about their planning, preparedness, and investment …

R vs. Python: The Data Science Wars

<i>Choosing</i> the right language for data analysis can be almost as complicated as actually <i>learning</i> the language. For many reasons, R and Python are two …

3 New Programming Languages You Should Know

While the statistics for Rust seem underwhelming, support for Rust could start trending upward very fast after a version 1.0.0 release. Supporting …

Overloaded Circuits: Why Smart People Underperform

David drums his fingers on his desk as he scans the e-mail on his computer screen. At the same time, he’s talking on the phone to an executive halfway around the world. His knee bounces up and down like a jackhammer. He intermittently bites his lip and reaches for his constant companion, the coffee …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

A Computer Game That Maps Your Brain

EyeWire is a game to map the brain in collab with Seung Lab at Princeton. Anyone can play and you need no scientific background — over 160,000 people …