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Even The Most Advanced Computer Programmers Have Probably Never Heard Of This Concept

<i>What are some advanced concepts in programming that most average programmers have never heard of? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Tikhon Jelvis, studied programming languages and did</b> …

Machine Learning

Who's afraid of artificial intelligence? It could solve many of our nation's most difficult issues

Everyone is talking about artificial intelligence (AI), and with good reason. AI now does simple tasks like playing games. But it also helps pilots fly planes, which is a big reason why we haven’t seen a growth in the number of commercial airplane tragedies despite an increasing number of flights. …

New A.I. application can write its own code

Computer scientists have created a deep-learning, software-coding application that can help human programmers navigate the growing multitude of …

Artificial Intelligence

Physicists just found a loophole in graphene that could unlock clean, limitless energy

by Science Alert November 27, 2017 Earth & Energy 46012<p>Mike McRae<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn’t exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat …

Graphene

Monster Planet, Tiny Star: Record-Breaking Duo Puzzles Astronomers

A giant planet has been found orbiting an ultracool dwarf star — the largest planet compared to its star ever found — leaving scientists baffled at …

Universe

Deep Learning for Developers: Tools You Can Use to Code Neural Networks on Day 1

The current wave of deep learning took off five years ago. Exponential progress in computing power followed by a few success stories created the hype.<p>…

Deep Learning

A world leader in AI just established an ethics committee for artificial intelligence

Ethics and Society<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to have a monumental impact on society. As such, DeepMind, an AI research company now …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists finally prove we are not living in a computer simulation like in The Matrix

Phew!<p>Just when you were hoping the world's recent string of disturbing events were merely a result of us living in a computer simulation akin to <i>The</i> …

Singularity

This 'Cyborg Rose' Grows Functioning Electronic Circulatory Inside its Stem and Leaves

The future is going to be ridiculous.<p>Scientists have figured out how to inject a conducting solution into a rose cutting, and have it spontaneously …

National Academy of Sciences

Harvard cracks DNA storage, crams 700 terabytes of data into a single gram

• Instead of binary data being encoded as magnetic regions on a hard drive platter, strands of DNA that store 96 bits are synthesized, with each of the …

Genetics

Scientists just successfully stored quantum information 10,000 times longer than ever before

Increased Storage Time<p>A team of researchers from the Australian National Univeristy (ANU) have made a significant achievement that could bring …

DARPA’s new sensor can work for years with almost no power

Infrared Activation<p>A team of researchers at Northeastern University have developed a new sensor powered by the very infrared energy it’s designed to …

DARPA

IBM is modeling new AI after the human brain

Attentive Robots<p>Currently, artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are able to exhibit seemingly-human traits. Some are intentionally humanoid, and …

Researchers have linked a human brain to the Internet for the first time ever

Brain Meets IoT<p>A team of researchers at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa have made a major breakthrough in the field of biomedical …

Machine Learning

AI Weekly: Elon Musk is worried about killer bots again. Or is he?

Killer robots might be coming for us, but not if Elon Musk has his way. In a letter to the United Nations, Musk championed the cause for 116 entrepreneurs and AI experts to set guidelines for future robots that can make decisions about killing humans.<p>Of course, everyone went into hysterics.<p>The …

Artificial Intelligence

For the First Time Ever, Quantum Communication is Demonstrated in Real-World City Conditions

One Giant Leap<p>In a massive step forward, researchers have sent the first quantum-secured message through the air above a city containing more than …

The world’s first battery-free phone harvests energy from radio waves

Whether it’s not being able to live-stream your latest tech unboxing or suffering the indignity of being rendered unable to stream music on your …

ICOs In The Cryptocurrency Markets

At least for me, with ICOs — it’s all about long term staying power. And this comes with their ability to execute on generating revenue in a valuable …

Waves Decentralized Exchange and safe trading of blockchain assets.

We’re launching Waves DEX now, a decentralized solution for digital assets trading. Let’s reiterate why we think that it’s an important development …

Can You Make a Million with Bitcoins?

Crypto-currency investments are generating a serious amount of interest lately. With reports of Bitcoin values increasing by over 240 times over the …

Bitcoin

The Myth of Bitcoin Cash: Understanding Game Theory

Bitcoin cash will effectively cease to exist before it is bootstrapped and I will explain why in this article.<p>The Nash Equilibrium<p>Nash …

Blockchain’s AOL Moment – Grid+

Most individuals over the age of 30 witnessed one of the most profound changes in the history of mankind: ubiquitous adoption of the internet. The …

Spoiler Alert: Blockchain is About Far More Than Just Crypto

by Tony Peccatiello July 26, 2017 Future Society 4324<p>Blockchain<p>Blockchain on the brain and I can’t sleep.<p>There is a fundamental problem with the way …

Cryptocurrency

28 Best Quotes About Artificial Intelligence

When it comes to the possibilities and possible perils of artificial intelligence (AI), learning and reasoning by machines without the intervention of humans, there are lots of opinions out there. Only time will tell which one of these quotes will be the closest to our future reality. Until we get …

Some Bitcoin Backers Are Defecting to Create a Rival Currency

SAN FRANCISCO — For the last two years, rival factions have been vying for control of the Bitcoin virtual currency and its global network of computers and supporters.<p>Now, one of the main camps is preparing to break off and create a competing version of Bitcoin.<p>A group of investors and …

Bitcoin

The economics of Bitcoin and Blockchains | HEUREKA magazine

Oliver Beige – 3. February 2017<p>First, the Macro perspective: Bitcoin, currency and inflation.<p>Bitcoin, the crypto-currency created in 2009 by the …

The Cryptocurrency Gold Rush

This really does change everything<p>(<i>Note: I recently started doing a weekly Tech email for Flipboard, which comes out Saturdays. Here’s this week’s</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Traders and Investors are Coming Back to Bitcoin: Reasons & Trends

Traders and investors are coming back to Bitcoin due to the lock-in of BIP 91 and the high probability of Segregated WItness being activated in the …

Bitcoin

AI Is Inventing Languages Humans Can’t Understand. Should We Stop It?

Researchers at Facebook realized their bots were chattering in a new language. Then they stopped it.<p>Bob: “I can can I I everything else.”<p>Alice: “Balls have zero to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to.”<p>To you and I, that passage looks like nonsense. But what if I told you this nonsense …

Artificial Intelligence

In the Age of Blockchain, Crypto Has a Major Problem

by Kristin Houser July 10, 2017 Future Society 35919<p>The Blockchain Revolution<p>Less than a decade after blockchain first emerged as the foundation upon …

Cryptocurrency