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Artificial intelligence is not as smart as you (or Elon Musk) think

In March 2016, DeepMind’s AlphaGo beat Lee Sedol, who at the time was the best human Go player in the world. It represented one of those defining technological moments like IBM’s Deep Blue beating chess champion Garry Kasparov, or even IBM Watson beating the world’s greatest <i>Jeopardy!</i> champions in …

Artificial Intelligence

Long Short-Term Memory Networks With Python

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Planet of the Apes movement coach Terry Notary on the secret to the films' stunning performances

‘Let's lay our souls out on the table and let people see it.’<p><i>Planet of the Apes</i> movement choreographer and actor Terry Notary says playing an ape takes strong legs and an ability to reach a kind of effortless, meditative state. If performers consciously try too hard to take on ape-like qualities, …

Smart atomic cloud solves Heisenberg's observation problem

Scientists at the University of Copenhagen have developed a hands-on answer to a challenge linked to Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle. The …

How to create a dashboard app with React

In this tutorial, we'll walk through how to create an app using React – a JavaScript library for building user interfaces. This web design tool is …

Software Engineering

Let’s Play Around With Two Big Ideas in Physics. It’ll Be Fun

The first semester of an undergraduate physics course invariably spends a lot of time on two big ideas: The momentum principle and the work energy …

Analyst warns of Tesla’s Autopilot machine learning potentially rendering all other cars obsolete

Before introducing the second generation Autopilot hardware, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that once the first truly self-driving car is available, all other vehicles without the technology will have a “negative value”.<p>Echoing the idea, Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas said this week that they started …

Tesla

Why Elon Musk Worries About Artificial Intelligence

Eclectic entrepreneur Elon Musk sure had plenty of things to say on Twitter late last week and into the weekend, what with spilling more details …

AI develops its own 'alien' language, the better to mock human underlings - ExtremeTech

AI develops its own ‘alien’ language, the better to mock human underlings<p>By on March 27, 2017 at 11:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk Is Investing In AI Devices That Can Be Implanted In The Human Brain

Soon you'll actually have a tiny voice inside your head.<p>Elon Musk has put his (billions) of dollars where his mouth is, after reportedly backing a …

Singularity

Python for Data Science and Machine Learning Bootcamp

Become a Data Scientist with Python!<p>Are you ready to start your path to becoming a Data Scientist!<p>This comprehensive course will be your guide to …

Data Science

Two Giants of AI Team Up to Head Off the Robot Apocalypse

There’s nothing new about worrying that superintelligent machines may endanger humanity, but the idea has lately become hard to avoid.<p>A spurt of …

Artificial Intelligence

Top 15 Python Libraries For Data Science In 2017 | Articles | Chief Data Officer

As Python has gained a lot of traction in the recent years in the Data Science industry, I wanted to outline some of its most useful libraries for …

Machine Learning

Scientists have developed AI that can read your mind and predict your thoughts

At one point in our history, the most impressive example of artificial intelligence was a computer that was really, really good at chess. Today, various pieces of software can do everything from chat with us on Facebook Messenger to guiding the Mars rover Curiosity while its human engineers catch a …

The reality of automating customer service chat with AI today

Of all the fields in the chatbot-crazed world, customer service is one of the prime targets for automation. virtual customer agents (customer service-focused bots, or VCAs) are intelligent systems able to understand what users ask via chat and to provide them with adequate answers. In the context …

Artificial intelligence genius Andrew Ng has another AI project in the works

He’s been called one of the “foremost thinkers on the topic of artificial intelligence,” so it’s no surprise that Andrew Ng — the cofounder of …

Why Zen and Taoist Masters Recommend Against Saying "I Love You"

Zen and Taoist Masters preach the importance of peace, love and compassion for all. So why do they recommend against saying the words “I love you” to …

Zen Philosophy Explains Why Attachments Lead to Suffering (and What You Can Do About It)

Attachment, clinging, desiring…I’m sure you’ve heard these words spoken about negatively by Zen masters before.<p>If you grew up in the west, most of us …

5 Key Steps to Finding True Happiness and Peace, According to Zen Buddhism

If you want to look for a place to start finding your inner peace, look to Buddhism. Zen Buddhism will guide you to find the road to happiness and …

10 ways smart people stay calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

The Mystery of How Black Holes Collide and Merge Is Beginning to Unravel

Last year, scientists announced that they had finally observed gravitational waves, the elusive and long sought-after ripples in the fabric of …

Black Holes

2017 NFL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions and Rising Impact Prospects

After pro days and predraft workouts, personnel executives start buzzing about who they like and which prospects helped themselves late in the evaluation process. Whether it’s real or fabricated, perceived rising draft stocks create intriguing dialogue leading up to April 27.<p>In-person workouts can …

Long-Term Memories Aren't Just Short-Term Memories Transferred Into Storage

"The memory is already there."<p>For more than half a century, neurologists have thought of long-term memories as pieces of short-term memory simply …

This Unseen Form of Radioactive Decay Could Help Explain Where All The Antimatter Is

Seriously, where is it.<p>The mystery of where all the antimatter is gets to the heart of why you and I, and everything else in the known Universe, …

Physics

47 Books You Should Add To Your Shelf, According To Poet Rupi Kaur

The provocative artist and poet shares her list.<p>Rupi Kaur has vision beyond her years.<p>At 24, the Indian-Canadian artist and poet decided to create a menstruation-themed photo series for a college project. She posted one now-famous photograph to Instagram, showing herself lying on a bed facing the …

Simple React Development in 2018

Hi, aspiring React developer! 👋<p>Maybe you’re a jQuery developer looking to experiment with a modern framework. Or, maybe you’re an Angular developer …

JavaScript

Welcome To The Tiger's Nest, The Sacred Buddhist Temple Dangling Off A Cliff

<i>There are a lot of places to be curious about, so we started a Curiosity Travel Instagram. Where will your curiosity take you? Follow us!</i><p>Paro …

Bhutan

The Best Science Documentaries on Netflix in April, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Sure, Netflix has a bevy of cheesy rom-coms, sexy capers, and superhero content. But Netflix can also …

Film Festivals