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Adidas will livestream high school football games on Twitter

Adidas has partnered with Twitter on a new series that will livestream high school football games happening all over the country on the social network. Titled, naturally, <i>Friday Night Stripes</i>, the show will broadcast friday night games throughout the sport's regular season from September 7th until …

High School Football

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.<p>But before you can land a corporate role with the online retail behemoth, you have to tick three particular boxes in the minds of the hiring managers and executives vetting you.<p>At least, that's the process CEO Jeff Bezos recommended to his team 20 …

Jeff Bezos

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

Multiplexed oscillations and phase rate coding in the basal forebrain

• C. M. Gray,<br>• P. König,<br>• A. K. Engel,<br>• W. Singer<p>, Oscillatory responses in cat visual cortex exhibit inter-columnar synchronization which reflects global …

Incredible discovery made inside Great Pyramid of Giza

Scientists have made an incredible discovery about the Great Pyramid of Giza which can focus electromagnetic energy in its internal chambers and its …

Ancient History

What is the most efficient algorithm to find pixel clusters and draw bbox

I have the following scenario, I have a N*N binary image and I want to find the number of clusters and draw bbox around them.A few requirements: - …

Deep Learning

Computational Inverse Method for Constructing Spaces of Quantum Models from Wave Functions

Author(s): Eli Chertkov and Bryan K. ClarkA novel algorithm offers an inverted approach to designing new quantum materials, by starting with a …

Quantum Physics

Report: YouTube TV needs a big ad revenue boost to become profitable

They’re still a drop in the bucket compared to the still-dominating traditional satellite and cable TV players, but so-called “skinny bundle” TV services like YouTube TV are gaining in popularity. Despite its growth in terms of sheer subscriber numbers, however, <i>The Information</i> reports today that …

YouTube TV

Evolutionary algorithm outperforms deep-learning machines at video games - MIT Technology Review

With all the excitement over neural networks and deep-learning techniques, it’s easy to imagine that the world of computer science consists of little …

Deep Learning

Control of neural systems at multiple scales using model-free, deep reinforcement learning

Article |<p>Open | Published: 16 July 2018<p><i>Scientific Reports</i><b>volume 8</b>, Article number: 10721 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Recent improvements in …

Machine Learning

Inferring collective dynamical states from widely unobserved systems

Article |<p>Open | Published: 13 June 2018<p><i>Nature Communications</i><b>volume 9</b>, Article number: 2325 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>When assessing spatially …

A tutorial on the free-energy framework for modelling perception and learning

Based on K. Friston and following R. Bogacz I shortly summarise the former, and solve the programming exercises given in the paper. This motives …

New Optimization Algorithm Exponentially Speeds Computation

Finding the optimal solutions to complex problems can be dramatically fasterA new algorithm could dramatically slash the time it can take computers …

Bayesian Baby Steps: Normal Next Steps

Enter marquis de Laplace<p>In my first post on Bayesian data analysis, I did a brief overview of how Bayesian updating works using grid approximation to …

Google researchers created an amazing scene-rendering AI

A neural network from Google's DeepMind has impressive spatial reasoning skills.<p>New research from Google's UK-based DeepMind subsidiary demonstrates …

Deep Learning

Quadratic reciprocity, Legendre symbols, and Jacobi symbols

Suppose you have an odd prime <i>p</i> and an integer <i>a</i>, with <i>a</i> not a multiple of <i>p</i>. Does <i>a</i> have a square root mod <i>p</i>? That is, does there exist an integer <i>x</i> such …

Timsort — the fastest sorting algorithm you’ve never heard of

Timsort: A very fast , O(n log n), stable sorting algorithm built for the real world — not constructed in academia.<p>Timsort is a sorting algorithm …

Fan’s incredible gesture for blind, deaf friend

Incredible footage has emerged of a Colombia fan helping his blind, deaf friend experience his country’s win over Poland.<p>Jose Richard Gallego lost …

Computability, Complexity, & Algorithms Part 1

In this series of posts we’ll cover important concepts from computability theory; techniques for designing efficient algorithms for combinatorial, …

Improved identification of concordant and discordant gene expression signatures using an updated rank-rank hypergeometric overlap approach

Article |<p>Open | Published: 25 June 2018<p><i>Scientific Reports</i><b>volume 8</b>, Article number: 9588 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Recent advances in …

Statistical Significance Tests for Comparing Machine Learning Algorithms

Comparing machine learning methods and selecting a final model is a common operation in applied machine learning.Models are commonly evaluated using …

book | Biophysics of Consciousness

The problem of how the brain produces consciousness, subjectivity and “something it is like to be” remains one of the greatest challenges to a …

A machine has figured out Rubik’s Cube all by itself - MIT Technology Review

Yet another bastion of human skill and intelligence has fallen to the onslaught of the machines. A new kind of deep-learning machine has taught …

A University of Waterloo team has found a new way to take sharp photos

A professor and some students at the University of Waterloo have developed a faster way to apply focus stacking to images.The team of researchers is …

IIIT-H students set to make sports video analysis affordable

Imagine seeing every move of players from a variety of perspectives, analysing their strengths and weaknesses, seeing their favourite shots and their …

Scientists Think Dolphin Name Discovery is the "Coolest"

Male dolphins use individual names throughout their life.<p>In a video released alongside a fascinating new study, scientists are on a boat in the …

[D] Question about Frequentist and Bayesian interpretation of Probability and MLE and MAP.

So recently I have been reading about the difference between frequentist and bayesian interpretations of probability. I noticed that, generally, when …

Two artificial synapses are better than one

NEWS AND VIEWS<p>06 June 2018<p>Emerging nanoelectronic devices could revolutionize artificial neural networks, but their hardware implementations lag …

Google Scholar

Drug breakthrough for advanced skin cancer

Australian doctors have made a breakthrough in the treatment of patients with an advanced form of non-melanoma skin cancer.