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The Coming Software Apocalypse

A small group of programmers wants to change how we code—before catastrophe strikes.<p>There were six hours during the night of April 10, 2014, when the entire population of Washington State had no 911 service. People who called for help got a busy signal. One Seattle woman dialed 911 at least 37 …

Augmented Reality And Kinect Create Unique Art Experience At Cleveland Museum

Augmented Reality (AR) and other gaming technology has made its way into the world’s museums. The British Museum offers an AR scavenger hunt for kids to collect words and digital objects to solve puzzles as they scan specific exhibition objects with a mobile device. The Smithsonian National Museum …

Your Data Science News Source for AI & Beyond

Accelerate AI View all<p>3 Industries That Can Use AI to Peek into the Future<p>AI can peek into the future of various sectors and foretell outcomes, thus …

Bayesian Regularization for #NeuralNetworks

If you are a science or math nerd, there is no way in hell you would have not heard of Bayes’s Theorem. It’s pervasive and quite a powerful inference …

Adversarial machine learning

I just got back from a very good conference organized by startup.ml: Adversarial Machine Learning. Please read on for my to comments on part of one …

​Google's DeepMind claims major milestone in making machines talk like humans

Google DeepMind says its WaveNet neural network has closed the gap between machine-generated and human speech by 50 percent.<p>Google's UK artificial …

Singularity Watch: IBM's Watson Cut A Horror Movie Trailer

Why yes, the movie IS about an evil AI<p>How to pique interest in another spooky motion picture about technology run amok? Have a powerful AI take a …

Human Interest

One of the most famous living philosophers says much of philosophy today is “self-indulgent”

Daniel Dennett’s philosophical achievements cannot be neatly summarized. To some, he’s familiar as one of the four horsemen of new atheism, alongside Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris. He’s known for his focus on Darwinism, and applying the evolutionary theory to ideas and …

The Fourth Dimension And Non-Euclidean Geometry In Modern Art

A Review of the Book By Linda Dalrymple Henderson<p>In 1983, a groundbreaking book on the history of modern art was published: The Fourth Dimension And …

In Mathematics, Mistakes Aren’t What They Used To Be - Issue 24: Error

Vladimir Voevodsky had no sooner sat himself down at the sparkling table, set for a dinner party at the illustrious Institute for Advanced Study in …

MTV Introduces ‘Gaze-Activated’ VR Tech at Comic Con

<b>Viewers can view different outcomes depending on where they’re looking in the 360° video.</b><p>MTV was back at San Diego Comic Con in full force this year, …

The Convincing Case Against Virtual Reality

Remember 3D TV? People made a big deal about it a few years ago, but not only did it never catch on, but movie goers barely care about paying a …

This Magic Leap Demo Shows Off The Mind-Blowing Possibilities Of Augmented Reality

The term Augmented Reality has come into the forefront for consumers of late thanks to the release of the red-hot Augmented Reality game <i>Pokemon Go</i>. <i>Pokemon Go</i> allows users to walk through their neighborhoods spying through their phones, waiting for pokemon to appear on their screen so they can catch …

Augmented Reality

Microsoft’s Experimental Tech Captures 3D Scenes in Unprecedented Detail

The tech is a big step toward some pretty wild innovations, like remotely attending a live concert or sporting event in full 3D.<p>The ability to capture and render scenes in 3D has been around for a while now, but for the most part this technology has been limited to non-moving objects. The reason …

5 AR games we're dying to see after the success of Pokemon Go

The success of Pokemon Go has been a wild ride thus far: we've seen fans doing all kinds of wacky, dumb and genius things in order to capture adorable augmented-reality pocket monsters over the past week. People have been afflicted with Pokemon fever for 20 years, and an opportunity to do it on …

Immersion is going to be immense

Pokémon; Macbeth; the Illuminati. Those may not sound like they have a lot in common, but they exemplify the three whole new forms of technology-driven entertainment that have erupted in recent years. We’ll soon combine all three–and, eventually, use them to create whole new multi-faceted immersive …

The man who accurately predicted 4 market crashes told us 3 more dates to worry about this year

Sandy Jadeja is a technical analyst and chief market strategist at Core Spreads.<p>Technical analysts look at charts to pinpoint patterns in various markets and asset classes. From that, they forecast which direction prices are likely to move.<p>They can't tell you the reasons why there will be a big …

Movie written by algorithm turns out to be hilarious and intense

For Sunspring's exclusive debut on Ars, we talked to the filmmakers about collaborating with an AI.<p>Ars is excited to be hosting this online debut of</i> …

How to Quantize Neural Networks with TensorFlow

<b>By Pete Warden, CTO of Jetpac inc.</b>.<p>I’m pleased to say that we’ve been able to release a first version of TensorFlow’s quantized eight bit support. I …

Autoencoding Blade Runner

<i>Reconstructing films with artificial neural networks</i><p><i>In this blog I detail the work I have been doing over the past year in getting artificial neural</i> …

Combinatorial Music Theory

Where <i>H</i>12 is drawn as a circle, the edges are omitted for clarity. The note zero is understood to be at the top. The lines drawn between vertices …

How to get the most out of realizing you are wrong by using Bayes’ Theorem to update your beliefs

You don’t treat all of your beliefs equally.<p>For some, you see them as either true or false, correct or incorrect. For others, you see them as …

Statistics

What If Virtual Reality Isn't The Next Computing Platform?

Many tech companies believe that virtual reality represents the next major market after smartphones and tablets. In an interview in the German newspaper <i>Die Welt am Sonntag</i> earlier this year, <b>Facebook</b> CEO Mark Zuckerberg called VR "the most promising candidate" for a "new computing platform." <b>Piper</b> …

A new system can measure the hidden bias in otherwise secret algorithms

A powerful tool for algorithmic transparency<p>Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new system for detecting bias in otherwise opaque algorithms. In a paper presented today at the <i>IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy</i>, the researchers laid out a new method for assessing the …

How to Create a Malevolent Artificial Intelligence

If cybersecurity experts are to combat malevolent artificial intelligence, they will need to know how such a system can emerge, say computer …

Artificial Intelligence

Google has trained its AI to write creepy short stories

Quartz spotted a paper published by Google researchers that includes examples of the work produced by Google Brain. It works using a type of artificial intelligence that examines existing works of fiction and uses that knowledge to come up with new examples.<p>In order to teach its AI how to come up …

When the bot is you

Unless you're new to the planet, you know that soon you'll be chatting away with artificially intelligent bots.<p>But the bot revolution will also usher …

Chatbots

Introduction to Python Deep Learning with Keras

Two of the top numerical platforms in Python that provide the basis for Deep Learning research and development are Theano and TensorFlow.Both are …

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Human Intelligence Determined By Volume And Location Of Gray Matter Tissue In Brain

General human intelligence appears to be based on the volume of gray matter tissue in certain regions of the brain, UC Irvine College of Medicine …