White hat hackers have made the first proof of concept for malware that locks a smart thermostat and demands a ransom. One day, your thermostat will get hacked by some cybercriminal hundreds of miles who
How do you stop someone from exploiting a vulnerability in your software when you don’t know that the vulnerability exists? That’s the problem faced by cyber security experts who try to stop zero-day If
An improved way of learning about neural networks Last June, Google wrote that it was teaching its artificial intelligence algorithms to generate images of objects, or "dream." The A.I. tried to generate
When Boston Dynamics posted a video of its humanoid robot, Atlas, walking in the snow and recovering from getting kicked, Google was not happy. As one former employee told Tech Insider, it "soured the
As Google announced at its I/O developer conference today, the company recently started building its own specialized chips to expedite the machine learning algorithms. These so-called Tensor Processing
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Do you like when other people prove you wrong? I think it's probably safe to say that most people don't like to be wrong. It's kind of like
Both the most controversial and best-selling book ever written, the Bible is an unusual book not least because, for the most part, we’ve got no idea who wrote it. Which makes it easy to pull find-replace
What would be your advice to a software engineer who wants to learn machine learning? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with
An intoxicating renewal of evolutionary theory that coined the idea of the meme and paved the way for Professor Dawkins’s later, more polemical works What is man, and what are we for? Remarkably, it was
Artificial intelligence will eventually solve some of the world's biggest problems -- but it'll take some smart humans to get it there. Quoc Le, a software engineer at Google Brain, is one such human.
Deep learning is a topic that is making big waves at the moment. It is basically a branch of machine learning (another hot topic) that uses algorithms to e.g. recognize objects and understand human speech.
Hinton, known as the godfather of "deep learning," said the most powerful machines are still about a million times smaller than the human brain. They only have the equivalent of around a billion synapses
Neanderthal left a damaging genetic legacy when they interbred with modern humans, researchers have found Depression, obesity and smoking may seem like modern problems, but scientists now believe they
New gene-editing technologies are revolutionizing biology by giving scientists the tools to dramatically alter organisms' DNA and resulting physical traits. What will we do with this new power? And what
The CES craze had us going nuts with content, so it was a bit hard to bring you our ‘Kickstarter project of the week” articles for a while, but we are back in the game and today we are showing off a funding
If life is effectively an endless series of photocopies, as DNA is transcribed and passed on from one being to the next, then evolution is the high-stakes game of waiting for the copier to get it wrong.
TravelIntelligent Travel The Periscope app is like Google Street View come to life, with locals to show you around. The video stream is live, so hosts can answer questions you type in real time. Here our
So your kids can be nerds. Earlier today, LEGO revealed WeDo 2.0, a new robotics kit that's designed for elementary school kids. The 280-piece set enables the creation of motorized forms, okay, robots,
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A guide to the returning hits and new shows on network, cable, and streaming services 2015 may have spawned the phrase “Peak TV” thanks to an onslaught of shows in every format imaginable, but 2016 isn’t