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How Amazon Has Reorganized Around Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning

In honor of Amazon Prime Day, let’s take a look at the inner workings of this company that is pushing the bounds of innovation, not only with Amazon prime, but the many other cutting edge management strategies.<p>The company that sets the tone for so many aspects of customer experience is breaking …

Machine Learning

Intelligence Is The Red-Herring Of AI

One of the most contentious aspects of AI is the meaning of ‘intelligence.’ No one debates the meaning of the word ‘strength,’ or belittles the idea that machines can be stronger than humans, or even tries to re-define mechanical strength to mean some mysterious physico-spiritual capability that is …

Artificial Intelligence

Chinese AI Beats Doctors in Diagnosing Brain Tumors

The AI system could diagnose tumors more accurately (and faster) than 15 human physicians.<p>A Chinese AI system diagnosed brain tumors and other conditions more accurately and faster than a team of top Chinese physicians, according to Xinhua. The AI, called BioMind, was developed by the Artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM Showcases Artificial Intelligence Superiority With Project Debater

The IBM algorithm Deep Blue beat chess champion Garry Kasparov in 1997. It was 2011 when IBM’s Watson won the game show <i>Jeopardy</i>. Shortly after, the IBM Research team was ready to go beyond game playing and began to brainstorm the next feat to challenge an artificial intelligence algorithm. They …

Artificial Intelligence

How a Failed Car Company Gave Rise to a Revolutionary New Battery

Fisker's solid-state battery powers electric vehicles--and drones and flying taxis.<p>Since Alessandro Volta created the first true battery in 1800, improvements have been relatively incremental. When it comes to phones and especially electric vehicles, lithium-ion batteries have resisted a slew of …

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The Magical Mineral That Can Improve Your Sleep and Energy

It’s also great for reducing fatigue and muscle recovery, too.<p>One of the most important mineral for our daily well-being, also happens to be one …

Wellness

We Are All Getting Dumber, New Science Proves, and No One Is Sure Why

Are our terrible diets, bad schools, tech obsession, or even increasingly trashy media to blame?<p>Whatever incredibly dumb things humanity got up to in the 20th century (and there were, as you know, some doozies), we all had at least one thing to crow about: as measured by IQ tests humans were at …

dumber

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

Army Researchers Just Figured Out Exactly How Much Caffeine You Need for Maximum Performance

The tool makes it easy to figure out how much coffee to gulp and when.<p>If you regularly reach for that morning (or afternoon) cup of coffee, you're probably after one thing--a glorious jolt that lets you whiz through tasks, get the creative juices flowing, or focus. There's no cookie-cutter …

Space

Earth Days Are Getting Longer As The Moon Slowly Drifts Out Of Orbit

New study shows our days will eventually be longer than 24 hours.<p>A standard 24-hour Earth day is slowly but surely getting longer. Researchers at the …

The AI winter is well on its way

Deep learning has been at the forefront of the so-called AI revolution for years now, and many people believed that it would take us to the world of the technological singularity. Many companies talked big in 2014, 2015, and 2016 when technologies such as Alpha Go were pushing new boundaries. For …

Machine Learning

Maryland researchers say they discovered 'Holy Grail' of machine learning

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>POTOMAC, Md. — A team of researchers from Maryland say they’ve invented a general artificial intelligence way for machines to …

Artificial Intelligence

To speed up machine learning, Google’s DeepMind simulates the effect of dopamine on the human brain

Artificial intelligence systems based on deep learning algorithms have shown their ability to outperform real people in all manner of tasks, …

Broccoli is the only vegetable you actually need to eat, according to a doctor

The next time you go to make a green smoothie, you can put down the spinach and other vegetables and pick up something a little different instead.<p>According to Dr Rangan Chatterjee, the author of "The Four Pillar Plan" and a correspondent on the BBC programme Doctor in the House, there is only one …

Google's top AI scientists: We're entering phase two

Some of Google’s top scientists today discussed the future of artificial intelligence and the message was one of tempered expectations – something we hadn’t seen much of at the Google I/O event.<p>The field of artificial intelligence exists in two states which, upon first glance, appear diametrically …

Newsletter

INNOVATIONS IN<p>Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Christof Koch is chief scientist and president of the …

Consciousness

Using behavioral science to build an exercise habit

<b>(Dirima via Shutterstock)</b><p>A new scientific research project to help you get active — and keep you motivated<p>Katherine L. Milkman • Angela Duckworth<p>May 5, 2018 11:29pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Spring has finally sprung, which means bathing suit season is just …

The 10 best books about A.I.

Here are some of the best books on the rich history, rabid speculations and intriguing fictionalized world of artificial intelligence.<br>Read More

Artificial Intelligence

Lobe’s ridiculously simple machine learning platform aims to empower non-technical creators

Machine learning may be the tool de jour for everything from particle physics to recreating the human voice, but it’s not exactly the easiest field to get into. Despite the complexities of video editing and sound design, we have UIs that let even a curious kid dabble in them — so why not with …

Machine Learning

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

Startups

Mum, 82, who couldn't recognise her own son due to dementia gets memory back - after changing her diet

An 82-year-old dementia sufferer who failed to recognise her own son has incredibly got her memory back after changing her diet.<p>When his mother's …

Geniuses Are Lazy — and You Should Be Too

What do you do when you are facing a tough problem? Get a cup of coffee, buckle down and prepare for a long night? Break out the library books, or an …

An Introduction to Graph Theory and Network Analysis (with Python codes)

Introduction<p>“A picture speaks a thousand words” is one of the most commonly used phrases. But a graph speaks so much more than that. A visual …

Cancer Breakthrough Leads China's Biotech Boom

A few days before Craig Chase was discharged from the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Hospital in Nanjing, his doctor told him something he never …

Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles

Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis by enabling for the first time the full recycling of bottles.<p>The new research was spurred by the discovery in 2016 of the first …

Pollution

One machine to rule them all: A ‘Master Algorithm’ may emerge sooner than you think

It’s excusable if you didn’t notice it when a scientist named Daniel J. Buehrer, a retired professor from the National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan, published a white paper earlier this month proposing a new class of math that could lead to the birth of machine consciousness. Keeping up with …

Why China will win the global race for complete AI dominance

China will be the world’s dominant player in artificial intelligence by 2030. This isn’t a prediction by a researcher or academic, it’s government …

Artificial intelligence accelerates discovery of metallic glass

If you combine two or three metals together, you will get an alloy that usually looks and acts like a metal, with its atoms arranged in rigid …

Google demos natural language understanding w/ ‘Talk to Books’ search & ‘Semantris’ game

One particular advancement driven by machine learning is the ability for computers to understand natural language, with Google showcasing these improvements with Smart Reply. Its Research division has been exploring other applications and today releasing two fun and interesting demos.<p>Last year, …