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NVIDIA's AI fixes photos by recognizing what's missing

Most image editing tools aren't terribly bright when you ask them to fix a photo. They'll borrow content from adjacent pixels (such as Adobe's recently demonstrated context-aware AI fill), but they can't determine what should have been there -- and that's no good if you're trying to restore a …

Nvidia

Scientific study on Trump voters confirms what people of color have been saying all along

The Trump voter is often portrayed in media and pop culture as a working-class white person, down on their luck and desperate for change. These …

Race & Ethnicity

Applying network analysis to natural history: Technique popularized through social media ranks impact of extinctions

A team of researchers is using network analysis techniques - popularized through social media applications - to find patterns in Earth's natural …

Extinction

Glitch Capitalism: How Cheating AIs Explain Our Stagnant Present

Of all the buzzy 21st-century tech phrases, “machine learning” threatens to be the most important. Programming computers is slow, but we’re nearing …

Machine Learning

'Westworld' Season 2 Premiere Hints That the Hosts Are a Super-Organism

If you’ve missed debating theories of consciousness and the moralistic negligence of big data, congratulations, the HBO series <i>Westworld</i> is back. The …

Mesh Network

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Your 13-inch MacBook Pro might need its battery replaced

Apple admits that some MacBook Pro laptops have a problem that causes their batteries to swell up. The company is replacing these free of charge.<p>This affects only the non-touchbar version of the macOS laptop, and only models with a 13-inch screen. In addition, the device needs to have been produced …

MacBook Pro

Race and gender still an issue at academic conferences

In the midst of social justice movements such as #MeToo, pervasive sexist and racist attitudes are being examined across all sectors, including …

Geoscience

Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos

In new computer experiments, artificial-intelligence algorithms can tell the future of chaotic systems.<p>Half a century ago, the pioneers of chaos …

Machine Learning

Machine-learning system processes sounds like humans do

Using a machine-learning system known as a deep neural network, MIT researchers have created the first model that can replicate human performance on …

Machine Learning

Frontier AI: How far are we from artificial “general” intelligence, really?

Some call it “strong” AI, others “real” AI, “true” AI or artificial “general” intelligence (AGI)… whatever the term (and important nuances), there …

Artificial Intelligence

The Young and the Reckless

I. The Bumper<p>The trip to Delaware was only supposed to last a day. David Pokora, a bespectacled University of Toronto senior with scraggly blond hair …

Crime

MIT’s new A.I. could help map the roads Google hasn’t gotten to yet

Google Maps is a triumph of artificial intelligence in action, with the ability to guide us from one place to another using some impressive machine …

Machine Learning

A Must-Read Introduction to Sequence Modelling (with use cases)

Introduction<p>Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) were supposed to replicate the architecture of the human brain, yet till about a decade ago, the only …

Machine Learning

My Unique System For Choosing The Best Stocks

How do you pick the best stocks? Focus on all three profit drivers.<p>My unique screening system ensures focus and discipline.<p>But there's much more to …

Investing

Google Researchers Develop Technology To Separate Speech Patterns In Video

Google has developed a method it calls audiovisual speech separation. It used machine learning to identify specific speech sounds from audio in video.<p>…

Machine Learning

After Millions Of Trials, These Simulated Humans Learned To Do Perfect Backflips And Cartwheels

Using well-established machine learning techniques, researchers from University of California, Berkeley have taught simulated humanoids to perform …

Artificial Intelligence

Donald Trump Takes Out Paul Ryan, and ‘It’s Going to Be a Civil War’

Everything Trump touches dies, and the speaker’s legacy is no exception.<p>The news that Paul Ryan is retiring from Congress was received by grim-faced …

Donald Trump

After Millions of Trials, These Simulated Humans Learned to Do Perfect Backflips and Cartwheels

Using well-established machine learning techniques, researchers from University of California, Berkeley have taught simulated humanoids to perform …

Machine Learning

Quantum simulator offers faster route for prime factorization

Factoring very large numbers into their prime "building blocks" is extremely difficult for classical computers, and this difficulty underlies the …

Quantum Computing

Stop Ending Your Speeches with 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, calm …

Public Speaking

Amid the intense coverage of Russian cyber-maneuvering and North Korean missile threats, another kind of great-power rivalry has been playing out quietly in the Indian and Pacific oceans...

[<b>Note for TomDispatch Readers:</b> <i>Just a reminder that signed, personalized copies of historian Alfred McCoy’s hit Dispatch Book,</i> In the Shadows of the …

Geopolitics

New Brain Maps With Unmatched Detail May Change Neuroscience

Sitting at the desk in his lower-campus office at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the neuroscientist Tony Zador turned his computer monitor toward me …

Neuroscience

#PhysRev125 1987 - Superconductivity is achieved at record-high temperatures

1893<p><i>The Physical Review</i> begins publication at Cornell University’s Franklin Hall in Ithaca, New York<p>1899<p>The American Physical Society is …

Physics

Why do we use fully-connected layer at the end of CNN?

I searched for the reason a lot but I didn't get it clear, May Someone explain it in some more detail please?

Machine Learning

Our Students Can Make Data, AI, & Blockchain Projects Work in Real Life – and So Can You

<b>A Focus on Implementation and Rapid Impact</b><p><i>A Signal in the Noise</i><p>About 2 years ago, I had a thought that it was time to offer a new type of course in …

UC Berkeley

A New State of Quantum Matter Has Been Found in a Material Scientists Thought Was All Chaos

What else is lurking in there?<p>Experiments carried out on a complex arrangement of magnetic particles have identified a completely new state of …

Quantum Mechanics

[P] Deep Reinforcement Learning Free Course

Hello, I'm currently writing a series of free articles about Deep Reinforcement Learning, where we'll learn the main algorithms (from Q* learning to …

Machine Learning

Goals and Principles of Representation Learning

Room: Teatro del Mar<p>Deep learning has driven a revolution in several areas of machine learning, thanks to a large degree to their ability to discover …

Machine Learning

Voyager Is 13 Billion Miles Away and Needs a Repair: Here’s What Happened

Trickling in through the giant radio dishes of NASA’s Deep Space Network, faint whispers from a distant robotic explorer deliver a message: <i>I may not</i> …

Space