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IBM’s resistive computing could massively accelerate AI — and get us closer to Asimov’s Positronic Brain

April 23, 2016

With the recent rapid advances in machine learning has come a renaissance for neural networks — computer software that solves problems a little bit like a human brain, by employing a complex process of pattern-matching distributed across many virtual nodes, or “neurons.” Modern compute power has enabled neural networks to recognize images, speech, and faces, as well as to pilot self-driving cars, and win at Go and Jeopardy. 1,126 more words

Computer Science

In a future brave new world will it be possible to live forever?

April 23, 2016

January is a month for renewal and for change. Many of us have been gifted shiny new fitness trackers, treated ourselves to some new gadget or other, or upgraded to the latest smartphone. 1,691 more words


Scientists discover how to 'upload knowledge to your brain'

March 13, 2016


Feeding knowledge directly into your brain, just like in sci-fi classic The Matrix, could soon take as much effort as falling asleep, scientists believe. 421 more words

Mind & Brain

Tony Wyss-Coray: How young blood might help reverse aging.

August 27, 2015

Tony Wyss-Coray studies the impact of aging on the human body and brain. In this eye-opening talk, he shares new research from his Stanford lab and other teams which shows that a solution for some of the less great aspects of old age might actually lie within us all.

Mind & Brain

Our universe may be a Matrix-like computer game designed by aliens, says NASA scientist

August 17, 2015

Everything you have ever done or will do could simply be the product of a highly-advanced computer code.

Every relationship, every sentiment, every memory could have been generated by banks of supercomputers. 967 more words

Computer Science

What the Next Generation Needs to Thrive in Exponential Times

July 27, 2015

By Peter Diamandis

How do you raise kids today during these exponential times?

Should they learn a second language… in a world of instant translation? 1,084 more words

Mind & Brain