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Google Unveils Neural Network with “Superhuman” Ability to Determine the Location of Almost Any Image
Guessing the location of a randomly chosen Street View image is hard, even for well-traveled humans. But Google’s latest artificial-intelligence machine manages it with relative ease.
February 24, 2016
The Extraordinary Link Between Deep Neural Networks and the Nature of the Universe
Nobody understands why deep neural networks are so good at solving complex problems. Now physicists say the secret is buried in the laws of physics.
September 9, 2016
The Curious Link Between the Fly-By Anomaly and the “Impossible” EmDrive Thruster
The same theory that explains the puzzling fly-by anomalies could also explain how the controversial EmDrive produces thrust.
April 20, 2016
Deep Neural Network Learns to Judge Books by Their Covers
A machine-vision algorithm can tell a book’s genre by looking at its cover. This paves the way for AI systems to design the covers themselves.
November 7, 2016
The Do-Not-Call List Has a Gaping Hole
Illegal robocalls that try to scam you out of money are flourishing. Can the phone companies figure out how to stop them?
September 2, 2016