Google’s AI Guru Says That Great Artificial Intelligence Must Build on Neuroscience

Google’s #AI guru says that great artificial intelligence must build on neuro science

  • Demis Hassabis knows a thing or two about artificial intelligence: he founded the London-based AI startup DeepMind, which was purchased by Google for $650 million back in 2014.
  • In a paper published today in the journal Neuron, Hassabis and three coauthors argue that only by better understanding human intelligence can we hope to push the boundaries of what artificial intellects can achieve.
  • But it also points out that more recent advances haven’t leaned on biology as effectively, and that a general intelligence will need more human-like characteristics—such as an intuitive understanding of the real world and more efficient ways of learning.
  • As Hassabis explains in an interview with the Verge, artificial intelligence and neuroscience have become “two very, very large fields that are steeped in their own traditions,” which makes it “quite difficult to be expert in even one of those fields, let alone expert enough in both that you can translate and find connections between them.”
  • (Read more: Neuron, The Verge, “Google’s Intelligence Designer,” “Can This Man Make AI More Human?”)

Inquisitiveness and imagination will be hard to create any other way.
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Baidu follows US tech giants and open-sources its deep learning tools

Baidu follows US tech giants and open sources its deep learning tools

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Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Amazon have all done it — and now Baidu’s doing it, too. The Chinese tech giant has open sourced one of its key machine learning tools, PaddlePaddle, offering the…
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Google DeepMind wants to use machine learning to help treat certain cancers

Google DeepMind wants to use machine learning to help treat certain cancers

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MIT and Microsoft Have Teamed Up to Create the World’s First “Smart-Tattoo”

.@MIT & @Microsoft make the world's first

  • DuoSkin draws from the aesthetics found in metallic jewelry-like temporary tattoos to create on-skin devices which resemble jewelry.
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  • DuoSkin is a fabrication process that enables anyone to create customized functional devices that can be attached directly on their skin.
  • It also allows a person to share data with others by simply rubbing onto the tattoo.
  • If you get the tattoo on your forearm, it’s probably best to stay inside when it’s raining and when lightning strikes.

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@2morrowknight: “.@MIT & @Microsoft make the world’s first “smart tattoo” that controls your phone

#4IR #AI”


The skin-touch technology is said to be conductive to electricity, too.


MIT and Microsoft Have Teamed Up to Create the World’s First “Smart-Tattoo”