AI

Is DeepMind’s new reinforcement learning system a step toward general AI?

Posted in Software on 5th Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

The paper proves that if you can create a complex enough environment, design the right reinforcement learning architecture, and expose your models to enough experience , you’ll be able to generalize to various kinds of tasks in the same environment.

Deepmind’s Alphafold, Deep Learning AI, is Poised to Solve One of Most Significant Challenges in Biology

Posted in Medicine, Reviews, Science on 27th Jul, 2021
by Alex Muller

Thanks to AI, we now have stunningly powerful tools to decode the structures of life. Recently, both DeepMind and the University of Washington described deep learning-based methods to solve protein folding, the last step of compiling the programming in our DNA, as a “once in a generation advance.”

How Automation Helps Businesses survive in these difficult times

Posted in Business, Software on 4th May, 2021
by Alex Muller

While automation helps SMBs eliminate repetitive, everyday tasks, there are bigger benefits as well: 88% of SMBs say automation allows them to compete with larger companies by allowing them to move faster, close leads quickly, spend less time on busywork, reduce errors, and offer better customer service.

A Blueprint for an Opto-electronic computer 'Brain'

Posted in Hardware, Software on 4th May, 2021
by Alex Muller

The proposal is an intriguing new chapter in the hunt for artificial general intelligence.

Combining progress in quantum computers and AI

Posted in Hardware, Science on 1st Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

“We are just at the beginning of understanding the possibilities of quantum artificial intelligence”