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.”

DeepMind's AlphaFold Is Close To Solving One Of Biology's Greatest Challenges

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 17th Dec, 2020
by Alex Muller

With AI and biology working in tandem, protein folding may just be the first major breakthrough for medicine in our generation.

DeepMind's Protein Folding AI Is Going After Coronavirus

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 22nd Jul, 2020
by Alex Muller

When it comes to a new virus, without predicting protein structures we're basically fighting viruses and diseases as if they were the Invisible Man.

DeepMind Proves Its AI System's General Purposefulness

Posted in Business on 12th Dec, 2017
by Alex Muller

The prolific DeepMind AI research team has just claimed their software has been generalised so that it can learn other games besides Go.