A Caltech team has deciphered the way we identify faces, re-creating what the brain sees from its electrical activity
Some potentially interesting answers
IBM Watson Health (NYSE: IBM) and its collaborators today unveiled data that will be presented at ASCO 2017, demonstrating the clinical utility of Watson for Oncology trained by Memorial Sloan Kettering as well as Watson for Clinical Trial Matching (CTM).
Google has released designs for a new 11-story, 1 million-square-foot headquarters behind London's King's Cross railway station, complete with a rooftop garden.
Nash’s equilibrium is a simple concept that helps economists predict how competing companies will set prices, etc. It was developed by John Nash, the Nobel-winning economist and mathematician, whose life story was told in the Academy Award-winning movie A Beautiful Mind.
The aircraft has a 385-foot wingspan and is powered by six Pratt & Whitney engines.
Fate's Right Hand, a song by Rodney Crowell on Spotify
Neill Blomkamp is embarking on an experimental filmmaking venture that he’s calling Oats Studios. The District 9 and Elysium director released a trailer for some of the studio’s upcoming projects ...
Reverse engineering 1 cubic millimeter of brain tissue could lead to better artificial neural networks
An interesting answer on popular science versus hard science ...
Q&A for professional mathematicians. Presumably you know about this. I had not seen it before.
Alon Amit, Mathcircler and Origamist.. Co-founder and VP Product at Origami Logic. Formerly at Facebook (company) and Google (company). You could spend a week just looking at this guys answers. He seems pretty insightful.
How can we not? Imagine we had discovered, somewhere deep in Africa, creatures that appear to be elves to some who look at them, and to others they look like dragons, or griffins, or phoenixes, or dolphins. Could we have resisted the desire to learn more about them? ...
Here's your guide to making the perfect burger from the 'Master Chef' Chef himself, Gordon Ramsay!
In some cases, the job of composer might be going the way of typewriter repairman and bowling pinsetter as software creates music more cheaply and quickly than humans. Can you hear the difference?
www.naturallywood.com Brock Commons Phase 1 is an 18-storey hybrid mass timber residence under construction at the University of British Columbia (UBC).
Bitcoin dominates over other digital currencies today, but the data suggests its market share will drop significantly in the next few years.
New ideas in chip design look likely to keep software getting smarter.
An interesting take on moving to a new location, in this case regarding a Google move, but overall a useful outlook.
From a math teacher's blog ...
We wholeheartedly believe that with the right tools, anyone can design their own luck. --- Not sure if this is just lots of platitudes, but he did write some interesting things for Medium ... Probably worth perusing to find out if it is useful
Elon Musk has failed more than he’s succeeded.
Love them or hate them, value-added models (VAMs) have changed the way we look at education today.
This is the first set of ARM processing components designed specifically to tackle the challenges of onboard AI and machine learning
We live in a society obsessed with youth. Tech is no different from the wider culture. Startup culture in particular thrives on the idea that you’re past it by the time you're 30 ...
Some interesting answers about the value of internships, even with a PhD.