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## Latest Articles

### Researchers Gain New Understanding From Simple AI

Language processing programs are notoriously hard to interpret, but smaller versions can provide important insights into how they work.

### Deep Learning Poised to ‘Blow Up’ Famed Fluid Equations

For centuries, mathematicians have tried to prove that Euler’s fluid equations can produce nonsensical answers. A new approach to machine learning has researchers betting that “blowup” is near.

### Researchers Identify ‘Master Problem’ Underlying All Cryptography

The existence of secure cryptography depends on one of the oldest questions in computational complexity.

### Machine Learning Reimagines the Building Blocks of Computing

Traditional algorithms power complicated computational tools like machine learning. A new approach, called algorithms with predictions, uses the power of machine learning to improve algorithms.

### Will Transformers Take Over Artificial Intelligence?

A simple algorithm that revolutionizes how neural networks approach language is now taking on image classification as well. It may not stop there.

### In New Math Proofs, Artificial Intelligence Plays to Win

A new computer program fashioned after artificial intelligence systems like AlphaGo has solved several open problems in combinatorics and graph theory.

### Cryptographers Achieve Perfect Secrecy With Imperfect Devices

For the first time, experiments demonstrate the possibility of sharing secrets with perfect privacy — even when the devices used to share them cannot be trusted.

### AI Overcomes Stumbling Block on Brain-Inspired Hardware

Algorithms that use the brain’s communication signal can now work on analog neuromorphic chips, which closely mimic our energy-efficient brains.

### Machine Learning Becomes a Mathematical Collaborator

Two recent collaborations between mathematicians and DeepMind demonstrate the potential of machine learning to help researchers generate new mathematical conjectures.