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The latest artificial intelligence systems start from zero knowledge of a game and grow to world-beating in a matter of hours. But researchers are struggling to apply these systems beyond the arcade.
Stimulating part of the cortex as needed during learning tasks improves later recall. The finding reveals more about the brain’s memory network and points toward possible therapies.
The fusion of quantum computing and machine learning has become a booming research area. Can it possibly live up to its high expectations?
And not destroy humanity in the process.
A new version of AlphaGo needed no human instruction to figure out how to clobber the best Go player in the world — itself.
A new idea is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms — and might also explain how human brains learn.