https://afroware.com/new-mysterious-fast-radio-bursts-reveal-secrets-of-the-universe/ On June 9, 2021, my colleagues and I announced the discovery of 535 fast radio bursts that we detected using the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment telescope (CHIME). Detected in 2018 and 2019, these bursts of radio waves last only milliseconds, come from far across the universe, and are enormously powerful — a typical event releases as much energy in a millisecond as the Sun does over many days. Fast radio bursts are the subject of a young and emerging field in astrophysics, with only around 150 having been found before the release of our new catalog. A lot of… This story continues at The Next Web Source The post New mysterious ‘fast radio bursts’ reveal secrets of the universe appeared first on Afroware.

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https://afroware.com/ai-can-now-convincingly-mimic-cybersecurity-experts-and-medical-researchers/ If you use such social media websites as Facebook and Twitter, you may have come across posts flagged with warnings about misinformation. So far, most misinformation — flagged and unflagged — has been aimed at the general public. Imagine the possibility of misinformation — information that is false or misleading — in scientific and technical fields like cybersecurity, public safety and medicine. There is growing concern about misinformation spreading in these critical fields as a result of common biases and practices in publishing scientific literature, even in peer-reviewed research papers. As a graduate student and as faculty members doing research… This story continues at The Next Web Source The post AI can now convincingly mimic cybersecurity experts and medical researchers appeared first on Afroware.

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https://afroware.com/self-driving-startup-waabi-just-managed-to-net-83-5m-how/ It is not the best of times for self-driving car startups. The past year has seen large tech companies acquire startups that were running out of cash and ride-hailing companies shutter costly self-driving car projects with no prospect of becoming production-ready anytime soon. Yet, in the midst of this downturn, Waabi, a Toronto-based self-driving car startup, has just come out of stealth with an insane amount of $83.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Khosla Ventures, with additional participation from Uber, 8VC, Radical Ventures, OMERS Ventures, BDC, and Aurora Innovation. The company’s financial backers also include Geoffrey Hinton, Fei-Fei Li,… This story continues at The Next Web Source The post Self-driving startup Waabi just managed to net $83.5M — how? appeared first on Afroware.

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https://afroware.com/deepmind-researchers-say-reinforcement-learning-is-the-key-to-cracking-general-ai/ In their decades-long chase to create artificial intelligence, computer scientists have designed and developed all kinds of complicated mechanisms and technologies to replicate vision, language, reasoning, motor skills, and other abilities associated with intelligent life. While these efforts have resulted in AI systems that can efficiently solve specific problems in limited environments, they fall short of developing the kind of general intelligence seen in humans and animals. In a new paper submitted to the peer-reviewed Artificial Intelligence journal, scientists at UK-based AI lab DeepMind argue that intelligence and its associated abilities will emerge not from formulating and solving complicated problems but by sticking to… This story continues at The Next Web Source The post DeepMind researchers say reinforcement learning is the key to cracking general AI appeared first on Afroware.

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