A certain deep, primal part of my brain went “Squeeee!” at this video of a nautilus being fed by hand. I want one. I want a cephalopod to be my friend. But sorry, people, taking an exotic animal out of the ocean and confining it to an aquarium is not exactly the friendliest thing to…
A few highlights from Lee Gomes’s long, lucid interview with Facebook’s artificial-intelligence chief Yann LeCun in IEEE Spectrum: Gomes: We read about Deep Learning in the news a lot these days. What’s your least favorite definition of the term that you see … Continue reading ?
"You see her eating brains in just about every episode and if that turns people off, we're in deep trouble," the 'Veronica Mars' alum tells THR. read more
Website for the BROADEN™ study, which was terminated In these days of irrational exuberance about neural circuit models, it's wise to remember the limitations of current deep brain stimulation (DBS) methods to treat psychiatric disorders. Show More Summary
It's time to go deep — deep into your brain, that is The sudsy geniuses on Reddit's r/ShowerThoughts don't always keep it clean. In a video sure to make you think and blush, the subreddit's dirtiest musings are animated for a visually...Show More Summary
Deep brain stimulation involves threading electrodes deep into the brain — it's invasive, but it's also an effective way to treat disorders like Parkinson's and depression. But now scientists have a new wireless brain stimulation technique, which targets the proteins that sense heat and spice. Read more...
Derek Zoolander: man, model, philosopher. Everyone knows that Derek Zoolander is more than just a really, really good looking face. Behind his Blue Steel stare is a brain that is bursting with deep thoughts that he's dying to gift upon the world. See also: 'Blue Steel' vs. Show More Summary
Marina and the Diamonds is best known for a glitzily yearning, high-drama brand of cinema-pop—Hollywood infected my brain; Primadonna girl, fill the void up with celluloid; etc—and the deep tumult of her vocals as well as the conceptual...Show More Summary
Navigational brain cells that help sense direction are as electrically active during deep sleep as they are during wake time, scientists have discovered. Such information could be useful in treating navigational problems associated with Alzheimer's disease and other neurological disorders.
Surprising Understanding Last summer, I wrote a post detailing various strategies for reading mathematical proofs faster. Last week, I stumbled across a new strategy that I think may be relevant for many different types of deep information processing. I came across this strategy while peer reviewing a complicated computer science paper. As I read, I […]
Thursday, our colleague Jessica Contrera dug deep into a topic at the front of everyone’s brain freeze this week: “Dear people who run in the snow: What is your deal anyway?” Who among us hasn’t wondered what’s going through the minds of the joggers carefully pounding the ice-covered pavements of Washington? More importantly, what are they […]
Little Caesar's is finally doing what no other Caesar, Pinky, or Brain could ever accomplish: taking over the world. And it isn't taking the world with weapons or numbers or propaganda. No, it's using the most sinister tool in the arsenal… Bacon. [ Related: KFC Introduces The Double Down Dog!! ] The pizza chain is unleashing the most devastating [...]
by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM recently wrote, “As deep learning continues gathering steam among researchers, entrepreneurs and the press, there’s a loud-and-getting-louder debate about whether its algorithms actually operate like the human brain does. Show More Summary
As deep learning continues gathering steam among researchers, entrepreneurs and the press, there's a loud-and-getting-louder debate about whether its algorithms actually operate like the human brain does. The comparison might not make much…
by Angela Guess Rachel Metz of the MIT Technology Review recently wrote, “Software that roughly mimics the way the brain works could give smartphones new smarts—leading to more accurate and sophisticated apps for tracking everything from workouts to emotions. Show More Summary
Holy hard-ass beats, GOLDDIGGA just punched out all yo brains so you can become REBORN. And from his name alone, you can pretty much surmise this fellah went DEEP in the NYC record sales scene, and has found some esoterica that’s unheard of by the people who even made it! You got hard/light vocal/piano pairings. Show More Summary
Parkinson's disease patients treated with low-frequency deep brain stimulation show significant improvements in swallowing dysfunction and freezing of gait over typical high-frequency treatment.
Artificial light makes the modern world possible. But not all kinds of light are good for us. Electric light has fundamentally altered our lives, our bodies and the very nature of our sleep. [Deep Look] The post How Electric Light is Changing Our Brains [Science Video] appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
Stiff, steel microwires can damage tissue when implanted deep into patients' brains. Engineers at MIT have found a way around this problem with a flexible brain-implant technology. Read more...
A novel pathway buried deep within a region of the brain produces a brain hormone that acts as a crucial sensor of blood glucose levels. Understanding how the hormone orchestrates the body's response to low blood sugar offers hope for treating hypoglycemia.