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.
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Put down the phone, drop those torn takeout menus, and take a few deep breaths. It's time to retrain that brain when you're craving comfort food. Here are 25 takeout favorites that you can healthfully make in your own kitchen. Whether...Show More Summary
Scientists have been toying around with something called "deep learning" (a massive, internet-based robot brain) for a while now. But a newly published paper details the latest advancement in the robotic processing system: Learning how to cook simply from watching YouTube videos. Robots—they're just like us! Read more...
For the past two weeks, the Cut has been hard at work bringing you the kind of stories you’ve been waiting for all year: A celebrity-sock-line explainer, deep thoughts on water, pictures of celebrities wearing winter coats, and, of course, a slideshow of animals that look like Paris Hilton. In... More »
I was so sorry to hear about the death of Edward Herrmann this morning of brain cancer, and I send deep condolences to his family. He was 71 years old. Herrmann was a classically trained theater, film and television actor who won fans...Show More Summary
Deep neural network rivals primate brain in object recognition | KurzweilAI: warrenellis: "A new study from MIT neuroscientists has found that for the first time, one of the latest generation of “deep neural networks” matches the ability of the primate brain to recognize objects during a brief glance." Uh-oh
Computers aren't best suited to visual object recognition. Our brains are hardwired to quickly see and match patterns in everything, with great leaps of intuition, while the processing center of a computer is more akin to a very powerful calculator. Show More Summary