Artificial Intelligence So Advanced It Can Play ‘Pong!’

Photo from Pierre Lecourt/Flickr Google DeepMind, formerly Deepmind Technologies, has developed an Artificial Intelligence, or AI, so advanced that it can beat Atari games from the 1980’s. Their findings were published by Nature on Feb. 25, 2015. Neuroscientist Demis Hassabis, along with Shane Legg and Mustafa Suleyman, began development of DeepMind in 2011. Over the… Read More Artificial Intelligence So Advanced It Can Play ‘Pong!’

Finding a haven in Bangalore’s bookstores

One of the shoppers on the third floor of Blossom, browsing through some of the stock. (Photo: Kevin Matyi) Becoming a local landmark. Specializing in obscure, hard-to-find titles from centuries past. Fitting hundreds of thousands of books in a tiny storefront. These are the ways that independent bookstores are surviving in Bangalore. The stores have… Read More Finding a haven in Bangalore’s bookstores