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Ron Eglash: The fractals at the heart of African designs | Video on TED.com

TED Talks 'I am a mathematician, and I would like to stand on your roof.' That is how Ron Eglash greeted many African families he met while researching the fractal patterns he’d noticed in villages across the continent.
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Get the latest technology and engineering news and insight. Learn about the next steps for everything from AI and smart devices to mechanical engineering

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Computer knows how much pain you are in by studying your face

Computer knows how much pain you are in by studying your face | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
An algorithm that estimates someone’s pain levels by looking at their face could help stop doctors prescribing painkillers to people who don’t need them
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Seeing the Unseen: New, Low-Cost Technique Tracks Objects Hidden by Fog

Seeing the Unseen: New, Low-Cost Technique Tracks Objects Hidden by Fog | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
A new, low-cost technique could reveal objects shrouded in mist or dust
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Flexible Batteries May Soon Be Printed Right On Your Clothes

Flexible Batteries May Soon Be Printed Right On Your Clothes | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

Graphene supercapacitors, printed directly on textiles, could power medical devices, wearable computers, even phone-charging shirts

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The Solar Eclipse Had a Spooky Effect on Nature

The Solar Eclipse Had a Spooky Effect on Nature | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The total solar eclipse had a strange impact on nature and animals all across the United States.
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A breakthrough new method for 3D-printing living tissues | KurzweilAI

A breakthrough new method for 3D-printing living tissues | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The 3D droplet bioprinter, developed by the Bayley Research Group at Oxford, producing millimeter-sized tissues (credit: Sam Olof/ Alexander
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It May Rain Diamonds Inside Neptune and Uranus

It May Rain Diamonds Inside Neptune and Uranus | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

Scientists have finally simulated the long-proposed shower of gems
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Use This App to Get the Most From the Coming Eclipse

Use This App to Get the Most From the Coming Eclipse | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

With livestreams, simulations and safety guides, this Solar Eclipse app will be the key tool for the upcoming astronomical extravaganza

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Deep Learning Our Way Through Fashion Week – Inside EDITED

Deep Learning Our Way Through Fashion Week – Inside EDITED | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
AI, deep learning — or whatever we decide to call this new wave of neural network applications — has many industries racing to design the latest and most intelligent learning systems in an attempt to…

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How a handful of tech companies control billions of minds every day

How a handful of tech companies control billions of minds every day | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
A handful of people working at a handful of tech companies steer the thoughts of billions of people every day, says design thinker Tristan Harris. From Facebook notifications to Snapstreaks to YouTube autoplays, they're all competing for one thing: your attention. Harris shares how these companies prey on our psychology for their own profit and calls for a design renaissance in which our tech instead encourages us to live out the timeline we want.
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What a Border Collie Taught a Linguist About Language

What a Border Collie Taught a Linguist About Language | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The whistles that a shepherd uses to command her dog sound a whole lot like human language.
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We share the Milky Way with 100 million black holes

We share the Milky Way with 100 million black holes | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
New census calculates black hole populations in galaxies big and small.
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Facebook AI learns human reactions after watching hours of Skype

Facebook AI learns human reactions after watching hours of Skype | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
People use their faces to communicate in subtle ways. A Facebook conversational bot trained on Skype chats had reactions indistinguishable from human ones

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Plastic Fibers Are Found in '83% of the World's Tap Water'

Plastic Fibers Are Found in '83% of the World's Tap Water' | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
A global tap water study raises fresh concerns about the implications of rampant plastic pollution on human and planetary health.
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Leading AI country will be ‘ruler of the world,’ says Putin | KurzweilAI

Leading AI country will be ‘ruler of the world,’ says Putin | KurzweilAI | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
DoD autonomous drone swarms concept (credit: U.S. Dept. of Defense) Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Friday (Sept. 1, 2017) that the country that
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The man who makes prosthetic hands for free - BBC News

The man who makes prosthetic hands for free - BBC News | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Taiwan's Chang Hsien-liang makes free limb for those who need them, after losing his own hand.
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DNA Editing: Doping of the Future?

DNA Editing: Doping of the Future? | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The ability to edit DNA is already here, but the effects of doing so are hardly understood. Genetics experts explain the potential pitfalls and alluring upside of using the technology on athletes.
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Big Brother Knows What You Look Like, and That's OK?

Big Brother Knows What You Look Like, and That's OK? | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

Some uses for rapidly-improving facial-recognition technology are more benign than scary
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How 5 Ancient Cultures Explained Solar Eclipses

How 5 Ancient Cultures Explained Solar Eclipses | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Solar eclipses have been fascinating—and often terrifying—humans throughout the course of history.
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Deep Learning Mindmap

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deeplearning-mindmap - A mindmap summarising Deep Learning concepts.

A partial list of the building blocks of Deep Learning architectures, with notes on the mathematics behind each component. Read more: click image or title.

 

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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, August 20, 7:52 AM

Deep Learning is part of a broader family of Machine Learning methods based on learning data representations, as opposed to task-specific algorithms. Learning can be supervised, partially supervised, or unsupervised. This is an attempt to summarize this large field in one .PDF file.

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Social Media Has Hijacked Our Minds. Click Here to Fight It

Social Media Has Hijacked Our Minds. Click Here to Fight It | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The founder of a nonprofit aimed at stopping tech companies from “hijacking our minds” says internet users must rise up and reclaim their humanity.
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Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Power Electric Cars of the Future

Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Power Electric Cars of the Future | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
With car manufacturers and technology companies making more battery-powered devices, lithium is becoming an ever-more precious metal.
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