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Alexander Tsiaras: Conception to birth -- visualized | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Image-maker Alexander Tsiaras shares a powerful medical visualization, showing human development from conception to birth and beyond. (Some graphic images.)
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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

Deep Learning Mindmap | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
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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What can the eclipse tell us about the corona’s magnetic field?

What can the eclipse tell us about the corona’s magnetic field? | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The corona’s plasma jumps and dances thanks to the magnetic field, but scientists have never measured the field directly.
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Can a Crowdsourced AI Medical Diagnosis App Outperform Your Doctor?

Can a Crowdsourced AI Medical Diagnosis App Outperform Your Doctor? | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The Human Dx platform aims to improve the accuracy of individual physicians
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Gene-Editing Success Brings Pig-to-Human Transplants Closer to Reality

Gene-Editing Success Brings Pig-to-Human Transplants Closer to Reality | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
CRISPR has enabled researchers to inactivate viruses in donor animals that may sicken humans
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Los Angeles tests cooling pavement paint to beat heat

Los Angeles tests cooling pavement paint to beat heat | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Can a splash of gray pavement paint help combat global warming?
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Scientists creating an atomic 'Lego set' of 2-D wonder materials

Scientists creating an atomic 'Lego set' of 2-D wonder materials | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The strongest material known to mankind was first discovered with sticky tape. Today, this two-dimensional (2-D) version of carbon known as graphene is the subject of intense research around the world. Many hope its uniqu
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This "Tissue" Paper Is Made From Real Tissue

This "Tissue" Paper Is Made From Real Tissue | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

Made from powdered organs, the flexible paper could be used as a sophisticated bandage during surgery
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The Sci-Fi Technology that Could Power Microbots

The Sci-Fi Technology that Could Power Microbots | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

Using no moving parts, ion thrusters could propel tiny robots for long periods
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Robots with Their Heads in the Clouds

Robots with Their Heads in the Clouds | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Rather than each carrying its own “brain,” they could share a single, remote one
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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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This New Mexico Petroglyph Might Reveal an Ancient Solar Eclipse

This New Mexico Petroglyph Might Reveal an Ancient Solar Eclipse | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

In 1097, a Pueblo artist may have etched a rare celestial event into the rock for all of posterity
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"Textalyzer" Aims at Deadly Distracted Driving

"Textalyzer" Aims at Deadly Distracted Driving | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
A new device promises to tell police when a driver has been sending messages while behind the wheel, but is it legal? Larry Greenemeier reports.
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Richard Dawkins Offers Advice for Donald Trump, and Other Wisdom

Richard Dawkins Offers Advice for Donald Trump, and Other Wisdom | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The biologist and atheist, whose latest book was released this week, talks about the reliability of science, artificial intelligence, religion and the president
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Affordable lead sensor for home, city water lines

Affordable lead sensor for home, city water lines | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
A new electronic lead sensor, potentially costing around $20, could keep an eye on home and city water quality, alerting residents and officials to the presence of lead within nine days. University of Michigan researcher
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New Analysis Indicates Early Britons Engaged in Ritualistic Cannibalism

New Analysis Indicates Early Britons Engaged in Ritualistic Cannibalism | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

A zigzag pattern on an arm bone indicates around 15,000 years ago, humans in Britain may have consumed others as part of a funeral rite
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Big Data (and You) Could Help Find 1,500 Undiscovered Minerals

Big Data (and You) Could Help Find 1,500 Undiscovered Minerals | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

Researchers are using new tools to predict where to find new minerals as well as to locate new sources of valuable resources like copper
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DNA Analysis Sheds Light on the Mysterious Origins of the Ancient Greeks

DNA Analysis Sheds Light on the Mysterious Origins of the Ancient Greeks | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

Scholars have long puzzled over the ancestry of the Minoans and Myceneans, two important Bronze Age cultures
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