Lynx Roundup, December 3rd 2020

Lynx Roundup, December 3rd 2020

AI today and tomorrow is mostly about curve fitting! Maximize your Productivity with Python! From System 1 Deep Learning to System 2 Deep Learning!

Matthew Alhonte
Matthew Alhonte
MIT’s deep learning found an antibiotic for a germ nothing else could kill | ZDNet
Scientists at MIT and Harvard’s Broad Institute and MIT’s CSAIL built a deep learning network that can acquire a broad representation of molecular structure and thereby discover novel antibiotics. The resulting compound, halicin, can destroy a pathogen for which no cure has existed, and it could eve…
New York Proposal Would Give Uber And Lyft Drivers Right To Unionize
Uber and other companies could see their workers go union in New York if a new proposal becomes law. Bloomberg reports: “New York lawmakers are planning to introduce a bill that would go beyond making…
Security Researchers Say The Reopen America Campaign Is Being Astroturfed
Gun advocacy and conservative groups are responsible for astroturfing the reopen America campaign that has swept the US in recent days, according to research from cybersecurity experts.
AI today and tomorrow is mostly about curve fitting, not intelligence
Important academic discussions around the ‘intelligence’ in AI are emerging. They help level set the reality of what’s possible now and into the future. Here’s your guide as to what is real and what’s imagined.
Maximize your Productivity with Python
Have you ever found yourself created a long to-do list in a day but felt like you did nothing after checking many boxes on your list? The reason is that although you have finished many tasks, most of…
From System 1 Deep Learning to System 2 Deep Learning
Past progress in deep learning has concentrated mostly on learning from a static dataset, mostly for perception tasks and other System 1 tasks which are done intuitively and unconsciously by humans....
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Matthew Alhonte

Supervillain in somebody's action hero movie. Experienced a radioactive freak accident at a young age which rendered him part-snake and strangely adept at Python.