New Artificial Intelligence system can decode your mind

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New Artificial Intelligence system can decode your mind Washington | Scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence system that can decode the human mind, and interpret what a person is seeing by analysing brain scans. The advance could aid efforts to improve artificial intelligence (AI) and lead to new insights into brain function. Critical to the research is a type of algorithm called a convolutional neural network, which has been instrumental in enabling computers and smartphones to recognise faces and objects. “That type of network has made an enormous impact…

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Theists Vs. Atheists: Who’s Better Off

Theists Vs. Atheists: Who's Better Off?

Theists Vs. Atheists: Who’s Better Off Like any religious conflict, this debate can only be settled with a point system. A Darwin fish meets a Jesus fish.iStockphoto Atheists typically fancy themselves to be an intelligent bunch, so it’ll hearten them to know that a recent review of decades of research over 63 studies has found that atheists are on average more intelligent than believers. As is the case with any theological zero-sum game between atheists and theists, the study has sparked a torrent of evangelical atheist boasting on news comment…

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