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Big Data, Meet Neuroscience

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by Angela Guess The staff at Science 2.0 recently wrote, “We’re being overrun with Big Data and that has created a need to increase computing and networking power to make it possible to manage the vast amount of information available. Toward that goal, a new generation of Information and communications technology (ICT) systems has been…

Google Buys DeepMind Technologies, Growing Its Deep Learning Portfolio And Expertise

Google’s letting the cash flow. Fresh off its $3.2 billion acquisition of “conscious home” company Nest, which makes the Nest Learning Thermostat and Protect smoke and carbon monoxide detector, it’s spending some comparative pocket change — $400 million – on artificial intelligence startup DeepMind Technologies. The news was first reported at re/code here, where one…

Nara Neural Networking Dining Personalization Service Goes Mobile, Adds Cities, And Targets New Categories With Partners

Early in the summer, The Semantic Web Blog introduced readers to Nara, an advanced neural networking service to automate, personalize and curate web dining experiences for users. (See that story here.) The service is moving ahead with the launch today of its mobile version, as well as in other respects. “We’re now doing a full-on…

Where To Eat? Let Neural Network Computing Help You Decide

Dollars to donuts most folks haven’t ever found a place to eat courtesy of neural networking technology before. Generally, Internet searches for spots to have a bite come courtesy of friends’ Facebook recommendations, services like Yelp, and even some semantically-powered offerings such as BooRah, now an Intuit company. But the collection of neuroscientists, computer scientists,…