Desperate Dinosaurs Turned to Cannibalism to Survive, Study Suggests

Credit to Author: Becky Ferreira| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 18:07:48 +0000

Paleontologists found the first clear evidence of cannibalism in Allosaurus, indicating that either dinosaurs as a whole were more into cannibalism than we thought, or these carnivores went through a dark and harsh period.

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Antarctica Was a Lush Rainforest 90M Years Ago, Scientists Discover

Credit to Author: Becky Ferreira| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 15:10:39 +0000

Ancient ice cores revealed a shocking discovery: pollen and spores, indicating a long-lost rainforest that was shrouded in perpetual darkness for months at a time.

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That Moment When An AI Velociraptor Learns To Turn Off The Lights

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 23:55:35 +0000

We can impose our biases about the salient on neural nets and that has significant value, for example in looking at user experience wire frames and assessing how useful they are in delivering stakeholder value. But we will also be surprised by what the alien quasi-intelligences we are creating consider salient

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How Would A Robotic Machine Learning Velociraptor Learn To Play Goalie?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 20 Oct 2019 19:20:09 +0000

A neural net is trained to recognize that things that it is seeing are items of value, i.e. logs. It identifies them. But that’s a noun, not a verb. Where does the verb or action come from? That’s an attention loop. An attention space. People who care. Features. A neural net which is being trained to pay attention. Trainers. But little to no understanding of action. Yet

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