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Quantum Computing: First Steps to Creating a Mind

Quantum Computing: First Steps to Creating a Mind

Google’s newest super (duper) computer is a major step towards creating a mind. Where to even begin on what it possibly the most exciting topic I’ve covered since I started writing. This is a subject so dense that I had to research plenty just to write a subjective blog post. Google recently unveiled the superest of super computers that recently proved its capable of something special: quantum computing. Perhaps the best place to start is with a brief discussion about…

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Skype Translator: A New Rosetta Stone

Skype Translator: A New Rosetta Stone

Thanks to deep neural networks, global, seamless communication isn’t far off. In 196 BC, the Decree of Memphis was issued by Ptolemy V in Egypt. It was written on a granodiorite stele (a big, flat, upright stone) in three scripts. The first in Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, then in a Demotic script and finally in Ancient Greek. It proved to be the key to understanding the hieroglyphs thanks to its three identical texts; we know it as the Rosetta Stone. Thanks…

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