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Europe goes quantum

Finnish startup IQM, which is developing quantum computing hardware, has raised an €11.45m seed round from a group of investors including Maki.vc, MIG Funds, OpenOcean, Tesi (the Finnish industrial investment fund), and Vito Ventures.Europe VCs eye quantum computing

At the edge of a cliff - Quantum Computing

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Source: https://ai.googleblog.com/2018/05/the-question-of-quantum-supremacy.html
Quantum computing reminds me of the early days of computer development (the 50s - 60s) where we had different companies come up with their different computer architectures. You had to learn how to use one architecture then move to another then another as you hoped to explore different systems that were better for one task than they were for another task.

From Novice to AI with Wolfram Language

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I taught a full course on Wolfram Language programming, Computational Thinking and Artificial Intelligence in just 3 days!! That is 3 days to go from total Wolfram language programming novice to eventually training models using the robust automated artificial intelligence system included in Mathematica.

Next Steps Towards Strong Artificial Intelligence

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If you follow current AI Research then it will be apparent to you that AI research, the deep learning type has stalled! This does not mean that new areas of application for existing techniques are not appearing but that the fundamentals have been solved and things have become pretty standardized.

What is Intelligence: Strong AI arrival scenarios

Strong AI arrival scenarios

There are several scenarios through which Strong AI can arrive for humanity. Here are some that I find highly probable.

What is Intelligence: Human Intelligence

Human Intelligence

What really is human intelligence? I am not a fan of lifting other peoples definitions unless they resonate with me. People can make definite statements of certain things like in physics where we know that the definition of force is given by the equation F = MA, which is not revocable no matter how you contest it. It is a fact stated in math. It’s a fact as strong as 2 + 2 = 4. You cannot create another answer for 2 + 2 = 4 using the standard understanding of the basic arithmetic operators. You can create another operator that defines addition in a different way but the basic arithmetic operator cannot be changed.