AI

AGI and Games

There has been a lot of recent excitement about reinforcement learning, led by DeepMind’s news about AlphaGo zero being able to achieve the best Go-playing rating by learning from scratch. Their system was able to rapidly learn by itself, with no prior training and preparation for Go. This impressive achievement Read more…

By Borislav Agapiev, ago
AI

Deep Learning and child’s play

The current huge new wave of AI and Deep Learning has been recently revolving around the topic of children, how they play and acquire knowledge and intelligence. This is not necessarily a brand new phenomenon, as it has been known and appreciated before,  including cognitive scientists who recognized such processes Read more…

By Borislav Agapiev, ago
AI

AI and genius

The rate of progress in AI in the last few years has been amazing. Self-driving cars  are seemingly around the corner, with leading car manufacturers, along with Tesla, already selling cars with  unprecedented levels of autonomous driving. One can talk to their phones as well as virtual home assistants to Read more…

By Borislav Agapiev, ago
AI

AI and the Semantic Web

The issue of semantics has been around for a while, before the recent advent of AI and Deep Learning around 2012. It is what the Semantic Web was about. It was mentioned by Tim Berners-Lee,  the creator of the Web as we know it, way back in 2001. A lot Read more…

By Borislav Agapiev, ago
AI

AlphaGo Free and AGI

The quest for ‘I’ in Artificial Intelligence has been refocused with the rise of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) as a branch of AI focused on intellectual tasks, as opposed to advances in computer vision, simplistic transactional conversations and games. This is not to say the advances in these areas have Read more…

By Borislav Agapiev, ago
AI

Power of structure

The amazing things about great graphs of our times is their enormously rich structure. A single link on a web page does not mean much by itself, but hundreds of billions  and trillions of them add up to something truly great, which is what Google brought to the world. The Read more…

By Borislav Agapiev, ago
AI

Great graphs

The great information revolution of  the last twenty years or so started with the advent of the Internet and browsers in 1994. Early attempts were amazing in how much new stuff was being invented but the real breakthrough of scale came with Google in 1998. They unveiled to the new Read more…

By Borislav Agapiev, ago