The neurons in our cortex, the outermost “crust” of our brain, seem to have uniquely evolved to sustain complex computations in their input cables.
There's been an explosion of noise and hype about the metaverse. If you're new to the concept, this introduction is for you.
«It’s also a good reminder that anytime you see the media claim that something is “the first” virtual-based whatever, that’s very likely not true.»
The entire process happens below our consciousness, suppressing unwanted memories so that they never surface to awareness.
The researchers believe the algorithm may help future AI learn to act simply by watching the vast numbers of videos on the internet.
A new approach that combines biological and chemical processes could greatly simplify the process of recycling mixed plastics.
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