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First fringes of the Singularity

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From a must-read article by Jordan Pearson at Motherboard:

“Neural networks can be plugged into one another in a very natural way,” Karpathy told me. “So we simply take a convolutional neural network, which understands the content of images, and then we take a recurrent neural network, which is very good at processing language, and we plug one into the other. They speak to each other—they can take an image and describe it in a sentence.”

And, it works:

Neural net

And you know how the security apparatus will use it: putting names to faces in those ultrafinegrain crowd photos. And given that news media like to take photos of crowds of protesters, some of the work is done for them.

Written by LeisureGuy

18 November 2014 at 3:33 pm

Posted in Technology

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