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Google AI project apes memory, programs (sort of) like a human


by: Tim Hornyak The mission of Google’s DeepMind Technologies startup is to “solve intelligence.” Now, researchers there have developed an artificial intelligence system that can mimic some of the brain’s memory skills and even program like a human. The researchers developed a kind of neural network that can use external memory, allowing it to learn and…

These 5 antivirus suites keep potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) from biting


by: Eric Geier Adware and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) might not seem like viruses to some people, but they can wreak havoc and cause major annoyances. It’s like comparing terriers to guard dogs: A misbehaved terrier (PUP) may not be as dangerous as a bad-tempered junkyard dog (virus), but the little ankle-biters can sure get on…