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New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Learning | Quanta Magazine

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4 weeks ago by davedmiller

A new idea is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms — and might also explain how human brains learn.

4 weeks ago by davedmiller

Genius engineer Claude Shannon used this problem-solving process - Business Insider

7 weeks ago by drmeme

Step 1: Simplify. Simplify. Simplify.

Step 2: Fill your 'mental matrix' with solutions to similar problems.

Step 3: Approach the problem from many different angles.

Step 4: Break a big problem down into small pieces.

Step 5: Solve the problem 'backwards.'

Step 6: If you've solved the problem, extend that solution out as far as it will go.

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Step 2: Fill your 'mental matrix' with solutions to similar problems.

Step 3: Approach the problem from many different angles.

Step 4: Break a big problem down into small pieces.

Step 5: Solve the problem 'backwards.'

Step 6: If you've solved the problem, extend that solution out as far as it will go.

7 weeks ago by drmeme

Genius engineer Claude Shannon used this problem-solving process - Business Insider

7 weeks ago by pmastela

The engineering professor James Massey called this insight "Copernican": In

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7 weeks ago by pmastela

Claude Shannon’s “Creative Thinking” Speech: A Genius Reveals How To Be Creative

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9 weeks ago by lolptdr

At the Library of Congress alone, there were 21 boxes worth of Claude Shannon papers. We went through each carton, page by page. And that was just the beginning. Outside of what was in that…

9 weeks ago by lolptdr

10,000 Hours With Claude Shannon: How A Genius Thinks, Works, and Lives

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11 weeks ago by pinterb

See, we just published the biography of Dr. Claude Shannon. He’s the most important genius you’ve never heard of, a man whose intellect was on par with Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton. We spent five…

11 weeks ago by pinterb

Betty Shannon, Unsung Mathematical Genius - Scientific American Blog Network

12 weeks ago by xavi

Shannon was prone to thinking in leaps—to solving problems in his mind before addressing all the intermediary steps on paper. Like many an intuitive mind before him, he loathed showing his work. So Betty filled in the gaps.

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12 weeks ago by xavi