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Complexity no Bar to AI -
Critics of AI risk suggest diminishing returns to computing (formalized asymptotically) means AI will be weak; this argument relies on a large number of questionable premises and ignoring additional resources, constant factors, and nonlinear returns to small intelligence advantages, and is highly unlikely. (computer science, transhumanism, AI, R)
created: 1 June 2014; modified: 01 Feb 2018; status: finished; confidence: likely; importance: 10
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april 2018 by nhaliday
Non-Convex Optimization for Machine Learning | Hacker News
Discussion on non-convex optimization for ML. HN: "> Put a bit more dramatically, [this monograph] will seek to show how problems that were once avoided, having been shown to be NP-hard to solve, now have solvers that operate in near-linear time, by carefully analyzing and exploiting additional task structure!"
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january 2018 by joecamel
The advantages of using AI in Insurance | Expert System
The Insurance is an industry notorious to be full of data, but using AI companies can improve their strategic processes. Learn more!
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november 2017 by automationeye
If Quantum Computers are not Possible Why are Classical Computers Possible? | Combinatorics and more
As most of my readers know, I regard quantum computing as unrealistic. You can read more about it in my Notices AMS paper and its extended version (see also this post) and in the discussion of Puzzle 4 from my recent puzzles paper (see also this post). The amazing progress and huge investment in quantum computing (that I presented and update  routinely in this post) will put my analysis to test in the next few years.
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november 2017 by nhaliday

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