“Paul Allen said his decision to fund AI research lab was inspired by the question of how books and other knowledge might be encoded to become the basis for computer interactions.
… A new synthesis of artificial intelligence, weaving together powerful machine-learning tools with traditional logic-oriented software.
Researchers have focused on three projects — one in computer vision (in which computers learn to recognize images), one to build a reasoning system capable of taking standardized school tests, and a third to help scholars deal with fire hose of information inundating every scientific field.
In September, researchers celebrated first milestone — 60 percent correct answers in language portion of New York State’s fourth-grade science test.”
“There is a growing number of postdocs and few places in academia for them to go. Some end up trapped as ‘permadocs’: doing multiple postdoc terms, staying for many years and, in a small but significant proportion, never leaving. What does the future hold?
By the time … reached her twelfth year as a postdoctoral fellow, she had finally had enough …”
Remember “Jurassic Park”? Ever dreamt of living among huge Dinosaurs?
Want to find out how it feels like living in “19th Century Britain” for a few days?
Theme Park Development: At My Ventures
I shall develop “Theme Parks” – that hold “Models of life” during different Historic and Pre-historic Times. You go to those “Theme Parks” and “live the life” for a few days.
“Pre-historic Life” Park [Remember “Jurassic Park”? Ever dreamt of living among huge Dinosaurs?]
“Historic” Park: You go to a Park and live in, say, “19th Century Britain” for a few days with others; eating food of those times, wearing clothes of those times, and maybe hunting and farming a bit too!
I am not talking about “3 hour family trips”; it’s travelling and “living in a new World”for several days. It’s more like “Travelling” to places, than short “Trips”.