Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Charles River, Maclaurin Building 10 & The Great Dome
McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT
August 22, 2015 - 9:00 am
This event is invitation only.
Details will be posted closer to the event date.
CBMM Summer 2015 Course at MBL, Woods Hole MA
The Marine Biological Laboratory
August 13, 2015 - 9:00 am
Brains, Minds and Machines
The Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MACourse Date: August 13 – September 3, 2015Deadline: March 16, 2015* . | Online Application Form*Please note that registration is now closed.Directors: Gabriel Kreiman, Harvard University; and Tomaso Poggio, Massachusetts...
Photo of Professor Tomaso Poggio from MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Dr Xu Qianli from A*Star's Institute for Infocomm Research
July 10, 2015 - 8:45 am
Device can help them check if they're taking the right medicine, recognise familiar faces
The Straits Times, July 10, 2015
 
Institute for Infocomm Research - A*Star, a CBMM International Partner, has developed an application which utilized the GoogleGlass platform to help users recognize people and discreetly send medical reminders.
 
Excerpt:
"Scientists in Singapore are developing intelligent glasses that can recognise different people, for...
Future of Life Institute (FLI) logo
July 6, 2015 - 3:15 pm
New International Grants Program Jump-Starts Research to Ensure AI Remains Beneficial
Elon-Musk-backed program signals growing interest in new branch of artificial intelligence research
Amid rapid industry investment in developing smarter artificial intelligence, a new branch of research has begun to take off aimed at ensuring that society can reap the benefits of AI while avoiding potential pitfalls.
The Boston-based Future of Life Institute (...
Image of a robot splashing paint onto a wall.
June 30, 2015 - 11:15 am
Prof. Daniel Rockmore, Director of the Neukom Institute for Computational Science and CBMM External Advisory Committee Member, shared teh following announcement fo the “Turing Tests in Creativity” competitions:
Dartmouth Press Release, by John D. Cramer
June 29, 2015
Scientists recently built a deep learning machine that outperforms the average human on IQ tests. But could an artificially intelligent computer write “Shall I compare thee to a...
Brain building blocks
June 26, 2015 - 10:15 am
The background: DCLNs (Deep Convolutional Learning Networks) are doing very well
Over the last 3 years and increasingly so in the last few months, I have seen supervised DCLNs — feedforward and recurrent — do more and more of everything quite well. They seem to learn good representations for a growing number of speech and text problems (for a review by the pioneers in the field see LeCun, Bengio, Hinton, 2015). More interestingly, it is...
Genoa, Italy
June 22, 2015 - 9:00 am
CBMM and its partners, the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) , LCSL, and the University of Genova are co-organizing a machine learning course for this summer in Genoa, Italy. The course will be held June 22nd - 26th, 2015.
Instructors:
- Lorenzo Rosasco, Universita' di Genova (also Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia and Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
- Francesca Odone, Universita' di Genova.
Registration is now closed. Deadline wasMay...
Princeton Neuroscience Institute
June 15, 2015 - 5:15 pm
Princeton Neuroscience Institute will be hosting a summer course which might be of interest to the CBMM community:
New intensive summer course: Neurotechnologies for Analysis of Neural Dynamics
Directors: David W. Tank and Michael Berry, Princeton University,
Dates: June 15 – July 12, 2015
Online...
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June 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm
Five of the Best Computer Science Classes in the U.S.: This is where the smartest coders cut their teeth
by Peter Reford
BloombergBusiness, June 11, 2015
 
Congratulations to Prof. Patrick Winston! His MIT Course 6.034 was included in Bloomberg Business's list of the Five of the Best Computer Science Classes in the U.S.
Excerpt:
"MIT’s 6.034: Artificial Intelligence 
Professor: Patrick Winston, PhD
Notable alumni: Early Googler Wesley Chan, U.S...
CVPR 2015 logo
June 11, 2015 - 9:00 am
Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015
Location: CVPR 2015, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts.
We're planning a day of invited speakers and a poster session. Submissions are non-archival short 2 page abstracts. Submission of both novel and already-published but relevant work is encouraged.
This...