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Photos of Prof.  Liz Spelke and Prof. Amnon Shashua
March 25, 2016
Prof. Elzabeth Spelke, CBMM Associate Director, and Prof. Amnon Shashua, CBMM International Partner, have both been invited to be plenary speakers at CVPR 2016. The Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) is...
Group photo of the 2015 CBMM Undergraduate Summer Research Interns
March 18, 2016
CBMM offers an intensive 10-week summer research internship, in collaboration with the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences (MIT BCS), for advanced undergraduates from institutions with limited research opportunities to...
March 14, 2016
 Joey will be working in Prof. Josh Tenenbaum's lab this summer, under the supervision of Mark Siegel and Julian Jara-Ettinger. 

 
Google's AlphaGo defeats South Korean Go master Lee Sedol
March 9, 2016
Google's DeepMind group, and CBMM Industrial Partner, developed an artificial intelligence to master the traditional Chinese game "Go". Combining the machine learning methodologies of deep neural networks and reinforcement...
Google DeepMind
February 23, 2016
"Google and Korean Baduk (Chinese Go) Association (KBA) today held the “Google Deepmind Challenge Match Press Briefing” to announce the details on the upcoming Go games between Sedol Lee (9-dan) and AlphaGo, a computer AI by...
Fig. S2. from PNAS paper: Atoms of recognition in human and computer vision, Ullman, et al, PNAS 2016
February 18, 2016
By Jeremy Hsu
Posted 15 Feb 2016
A recent IEEE article covers Prof. Shimon Ullman's research on the digital baby project.
Excerpt:
"Can artificial intelligence evolve as human baby does, learning about the world by seeing and...
Photo of Prof. Boyden
February 13, 2016
A Conversation With Ed Boyden
Edge.org
February 12, 2016
Excerpt:
"How can we truly understand how the brain is computing the mind? Over the last 100 years, neuroscience has made a lot of progress. We have learned that there are...
Photo of two people playing Go, a game of strategy. Photograph: Cheryl Hatch/AP
January 28, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg tried to steal DeepMind’s Go-playing computer thunder. It didn’t really work out the way he had intended
by HAL 90210, The Guardian | Technology Spamfilter, January 28, 2016
 
Excerpt:
"On Wednesday morning,...
Photo of Marvin Minsky and Noam Chomsky; photo credit
January 28, 2016
We are saddened by the passing of Prof. Marvin Minsky, this past Sunday, January 24, 2016. Our thoughts are with his family and friends as this time.
In the very beginning of the development of our Center, during the MIT...
Photo of Demis Hassabis. Photo credit: Alphabet
January 27, 2016
by John Markoff
January 27, 2016
Excerpt: "Artificial intelligence researchers are closing in on a new benchmark for comparing the human mind and machine. On Wednesday, DeepMind, a research organization that operates under the...

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