The Future of Life Institute, based in Cambridge, MA and headed by Max Tegmark (MIT), is seeking proposals for research projects aimed to maximize the future societal benefit of artificial intelligence while avoiding potential hazards.
Watch the video of the CBMM panel discussion "The Road to Intelligence," with Profs. Geoffrey E. Hinton, Bob Desimone, Laura Schulz, Josh Tenenbaum, Shimon Ullman, and Patrick H Winston; chaired by Prof. Tomaso Poggio, recorded on Dec. 4, 2014.
We review and apply a computational theory of the feedforward path of the ventral stream in visual cortex based on the hypothesis that its main function is the encoding of invariant representations of images.
A neural portrait of the human mind. (Filmed Mar 2014) Brain imaging pioneer Nancy Kanwisher, who uses fMRI scans to see activity in brain regions (often her own), shares what she and her colleagues have learned.