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Future Directions of Visual Common Sense & Recognition: A Summation of Workshop Findings
September 6, 2016
The Future Directions of Visual Common Sense & Recognition: A Summation of Workshop Findings has been released for the public.
This report is the product of a workshop held November 12–13, 2015 in Arlington, VA on the future...
Screenshot of MIT News article.
August 31, 2016
Neuroscientists decrypt the sleeping brain to reveal hidden memories.
by Joshua Sariñana 
NIT News, August 30, 2016
"Researchers in the laboratory of MIT Professor Matthew Wilson at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory...
A student holds a Portuguese- English dictionary.
August 23, 2016
by Kevin Hartnet 
The Boston Globe, August 23, 2016
Excerpt:
"At the end of July, researchers from the Center for Brains, Minds and Machines at MIT released a major new resource for the study of an often overlooked variety of...
August 3, 2016
by Riccardo Oldani
August 1, 2016
 
Le Scienze interviewed Prof. Tomaso Poggio during the Brains, Minds and Machines Workshop held, from June 20-22, 2016, in Sestri Levante, Italy.
Click on image to read pdf of article. Please...
Screenshot of MIT News article.
July 29, 2016
Resource could yield linguistic insights, practical applications for non-native English speakers.
Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office
July 29, 2016
"After thousands of hours of work, MIT researchers have released the first major...
June 30, 2016
from LASTAMPA TUTTOSCIENZE (Italian)
Gli studi di Poggio, uno dei padri dell’AI, al confine tra cervelli biologici e sintetici
Sappiamo più cose sulla superficie di Marte che dei meccanismi che accendono il cervello: questo grumo...
ed boyden
June 17, 2016
We would like to congratulate Ed Boyden for receiving The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Biomedicine. 
The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Biomedicine went to Ed as well as ...
Cover image from Special Issue: Deep Learning | Information and Inference
June 16, 2016
Special Issue Editors: F. Bach and T. Poggio
Abstract from Introduction:
"Faced with large amounts of data, the aim of machine learning is to make predictions. It applies to many types of data, such as images, sounds, biological...
MIT Campaign Feature: The Matter of Minds
May 31, 2016
“MIT’s greatest invention may be itself—an unusual concentration of unusual talent, restlessly reinventing itself on a mission to make a better world.”
MIT President L. Rafael Reif
MIT launched the "MIT Campaign for a Better...
Photograph of Prof. Josh Tenenbaum
May 9, 2016
Prof. Josh Tenenbaum has been awarded the Howard Crosby Warren Medal, from the Society of Experimental Psychologists (SEP), for his pioneering and seminal contributions to our understanding of human knowledge development and...

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