* Posts by Qwertilot

2 posts • joined 26 Oct 2016

How DeepMind's AlphaGo Zero learned all by itself to trash world champ AI AlphaGo

Qwertilot

Prior knowledge

Its one thing these AI's beating us, but to demonstrate that the knowledge we've carefully accumulated over centuries of quite serious work is actively harmful?

A tiny bit rude :)

UK minister promises science budget won't be messed with after Brexit

Qwertilot

Re: Channel 4 news reported £5.5Bn --> EU got £8.8Bn <-- EU for Science

Its actually a bit harder than 'just' the ~£3 Billion too, because all of that European funding was in big(gish) projects with lots of people collaborating across Europe.

Very different from the sort of stuff we can really hope to fund using just UK funds.

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