Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Do neural nets dream of electric sheep?


If you’ve been on the internet today, you’ve probably interacted with a neural network. They’re a type of machine learning algorithm that’s used for everything from language translation to finance modeling. 

One of their specialties is image recognition. Several companies - including Google, Microsoft, IBM, and Facebook - have their own algorithms for labeling photos. But image recognition algorithms can make really bizarre mistakes.
Especially ones involving sheep, so it appears...


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