One of the brilliant things about neural networks — the complex system of electronic "neurons" that power everything from lab experiments to your phone's facial-recognition software — is that they can learn things on their own. Feed them a bunch of data, and they'll eventually figure out how to identify pictures or find distant galaxies. But after the first step and before the last step, AI engineers don't actually know what happens. Just like human brains, neural networks are a mystery. But before you mourn for our dystopian robot future, wait until you hear what experts are doing about it.
"I'm Not Sure I Can Trust It."
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Written by Ashley Hamer August 20, 2018
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