Seeing is expensive – how does the brain optimize neural coding so it can see clearly when it matters? [Image courtesy LadyDragonFlyCC CC BY 2.0] … More Enhanced spatial resolution during locomotion
Deepmind built an AI that masters Go. How did they do it? A technical introduction. … More 5 easy pieces: How Deepmind mastered Go
“I don’t have time” – That’s probably the most common excuse for not exercising. But what if your mind was clearer, more efficient after you hit the gym? … More Exercise, be smarter, save time
A little known feature of Zotero is that the online version can generate an RSS feed from a collection. The feed is served via https, which is fine for e.g. feedly. However, WordPress.com doesn’t like https RSS feeds, so I forwarded my feed using feedcat – a pretty terrible service, but it was the first … More New feature: recently read papers
Fresh off the presses, NIPS 2013 conference papers are here. Here’s a nice visualization complete with PDF preview, keyword analysis and categorization – via LDA, appropriately enough. Topic 6 appears to be neuroscience. Via Nuit Blanche.