• Never Ending Image Learner
    Never Ending Image Learner (NEIL) is a computer program that works 24/7 learning information about images that it finds on the internet. NEIL, which is housed at Carnegie Mellon University, is not...

Fei-Fei Li: How we're teaching computers to understand pictures

Most of you know the speaker or are familiar with the problem (and of course the solution!). However, it still worth hearing it from one of the most pioneering women in this field.

Prof. Dr. Max Welling explaining Deep Learning

An interesting talk by Max Welling, professor in the field of computer science and statistics at the university of Amsterdam, about the key technology that unlocks the potential of big data.

Ear as a biometric for historical sculptures

As some studies suggest, the outer ear may prove to be one of the most accurate and least intrusive ways to identify people. In a pilot study, a team of researchers from the University College London modeled the faces of 30 warriors and found that no two ears were identical.

One Hundred Billion Frames per Second

A group of physicists and photographic experts from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri have developed a photographic system that increases the number of photos per second that can be recorded in a moving object to 1011 pictures per second.

Computers Catching Up To Humans Faster Than Thought

The computer versus the human mind will always be a question on the forefront of the news. The ultimate goals for these that push the computer brain further and faster are to replace a human at a specific task.

Turning visual information into sound

A group of researchers at Adobe, Microsoft, and MIT have taken normal objects and turned them into visual microphones. They discovered they can reproduce audio from silent video recordings by studying the movement of objects affected by sound waves traveling through the air.