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In a Big Network of Computers, Evidence of Machine Learning

In a Big Network of Computers, Evidence of Machine Learning

A neural network of computer processors, fed millions of YouTube videos, taught itself to recognize cats, a feat of significance for fields like speech recognition. Read more on The New York Times >>

Big Data Troves Stay Forbidden to Social Scientists

Huge repositories of data collected by Internet companies are not accessible to scientists, leading some to complain that studies based on these data can’t be peer-reviewed. Read more on the New York Times >>