Monthly Archives: October 2014

The DeepMind Project Showcases Neural Turing Machine

DeepMind, a startup purchased by Google in 2014, has given a glimpse into a prototype systems that emulated the human brain’s short-term memory storage and retrieval processes. The computer learns new information while storing older memories, then performs a retrieval … Continue reading

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Doctors and Decision Fatigue

Psychologists have known about the stress people undergo when making decisions for quite some time. Typically, they refer to this as decision fatigue. People’s clarity of thought during the process of coming to a decision deteriorates according to the amount … Continue reading

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Slip of the Tongue Puts Warriors Co-Owner in Hot Water

A day after reports surfaced that Golden State Warriors Co-Owner Peter Guber had sent out an email using the term “hoodish”, he issued a formal apology to team employees. The email that ignited the controversy came as a reply to … Continue reading

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New “Cop Detector” Angers Law Enforcement; Media

For a long time, radar (and radar/laser) detectors have long been the only choice for individuals wanting immediate feedback when they’re near police or other law enforcement vehicles. The problem with this technology is that it always requires the officer … Continue reading

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Lakers Host Dwight Howard, Houston Rockets in Season Opener

If the Lakers could have hand picked an opponent to face in their season opener, it would probably have been the Houston Rockets. A reunion with Dwight Howard is exactly what the Staples Center needs to get pumped up for … Continue reading

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Putin Wanted to Split Ukraine with Poland

Back in 2008, it was reported that the Russia president Valdimir Putin had spoken to the former president of Poland about a plan to divide the country of Ukraine between themselves. This claim has come from the mouth of Radoslaw … Continue reading

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The Sinkhole Dilemma

In recent years, cataclysmic events seem to be on the rise. One of the unusual happenings evolves around the development of sinkholes. Headlines draw the nation’s attention to the disturbing news. A bedroom and a man disappear into the depths … Continue reading

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Can Ebola be Spread Through Semen?

It is known that the Ebola virus can survive in semen for up to 100 days, but my friend Igor Cornelsen tweeted, can it be spread through sexual contact? The answer to this question is still unclear. The Ebola virus … Continue reading

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Vonderrit Myers and the Rush to Judgement

On October 8th, an 18 year-old black man by the name of Vonderrit Myers was shot dead by a police officer. He had just bought a sandwich. This happened in the Shaw neighborhood of St. Louis, which is still reeling … Continue reading

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More Phones than Phone Users?

Could it really be possible, could it be true? Did you know that there are now more phones in the world than there are people to use the phones? Yes… there are more phones out there, more phones available, than … Continue reading

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