Understanding the ubiquitous nature of Uncertainty through the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle is an idea from quantum physics that states you can never simultaneously know the exact position and exact momentum of an object. It proclaims that the more certain we become of an object’s position, the less certain we become of its momentum and vice versa.

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Peeking into AI’s ‘black box’ brain — with physics

Cats aren’t dogs. Even modern AI knows that. But how exactly AI distinguishes cat images from those of dogs is not clear. Standard neural networks are akin to a black box, as even the people who program them often have little to no idea how they make decisions. It’s not as critical when it’s just a picture of a cute puppy or a kitten. But it becomes important when an AI tries to interpret, say, a sequence of weather images that show…

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Light and in-memory computing help AI achieve ultra-low latency

Light Cells

Ever noticed that annoying lag that sometimes happens during the internet streaming from, say, your favorite football game? Called latency, this brief delay between a camera capturing an event and the event being shown to viewers is surely annoying during the decisive goal at a World Cup final. But it could be deadly for a […]

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