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AlphaFold: Using AI for scientific discovery

DeepMind (Andrew Senior, John Jumper, Demis Hassabis)

Today we’re excited to share DeepMind’s first significant milestone in demonstrating how artificial intelligence research can drive and accelerate…

How Teaching AI to be Curious Helps Machines Learn for Themselves

James Vincent

When playing a video game, what motivates you to carry on? This question is perhaps too broad to yield a single answer, but if you had to sum up why…

Reinforcement Learning Applications

Yuxi Li

Reinforcement learning (RL) has made tremendous achievements, e.g., AlphaGo. Here I list (deep) RL applications in the following categories:…

Shell’s product experts teach drills to perform complex tasks using machine teaching

Bonsai (Dave Cahill)

Today at the opening keynote for Microsoft Ignite Conference in Orlando, CEO Satya Nadella highlighted the recent collaboration between Shell and…

OpenAI’s Dota 2 Defeat is Still a Win for AI

James Vincent

Last week, humanity struck back against the machines — sort of. Actually, we beat them at a video game. In a best-of-three match, two teams of pro…

Applications of Reinforcement Learning in Real World

Garychl

Despite the criticisms about RL’s weaknesses, RL should never be neglected in the space of corporate research given its huge potentials in assisting…

Reinforcement Learning: The Business Use Case, Part 2

Aishwarya Srinivasan

In this post, I will explore the implementation of reinforcement learning in trading. The Financial industry has been exploring the applications of…

Reinforcement Learning Applications: A Brief Guide on How to Get Business Value from RL

Perfectial

You might have read about Reinforcement Learning when browsing through stories about AlphaGo — the algorithm that has taught itself to play the game…

DeepMind’s AI agents exceed ‘human-level’ gameplay in Quake III

James Vincent

AI agents continue to rack up wins in the video game world. Last week, OpenAI’s bots were playing Dota 2; this week, it’s Quake III, with a team of…

Facebook’s open-source Go bot can now beat professional players

Frederic Lardinois

Go is the go-to game for machine learning researchers. It’s what Google’s DeepMind team famously used to show off its algorithms, and Facebook, too,…