We have seen the future of artificial intelligence, and they’re plugged into the world wide web. Researchers at Japan’s Tokyo Institute of Technology, led by Dr. Osamu Hasegawa, unveils SOINN, an artificial brain that actually uses the internet learn and perform new tasks. Continue reading for a video and more information.

With previous methods, for example, face recognition by digital cameras, it’s necessary to teach the system quite a lot of things about faces. When subjects become diverse, it’s very difficult for people to tell the system what sort of characteristics they have, and how many features are sufficient to recognize things. SOINN can pick those features out for itself. It doesn’t need models, which is a very big advantage

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