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The inventor of Jelly Belly has launched cannabis-infused jelly beans

March 25th, 2019 at 11:17 am » Comments Off

David Klein, the inventor of the Jelly Belly. AP Photo/Jae C. Hong Jelly Belly’s inventor, David Klein, is getting into the cannabis business. Klein recently launched a business called Spectrum Confections that makes jelly beans infused with cannabidiol, or CBD, the non-psychoactive component of marijuana. While Jelly Belly is not connected to the venture, cannabis-infused […]



Artificial Intelligence and the future of humans

March 25th, 2019 at 11:14 am » Comments Off

 A vehicle and person recognition system for use by law enforcement is demonstrated at last year’s GPU Technology Conference in Washington, D.C., which highlights new uses for artificial intelligence and deep learning. Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how […]



Millennial life: How young adulthood today compares with prior generations

March 25th, 2019 at 11:05 am » Comments Off

Over the past 50 years – from the Silent Generation’s young adulthood to that of Millennials today – the United States has undergone large cultural and societal shifts. Now that the youngest Millennials are adults, how do they compare with those who were their age in the generations that came before them?



Trained neural nets perform much like humans on classic psychological tests

March 24th, 2019 at 10:15 am » Comments Off

Neural networks were inspired by the human brain. Now AI researchers have shown that they perceive the world in similar ways. In the early part of the 20th century, a group of German experimental psychologists began to question how the brain acquires meaningful perceptions of a world that is otherwise chaotic and unpredictable. To answer […]



Imagining the Smart Cities of 2050

March 24th, 2019 at 10:10 am » Comments Off

Tomorrow’s cities are reshaping almost every industry imaginable, and birthing those we’ve never heard of. Riding an explosion of sensors, megacity AI ‘brains’, high-speed networks, new materials and breakthrough green solutions, cities are quickly becoming versatile organisms, sustaining and responding to the livelihood patterns of millions. Over the next decade, cities will revolutionize everything about […]



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