Month: September 2016

University: Current situation A short analysis about what (in my humble point of view) the university is

Today I took the train with a friend of mine, and we reached to the following question: What is the university? I already had this conversation with some other people before, but it drew my attention that, maybe consciously or unconsciously, our understanding of the university was a bit… limited. In fact, we agreed that …

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AlphaGo – Demonstration of the AI development Brief comment about the revolutionary machine 'AlphaGo' and its heuristic method to learn from its own errors, optimizing its own results

Lately (as many other people in the world, I guess) I’ve been following the event held by Alphabet; precisely, by Google DeepMind. Some rounds of Go matches were played between the Korean Champion Lee Sedol and a machine developed by DeepMind (AlphaGo) in a week interval, and the result was, simply, astounding. AlphaGo won 4-1 against Lee Sedol, reaching to …

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Is mankind evil by nature? It is said that people are "good" or "evil", but... Is it so easy to tag somebody?

A few days ago, I took part in a short recording for a friend’s project, which key idea was make us reflect what the “bullying” meant to each of the volunteers. In this recording, he asked a couple of questions, such as: What does the bullying mean to you? How could someone react to this fact? …

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