What is Google’s DeepMind Known For? A Look Into Their Major Breakthroughs
Google’s DeepMind is elbow-deep in some incredible pieces of research and AI innovation. So let’s take a quick dive and see what the team is up to and hopefully get an idea of what the future might hold for the prestigious research team.   AlphaStar Using... Read more
DeepMind’s AlphaFold Discovers Nearly Every Known Protein
In a stunning development, Google’s DeepMind AI has discovered nearly every single protein currently known to science. This was achieved thanks to using the AlphaFold program which was first developed back in 2018, and then released to the public last summer. The open-source program uses machine... Read more
Do Babies Hold the Key to Helping AI Learn Like Humans?
Could better understanding how human babies learn about basic motions bring us closer to AI that can learn like humans? According to the results of a new study published in Nature Human Behavior, computer scientists might have taught an AI program how to express surprise –... Read more
Melting Pot and the Reverse-Engineering Approach to Multi-Agent Artificial General Intelligence
Editor’s Note: Joel is a speaker for ODSC East 2022. Be sure to check out his talk, “Scalable Evaluation of Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning with Melting Pot,” there! Homo sapiens are a funny species. Along most of the traditionally studied domains of intelligence, we do not outshine... Read more
DeepMind’s AlphaFold AI Could Accelerate Drug Discovery
DeepMind’s AlphaFold is poised to revolutionize protein structure prediction, and its many real-world applications, through machine learning. Predicting the folded structure of proteins from their DNA has always been a difficult and time-consuming process. However, DeepMind’s recent breakthrough with AlphaFold could significantly reduce the amount of... Read more
What You Need to Know about DeepMind’s BSuite
Imagine this. You know that reinforcement learning has been responsible for some of AI’s most significant advancements. You’re in the exploratory phase of implementing your first project. You’d love a way to evaluate whether your RL agent is appropriate for the task you have, something not... Read more
The Best Open Source Research at DeepMind in 2019 So Far
DeepMind, a company which originated in London, and has since spread across the world and partnered with Google, is one of the leading AI research centers today. The interdisciplinary team there has made huge strides in AI applications from healthcare to game theory, and they’re still... Read more