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Hod offered that robotics is a pathway of that kind, the ability for machines to learn by navigating the world. LeCun concurred, referencing the work of Sergey Levine, a U.C. Berkeley professor whose lab does a lot of work on what might be called self-supervised, or semi-supervised learning in robotics systems. The same kind of work is going on at Facebook, LeCun noted. "One of the most interesting areas today is learning models of the world," he offered. "It would be a step toward the kind of learning humans do, which is different from supervised learning or reinforcement learning," he added. … [Read more...] about Artificial general intelligence is a Rorschach Test: Perhaps we need orangutans?
In the meantime, we strongly urge anyone who has ever used an online Nintendo service to log in to Nintendo's accounts portal in order to change their passwords, unlink payment credentials, and enable two-factor authentication (2FA). All of these steps can be conducted at the "security" sub-page, whose URL is https://accounts.nintendo.com/security. This also includes a convenient "sign-in history" page. (After logging in to his account to do all of the above, Amadeo said he couldn't recall whether he'd used his Nintendo account password elsewhere but that he believed it was unique.) … [Read more...] about 160,000 Nintendo accounts were compromised—including one of ours [Updated]
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