Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Study: Artificial sweeteners toxic to digestive gut bacteria

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Study: Artificial sweeteners toxic to digestive gut bacteria

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Sharon Pruitt | Getty Images ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS commonly used in foods and drinks have a toxic effect on digestive gut microbes. According to a study published in the journal Molecules, researchers found that six common artificial sweeteners approved by the Food and Drug Administration and 10 sport supplements that contained them were found to be…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Artificial Intelligence Has a Strange New Muse: Our Sense of Smell

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Artificial Intelligence Has a Strange New Muse: Our Sense of Smell

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Today‚Äôs artificial intelligence systems, including the artificial neural networks broadly inspired by the neurons and connections of the nervous system, perform wonderfully at tasks with known constraints. They also tend to require a lot of computational power and vast quantities of training data. That all serves to make them great at playing chess or Go,…