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  • Matter-Antimatter Bias Seen In Fermilab Collisions
    By on May 17, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    ubermiester writes “The New York Times is reporting that scientists at Fermilab have found evidence of a very small (about 1%) average difference between the amount of matter/antimatter produced in a series of particle collisions. Quoting: ‘[T]he team, known as the DZero collaboration, found that the fireballs produced pairs of … muons … slightly more often than they produced pairs of anti-muons. So the miniature universe inside the accelerator (more…)

  • A.I. Developer Challenges Pro-Human Bias
    By on July 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    destinyland writes “After 13 years, the creator of the Noble Ape cognitive simulation says he’s learned two things about artificial intelligence. ‘Survival is a far better metric of intelligence than replicating human intelligence,’ and “There are a number of examples of vastly more intelligent systems (in terms of survival) than human intelligence.” Both Apple and Intel have used his simulation as a processor metric, but now Tom Barbalet argues its (more…)

  • Judge Reviewing Pirate Bay Trial Bias Is Removed
    By on May 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    oh-my-god sends word that the Swedish judge assigned to review whether the trial judge in the Pirate Bay trial was biased has now been removed — for bias. Here’s a local news account in Swedish, which Google fails to translate. We’ve discussed the convolutions of this case on more than one occasion.

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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