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Ganesh Vasan
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A great example for how neural networks work. A computer learning to play Mario using a machine learning algorithm based on neural networks.

http://nn.cs.utexas.edu/downloads/papers/stanley.ec02.pdf
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This is bad ass.
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Your brain helps you focus on a task by filtering out all distractions. But soon, it runs out of juice and can no longer help you stay focused. That's when mental fatigue sets in. But instead of shutting down and taking a break, this new research suggests switching to another task that demands creativity as your brain is free of inhibition and can let creative ideas flourish.
Mental exhaustion can unleash creativity, research shows
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its really a miracle
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She has what??? 
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Toner changed. You can print now :)
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I still laugh hard when I see this. And its true :)
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Exciting! This is great in a way that it truly combines a physical action with the digital world. Makes discussions in video conferences more interactive. Would also be a great tool in classrooms.
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I bet you'll pause it in the middle and go watch the rainbow video like I did.
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Your brain helps you focus on a task by filtering out all distractions. But soon, it runs out of juice and can no longer help you stay focused. That's when mental fatigue sets in. But instead of shutting down and taking a break, this new research suggests switching to another task that demands creativity as your brain is free of inhibition and can let creative ideas flourish.
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http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010027714001826
Mental exhaustion can unleash creativity, research shows
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How interesting. Planning to read more about this topic.
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Nice Ferrari!
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This and a few more :)
 
What if men made the rules for relationships? :-) - Anything we said six or eight months ago is inadmissible in an argument. All comments become null and void after seven days.

- If you don't want to dress like Victoria's Secret girls, don't expect us to act like soap opera guys.

- If we say something that can be interpreted in two ways, and one of the ways makes you sad or angry, we meant the other way.

- Let us ogle. If we don't look at other women how can we know how pretty you are?

- Don't rub the lamp if you don't want the genie to come out.

- Don't fake it. We'd rather be ineffective than deceived

- You can either ask us to do something OR tell us how you want it done - not both.

- Whenever possible, please say whatever you have to say during commercials.

- Christopher Columbus didn't need directions and neither do we.

- When we're turning the wheel and the car is nosing onto the off ramp, you saying "This is our exit" is not necessary.
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  • John B. Pierce Laboratory (Affiliated to Yale University)
    Post Doctoral Associate, 2013 - present
  • Max-Planck Institute for Iron Research
    2008 - 2012
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Dusseldorf, Germany - Chennai - Loughborough - Dusseldorf
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The brain's tactile and motor neurons, which perceive touch and control movement, may also respond to visual cues, according to researchers

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Good restaurant with a really cozy and rich decor. The food is a bit mild and toned down for German liking. Hence it is not as spicy as indian foods normally tend to be. The price is not so high and the service is really great. Would recommend mainly for quiet dinners.
Food: Very GoodDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
This is the only Indian restaurant you would have to definitely reserve a table before you go there. The restaurant is always full. I have been here couple of times alone or with my colleagues from work. Last time when we were there, the food served was so delicious we even called the chef out from the kitchen and told her how the food was. The prices are well within the range and the amount served was perfect. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone who wants to eat authentic Indian food at a reasonable price. But remember. Book your table before.
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Went there with my colleagues for dinner. We ordered two dishes with chicken and chicken biryani. The food was served really hot and the taste was simply delicious. I come from India and I can say the food served had a really authentic Indian taste. I have visited this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. A bit pricey but the food and the service makes justice for the amount you pay.
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