The philosophy of NEIL

- November 26, 2013 2 MIN READ

It’s been a long day here at my computer so both of these were pretty good contenders, but then I read about how researchers at Carnegie Mellon Institute are trying to teach computers common sense. They are doing this by letting a huge computer system, called Never Ending Image Learning, or, NEIL, for short, browse through millions of pictures and decide for itself what they all mean.