Primates visually recognise and determine the category of an object even at a brief glance, and to date, this behaviour has been unmatched by artificial systems. A study publishing this week in PLOS...
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Fact of the day
The centillion (which has 303 zeros, or 600 zeros in Great Britain) is the largest non-abstract number recognized by mathematicians.