Neural computation in artificial intelligence: A conversation about AlphaGo.

Artificial intelligence (AI) – an awe-inspiring field that evokes, often polarizing, emotions. A field that is touted as the basis of the uprising of machines against the human race. It is hardly surprising therefore, that AI is intricately linked with biology, especially neuroscience. “The immensely complex structures of biological neural networks have been formed in… Continue reading Neural computation in artificial intelligence: A conversation about AlphaGo.

PhD life in US and UK: First months

The application season is upon us yet again. Soon, thousands of students will try to make a decision of whether to go to the UK or the USA for graduate school. Two months into my PhD in Neuropharmacology at the University of Cambridge, UK seemed to be a good time to write a comparison between… Continue reading PhD life in US and UK: First months