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By the mid-1900s, science had fractured into subfields, each with its own requirements for expertise.
But a recent spurt of progress in machine learning, a subfield of artificial intelligence (AI), has enabled computers to tackle many problems which were previously beyond them.
There’s simply too much knowledge for any single person to absorb, even in a single subfield of research, and even if the work were always written very clearly.
People have been using deep learning with neural networks, a major subfield of A.I., for 40 years.
Robert Shiller, who helped create the subfield now known as behavioural finance (and won a Nobel prize), reckons that ideas about markets spread like an epidemic.
This is a fascinating and newly emerging subfield within psychology, which looks at the effects of natural disasters on both our individual and collective psyches.
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