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Unveiling the Hidden Power of “Nothing” in AI
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Unveiling the Hidden Power of “Nothing” in AI

Last Updated on November 5, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Massimiliano Versace

Originally published on Towards AI.

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In our early encounters with mathematics, we mastered the art of counting tangible objects, grasping the concept that one apple plus another equals two apples. However, lurking in the background is a mysterious notion: zero — the representation of an empty box, devoid of apples. Zero is represented in our brains, but grasping this concept makes our brains… hurt.

Zero, a mathematical marvel introduced by Hindu-Arabic scholars and further refined by the Italian mathematician Fibonacci, revolutionized our number system and was a (hidden… as zero should be) engine of our progress as a civilization. Yet, as… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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