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Population based training of neural networks

<b>Neural networks have shown great success in everything from playing Go and Atari games to image recognition and language translation. But often</b> …

Specifying AI safety problems in simple environments

<b>As AI systems become more general and more useful in the real world, ensuring they behave safely will become even more important. To date, the</b> …

PwC’s Anand Rao: ‘We are only in 1984 in terms of the evolution of AI’

Anand Rao is PwC global leader for artificial intelligence (AI) and is the consulting giant’s innovation lead for the US analytics practice. Rao has …

Artificial Intelligence

Be Prepared To Lose Your Job In The Future… If You Don’t Learn This One Skill Now

<b>Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, and Elon Musk all take this one approach.</b><p>One question Jeff Bezos is often asked is one we all need to ask ourselves, …

Self-improvement

Five Essential Traits of a Data Scientist

Trillions of pixels have been deployed to answer the question ‘What makes a good data scientist?’ Most of these articles have focused on skills and …

Creativity

Blockchain is facing a backlash. Can it survive?

Jem Bendell, Founding Director, The Institute for Leadership and Sustainability<p>Not so long ago, the internet was hailed as the solution to humanity’s …

Blockchain

Self Driven Data Science — Issue #22

In order to be an effective data scientist, one has to understand the simpler statistical methods. Statistical learning is a fundamental ingredient …

Data Science

Python Top 10 Articles for the Past Month (v.Apr 2018)

For the past month<b>,</b> we ranked nearly 1,000 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career (1% chance).<p>Topics in this …

Top 10

People Who Have “Too Many Interests” Are More Likely To Be Successful According To Research

<b>The most comprehensive case that has ever been made for why nearly everyone should become a polymath in a modern knowledge economy.</b><p>“Jack of all …

Creativity

Why so many data scientists are leaving their jobs

Here’s why so many data scientists are leaving their jobsFrustrations of the data scientist!<b>Yes,</b> I am a data scientist and <b>yes,</b> you did read the title …

Machine Learning

Paper repro: “Learning to Learn by Gradient Descent by Gradient Descent”

This post is the first of what will (hopefully) be a series of deep learning paper reproduction posts.Important note: the primary goal of this post …

Deep Learning

Tracking with deep networks

Tracking is the process of locating a user selected object in different frames as it moves around the scene. It has a variety of uses such as …

Machine Learning

The 5 Computer Vision Techniques That Will Change How You See The World

Computer Vision is one of the hottest research fields within Deep Learning at the moment. It sits at the intersection of many academic subjects, such …

Deep Learning

10 cheat codes for designing User Interfaces

I’d probably assume that most of us started in UI design with the littlest knowledge or nothing at all. But even though the odds were against us at …

UI Design

Drawing the Ethical Line on Weaponized Deep Learning Research

Good AI and Deep Learning researchers place a lot of passion into their work. Although they may rarely reflect on the ethical consequences of their …

Artificial Intelligence

How Human and Deep Learning Perception are Very Different

How do we perceive the world? To understand this, let us explore how we incorrectly perceive the world. The ‘glitches in the matrix’ shall reveal to …

Machine Learning

Netflix FlameScope

We’re excited to release FlameScope: a new performance visualization tool for analyzing variance, perturbations, single-threaded execution, …

Data Visualization

How to (quickly) build a deep learning image dataset

An example of a Pokedex (thank you to Game Trader USA for the Pokedex template!)When I was a kid, I was a <i>huge</i> Pokemon nerd. I collected the trading …

Deep Learning

Virtual robots that teach themselves kung fu could revolutionize video games - MIT Technology Review

In the not-so-distant future, characters might practice kung-fu kicks in a digital dojo before bringing their moves into the latest video game.<p>AI …

Kung Fu

The Great Debate of AI Architecture

An Intel Stratix 10 FPGA used for Microsoft’s Project Brainwave. (Image courtesy of Microsoft.)<p>Machines are getting smarter. How? They’re borrowing …

Machine Learning

Tiny Neural Network Library in 200 Lines of Code

Neural networks have gone mainstream with a lot of heavy-duty — and heavy-weight — tools and libraries. What if you want to fit a network into a …

Deep Learning

Implementing Autoencoders in Keras: Tutorial

In this tutorial, you'll learn more about autoencoders and how to build convolutional and denoising autoencoders with the notMNIST dataset in Keras.

Deep Learning

Lessons Learned Reproducing a Deep Reinforcement Learning Paper

There are a lot of neat things going on in deep reinforcement learning. One of the coolest things from last year was OpenAI and DeepMind’s work on …

Deep Learning

45 Numbers To Keep Track Of The AI Bubble

What became to be known as the “dot-com bubble” of the 1990s was replete with numbers—wild forecasts and enthusiastic projections—and with vague and poorly defined buzzwords such as “the new economy.” So is the current excitement and anxiety about artificial intelligence or AI.<p>A term that was …

Artificial Intelligence

Are Robo-Instructors The Future Of Corporate Training?

Google and YouTube are the de facto training departments for many organizations. But the science of learning suggests the best instruction is still human-led.<p>It’s the best of times and the worst of times for people whose job it is to teach others how to do their own jobs better, adapt to change, …

Education Technology

France to spend $1.8 billion on AI to compete with U.S., China

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron promised 1.5 billion euros ($1.85 billion) of public funding into artificial intelligence by 2022 in a bid to reverse a brain drain and catch up with the dominant U.S. and Chinese tech giants.<p>The investment is part of an AI strategy laid out by the …

Artificial Intelligence

Watch a Computer Learn to Play ‘Doom’ Inside a Dream

Researchers got deep learning models to train inside their own hallucinated ideas of the world.<p>The ability to practice real-world skills inside a dream and then use those skills in waking life is part bong water fantasy and part scientific enigma. Dr. Daniel Erlacher at the University of Bern in …

Machine Learning

Scientists develop tiny tooth-mounted sensors that can track what you eat

Wireless real-time monitoring could add precision to the linkage between diet and healthMEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 22, 2018) – Monitoring in …

Tufts University

8 Common Pitfalls That Can Ruin Your Prediction

A good prediction can help your work and make it easier. But how can you be sure that your prediction is good? Here are some common pitfalls that you …

Data Science