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Data Preprocessing With Python

“Data! Data! Data!” he cried impatiently. “I can’t make bricks without clay.”<p>Machine Learning is the hottest thing of this world. Everybody start …

Machine Learning

A Neural Network in 11 lines of Python (Part 1)

<b>Summary:</b> I learn best with toy code that I can play with. This tutorial teaches backpropagation via a very simple toy example, a short python …

Deep Learning

BayesDB

<b>BayesDB is a probabilistic programming platform that provides built-in non-parametric Bayesian model discovery. BayesDB makes it easy for users</b> …

What Image Classifiers Can Do About Unknown Objects

<i>Photo by Brandon Giesbrecht</i>A few days ago I received a question from Plant Village, a team I’m collaborating with about a problem that’s emerged with …

Machine Learning

Top 15 Python Libraries

Python is one of the world most popular and widely used high-level, general-purpose Language. There are many big organization using python for …

A man raped me, another tried to. They were not animals. They were men

When I talked about it, again, the questions came. Why were you out walking so late? How were you walking?<p>The first time it happened, I refused to believe it for a very long time.<p>He had grabbed me from behind, around my neck. I never saw his face. Just smelt the rum and Coke, wet across my cheek, a …

Domestic Violence

How sensor data and machine learning can be used for shopping

One Japanese company is selling tech-laden suits that allow shoppers to get clothes made specifically for their body.<p>Japanese online shopping website …

Doing Computer Vision Without Cameras

The way you walk, the way radio waves reflect off your body, and your body's thermal signature all play into the ability for AI to identify you …

Generate stories using RNNs |pure Mathematics with code|:

<b>Hi reader!</b><p>A note to the reader:<p>This article presumes that you are unreasonably fascinated by the mathematical world of deep learning. You want to …

Overtaxed Working Memory Knocks the Brain Out of Sync

Researchers find that when working memory gets overburdened, dialogue between three brain regions breaks down. The discovery provides new support for …

The Brain

Boys twice as likely as girls to claim to be a maths 'natural'

Boys are almost twice as likely as girls to call themselves a "natural" at maths, a poll reveals.<p>While nearly one in five (19 per cent) of boys aged …

Books Every Women's Rights Activist Should Read

What does it mean to be a woman in the world? That's a question that merits some examination. You can look inward. You can look around you. You can …

Women’s rights inherent to Marxism, says academic

Academic Sunil P. Elayidom had this interesting observation to make while describing the strained, quite often misunderstood, relation between …

Why This Christian Minister Is Advocating For Abortion Rights

Religion and abortion are two topics that have had a complicated relationship with each other — particularly Christianity and abortion.<p>There's …

Gender Quotas Are A Necessity To Close The Gender Gap

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Real Life<p>by Georgia Aspinall | 23 04 2018<p>And why the 'ticking the box' argument needs to be put to bed...<p>In the last month alone, there …

Elon Musk Just Sent an Extraordinary Email to Tesla Employees

A detailed look at a new email from Elon Musk teaches some important lessons.<p>Tesla, the electric auto manufacturer led by Elon Musk,is getting ready to enter a new phase of activity as it ramps up production of its mass-market intended Model 3. In an email recently obtained by automotive website …

Tesla

Some Parents Are Starting to Raise Gender-Neutral Children, and Yes, the Movement Is Picking Up Speed

When Bobby McCullough and Lesley Fleishman, a couple from Brooklyn, NY, agreed that they were going to raise their child as a "theyby" — an individual who's raised as neither a girl nor a boy specifically until the child is old enough to vocalize their own gender — it was only after a lot of …

Stopping racist AI is as difficult as stopping racist people

In early 2016, Microsoft launched Tay, an AI chatbot that was supposed to mimic the behavior of a curious teenage girl and engage in smart discussions with Twitter users. The project would display the promises and potential of AI-powered conversational interfaces.<p>However, in less than 24 hours, the …

What Is Brain Plasticity?

Brain plasticity, also known as neuroplasticity, is a term that refers to the brain's ability to change and adapt as a result of experience. When …

The Brain

“Another nail in the coffin for learning styles” – students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettThe idea that we learn better when taught via our preferred modality or “learning style” – such as visually, orally, or by doing …

30-Day Fitness Challenge for Your Arms, Abs, and Butt

Busy Philipps’ trainer, Lauren Kleban, created a custom workout just for us.<p>Isn’t it ironic how we’re starting our next 30-day toning challenge right …

Meet the man living with Alzheimer’s who climbs the same mountain every day

Sion Jair, 68, has climbed the Old Man of Coniston at least 5,000 times and the emerging science backs him up that regular, vigorous exercise is beneficial for those with the disease<p>The night before we are due to climb the Old Man of Coniston, Sion Jair calls to warn that, chances are, we won’t be …

Lake District

I'm a Catholic obstetrician who had an abortion. This is not politics or religion. It's life.

My job is to take care of women. As an obstetrician-gynecologist working in Botswana, I see women through the highs and lows of their reproductive lives. Until last year, I personally had only experienced the highs. In 2015, I gave birth to a perfect baby at the right time in my life given my …

Sub-Saharan Africa

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

A mathematical model of the "forgetting curve" proves learning is hard

Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily retains important or surprising information: It takes very little effort to remember that the neighbor’s dog likes to bite. Remembering the dog’s name is …

The Brain

STEM may be the future—but liberal arts are timeless

Recently I was part of a dinner conversation attended by a range of leaders in the tech world, from people running incubators and accelerators to ad agencies and design studios. The guest list included representatives from Facebook, Grand Central Tech, BetaWorks, IDEO, and Ipsos.<p>But despite their …

Humanities

Modern copyright law can't keep pace with thinking machines

This past April, engineer Alex Reben developed and posted to YouTube, "Deeply Artificial Trees", an art piece powered by machine learning, that leveraged old Joy of Painting videos. It generate gibberish audio in the speaking style and tone of Bob Ross, the show's host. Bob Ross' estate was not …

Machine Learning

Emma Watson has provided the book list of our dreams for 2017

In January, Emma Watson launched a feminist book club called Our Shared Shelf, proving once again why she’s one of the most admired young women in …

Why it’s so hard to create unbiased artificial intelligence

As artificial intelligence and machine learning mature and manifest their potential to take on complicated tasks, we’ve become somewhat expectant that robots can succeed where humans have failed — namely, in putting aside personal biases when making decisions. But as recent cases have shown, like …

How Google's AI taught itself to create its own encryption

As machine learning becomes ubiquitous, robots will be tasked with handling increasingly more sensitive and private data. In order to help protect …