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Cinnamon adds some spice to learning

If you have trouble learning, you might want to try eating more cinnamon. That's according to new research from Dr. Kalipada Pahan, a neuroscientist …

Can Intel's New Knights Landing Chip Compete With NVIDIA For Deep Learning?

Intel finally launched the highly anticipated “Knights Landing” (KNL) version of their Many Integrated Core (MIC) Xeon Phi processor at this years’ international supercomputing event (now called ISC High Performance), targeting High Performance Computing (HPC) and the white-hot market for training …

useR! Machine Learning Tutorial

useR! 2016 Tutorial: Machine Learning Algorithmic Deep Dive<p>Overview<p>This tutorial contains training modules for six popular supervised machine …

5 Data Acquisition Strategies for Startups

The “unreasonable effectiveness” of data for machine-learning applications has been widely debated over the years (see here, here and here). It has …

Deep Learning for Computer Vision with MATLAB

Computer vision engineers have used machine learning techniques for decades to detect objects of interest in images and to classify or identify …

Emerging "Universal" FPGA, GPU Platform for Deep Learning

Machine Learning

Accessing the sample data<p>The easiest way to work with DataFrames is to access an example dataset. We have made a number of datasets available in the …

Data Science

This Week in Machine Learning, 1 July 2016

This week’s top Machine Learning stories: Brexit reactions, dogfight simulations, collaborating robots, and more!<p>Machine Learning is one of the most …

1. Setting up development environment

1.1. Overview<p>In this lab, we will learn how to setup an environment to start developing Machine Learning (ML) Solutions on Azure Machine Learning …

Machine Learning

612: Linear Models

<i>Fall 2015<br>Monday, Wednesdays 11:35 - 12:50<br>60 Sachem Street (Watson Center), Rm A60</i><p>Date<p>Description<p>Resources<p>References<p>2015-09-02<p>Course …

How The Majorana Fermion Might Change The World

Chinese scientists won a major victory recently, by proving that the Majorana fermion — a particle we’ve found tantalizing hints of for years — genuinely exists. This discovery has huge implications for quantum computing, and it might change the world. But how?<p>What Is A Majorana Fermion?<p>A Majorana …

3 Things the Fittest Man on Earth Does Every Day

Follow the 2015 CrossFit Games Champion’s lead and watch your fitness levels explode<p>The Fittest Man on Earth doesn’t look the part.<p>If you saw 25-year-old Ben Smith in the checkout line, you may just think he was a sixth grade gym teacher, or a summer camp councilor.<p>He’s of average height and weight …

Top 10 Best Dumbbell Exercises to Explode Your Arm Muscles

To build big arm muscles you need to work them intensely and with heavy weights. Dumbbell exercises are the best for that because they allow you to …

Workouts

The 10 best bodyweight exercises for legs

Caitlin CarlsonIf you're looking for a workout that builds muscle and torches fat at the same time, look no further than a well-programmed legs …

Exercise

3D Facial Projection Technology Creates Digital Skin

<b>Using computer graphics and facial projection and tracking technology, Nobumichi Asai creates a new art form of facial tattoos, where digital makeup</b> …

Tips For Getting A Job At Facebook, Google, Snapchat, And More

World-changing companies are looking for very specific individuals as they grow their ranks. Here’s the scoop.<p>We’ve reported that it’s a great time to be looking for a job. Unemployment is low, many companies anticipate adding more staff this year, and over 100 occupations have more openings than …

Don't worry when Google says 'we don’t want to answer most of the Qs it triggers' about its new military robot

The video does <i>not</i> say that if Atlas comes after you, it will find you and kill you. Your own paranoid mind made that bit up for itself. But Courtney Hohne, a PR person at the corporate parent of Boston Dynamics, which made Atlas, wrote an internal email that described it as "terrifying, ready to …

Artificial Intelligence

Bump in Large Hadron Collider data has physicists electrified

In December, the ATLAS and CMS experiments reported what could be the first hint of a new massive particle that spits out two photons as it decays. …

Physics

Two defining features of quantum mechanics never appear together

In the new study, the researchers have attempted to violate both inequalities at the same time, but have found that only one inequality can be …

A Short History Of Deep Learning -- Everyone Should Read

Deep learning is a topic that is making big waves at the moment. It is basically a branch of machine learning (another hot topic) that uses algorithms to e.g. recognize objects and understand human speech. Scientists have used deep learning algorithms with multiple processing layers (hence “deep”) …

Machine Learning

Microsoft sees Minecraft as AI proving ground

The popular construction game Minecraft is due to become a testbed for artificial intelligence software designed by startups and scientists alike.<p>Minecraft, a game based on the notion of building blocks, is played by millions of people on consoles, PCs and phones. Developed by Stockholm-based …

How to Learn Advanced Mathematics Without Heading to University - Part 1

I am often asked in emails how to go about learning the necessary mathematics for getting a job in quantitative finance or data science if it isn't …

Mathematics

Your Next Engineer May Work From One of These 4 Countries

Startups are forgoing exorbitant engineering salaries for the more reasonably priced but equal-quality work of an outsourced IT staff.<p>Silicon Valley is largely considered the global leader in technology, with firms in the area competing for the highly-skilled developers and engineers located there. …

The U.S. Government Launches a $100-Million "Apollo Project of the Brain"

Three decades ago, the U.S. government launched the Human Genome Project, a 13-year endeavor to sequence and map all the genes of the human species. …

Why Python (IT Best Kept Secret Is Optimization)

Why are you recommending Python? That's the question a colleague of mine asked when I was pitching Python for data science work. It is a fair …

Data Science

Microsoft has a shot at inventing the future with its artificial intelligence efforts | On MSFT

Microsoft has a shot at inventing the future before its other, buzzier rivals — like Google, Amazon, or Apple — do, thanks to the company’s …

Crunch time for Apple as it prepares for face-off with FBI

What might happens at this week’s congressional hearing as the iPhone maker continues to defy last month’s court order over phone encryption?<p>On Tuesday, Apple will face one of the biggest corporate challenges in its history, when it tells a US House of Representatives committee why it has refused …

The Incredible NASA Astrophysicist Teaching Kids All About Science

NASA’s Dr Amy Mainzer is on a new mission – but it’s not into space, yet.<p>Having developed a young curiosity for space science into a phenomenal career in the field – including as the principal investigator on a major project to study asteroids – Dr Mainzer has a new goal of educating children in …

Middle School