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How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Artificial Intelligence

Essentials of Deep Learning: Introduction to Unsupervised Deep Learning (with Python codes)

Introduction<p>In one of the early projects, I was working with the Marketing Department of a bank. The Marketing Director called me for a meeting. The …

Machine Learning

The State of AI

Andrew Ng, Deeplearning.ai; Stanford University<p>November 7, 2017 | EmTech | 3913 Views<p>Andrew Ng shares what it takes to create an “AI-first …

Artificial Intelligence

Machine Learning’s ‘Amazing’ Ability to Predict Chaos

Half a century ago, the pioneers of chaos theory discovered that the “butterfly effect” makes long-term prediction impossible. Even the smallest …

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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How deep learning is about to transform biomedical science

Human induced pluripotent stem cell neurons imaged in phase contrast (gray pixels, left) — currently processed manually with fluorescent labels …

Machine Learning

What Bitcoin Is Really Worth May No Longer Be Such a Mystery

It took two economists one three-course meal and two bottles of wine to calculate the fair value of one Bitcoin: $200.<p>It took an extra day for them …

Cryptocurrency

An Introduction to Graph Theory and Network Analysis (with Python codes)

Introduction<p>“A picture speaks a thousand words” is one of the most commonly used phrases. But a graph speaks so much more than that. A visual …

One machine to rule them all: A ‘Master Algorithm’ may emerge sooner than you think

It’s excusable if you didn’t notice it when a scientist named Daniel J. Buehrer, a retired professor from the National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan, published a white paper earlier this month proposing a new class of math that could lead to the birth of machine consciousness. Keeping up with …

Artificial Intelligence

25 Open Datasets for Deep Learning Every Data Scientist Must Work With

Introduction<p>The key to getting better at deep learning (or most fields in life) is practice. Practice on a variety of problems – from image …

Deep Learning

Google launches more realistic text-to-speech service powered by DeepMind’s AI

OK Google, sing supercalifragilisticexpialidocious<p>Google is launching a new AI voice synthesizer as part of its suite of machine learning cloud tools. The service, named Cloud Text-to-Speech, will be available for any developer or business that needs voice synthesis on tap, whether that’s for an …

Text-To-Speech

Learning to write programs that generate images

<b>Through a human’s eyes, the world is much more than just the images reflected in our corneas. For example, when we look at a building and admire the</b> …

Facial recognition technology can now text jaywalkers a fine

Jaywalkers in China are to be named, shamed and slapped with an instant SMS fine.<p>And it’s all thanks to cutting-edge artificial intelligence.<p>In the …

Paperspace Launches Gradient -- A Serverless Artificial Intelligence Platform

Paperspace, a Brooklyn-based startup has launched an AI PaaS offering called Gradient. Based on the serverless delivery model, Gradient removes the friction involved in launching and configuring GPU-backed VMs to train machine learning and deep learning models.<p>Data scientists and developers spend a …

Deep Learning

‘Minimalist machine learning’ algorithm analyzes complex microscopy and other images from very little data

(a) Raw microscopy image of a slice of mouse lymphblastoid cells. (b) Reconstructed image using time-consuming manual segmentation — note missing …

Machine Learning

Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

McDonald's Was Just Hit With a Shocking Revelation That May Leave Everyone Thinking Twice About Eating There

Well, this is a surprise.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Isn't everyone on a health kick these days?<p>And doesn't that include restaurants and food manufacturers?<p>They seem to go out of their way to underline the healthier aspects …

Supernova promises to automatically convert Sketch mobile app designs into native UI code

Supernova, a startup operating out of Prague in the Czech Republic, is on a mission to accelerate the app development workflow of mobile designers and developers. More than three years in the making — and the brainchild of co-founder Jiří Třečák — the Supernova Studio macOS app promises to …

BANK OF AMERICA: These 11 companies are set to capitalize on the biggest changes in tech

Strategists at Bank of America have compiled a projection of the biggest, world-transforming themes over the next two to five years and companies they believe will most benefit.<p>"The future is arriving sooner than investors expect," Beijia Ma, an equity strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, …

China's Answer to Google Can Clone Your Voice Within Just Seconds of Hearing It

This... does not sound good.<p>The Google of China, Baidu, has just released a white paper showing its latest development in artificial intelligence …

This One Chart Can Help You Retire Richer

Here are its key takeaways.<p>We’re all familiar with the caveat that past results are no guarantee of future performance. While that’s true, …

The Fed Will Ignite The Next 'Financial Crisis'

There seems to be a very large consensus the markets have entered into a <i>"permanently high plateau,"</i> or an era in which price corrections in asset …

Retirement

I trained an AI to copy my voice and it scared me silly

Over the past year, I wrote about a bunch of companies working on voice synthesis technology. They were very much in the early stages of development, and only had some pre-made samples to show off. Now, researchers hailing from the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms at the Universite de …

Building a FAQ Chatbot in Python – The Future of Information Searching

Introduction<p>What do we do when we need any information? Simple: “<i>We Ask, and Google Tells</i>”.<p>But if the answer depends on multiple variables, then the …

Ripple: Avoid At All Costs

Though less dominant than ever, Bitcoin (COIN) still remains the market leader of cryptocurrency, but in its shadow much is happening. Recently, …

Cryptocurrency

25 Dinner Ideas For People Who Are Trying To Eat Less Meat

Put these in your dinner rotation.

Ten years in blockchains, and the world has already changed so much

<i>I have been pointed to</i> <i>this article</i> <i>by many of my friends as a thoughtful piece about the current uselessness of Blockchain, ten years later. This</i> …

259 Marijuana Stocks, Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF, And Jeff Sessions

CNBC is the business news station that I tend to watch during the trading day, and they spent quite a bit of time examining the marijuana and …

Cannabis

Worried about your job? AI can beat humans in converting leads to sales

Artificial intelligence (AI) has already beaten us at chess, poker, Jeopardy, and facial recognition. Now, there is evidence that AI can best you …