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Data Science 101 (Getting started in NLP): Tokenization tutorial

One common task in NLP (Natural Language Processing) is tokenization. "Tokens" are usually individual words (at least in languages like English) and …

[1706.08605] Developing Bug-Free Machine Learning Systems With Formal Mathematics

Abstract: Noisy data, non-convex objectives, model misspecification, and numerical instability can all cause undesired behaviors in machine learning …

Can A Machine Choose Fonts And Colors Better Than You? Try It

These automated design tools let you find new font and color combinations with the push of a button. And then call it a weekend.<p>Maybe you’re just feeling uninspired. Maybe you took a job that pays less than you’re worth. Look, I’m not here to judge. We’re all going to be working for AI in a few …

Scientists slash computations for deep learning

Rice University computer scientists have adapted a widely used technique for rapid data lookup to slash the amount of computation—and thus energy and …

This app uses artificial intelligence to turn design mockups into source code

While traditionally it has been the task of front-end developers to transform the work of designers from raw graphical user interface mockups to actual source code, this trend might soon be a thing of the past – courtesy of artificial intelligence.<p>Copenhagen-based startup UIzard Technologies has …

These gorgeous glass homes can pop up in 8 hours for under $70k

Meet ÖÖD, a gorgeous prefab abode that doesn’t compromise privacy for stellar views. Clad in mirrored glass, this sleek tiny home blends into its …

Facebook posts its fast and accurate ConvNet models for machine translation on GitHub

In its latest paper, the Facebook AI Research (FAIR) team dropped some impressive results for its implementation of a modified convolutional neural network for machine translation. Facebook says it has achieved a small bump in accuracy at nine times the speed of traditional recurrent network …

This concrete home cost only $109K to build

It’s located in a coastal town in Portugal<p>Is it possible to build a house for €80,000 (that’s approximately $87,000)? That was the million-dollar question a Portuguese family had for local architect José Carlos Nunes de Oliveira of NoArq. The answer turned out to be <i>not quite</i>, so the family upped …

Architecture

Google’s AutoDraw uses machine learning to help you draw like a pro

Drawing isn’t for everyone. I, for one, am definitely not very good at it. But with AutoDraw, Google is launching a new experiment today that uses machine learning algorithms to match your doodles with professional drawings to make you look like you know what you’re doing.<p>You can use AutoDraw on …

'Black box' technique may lead to more powerful AI

The strategy is easier, faster and more flexible.<p>It's not easy to train a neural network. Even if they're not difficult to implement, it can take hours to get them ready no matter how much computing power you can use. OpenAI researchers may have a better solution: forgetting many of the usual …

Facebook may show off its hardware efforts in April

Building 8 is working on everything from augmented reality to brain scans.<p>When Facebook launched its hardware-focused Building 8, it raised all kinds of questions: just what was it making in there, and when would you see the first fruits of its labor? You might not have to wait long to get the …

Augmented Reality

Zelda: Breath of the Wild players have worked out how to beat enemies with a chicken

The Legend of Zelda fans have turned a recurring Easter egg from the series into a surprising new battle tactic.Many Zelda games feature the "angry …

The 50 best video games of all time, according to critics on Metacritic

There are dozens of ways you could put together a list of the best video games ever made.<p>You could look to classics, like "Super Mario Bros." here. You could look at impact on the medium, or highest sales. You could write down your personal favorites on a bunch of pieces of paper, then throw them …

Metal Gear

A San Francisco startup is 3D-printing entire houses in just one day

If you’re looking to move but can’t find the house of your dreams, you may be able to just print out what you’re after in the near future.<p>A San Francisco-based 3D-printing startup, Apis Cor, has come up with an exceedingly affordable solution for building new houses. It can 3D-print concrete walls …

Microsoft's new AI sucks at coding as much as the typical Stack Overflow user

Microsoft has made some impressive leaps forward in the world of artificial intelligence (AI), but this might be its biggest yet. Microsoft Research, in conjunction with Cambridge University, has developed an AI that’s able to solve programming problems by reusing lines of code cribbed from other …

This Prefab Cabin Was Built in 10 Days for Only $80,000

The cabin is in Russia, but the builder is now accepting pre-orders in the U.S.<p>Nestled in the woods of Kazan, a city in southwest Russia, sits a 1,184-square-foot DublDom, one of several DublDom modular prefab homes designed by the Moscow-based architect firm, Bio Architects.<p>What makes the DublDom …

Prefab Homes

These efficient modern prefabs raise the bar for shipping container homes

Delivered in 10 weeks<p>In our roundup of eco-friendly prefab homes you can buy right now, one of the newest companies featured is Honomobo, based in the Canadian province of Alberta. Launched last spring, the company builds modern homes, offices, studios, multi-family complexes, and more out of …

Prefab Homes

22 Modern Prefab Companies That Every Homebuyer Can Rely On

To put it simply, prefab homes are fabulous. Quick to construct and easy to love, prefabs have historically been a favorite throughout the design community.<p>We believe that working with a company that you trust is imperative when building your dream home. Take a look at 22 top-tier, reliable prefab …

Cloudsight is letting universities and schools use its computer vision API for free

Generally speaking, Computer Science degrees tend to be a little bit behind the times. Many schools require syllabuses to be planned months, if not years in advance, meaning that both undergraduates and postgraduates miss out on the cutting edge of tech.<p>But I’ve noticed that many schools are …

Renovated Tribeca loft with rustic touches wants $1.65M

The two-bedroom condo features beamed ceilings, exposed brick, and tons of built-in storage<p>It may be thoroughly modern, but there’s nothing generic about this two-bedroom duplex loft, which has an dreamy rustic-industrial vibe going.<p>In its current incarnation, the condo’s main floor is wide open: …

Living Rooms

Really Big Data At Walmart: Real-Time Insights From Their 40+ Petabyte Data Cloud

Walmart – the world’s biggest retailer with over 20,000 stores in 28 countries, is in the process of building the world’ biggest private cloud, to process 2.5 petabytes of data every hour.<p>To make sense of all of this information, and put it to work solving problems, the company has created what it …

Economic Data

Scikit-Learn Cheat Sheet: Python Machine Learning

• Subscribe to RSS Feed<br>• Mark as New<br>• Mark as Read<br>• Bookmark<br>• Subscribe<br>• Email to a Friend<br>• Printer Friendly Page<br>• Notify Moderator<p>Matter<p>Labels:<p>Python<br>• Yhat<p>Back to …

Machine Learning

MongoDB "ransomware" exists because people are bad at security

Over the course of a turbulent week, several hackers were able to break into over 10,500 systems running the MongoDB database software.<p>Once inside, the attackers would wipe the database and leave a ransom note, essentially demanding payment to restore it to its previous state. This is typically …

GitHub Enterprise SQL Injection

Before<p>GitHub Enterprise is the on-premises version of GitHub.com that you can deploy a whole GitHub service in your private network for businesses. …

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Google Scholar

The Vista Tiny House is Perfect For Modern Design Lovers

Have you ever wanted to just give up on everything and retreat deep into the country, far from any society, where you can write a novel and raise …

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

Zero-Shot Translation with Google’s Multilingual Neural Machine Translation System

Posted by Mike Schuster (Google Brain Team), Melvin Johnson (Google Translate) and Nikhil Thorat (Google Brain Team)<br>In the last 10 years, Google …

Zayd's Blog – Why is machine learning 'hard'?

There have been tremendous advances made in making machine learning more accessible over the past few years. Online courses have emerged, …

Machine Learning