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Become A Deep Learning Coder From Scratch In Under A Year

Machine learning (AKA AI) seems bizarre and complicated. It's the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds of …

Machine Learning

Why A.I. Researchers at Google Got Desks Next to the Boss

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — If you want to understand the priorities of a technology company, first look at the seating chart.<p>At Google’s Silicon Valley headquarters, the chief executive, Sundar Pichai, now shares a floor with Google Brain, a research lab dedicated to artificial intelligence.<p>When …

Artificial Intelligence

Why even a moth’s brain is smarter than an AI - MIT Technology Review

One of the curious features of the deep neural networks behind machine learning is that they are surprisingly different from the neural networks in …

Machine Learning

Real-time object detection on the Raspberry Pi with the Movidius NCS

By onFebruary 19, 2018 in Deep Learning, Movidius, Tutorials<p>Today’s post is inspired by Danielle, a PyImageSearch reader who emailed me last week and …

Raspberry Pi

Top 5 Data Science Machine Learning Repositories on GitHub in Jan 2018

Introduction<p>Breakthroughs in data science and machine learning are happening at a break-neck pace. If you are working in this field, it’s extremely …

Machine Learning

This Teen Overslept After a Late Night of Netflix and Still Won Olympic Gold

And then he yelled "fuck" on live TV to celebrate.<p>Seventeen-year-old Red Gerard had a rough start to his Sunday, Yahoo reports.<p>He'd passed out during an episode of <i>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</i> on Saturday night and slept through his morning alarm. When a friend finally dragged him out of bed into the world of …

Winter Olympics

The parents who pay for their child’s MBA

Grace Baker is proud of her sons, who secured places on prestigious MBA courses at Harvard Business School and Stanford respectively. But Ms Baker, …

College & University

DeepMind taught AI how to multitask using video games

Google’s DeepMind team last week revealed a speedy new approach to training deep learning networks that combines advanced algorithms and old school video games.<p>DeepMind, the team responsible for AlphaGo, appears to believe machines can learn like humans do. Using its own DMLab-30 training set, …

Artificial Intelligence

Inside the $28,000-a-year private school where children of tech workers learn to become the next Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk

In a school inside a former IBM office building in San Jose, California, students in grades five through 12 take on some of the most rigorous classes offered at any American grade school.<p>Each student at Basis Independent Silicon Valley takes a minimum of six Advanced Placement courses and completes …

Online Education

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Patek Philippe

Book Review: The Wristwatch Handbook—A Comprehensive Guide to Mechanical Watches

<i>The Wristwatch Handbook</i> is an in-depth study of mechanical movements aimed at collectors looking to become informed connoisseurs. As John Reardon, …

Watches

Looking For Freelance Work? Here Are 50 Companies Free Agents Love

Looking to freelance for a company that treats free agents well?<p>Then you’ll want to to check out the highest-ranking firms in the new 2018 Best Companies to Freelance For Awards list published by the freelance payment and management platform Kalo. The top 10 are 1. Airbnb, 2. Amazon, 3. Walmart, 4. …

Employment

Kaggle Learn review: there is a deep learning track and it is worth your time

Right from my undergrad days when I was starting out with machine learning to this date, my admiration for Kaggle continues to grow. In addition to …

Deep Learning

This Is The World’s First Graphical AI Interface

Designed by Argodesign and CognitiveScale, Cortex offers a glimpse at the future of accessible AI design tools.<p>Machine learning and artificial intelligence are so difficult to understand, only a few very smart computer scientists know how to build them. But the designers of a new tool have a big …

Mark Rolston

Chanel's garden couture delights Paris celebrity guests

PARIS (AP) — Rose scents mingled with celebrities such as Marion Cotillard, Sofia Coppola and Rita Ora at Chanel's couture display in Paris on Tuesday.<p>This season, designer-showman Karl Lagerfeld recreated a verdant royal garden inside the Grand Palais to showcase his bucolic creations.<p>Some …

France

10 Data Science, Machine Learning and AI Podcasts You Must Listen To

With the rapid pace at which technology is driving innovation in machine learning and artificial intelligence, it has become immensely important to …

Data Science

Cardano (ADA) Coin & Why It’s Our Top Pick For Highest % Return in 2018

POSTED ON JANUARY 20, 2018 BY CRYPTOCURRENCYCLARIFIED<p>Cardano is a blockchain project founded by Charles Hoskinson, co-founder of ethereum, to …

Google’s AutoML lets you train custom machine learning models without having to code

Google today announced the alpha launch of AutoML Vision, a new service that helps developers — including those with no machine learning (ML) expertise — build custom image recognition models. While Google plans to expand this custom ML model builder under the AutoML brand to other areas, the …

More Americans Move to Norway Than the Other Way Around

While U.S President Donald Trump wants to welcome Norwegians rather than people from some other countries he’s reported to have called “shitholes,” …

Europe

Chinese Workers Abandon Silicon Valley for Riches Back Home

A few years ago, Wang Yi was living the American dream. He had graduated from Princeton, landed a job at Google and bought a spacious condo in …

Silicon Valley

Why is China creating utopian “art cities” in its former wastelands?

The Chinese mega-city Shenzhen normally conjures images of wide streets, tall buildings, booming factory production, record-breaking construction speed, money, pollution, and materialism. But on the eastern edge of the city, 15,000 Chinese people—many of them artists—don loose linen and cotton …

Ai Weiwei

9 of the biggest missteps even the most successful people have made

Every entrepreneur has a unique journey and faces their own challenges. For me, my entrepreneur journey started off amazing.<p>At 27 years old I had sold a company for eight figures. I was a multi-millionaire. This was very short lived. Not two years later I had purchased a company, built it, grown it …

Entrepreneurship

New wrapr R pipeline feature: wrapr_applicable

The R package wrapr now has a neat new feature: “wrapr_applicable”.<p>This feature allows objects to declare a surrogate function to stand in for the …

This Cliff House Just About Ensures an Unobstructed View

Originally published by Travel + Leisure<p>For some, the idea of living in a home carved into the edge of a cliff is exciting. For others, it’s …

China's Richest Man Says He Was Happier When He Was Poor

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba, became the richest man in China after …

Samsung's vision for the future of retail is a store that doesn't try to sell you anything — take a look inside

Samsung 837 has been called a store that doesn't sell anything, but that's not quite true.<p>It's true that the New York City store's employees won't push guests to buy any Samsung products, and the space has only a small amount of inventory on site, but the store is selling something else: the idea …

eCommerce

Minimal prefab home was assembled in just 5 hours

The modern home features a facade of wood slats, recessed windows, and a floating staircase<p>Madrid-based studio [baragaño] was inspired by the local architecture of raised wooden granaries for their design of Montaña House—a modular prefab beauty in the small Spanish town of Valdés.<p>With an internal …

Search engines are weakening Amazon’s hold on product search

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Amazon's share of initial product searches dropped from 55% in 2016 to 49% in 2017, and search engines like Google appear to be responsible, according to a survey from …

eCommerce

Inside San Francisco's most exclusive neighborhood, where old money rubs elbows with tech billionaires

In a slice of San Francisco known as the Gold Coast, a residential enclave that has long housed the city's old-money families, blue bloods and tech oligarchs now live as neighbors.<p>Members of the high-tech elite, including Oracle's Larry Ellison, Apple's Jony Ives, and Zynga's Mark Pincus, have left …

Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Japanese de-cluttering method that will still keep your home cozy

These days, the internet seems to be overflowing with organization and decluttering advice. But if you’re not into near-sterile minimalism, much of …