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Machine Learning Top 10 Open Source Projects (v.Feb 2018)

This is a new monthly series<p>For the past month<b>,</b> we ranked nearly 250 Machine Learning Open Source Projects to pick the Top 10.<p>We compared projects …

Machine Learning

Here are 9 things Americans just don’t understand — compared to the rest of the world

To hear the far-right ideologues of Fox News and AM talk radio tell it, life in Europe is hell on Earth. Taxes are high, sexual promiscuity prevails, …

Universal Health Care

Deep Learning for Sentiment Analysis : A Survey. (arXiv:1801.07883v2 [cs.CL] UPDATED)

Authors: Lei Zhang, Shuai Wang, Bing LiuDeep learning has emerged as a powerful machine learning technique that learns multiple layers of …

Machine Learning

We Asked, You Answered: When Should We Call Something 'Racist'?

"Racist."<p>Some people hear that word and picture a hood-wearing, cross-burning bigot. Others think more abstractly — they hear racist and think of policies, institutions, laws and language.<p>As journalists, we're constantly trying to balance the different uses of the term in a way that will make sense …

Equality

Running a Python application on Kubernetes

Kubernetes is an open source platform that offers deployment, maintenance, and scaling features. It simplifies management of containerized Python …

Kubernetes

Why American men are getting less marriageable

If it seems like the number of complaints from your female friends about not being able to find a man is growing, we may finally know why. Somewhere between 1979 and 2008, Americans decided it was much less worth it to get hitched: the share of 25- to 39-year-old women who were currently married …

Demographics

The issue with millennials isn't narcissism but our depressing culture of mass consumption

If you're a young person feeling lonely these days, you're in good company. Youth everywhere are experiencing record rates of depression and anxiety, surrounded by a cultural climate of both isolation and overexposure. The moniker "snowflake generation" seems an apt phrase, then, to describe our …

Social Sciences

Cheat Sheets for AI, Neural Networks, Machine Learning, Deep Learning & Big Data

The Most Complete List of Best AI Cheat Sheets<p>Over the past few months, I have been collecting AI cheat sheets. From time to time I share them with …

Machine Learning

Building Variational Auto-Encoders in TensorFlow

Variational Auto-Encoders (VAEs) are powerful models for learning low-dimensional representations of your data. TensorFlow’s distributions package …

Donald Trump

Building an autodifferentiation library

Popular general-purpose auto-differentiation frameworks like PyTorch or TensorFlow are very capable, and, for the most part, there is little need for …

Deep Learning

White Supremacist Tried to Commit an Act of Terrorism and Government Didn't Tell Anyone

Did you know that in October, an armed white supremacist tried to hijack an Amtrak train in Nebraska? And that the federal government has since …

30 Amazing Machine Learning Projects for the Past Year (v.2018)

<b>For the past year</b>, we’ve compared nearly 8,800 open source Machine Learning projects to pick Top 30 (0.3% chance).<p>This is an extremely competitive …

[D] Best ML blogs?

In your opinion, what are the best machine learning blogs out there? I found a few throug research (such as http://bair.berkeley.edu/blog/archive/), …

Research

Does the White Working Class Really Vote Against Its Own Interests?

Trump’s first year in office revived an age-old debate about why some people choose race over class—and how far they will go to protect the system.<p>As his first year in the White House draws to a close, Donald J. Trump remains in almost every respect a singular character. He exists well outside the …

Working-class

138 things Trump did this year while you weren't looking

Behind the crazy headlines, more conservative priorities got pushed through than most people realize. An exhaustive list of what really happened to the government in 2017.<p>In Donald Trump’s first act as president, he signed a high-profile executive order intended to dismantle Obamacare, instructing …

Clean Power Plan

55% of white Americans now think white people are being racially discriminated against

In August, the Justice Department decided to investigate instances of bias against whites in university admissions. Since then, campuses have been flyered with "It's okay to be white," and in November, violence erupted at the University of Connecticut during a speech about discrimination against …

Barack Obama

Republican tax bill is a Christmas gift for the super-rich

It looks as though congressional<p>Republicansare going to get what they want for Christmas: a major piece of legislation to whichPresident Trumpwill eagerly affix his flamboyant signature.<p>The massive tax reform bill that has been concocted on the fly with no hearings, no input from Democrats and …

European Union

A Poll Asked Americans if They’re 'Proud to Be an American.' The Difference Between Dems & GOP Is Striking

A survey on American views on patriotism shows a stark difference between liberals and conservatives.<p>In the study, 65 percent of conservatives said …

15 Trending Data Science GitHub Repositories you can not miss in 2017

Log in or Register to save this content for later.<p>Introduction<p>GitHub is much more than a software versioning tool, which it was originally meant to …

Doug Jones May Have Won, But White Women Lost in Alabama Last Night

Last night, former federal prosecutor Doug Jones pulled off a long-shot victory over multiply accused child molester Roy Moore in the special election for Jeff Sessions’s vacant Alabama Senate seat, effectively restoring many Americans’ faith in humanity. But while Jones won big, white women …

Feminism

Roy Moore Is A Lesson On The Folly Of Angry Populism

They told me I should keep my “elite media” nose out of it and let the voters in Alabama decide for themselves whether to elect Roy Moore as their …

Political Science

Black Voters, Mothers, and Millennials Carried Doug Jones to Victory

There was healing justice in the way the vote rolled in from Alabama Tuesday night, as Democrat Doug Jones defeated racist, ultra-right, deposed …

Never Forget How Badly White People Wanted Roy Moore to Win

<i>Welcome to WHAT NOW, a morning round-up of the news/fresh horrors that await you today.</i><p>Despite the homophobia, despite the racism, and despite the …

America Is Heading for an Unprecedented Constitutional Crisis

White House lawyer Ty Cobb has been attempting to keep the First Client in check by telling him that Robert Mueller’s investigation will soon be over …

‘New York Times’ publishes op-ed calling for the end of anti-white reverse racism

On Sunday, the <i>New York Times</i> published an op-ed by columnist Frank Bruni decrying what he sees as a true impediment to the progress of racial …

Kansas's ravaged economy a cautionary tale as Trump plans huge tax cuts for rich

Kansas slashed taxes at the top to try to spur growth – but the plan crippled the state’s finances and proved disastrous for its Republican governor<p>Is Donald Trump about to turn America into Kansas? It’s a question some worried people who live in the state are asking as the Republican party pushes …

Fascism Runs in My American Family

The diehard Trump supporters aren't being fooled. The Moore voters aren't pinching their noses. A large portion of Americans actually agree with the …

Blue States Practice the Family Values Red States Preach

As we watch Roy Moore thumping his Bible to defend himself from accusations of child molestation, let me toss out a verbal hand grenade: To some degree, liberals practice the values that conservatives preach.<p>This is complicated terrain with lots of exceptions, and the recent scandals involving …

Religion

Moore, Trump and the Right’s New Religion

I have lived my whole life with a Republican Party with which I disagreed, but at least understood.<p>The first election I can remember was the presidential election of 1980. I was 10 years old. I didn’t know much about politics or party platforms. I only knew that the former peanut-farmer president, …

Donald Trump