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Two-Bit History

What Did Ada Lovelace's Program Actually Do?<p>Papers<p><i>18 Aug 2018</i><p>The story of Microsoft’s founding is one of the most famous episodes in computing …

Bill Gates

The Coming Revolution In Software Development

For decades, software development has been done manually.<p>From punching cards in FORTRAN to writing distributed systems in Go, the discipline has remained fundamentally the same: think deeply about a problem, come up with a clever approach (i.e., algorithm) and give the machine a set of instructions …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial General Intelligence Is Here, and Impala Is Its Name

By on August 21, 2018 at 1:01 pm<p>One of the most significant AI milestones in history was quietly ushered into being this summer. We speak of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Swimming Workouts: What to Know Before Diving In

Thinking of adding some laps to your workout routine? We asked experts to share their best advice for how to get started.<p>If there’s any experience that typifies the summer months on the East Coast, it’s grimly enduring a brand of humidity that compares only to the depths of a soggy hell. Some days, …

How to leverage A.I. for professional success

<b>Paul Daugherty:</b> As you think about your talent and your workforce for the age of AI and where we’re moving to, there’s a few things that are very …

Artificial Intelligence

Taming the Epic To-Do List

The to-do list can be an indispensable tool when used to mindfully manage your time. But used indiscriminately, you become its servant. The first step in making your list work for you is to be clear on what job you’re “hiring” it to do. Most of us fail to do this, and so our lists are crammed with …

Technology Fridays: MLDB is the Database Every Data Scientist Dreams Of

Machine learning solutions in the real world are rarely just a matter of building and testing models. Managing and automating the lifecycle of …

This UK startup thinks it can win the self-driving car race with better machine learning

A new U.K. self-driving car startup founded by Amar Shah and Alex Kendall, two machine learning PhDs from University of Cambridge, is de-cloaking today. Wayve — backed by New York-based Compound, Europe’s Fly Ventures, and Brent Hoberman’s Firstminute Capital — is building what it describes as …

Machine Learning

Neural Networks in JavaScript with deeplearn.js - RWieruch

Follow<p>- Edit this Post on GitHub<p><i>This month, all articles are sponsored by TRUMPF Laser GmbH. The german company I worked with is using a</i> …

Infrastructure 3.0: Building blocks for the AI revolution

By any measure, we’ve entered the age of machine learning and artificial intelligence. The confluence of massive data, cheap storage, elastic compute, and algorithmic advances, particularly in deep learning, has given rise to applications that previously were confined to the pages of science …

Amazon backs ONNX, an open-source tool that makes deep learning models more flexible

Amazon Web Services Inc. is throwing its weight behind an open-source tool that makes it easier for artificial intelligence developers to switch …

The data that transformed AI research—and possibly the world

In 2006, Fei-Fei Li started ruminating on an idea.<p>Li, a newly-minted computer science professor at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, saw her colleagues across academia and the AI industry hammering away at the same concept: a better algorithm would make better decisions, regardless of the …

Neural Networks: You’ve Got It So Easy

Neural networks are all the rage right now with increasing numbers of hackers, students, researchers, and businesses getting involved. The last …

Deep Learning

Introduction To TensorFlow

I had great fun writing neural network software in the 90s, and I have been anxious to try creating some using TensorFlow.Google’s machine …

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means, how to respond

We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale, …

Teams Solve Problems Faster When They’re More Cognitively Diverse

Looking at the executive teams we work with as consultants and those we teach in the classroom, increased diversity of gender, ethnicity, and age is apparent. Over recent decades the rightful endeavor to achieve a more representative workforce has had an impact. Of course, there is a ways to go, …

News and Insights from Singularity University

Evolution Strategies as a Scalable Alternative to Reinforcement Learning

We've discovered that <b>evolution strategies (ES)</b>, an optimization technique that's been known for decades, rivals the performance of standard</b> …

The IoT-Connected Car of Today—Case Studies

Imagine a world where your car not only drives itself, but also says intelligent things. This would look like an impossibility about five years ago, …

Deep Learning Will Radically Change the Ways We Interact with Technology

Even though heat and sound are both forms of energy, when you were a kid, you probably didn’t need to be told not to speak in thermal convection. And each time your children come across a stray animal, they likely don’t have to self-consciously rehearse a subroutine of zoological attributes to …

Optimising the front end for the browser

The latest and most up-to-date version of this post can be found here …

Web Development

Fueling the Gold Rush: The Greatest Public Datasets for AI

It has never been easier to build AI or machine learning-based systems than it is today. The ubiquity of cutting edge open-source tools such as …

Machine Learning

5 Dividend Growth Stocks For Your Retirement Portfolio

A good retirement portfolio is diversified and dividend-focused. Diversification is important financial defense, but dividends are your financial offense. They compound on themselves because companies that pay dividends have an implied agreement with their shareholders that they’ll continue bumping …