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How to solve 90% of NLP problems: a step-by-step guide

<b>This post is accompanied by</b> <b>an interactive notebook</b> <b>demonstrating and applying all these techniques. Feel free to run the code and follow along!</b><p>Step 1: …

Machine Learning

Computers are getting better than humans at reading

The robots are coming, and they can read.<p>Artificial intelligence programs built by Alibaba (BABA) and Microsoft (MSFT) have beaten humans on a Stanford University reading comprehension test.<p>"This is the first time that a machine has outperformed humans on such a test," Alibaba said in a statement …

Artificial Intelligence

Finnish firm detects new Intel security flaw

F-Secure said in a statement that the flaw had nothing to do with the "Spectre" and "Meltdown" vulnerabilities recently found in the micro-chips that …

10 Charts That Will Change Your Perspective On Artificial Intelligence's Growth

• There has been a 14X increase in the number of active AI startups since 2000.<br>• Investment into AI start-ups by venture capitalists has increased 6X since 2000.<br>• The share of jobs requiring AI skills has grown 4.5X since 2013.<p>These and many other fascinating insights are from Stanford University’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Breaking Down Breadth-First Search

When it comes to learning, there are generally two approaches one can take: you can either go wide, and try to cover as much of the spectrum of a …

Big Picture Machine Learning: Classifying Text with Neural Networks and TensorFlow

Developers often say that if you want to get started with machine learning, you should first learn how the algorithms work. But my experience shows …

How Google wants to crowdsource machine learning with smartphones and Federated Learning

Google's new approach to machine learning relies on data stored on mobile devices to train models, without the need to centrally store the data.<p>On …

DeepMind hopes its TensorFlow lib Sonnet is music to ears of AI devs

Code dumped on GitHub for you to play with this weekend (and maybe beyond)Alphabet’s AI outfit DeepMind has released Sonnet, a framework that allows …

Deep Learning

Google's dedicated TensorFlow processor, or TPU, crushes Intel, Nvidia in inference workloads - ExtremeTech

Google’s dedicated TensorFlow processor, or TPU, crushes Intel, Nvidia in inference workloads<p>By on April 6, 2017 at 9:48 am<p>This site may earn …

Faiss: A library for efficient similarity search

This month, we released Facebook AI Similarity Search (Faiss), a library that allows us to quickly search for multimedia documents that are similar …

Understanding the limits of deep learning

Artificial intelligence has reached peak hype. News outlets report that companies have replaced workers with IBM Watson and that algorithms are beating doctors at diagnoses. New AI startups pop up everyday, claiming to solve all your personal and business problems with machine learning.<p>Ordinary …

Machine Learning

Google’s 200 Ranking Factors: The Complete List

You probably already know that Google uses about 200 ranking factors in their algorithm…<p>But what the heck are they?<p>Well today you’re in for a treat …

Google’s Hand-Fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results

ASK THE GOOGLE search app “What is the fastest bird on Earth?,” and it will tell you.<p>“Peregrine falcon,” the phone says. “According to YouTube, the …

GeoVisual Search from Descartes Labs makes the Earth searchable

Scavenger hunts just got significantly more tactical with Descartes Labs’ new GeoVisual Search. Finding shipping containers, runways and even parking lots on a global scale is no problem with the free tool made available today. Descartes Labs is a geospatial analytics startup based in Los Alamos, …

Facebook's new machine learning framework emphasizes efficiency over accuracy

In machine learning parlance, clustering or similarity search looks for affinities in sets of data that normally don't make such a job easy. If you …

Machine Learning

Inside the Royal Bank of Canada’s machine-learning labs

As consumer banking becomes increasingly virtual, banks are setting the bar high for their non-human ambassadors.<p>Machines will soon be able to carry …

Before you bury yourself in packages, learn the Node.js runtime itself

This article will challenge the very limits of your Node.js knowledge.<p>I started learning Node.js shortly after Ryan Dahl first presented it, and I …

7 More Steps to Mastering Machine Learning With Python

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>So, you have been thinking about picking up machine learning, but given the confusing state of the web you don't know …

Microsoft’s AI is learning to write code by itself, not steal it

What if instead of searching through menus within programs like Microsoft Excel, our computers could understand the problem we’re trying to solve and write the software to solve it? It’s a hyper-futuristic idea, but one that has recently seen progress from Microsoft Research and the University of …

Artificial Intelligence

New Artificial Intelligence Threat Prediction Platform Detects Cyberattacks in Real Time

A new artificial intelligence (AI) SaaS application was introduced at the RSA Conference 2017 courtesy of PatternEx. PatternEx is making the …

Artificial Intelligence

120 Machine Learning business ideas from the latest McKinsey report.

12 sectors where automation will take over in the short term.<p>Machine learning is on the edge of revolutionizing those 12 sectors. Most leaders in …

JSON-Splora

<b>JSON-Splora</b> is a GUI for editing, visualizing, and manipulating JSON data with jq or JavaScript.<p>Design<p>Built with Electron<br>• Editor and output both use …

License Plate Tracking Has Gone Open-Source

OpenALPR makes it all so, so easy.<p>Computer vision-assisted license plate reading seems to be a favorite spectre of a certain sort of privacy worrier, at least anecdotally speaking. Something to do with its potential for tracking and profiling an activity that seems to make Americans in particular …

Exyn unveils AI to help drones fly autonomously, even indoors or off the grid

A startup called Exyn Technologies Inc. today revealed AI software that enables drones to fly autonomously, even in dark, obstacle-filled environments or beyond the reaches of GPS. A spin-out of the University of Pennsylvania’s GRASP Labs, Exyn uses sensor fusion to give drones situational …

The 10 most innovative companies in AI and machine learning

American business publication Fast Company has released its list of the most innovative companies of 2017. The annual list ranks enterprises that …

Have you had “The Talk” with your chatbot about graph data structures?

You can follow a conversation through the dialog tree similar to how you can follow vertices and edges in a graph (after all, trees are graphs …

Onions

All-in-one Docker image for Deep Learning

README.md<p>Here are Dockerfiles to get you up and running with a fully functional deep learning machine. It contains all the popular deep learning …

DevOps

Installation and operation · Issue #25 · yahoo/TensorFlowOnSpark

Join GitHub today<p>GitHub is home to over 20 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software …

The Met Digitizes its Collection, Releasing 375,000 Images for Free

Art

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 …