Greg Kostello

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An Introduction to Deep Learning for Tabular Data

Written: 29 Apr 2018 by <i>Rachel Thomas</i> [ technical ]<p>There is a powerful technique that is winning Kaggle competitions and is widely used at Google …

Data Science

Google’s TensorFlow AI framework adds Swift and JavaScript support

Google today unveiled a slew of updates to its popular TensorFlow machine learning framework to make it useful for a wider variety of developers and give data scientists new ways to get started building AI models.<p>TensorFlow is one of the most popular programming frameworks developers can use to set …

Machine Learning

How blockchain will disrupt Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook

In the eyes of “experts,” when it comes to blockchain, there is often no middle ground — it will either be boom or bust, nothing in between.<p>I for one have become a big proponent of blockchain technology, especially the crypto-economics used to jumpstart powerful network effects.<p>But with so many …

Comparing Deep Learning Frameworks: A Rosetta Stone Approach

<i>This post is authored by Ilia Karmanov, Mathew Salvaris, Miguel Fierro, Danielle Dean, all Data Scientists at Microsoft.</i><p>With this blog post, we are …

What Is CRISPR?

Imagine a future where parents can create bespoke babies, selecting the height and eye color of their yet unborn children. In fact, all traits can be …

Genetics

Machine Learning Crash Course

A self-study guide for aspiring machine learning practitioners<p>Machine Learning Crash Course features a series of lessons with video lectures, …

Machine Learning

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Processed Food

The latest brain hack to get ahead in Silicon Valley: flashcards

Eager to keep up with the pace of change, some Silicon Valley researchers are embracing a grade-school technique to enhance their cognition and memory.<p>Michael Nielsen, a research fellow at Y Combinator Research, a division of Silicon Valley’s top startup accelerator, took to Twitter last week to …

The matrix calculus you need for deep learning

Introduce intermediate variables for nested subexpressions and subexpressions for both binary and unary operators; e.g., is binary, and other …

Deep Learning

How you can train AI to convert design mockups into HTML and CSS

Currently, the largest barrier to automating front-end development is computing power. However, we can use current deep learning algorithms, along with synthesized training data, to start exploring artificial front-end automation right now.<p>In this post, we’ll teach a neural network how to code a …

AI Just Learned How to Boost the Brain's Memory

When it comes to black boxes, there is none more black than the human brain. Our gray matter is so complex, scientists lament, that it can’t quite …

Become a Deep Learning Coder From Scratch in Under a Year

Machine learning (aka A.I.) seems bizarre and complicated. It’s the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds …

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 …

Machine Learning

Transform anything into a vector – Insight Data

entity2vec: Using cooperative learning approaches to generate entity vectors<p><i>Javed Qadrud-Din</i> <i>previously worked as a business architect at IBM Watson.</i> …

The 3 Tricks That Made AlphaGo Zero Work

There were many advances in Deep Learning and AI in 2017, but few generated as much publicity and interest as DeepMind’s AlphaGo Zero. This program …

Google's artificial intelligence built an AI that outperforms any made by humans

An AI That Can Build AI<p>In May 2017, researchers at Google Brain announced the creation of AutoML, an artificial intelligence (AI) that’s capable of …

How to profit from the blockchain tech stack

If someone came to you in 1992 and said, “Hey, there’s this thing called the Internet. Let me explain how billions and billions of dollars of value are going to be created in entirely new business models,” how would you have reacted? Well, maybe not, YOU, but most people?<p>The state of the blockchain …

Software 2.0

I sometimes see people refer to neural networks as just “another tool in your machine learning toolbox”. They have some pros and cons, they work here …

Machine Learning

New code offers a 100-fold speed increase

Avoiding Zero Entries<p>We live in the age of big data, but most of that data is “sparse.” Imagine, for instance, a massive table that mapped all of …

What is backpropagation really doing? | Chapter 3, deep learning

What is a CapsNet or Capsule Network?

<i>What is a Capsule Network? What is a Capsule? Is CapsNet better than a Convolutional Neural Network (CNN)? In this article I will talk about all the</i> …

Want to know how Deep Learning works? Here’s a quick guide for everyone.

Image credit: Datanami<b>Artificial Intelligence</b> (AI) and <b>Machine Learning</b> (ML) are some of the hottest topics right now.The term <b>“AI”</b> is thrown around …

Machine Learning

A New Theory Explains How Consciousness Evolved

A neuroscientist on how we came to be aware of ourselves.<p>Ever since Charles Darwin published <i>On the Origin of Species</i> in 1859, evolution has been the grand unifying theory of biology. Yet one of our most important biological traits, consciousness, is rarely studied in the context of evolution. …

I just coded my first AI algorithm, and oh boy, it felt good

I am no programmer, coder, or mathematician. I was required to take one computer-science class in college, and I barely passed—and that was over 20 years ago. Yet here I found myself, in my forties, sitting on my porch with my new best friends Python and Numpy, voluntarily trying to build my first …

Deep Learning

In Eric Ries’ new book, he tells companies to turn every unit into a cash-strapped ‘startup’

All companies are startups until they aren’t. Many struggle to find their way back, too. It’s not the days of constrained resources or terrible pay or the heart-stopping uncertainty that they’re missing, of course. Instead, the problem is that it’s a lot harder to implement change at an …

Republican mayor transforms California city into ‘the solar capital of the universe’

“Had it not been for his leadership, we would not be on this journey.”<p><i>By Jeremy Deaton</i><p>Some cities were hit hard by the Great Recession. Lancaster, …

Clean Energy

Google's Learning Software Learns to Write Learning Software

White-collar automation has become a common buzzword in debates about the growing power of computers, as software shows potential to take over some …

10 Must Listen Podcasts on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)

Share28<p>Tweet<p>Share311<p>+1<p>Shares 339<p>Artificial Intelligence and machine learning is progressing rapidly, with key advancements ranging from virtual …

Artificial Intelligence

Is AI Riding a One-Trick Pony? - MIT Technology Review

I’m standing in what is soon to be the center of the world, or is perhaps just a very large room on the seventh floor of a gleaming tower in downtown …

Deep Learning