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The 10 main takeaways from MLconf SF

1. It’s (still) not all about Deep Learning<p>It is true that <i>Deep Learning (DL)</i> has had real success in a variety of tasks like image and speech …

AI Learns Things That Humans Didn't Teach It

A heuristic approach<p>Machine learning technology in neural networks has been pushing artificial intelligence (AI) development to new heights. Most AI …

Peeking into the neural network architecture used for Google's Neural Machine Translation

November 17, 2016<p>The Google Neural Machine Translation paper (GNMT) describes an interesting approach towards deep learning in production. The paper …

Deep Learning

Here’s the first sign that Microsoft is building an A.I. empire

Forget everything you know about Microsoft’s Tay chatbot. It was a disaster, it didn’t work, the researchers behind it have likely all been fired or reassigned. In truth, it was a test of the Microsoft natural language processing algorithms, and it didn’t pass the test.<p>Plus, Tay was never intended …

Machine Learning

5 non-business books that will improve your life and career

Sometimes, the greatest wisdom can be found in the most obscure places. For instance, some of the best career advice you'll ever get is from books shelved far away from the business section of your local bookstore.

Books

The Virtual World is Calling: 16 Predictions for the (Near) Future of VR

A year ago, I met up my friend Eugene Chung who used to run film & media for Oculus virtual reality (VR). Eugene was telling me about his first VR …

OLBlog

The main serial killer of startups and SMEs is a bad execution. A business without a plan is like a ship without navigation systems. Eventually, it …

VR: Bigger than reality, eventually (part 2)

When you look at the historic rates of adoption of communications technologies that broaden our connections and how they keep moving us closer to the purest form of the experience, there’s a strong case for VR as the next big thing. I expect headsets to evolve toward a mass-market design over the …

Disney and Google Built an Augmented Reality Website For Pete’s Dragon Movie

Disney really wants families to watch its upcoming <i>Pete’s Dragon</i> remake and is turning to both virtual reality and augmented reality to help promote …

Paralyzed patients regain muscle control with the help of virtual reality

A 32-year-old woman who had been paralyzed from the waist down for 13 years has regained partial control over her legs after a revolutionary new treatment.<p>The woman, dubbed "Patient 1," is part of an ongoing research study that uses a system of brain-controlled robotics and virtual reality to …

Virtual Reality

Top 10 Books That Will Change Your Life in 2016

Photograph courtesy Getty Images<p>These titles will make you reflect, say yes and choose joy in the year ahead.<p>Our preview of 10 carefully selected …

Self-improvement

The 38 Books by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs that Will Transform Your Business and Career

Over the course of history there have been hundreds of thousands, if not millions of wildly successful entrepreneurs. The stories of these enormous …

Virtual reality ‘Chinook’ created to help train medics in UK Armed Forces

Army medics will experience the battlefield without ever leaving the country after engineers developed a ground-breaking virtual reality simulator to mimic the difficulties of working in a warzone.<p>The life-like simulator recreates the cramped conditions inside a moving Chinook helicopter where …

Google executives explain why the MBA approach to building things is ‘stupid’

Google’s hiring chief says he doesn’t give much credit to college degrees in the hiring process. So it should come as no surprise that other Google executives also regard staples of traditional business school training at the nation’s elite colleges as downright “stupid.”<p>Former senior vice …

Project Management

Amazon Echo Is A $199 Connected Speaker Packing An Always-On Siri-Style Assistant

Amazon has a new product that doesn’t really have any current equivalent form any other tech company – a connected speaker called Echo that’s always-on, listening for commands that its virtual assistant can then respond to with information or by triggering a task.<p>The cylindrical device has …

Search

FORTUNE — Despite excitement from the business world, consumers aren’t keen on the latest innovations in retail advertising. A whole new category of technology has sprung up to serve “omnichannel” retailers, who combine online analytics with brick-and-mortar sales. They do that by connecting to a …