Júlio Alves

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Google’s Machine Learning (AI) Crash Course

Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning, as it’s better known as, is something that has garnered my interest over recent years. I even used the …

Artificial Intelligence

It’s easier than you think to craft AI tools without typing a line of code

A lot of companies are trying to make it easier to use artificial intelligence, but few are making it as simple as Lobe. The startup, which launched earlier this year, offers users a clean drag-and-drop interface for building deep learning algorithms from scratch. It’s mainly focused on machine …

Machine Learning

Turn Your Home into a Fortress With Artificial Intelligence

Written by Benjamin Quinn There are many areas where artificial intelligence can be used. If you are keen on securing the safety and security of your …

Artificial Intelligence

This tool lets you see–and correct–the bias in an algorithm

Accenture’s new Fairness Tool is a way to quickly evaluate whether your data is creating fair outcomes.<p>Algorithms might help decide the terms of your next loan, pull data from your online shopping history to help determine your credit score, assess whether you should be offered a job, or decide …

Artificial Intelligence

🚀 100 Times Faster Natural Language Processing in Python

How to take advantage of spaCy & a bit of Cython for blazing fast NLP<p>I also published a Jupyter notebook with the examples I describe in this …

Python Programming

20 Books As Inspiring As A TEDTalk — According To The People Who Give The Talks

Want to spend your vacation working on self-improvement and -enrichment? There are 20 books TED speakers want you to read this summer, and I've got …

Books

Best (and Free!!) Resources to understand Nuts and Bolts of Deep learning

The internet is filled with tutorials to get started with Deep Learning. You can choose to get started with the superb Stanford courses CS221 or …

Machine Learning

Free 29-part course to learn Machine Learning

Machine Learning is everywhere. Like Mathematics and Computer Science, it is quickly becoming a tool which is widely used to make everything more …

Machine Learning

9 Page-Turning Spy Novels to Keep You on the Edge of Your Beach Chair

Marked by an exhilarating pace, plenty of dramatic twists and turns, and richly drawn, complex protagonists, spa novels are about as riveting as it …

Books

Summer non-fiction: the best new biographies, history, science and politics books

Stuck for holiday reading? Whether you’re looking for memoirs, historical biographies or cutting-edge science, our critics have the answer<p>History<p>Arnhem by Antony Beevor<p>Beevor’s account of the Arnhem campaign, that ill-judged and deeply unlucky northward leap by the Allies into occupied Holland in …

Books

88 books to enjoy this summer: the TED reading list

<i>Maya Sariahmed</i><p>Whether your weeks ahead contain travel, vacations or just longer and lazier days than usual, our list of recommendations from TED …

Books

Must know Information Theory concepts in Deep Learning (AI)

Information theory is an important field that has made significant contribution to deep learning and AI, and yet is unknown to many. Information …

Machine Learning

20 books Bill Gates says you should read this summer

Bill Gates loves to read.<p>The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft and chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation reportedly reads around 50 books a year, and he chronicles his literary adventures on his blog, Gates Notes.<p>Gates' book recommendations have included historical accounts like Walter …

Books

The 13 enthralling science fiction and fantasy books you need to check out this June

Adventures in space, machines run amok, and more to add to your reading list<p>I’ve been writing and editing military science fiction for years. In that time, robots, drones, and artificial intelligence have been slipping onto real-world battlefields. When people think about robots on the battlefield, …

Books

13 Useful Father’s Day 2018 Gifts You Can Get For Under $20

Mark your calendar, because Father's Day is almost here — and you're not going to want to miss it. For those who don't have their iCal in front of …

Shopping

12 Books For People Who Like Learning Things But Don't Want To Work That Hard

Whether you're interested in science, sex, or politics, we've got something for you.

Books

Summer Essentials: 20 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Beach Reads

This is the irreverent, absurdist sci-fi comedy against which all others inevitably fall short. If you’ve yet to experience the intergalactic …

Books

Hello tensorflow

<b>Machine Learning (ML)</b> is the dope new thing that everyone’s talking about, because it’s really good at learning from data so that it can predict …

Machine Learning

Here are the winners of the 2018 Nebula Awards

The best science fiction and fantasy stories of 2017<p>The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) is currently holding its annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this weekend, and last night, the organization announced the winners of its prestigious Nebula Awards.<p>N.K. Jemisin’s</i> …

Science Fiction

Finnish university's online AI course is open to everyone

Helsinki University in Finland has launched a course on artificial intelligence -- one that's completely free and open to everyone around the world. Unlike Carnegie Mellon's new undergrad degree in AI, which the institution created to train future experts in the field, Helsinki's offering is more …

Artificial Intelligence

A futurist imagines the Earth populated exclusively by the 1 percent

The book hits stores on August 14th, 2018<p>Science fiction is often pretty bad at predicting the future: rather, it’s a better barometer of the present. But every now and again, an author establishes a reputation for insight into what the future might hold. One such author is Canadian writer and …

The 12 gripping science fiction and fantasy novels you need to check out this May

This month’s picks include stories about AI, interstellar warfare, and a world without prisons<p>A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Slate’s podcast <i>Slow Burn</i>, an engrossing dive into the Watergate scandal that eventually prompted President Richard Nixon to resign. The series prompted me to pick up a …

28 New Scifi and Fantasy Books to Add to Your Shelves in May

May is here, and the month brings tons of new science fiction and fantasy books for your reading pleasure, including tales of kingdoms in turmoil, …

18 Dystopian Novels That Will Definitely, 100% Blow Your Mind

The future is dark, disturbing, and thrilling to read.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

Why You Should be Reading Books Every Day, According to Science

It's a habit that's beneficial on several levels.<p>According to the Pew Research Center, more than a quarter--26 percent--of American adults have not read even part of a book within the past year. It's a shame considering that researchers have found reading is beneficial in many ways.<p>1. Reading …

Google creates DIY kits for artificial intelligence

The “technology of the future” is constantly changing. Remember when Google Glass was the future and venture capitalists launched huge funds …

21 books you need to read this spring

Spring is here and that can only mean one thing: time to shake yourself out of hibernation and bust out that spring reading.<p>But with so many great …

How to use Excel's Data Model to turn related data into meaningful information

Excel's Data Model feature allows you to build relationships between data sets for easier reporting. Here's how to use it to make data analysis …

Databases

DimensionalMechanics launches AI programming language

DimensionalMechanics has announced a new programming language for artificial intelligence and deep learning development. Its NeoPulse Framework 2.0, …

Where Have We Come From? Where Are We Going?: Identity and Self in Ann Leckie’s “Provenance”

EARLY IN Ann Leckie’s <i>Provenance</i>, a character offers the protagonist, Ingray Aughskold, a brief précis of the galaxy-spanning political upheaval that …