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Improving Deep Learning Performance with AutoAugment

Posted by Ekin Dogus Cubuk, Google AI Resident and Barret Zoph, Research Scientist, Google Brain Team<br>The success of deep learning in computer vision …

Deep Learning

Deep learning scaling is predictable, empirically

Deep learning scaling is predictable, empirically Hestness et al., <i>arXiv, Dec.2017</i><i>With thanks to Nathan Benaich for highlighting this paper in his</i> …

Bayesian Methods for Hackers

An intro to Bayesian methods and probabilistic programming from a computation/understanding-first, mathematics-second point of …

Introduction to Learning to Trade with Reinforcement Learning

Thanks a lot to @aerinykim, @suzatweet and @hardmaru for the useful feedback! The academic Deep Learning research community has largely stayed away …

DNA seen through the eyes of a coder

The genome is littered with old copies of genes and experiments that went wrong somewhere in the recent past - say, the last half a million years. …

Genetics

Longevity FAQ

30 Amazing Machine Learning Projects for the Past Year (v.2018)

<b>For the past year</b>, we’ve compared nearly 8,800 open source Machine Learning projects to pick Top 30 (0.3% chance).<p>This is an extremely competitive …

AI and Deep Learning in 2017 – A Year in Review

The year is coming to an end. I did not write nearly as much as I had planned to. But I’m hoping to change that next year, with more tutorials around …

Machine Learning

Tax Geek Tuesday: Making Sense Of The New '20% Qualified Business Income Deduction'

On December 22nd, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, finalizing a once-in-a-generation overhaul of the existing Code and leaving the once-burdensome tax law so simple, we’ll all be preparing our returns on postcards come the spring of 2019.<p>HAHAHAHAHAHA<p>/wipes tear from …

Retirement

Learning Deep Learning with Keras

I teach deep learning both for a living (as the main deepsense.ai instructor, in a Kaggle-winning team1) and as a part of my volunteering with the …

Keras Tutorial - Traffic Sign Recognition

You might think 40000 images are a lot of images. Think about it again. Our model has 1358155 parameters (try model.count_params() or …

Amazon SageMaker – Accelerating Machine Learning | Amazon Web Services

Machine Learning is a pivotal technology for many startups and enterprises. Despite decades of investment and improvements, the process of …

Machine Learning

A Year in Computer Vision

A Year in Computer Vision: The M Tank, 2017<p>Edited for The M Tank by<p>Benjamin F. Duffy<p>Daniel R. Flynn<p>The M Tank<p>Also on Medium: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, …

The Amazing $1 Microcontroller

The Contenders<p>This page will compare the devices, development tools, and IDEs all together. However, to prevent this article from getting …

[N] Keras backend with accelerated AMD support (and apparently Mac support coming soon)

flappy

You all must have heared about the game famously known as Flappy Bird, that made people so frustrated that the creator of app had to remove the app …

GIF Animations

Attention in Neural Networks and How to Use It

Attention mechanisms in neural networks, otherwise known as <i>neural attention</i> or just <i>attention</i>, have recently attracted a lot of attention (pun …

Warren Buffett wins $1M bet made a decade ago that the S&P 500 stock index would outperform hedge funds

In 2007, Warren Buffett challenged finance professionals in the hedge fund industry to accept a bet that Buffett described in his 2016 letter to …

Object detection: an overview in the age of Deep Learning

Although there have been many different types of methods throughout the years, we want to focus on the two most popular ones (which are still widely …

The V/STOL Wheel

Teaching an AI to play a simple game using Q-learning - Practical Artificial Intelligence

In this post I will walk you through how to teach a computer to master a simple video game using the q-learning reinforcement learning algorithm. We …

This is how Big Oil will die

It’s 2025, and 800,000 tons of used high strength steel is coming up for auction.<p>The steel made up the Keystone XL pipeline, finally completed in …

Spray-On Skin: 'Miracle' Stem Cell Treatment Heals Burns Without Scarring

Tech & Science Stem Cells<p>Pennsylvania state trooper Matt Uram was talking with his wife at a July Fourth party in 2009 when a misjudged spray of …

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How farming giant seaweed can feed fish and fix the climate

<i>This is an edited extract from Sunlight and Seaweed: An Argument for How to Feed, Power and Clean Up the World by Tim Flannery, published by Text</i> …

Structural and Functional Substitution of Deleted Primary Sensory Neurons by New Growth from Intrinsic Spinal Cord Nerve Cells: An Alternative Concept in Reconstruction of Spinal Cord Circuits

Introduction<p>The first human case in which spinal cord surgery resulted in the return of sensorimotor function and the restoration of a reflex arch …

A practical explanation of a Naive Bayes classifier

The simplest solutions are usually the most powerful ones, and Naive Bayes is a good proof of that. In spite of the great advances of the Machine …

Consumer Expenditures

Consumer expenditure survey (illustrating the income divide)<p>I recently dug through Consumer Expenditure Survey data, and found some interesting …