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A Beginner’s Guide to Data Engineering — Part I

Data Engineering: The Close Cousin of Data Science<p>Motivation<p>The more experienced I become as a data scientist, the more convinced I am that data …

Big Data

Ray: A Distributed System for AI

Robert Nishihara and Philipp Moritz Jan 9, 2018<p>As machine learning algorithms and techniques have advanced, more and more machine learning …

Why Machine Learning Needs GPUs

Matrix multiplication and AI: A short primer<p>Last summer, I spent a week at a conference dedicated to graphics-processing units—GPUs. It was presented by GPU big name Nvidia, a brand that is largely associated with gaming hardware. At the conference, however, gaming was a sideshow. For that matter, …

How Location Technology And IoT Data Are Transforming Business

With the explosion in usage of mobile devices and connected sensors, geography has become inextricably linked to modern technological processes and systems. Cellphones, smart building devices, industrial systems, car navigation systems, not to mention the fleets of autonomous vehicles slowly …

Big Data

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Reveal the Secret to Successful Leadership in Just 1 Word

Billionaires, psychologists and neuroscientists have discovered one personality trait that separates great leaders from average ones.<p>You don't have wait for success to leave clues. Billionaires like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett are showing us the way: Successful leaders look at the world …

Move over GUI, now's the time for the Intelligent User Interface

Our Human Machine Interface (HMI) is broken. Designed in 1973 at Xerox PARC, the technology waits for a demand from the human before responding, and …

44 Favorite Books of High Achievers

Want to accomplish more? Try reaching for a good book.<p>The people who accomplish the most in life are serious about self-improvement, which often comes in the form of a good book. Here are several dozen excellent reads, recommended by high-achieving founders and executives.<p>1. <i>Crossing the Chasm</i> by …

The Highest Funded Startups in Every State

Success in the startup world is calculated in a number of different ways. Whether it’s popularity, downloads, or positive reviews, budding companies …

Startups

Training a neural network in real-time to control a self-driving car

I was lucky enough to be accepted into the first cohort of Udacity’s Self Driving Car NanoDegree program back in October. Though I have been thinking …

An Artificial Intelligence Definition for Beginners

Shares 661<p>All-natural and organic are familiar terms to consumers, and anything artificial has become anathema to many. Unless we’re talking …

Linux Open Source Operating Systems for IoT

9 Open Source Lunix OSes dedicated to IoT:<b>Brillo</b> — In the year since Google released Brillo, the lightweight Android-based distro has seen growing …

Linux

Tuning Recurrent Neural Networks with Reinforcement Learning

We are excited to announce our new RL Tuner algorithm, a method for enchancing the performance of an LSTM trained on data using Reinforcement …

Deep Learning

Fallen Leaves as a Secret Weapon for Expressive Child Portraits

Probably the most difficult challenge in photographing children is garnering genuine and happy expressions from them. If you routinely photograph …

8 Outdoor Child Portrait Photography Tips (Video Tutorial)

Children are endearing, free-spirited, and full of life. Their bodies and minds are stuck in a state of perpetual motion. Unfortunately, many of the …

The Ultimate Guide to Buying Photography Equipment

As a photographer who has spent the last couple of years around plenty of other sponsored photographers and one who has a couple of sponsors of his …

Video Tutorials

A simple design pattern for recurrent deep learning in TensorFlow

<b>tl; dr: You can hide/encapsulate the state of arbitrary recurrent networks with a single page of code</b><p>In an ideal world, every deep learning paper …

Text summarization with TensorFlow

Posted by Peter Liu and Xin Pan, Software Engineers, Google Brain Team Every day, people rely on a wide variety of sources to stay informed ...

A simple workflow for deep learning

As a follow-up to my Primer On Universal Function Approximation with Deep Learning, I’ve created a project on Github that provides a working example …

Deep Learning

Deep Learning in a Nutshell: Reinforcement Learning

This post is Part 4 of the Deep Learning in a Nutshell series, in which I’ll dive into reinforcement learning, a type of machine learning in which …

Deep Learning

The Next Wave of Deep Learning Architectures

A Technical Primer On Causality

What does “causality” mean, and how can you represent it mathematically? How can you encode causal assumptions, and what bearing do they have on data …

An Exclusive Look at How AI and Machine Learning Work at Apple | Backchannel

<b>On July 30, 2014,</b> Siri had a brain transplant.<p>Three years earlier, Apple had been the first major tech company to integrate a smart assistant into …

Machine Learning

Key tools of Big Data for Transformation: Review & Case Study

Guest blog post by Syed Danish Ali<p><b>Review</b><p>The challenges of big data can be captured succinctly as follows[1],[2]:<p>Volume; ever increasing volume which …

Boosting Sales With Machine Learning

How we use natural language processing to qualify leads<p>In this blog post I’ll explain how we’re making our sales process at Xeneta more effective by …

What Motivates Lebron James?

The superstar proves it's not about your talent but what you do with it

Gerard Butler's First Rule: There Are No Rules

A decade ago, Gerard Butler traded a law career for an acting class. The decision changed his life. More important, it changed the man

Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine Workout

Hugh Jackman reveals the muscle-and-mind tricks that transform him into Wolverine<p>The most amazing physical feat I’ve ever seen was performed not by an elite athlete, but by Hugh Jackman, who becomes Wolverine once again this month in <i>X-Men: The Last Stand</i>.<p>This miracle of physicality wasn’t as eye …

The 10-Minute Arms and Abs Assault

Train your upper-body like you've never trained it before<p>We polled Men's Health readers on the body parts they want to work the most, and two areas topped the list: abs and arms. To give you what you want, we turned to BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S.— one of the top metabolic conditioning coaches in the …

The Sweat Superstorm

Crank up your metabolism and prepare for torrential sweatfall with this 6-move weekend challenge<p>Sweat is a barometer of effort in the fitness world. Today, Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <i>The IMPACT! Body Plan,</i> wants to see torrential sweatfall during this challenge.<p>Using 6 different moves, you'll …