In the News
How Google is remaking itself as a “Machine Learning First” company
If you want to build artificial intelligence into every product, you better retrain your army of coders. Check.
Apple’s announcement on AI is a big shift for the company
... and it's bet on "differential privacy" (read more) is an interesting one too
Facebook's race to dominate AI
Can a radically open culture help Facebook catch up to Google and Microsoft—and build the world's most powerful ad platform?
Also in the news this week...
- Elon Musk says we could all be living in a simulation and thinks we should interface our brains with AI.
- Google opens a Machine-Learning research center in Europe. More
- Image recognition company Trax raises $40M. More
Deep Reinforcement Learning: Pong from Pixels
Excellent introduction to Reinforcement Learning by Andrey Karpathy, using the example of Pong.
Awesome Deep Learning papers
List of the top Deep Learning papers written over the last 6 years.
10 Data Acquisition strategies for startups
Current machine learning strategies often rely on gigantic datasets, here is a list of data acquisition strategies often used by startups and larger companies.
An overview of gradient descent optimization algorithms
Need a refresher on Nesterov, Adagrad, Adadelta, RMSprop and all their friends?
Software tools & code
An all-in-one Docker image for deep learning
Contains all the popular DL frameworks (TensorFlow, Theano, Torch, Caffe, etc.)
Brains & Neurons
How Did Consciousness Evolve?
A neuroscientist on how we came to be aware of ourselves.
Teaching Robots to Feel: Emoji & Deep Learning 👾 💭 💕
Emojis are all the rage. So is Deep Learning. This guy decided to marry the two.
What should we learn from past AI forecasts?
Study of what we should learn from past AI forecasts and seasons of optimism and pessimism in the field, by Luke Muehlhauser.
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