Thursday, August 24, 2017

6 Deep Learning Techniques They Never Taught You In School

We all remember Maxim Gorky, Rabindranath Tagore, Ernest Hemingway, James Watt, Thomas Alva Edison, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Wright Brothers as some of the few people who left their mark in the world....

New AI Hub At CMU Aims To Make Pittsburgh a World Leader in AI

Faculty and staff from several schools at Carnegie Mellon University are joining forces in an effort to accelerate the science of Artificial Intelligence. University leaders said they hope that by pulling together more than 100...

Surfing the 4th Industrial Revolution: AI and the liberal arts

Accelerating trends in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics point to significant economic disruption in the years ahead. Together, machine learning, natural-language recognition, biometrics, and decision management are converging toward what the World Economic Forum...

How to apply deep learning to real world problems

The rise of artificial intelligence in recent years is grounded in the success of deep learning. Three major drivers caused the breakthrough of (deep) neural networks: the availability of huge amounts of training data,...

Airbnb is teaching data science in its own internal university

Tech companies, and increasingly even non-tech companies, are struggling with the fact that there are not enough trained data scientists to fill market demand. Every company has their own strategy for hiring and training,...

The Complete Beginners’ Guide to Artificial Intelligence

Ten years ago, if you mentioned the term “artificial intelligence” in a boardroom there’s a good chance you would have been laughed at. For most people it would bring to mind sentient, sci-fi machines...

Introduction to Machine Learning for Developers

By Stephanie Kim, software developer Today’s developers often hear about leveraging machine learning algorithms in order to build more intelligent applications, but many don’t know where to start. One of the most important aspects of developing...

Canadian government, businesses back new $150 million AI institute

The Canadian and Ontario governments plan to team up with a group of businesses to invest about C$200 million ($150 million) to fund an artificial intelligence institute at the University of Toronto, project organizers...

IBM, Galvanize Launch New Cognitive Curriculum for Developers, Data Scientists

IBM and Galvanize today are announcing new cognitive, cloud and data science training initiatives on IBM Cloud, which will aim to increase the talent pool of cognitive developers and data scientists. This partnership will work...

Artificial intelligence may transform education, but are parents ready?

We previously looked at the ways artificial intelligence may disrupt the traditional classroom. From blended learning to AI tutors, algorithms are poised to reshape the way teachers engage with their students. But AI may...

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