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Geoffrey Hinton, Deep Learning in Baby Steps and the Future of Google and AI

Geoffrey Hinton, Deep Learning in Baby Steps and the Future of Google and AI

Geoffrey Hinton has a powerful and relatively rare skill to compliment his research. That is, to be able to articulate complex concepts into language that anyone can understand. He recently spoke to CBC Toronto’s Anna Maria Tremonti about deep learning, starting with a perfectly simple question from Tremonti to hold listeners hands through the fundamentals of deep learning and then ...

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Baidu Suspended from ImageNet Dataset Submissions.

I am not entirely sure what to make of the news that Baidu admitted to turning the ImageNet Gentlemen’s Club into an all-you-can-eat engorgement of challenge submissions. If you hold these goings-on up to the light, from one angle they look more like school yard tomfoolery than razor sharp academic and commercial innovation yet at a different angle it looks slightly more ugly. ...

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Baidu ImageNet Result Part of a Much Larger Picture

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Deep Learning has been in our palms for a while now, and we all get to see the results from the requests we send to the tech companies we rely on for kicks and flicks which means the exodus of AI experts from academia to the largest commercial research laboratories is well under way. The momentum which has been generated ...

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Deep Learning at Facebook AI Research

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The unrelenting thirst for us to pour as much data about ourselves into the vaults at Facebook has created the perfect nesting ground for Data Scientists to gather with thoughtful fingers tapping together and create the tools to manipulate it. When the other big machine learning houses of the world, Google, Baidu, Netflix and so on are all generating value from ...

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Developers Guide to Containers from Docker to Borg and Kubernetes, Mandy Waite, Google

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How do you explain the popularity of Docker? By comparing it to Fernando Alonso of course. Mandy Waite has become a popular torch bearer on the cloud circuit as Developer Advocate at Google and recently featured at Codemotion in Rome talking about Containers for Developers from Docker to Google’s own Kubernetes. Waite weaves her work at Google with an industrious ...

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Container Influencers Gather at Container Camp

Gathering of Container Influencers at Container Camp

As the world of software development continues to roll around in the flexibility and portability that has been enabled by Docker with containers, the community’s most recognised people gathered at Container Camp last week for a day of talks on software virtualisation. In real terms Docker has provided software developers with a tool that allows production environment set up to ...

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SF Machine Learning to Look at Google Research Tool in Production

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The furious rise of Japanese news app SmartNews, which has become the country’s most downloaded news app, is starting to see it’s popularity quickly cross the Pacific into the smartphones of Americans. SmartNews delivers an extremely clean and responsive user experience with curated news items from around the web delivered at a time of the day chosen by the reader. Big ...

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The Monolithic to Microservices Conundrum Roundup

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One of the sessions on microservices which has been doing the rounds the last week was a talk by ThoughtWorks CTO Rebecca Parsons at QCon in London. The overall message behind Parsons’ talk was that whilst adopting microservices has become extremely popular, it needs to be approached with caution. The talk explores the relationship between evolutionary architecture and continuous delivery and ...

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A Feast of Machine Learning Talks in New York City

A Feast of Machine Learning Talks in New York City

Last week saw the New York City instalment of MLConf 2015 in a day which was bursting with insightful talks from respected experts who are at the leading edge of the commercial application of machine learning techniques, delivering more than fifteen sessions over the event. Corinna Cortes, Head of Research at Google kicked off the day with ‘Finding Structured Data ...

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Q&A Session With Google’s Angular.js Team Including Transcript and Angular 2.0 Questions

Q&A Session With Google’s Angular.js Team Including Transcript and Angular 2.0 Questions

Ng-Conf last week served up a buffet of talks across three days at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City including this Q&A Session with Google’s Angular.js team. I thought since I have had several requests for transcripts on videos and this series was closed captioned, I have edited the transcript below the video for people to pick the ...

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