— In the News —
After multiple AI Winters, why is Silicon Valley buzzing about artificial intelligence again? What’s the breakthrough? In this presentation, Frank Chen from a16z explains why we're finally in an AI Spring.
This 9 minute video took the Internet by storm this week. You might not get it but it's especially interesting through the lens of the accompanying article. To make this film, the filmmakers didn't just take direction from an AI, they collaborated with it.
Beyond using stats to target these groups, researchers believe their models could be used to predict the onset of major violent events.
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— Tools and Techniques —
Essential set of guidelines for working with statistics.
Fascinating interview about machine listening. From a machine's perspective, what differentiates music from noise?
Nice tutorial for getting started with deep learning.
Impressive. ParaText is fast and can easily handle multi-terabyte data sets. This alpha release includes a CSV reader and Python bindings.
Step by step tutorial for using the SportVU data to recreate basketball plays. Includes code and links to data.
— Resources —
There are lots of resources to help people get started with deep learning but then what?! This collection of problems by OpenAI is intended to help new people enter the field and for enthusiastic practitioners to hone their skills.
— Data Viz —
Short tutorial for using the tweenr package to create smooth animations between data transitions.
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