This post is the first in what I hope to be a series covering recently published ML/AI papers that I think are particularly important. Some of the ideas in these papers are fairly intuitive and I hope I’m able to communicate some of that intuition in this format. For the first paper, I’ll be covering Baidu’s Deep Voice paper that applies Deep Learning to Text to Speech Systems.
We’re excited to announce our new online Startup School, with classes beginning on April 5. Anyone can sign up at StartupSchool.org for the 10-week massively open online course (MOOC), starting today.
An overview of how one person is going about teaching themselves Machine Learning
Increased brain growth during the first year of life accurately predicted whether a child at high risk of autism developed the disorder
Talk about your side projects whenever you get a chance. When you do, remember to start with the problem, talk about how you approached it ...
When benchmarked against a database of handwritten Chinese released in 2010, the technology achieved recognition accuracy of 96.3%.
Demand for AI professionals is red hot, as the tech industry embraces what may become the next computing platform. Here’s how you can position your career to hook into this rapidly-growing opportunity.
Google today said it is acquiring Kaggle, an online service that hosts data science and machine learning competitions.
Three years ago, looking beyond Hadoop was insanity, and there was little else that could come close. Recently, adoption of Hadoop has slowed down considerably. We examine why.
DeepStack’s final win rate was 486 milli-big-blinds per game . A milli- big-blind is one-thousandth of the bet required to win a game. That’s nearly 10 times that of what professional poker players consider a sizable margin, the team reports this week in Science.
There is a superior security system available for Linux called SELinux. The added letters on the front are for “Security-Enhanced”.
We’ve recently been exploring how artificial intelligence might better connect the dots in higher education. The short film below documents thinking around an AI-first student experience.
The number problem that won’t go away
The Mears Silicon Technology can be applied at any node—from legacy 180nm nodes to mainstream 28nm nodes
If you've hung around electronics for any length of time, you've surely heard of the decibel (often abbreviated dB) ...
The latest challenger to dark matter’s throne may not be so difficult to knock off, after all.
It’s time for my twice-a-year update of the best questions for you to ask in an interview.
Want people to remember you long after your presentation is over? Some not entirely self serving tips for giving memorable presentations.
The U.S. government’s Human Connectome Project moves into its second phase—and its brain scans are being used to predict individuals’ behavior and intelligence
About a year and a half after the launch of the Jetson TX1, NVIDIA is going to be giving the Jetson platform a significant update in the form of the Jetson TX2.
An article describing the first computer I ever built. Someone just got around to building theirs, 40 years after the fact.
MEMS and a new measurement mode shrink AFM technology down to chip scale, creating a much wider market
“Dear Elon Musk, I’m Bria from Ms. Esparza’s 5th grade class,” she wrote to the Tesla founder in a letter. “I have noticed that you do not advertise ...
Zume Pizza, which is delivery-only, is replacing human chefs with robots, slashing labor costs in half and reinvesting those savings into higher-quality ingredients
We interviewed 7 entrepreneurs running transparent startups and asked if transparency has enabled their business to advance with fewer mistakes!
This post is going to be lengthy and extremely transparent about our progress to date, the financing process, our new investor, and the road ahead.
NASA has released its 2017-2018 software catalogue free of charge to the public, without any royalty or copyright fees.
My huge guide to getting a 6-figure job in tech regardless of your background
John Goodenough and his team have developed the first all-solid-state battery cells that could lead to safer, faster-charging, longer-lasting rechargeable batteries. He's 94 and still going strong.
Are you getting your sushi etiquette right? Check out these tips from chefs to make sure you're properly honoring this elegant cuisine.
The spread of exotic grains is evidence that globalisation works
Snow Canyon in Toyama Japan is both visually stunning and quite the technical feat.
Researchers, cyber-security experts and policy wonks ask themselves: What could possibly go wrong?