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TWIML Presents: The Artificial Intelligence Conference Series 2017

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As you all know, a few weeks ago we spent some time in San Francisco at The AI Conference. While there, I sat down with a bunch of great guests for interviews. The result is our AI Conference SF podcast series; 5 shows from the conference, all being released today, for your binge listening pleasure!

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Bits & Bytes – 9.29.17

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Bits & bytes End of an era. With the increasing traction of PyTorch and the resulting renewed vigor in the deep learning framework wars, Yoshua Bengio and the team at the University of Montreal’s MILA are throwing in the towel and terminating Theano development with the upcoming 1.0 release. Unifying reinforcement learning. Game platform developer Unity Technologies recently introduced Unity…

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ITxpo & Keys to Enterprise Success with AI

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This is just heaven, newsletter eleven!   Over the river and through the woods Just like the journey to grandmother’s house, the journey to AI begins with a single step—so just get going! That’s where I tend to start when folks ask me how to get started in AI. It sounds like overly simplistic advice,…

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Bits & Bytes – 9.20.17

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Bits & Bytes Bionic AI. As a side-note to the unveiling of its latest iPhone, Apple last week introduced the world to the Neural Engine, an AI module inside of its new A11 Bionic chip. The chip will perform up to 600 billion operations per second to support functions like FaceID, Siri and image recognition on the new…

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On Community

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Find your zen, with newsletter number ten!   On Community After a calm and productive few weeks at home, conference season is back in full swing for the fall. This week, I’m at the O’Reilly/Intel Nervana Artificial Intelligence Conference in San Francisco. As much as travel can be a grind, I really get a kick…

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Bits & Bytes – 9.7.17

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Bits & Bytes Wats-on, wats-off. IBM has been making waves this week with the news that they’ve committed $240 million to establish a joint AI lab with MIT. IBM Watson has taken a number of PR hits recently, and unfortunately for IBM the  MIT announcement comes just days after a story chronicling Watson’s failure to live up to…

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Putting the Adversarial in Adversarial

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It’s mighty fine, your newsletter number nine!   Putting the Adversarial in Adversarial Last week I noted that the term “adversarial” is connected to two hot areas of interest and research in machine learning and AI. I provided an introduction to the first of these, adversarial training, which was the topic of our first TWIML Online…

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September Meetup: Learning Long-Term Dependencies with Gradient Descent is Difficult

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After a successful first run, the TWIML paper reading group is back! I’m excited to share the details of the upcoming TWIML & AI meetup! The focus of the meetup will be discussing academic papers and other texts in the machine learning and AI space, though I hope we get to see some implementation demos…

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Bits & Bytes – 8.31.17

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Bits & Bytes AI getting stylish. Amazon’s Lab126 has developed (using GANs) an algorithm that learns fashion styles from images and can generate new items in similar styles from scratch. Zalando has released Fashion-MNIST, a dataset consisting of 70k 28×28 images of clothing and accessories designed to be a drop-in replacement for the ubiquitous MNIST database of handwritten digits.…

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Oh so Adversarial, Part I

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Hi there, It was worth the wait, this newsletter number eight! Oh so Adversarial, Part I “Adversarial” is a hot term in deep learning right now. The word comes up in two main contexts: I’ll call them adversarial training and adversarial attacks here to be clear. You’ll also hear ambiguous terms like “adversarial machine learning” used, but no worries……

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