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Doug Eck – Expressive AI-Generated Music with Google’s Performance RNN
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My guest for this second show in our O'Reilly AI series is Doug Eck of Google Brain. Doug did a keynote at the O’Reilly conference on Magenta, Google’s project for melding machine learning and the arts. Magenta's goal is to produce open-source tools and models that help people in their personal creative processes. We talk about the newly announced Performance RNN project, which uses neural networks to create expressive, AI-generated music. read more
Ben Vigoda – The Power of Probabilistic Programming
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My guest for this third episode in the O'Reilly AI series is Ben Vigoda. Ben is the founder and CEO of Gamalon, a DARPA-funded startup working on Bayesian Program Synthesis. We dive into what exactly this means and how it enables what Ben calls idea learning in the more
Rana el Kaliouby – Enhancing Customer Experiences with Emotional AI
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My guest for this show is Rana el Kaliouby. Rana is co-founder and CEO of Affectiva. Affectiva, as Rana puts it, "is on a mission to humanize technology by bringing in artificial emotional intelligence". My conversation with Rana focuses on how her company is bringing Artificial Emotional Intelligence services to market. read more
Reza Zadeh – Video Object Detection at Scale
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My guest for the fourth show in the O'Reilly AI Series is Reza Zadeh. Reza is an adjunct professor of computational mathematics at Stanford University and founder and CEO of the startup Matroid. Our conversation focused on some of the challenges and approaches to scaling deep learning, both in general and in the context of his company’s video object detection more
Intel Buys Nervana Systems to Break NVIDIA’s Hold on Deep Learning Hardware
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On the heels of last week’s $200 million acquisition by Apple of Turi acquisition, Intel announced on Tuesday yet another acquisition in the machine learning and AI space, this time with the $400 million acquisition of deep learning cloud startup more
Another Huge ML Acquisition, AI in the Olympics + Win a Free Ticket to the O’Reilly AI Conference—TWiML 2016/08/12
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This week we discuss Intel’s latest deep learning acquisition, AI in the Olympics, image completion with deep learning in TensorFlow, and how you can win a free ticket to the O’Reilly AI Conference in New York City, plus a bunch more