Try Deep Learning in Python now with a fully pre-configured VM

Try #DeepLearning in #Python now with a fully pre-configured VM

  • Try Deep Learning in Python now with a fully pre-configured VMI love to write about face recognition, image recognition and all the other cool things you can build with machine learning.
  • If you aren’t a long-time Linux user, it can be really hard to figure out how to get a system fully configured with all the required machine learning libraries and tools like TensorFlow, Theano, Keras, OpenCV, and dlib.
  • To make it simple for anyone to play around with machine learning, I’ve put together a simple virtual machine image that you can download and run without any complicated installation steps.The virtual machine image has Ubuntu Linux Desktop 16.04 LTS 64-bit pre-installed with the following machine learning tools:Python 3.5OpenCV 3.2 with Python 3 bindingsdlib 19.4 with Python 3 bindingsTensorFlow 1.0 for Python 3Keras 2.0 for Python 3Theanoface_recognition for Python 3 (for playing around with face recognition)PyCharm Community Edition already set up and ready to go for all these librariesConvenient code examples ready to run, right on the desktop!Even the webcam is preconfigured to work inside the Linux VM for OpenCV / face_recognition examples (as long as you set up your webcam to be accessible in the VMware settings).
  • So don’t the VirtualBox version unless you don’t have any other choice.You need VMware to run this virtual machine image.
  • Right-click on the code window and choose “Run” to run the current file in PyCharm.If you configure your webcam in VMware settings, you can access your webcam from inside the Linux virtual machine!

I love to write about face recognition, image recognition and all the other cool things you can build with machine learning. Whenever possible, I try to include code examples or even write libraries…
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The Air Force just demonstrated an autonomous F-16 that can fly and take out a target all by itself

🇺🇸 Air Force autonomous F-16 can fly and take out a target all by itself

#AI #IoT #drones

  • In its quest to meet and exceed the challenges of the future, the US Air Force has been increasingly looking to unmanned systems — and a recent test proved that an unmanned F-16 can now think and fight on its own.
  • The US has used F-16 drones before as realistic targets for the F-35 to blow up in training, but on Monday it announced fully autonomous air-to-air and ground strike capabilities as a new capability thanks to joint research between the service and Lockheed Martin’s legendary Skunkworks.
  • Not only did the F-16 drone figure out the best way to get there and execute a ground strike mission by itself, it was interrupted by an air threat, responded, and kept going.
  • “We’ve not only shown how an Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle can perform its mission when things go as planned, but also how it will react and adapt to unforeseen obstacles along the way,” said Capt. Andrew Petry of the Air Force Research Laboratory in a Lockheed Martin statement.
  • The future of the US Air Force may well depend on advanced platforms like F-35s commanding fleets of unmanned drones which can act as additional ears, eyes, and shooters in the sky during battles.

“We’ve not only shown how an [F-16 drone] can perform its mission when things go as planned, but also how it will react and adapt to unforeseen obstacles”
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Samsung could be investing $1 billion into artificial intelligence

#samsung could be investing $1 billion into artificial intelligence

  • There’s little denying that the continued advancement of AI will be an important part of our future, and companies like Samsung will be a big part of this push forward, at least if the latest claim proves correct.
  • A new report from The Korea Herald indicates Samsung is considering the creation of a $1 billion fund to invest in the future of artificial intelligence.
  • The unnamed source is a Samsung official from the USA, claiming this money is to be used towards AI tech company acquisitions and investments in stakes.
  • This report seems to imply Samsung sees great potential in the future of AI.
  • This would make sense, as it has already been reported Samsung is open to working with google on AI, as well as investing in its own artificial intelligence services.

While many worry about artificial intelligence, Samsung believes it could be an important part of the future. Or at least that is what the latest rumors suggest.
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Deep Learning

The #DeepLearning eBook:  #BigData #DataScience #AI #MachineLearning #algorithms

  • The online version of the book is now complete and will remain available online for free.
  • No, our contract with MIT Press forbids distribution of too easily copied electronic formats of the book.
  • It’s intended to discourage unauthorized copying/editing of the book.
  • The deep learning textbook can now be pre-ordered on Amazon .


The Deep Learning textbook is a resource intended to help students
and practitioners enter the field of machine learning in general
and deep learning in particular.
The online version of the book is now complete and will remain
available online for free.

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Facebook’s AI search lets you find images by content

#facebook’s #ai search lets you find images by content

  • Facebook’s AI search lets you find images by content
  • The system will then show you all the images containing a black shirt and save you a lot of time you would have otherwise wasted trying to find the right image yourself.
  • For example, if you’re looking for a photo that isn’t tagged but you remember you were wearing a black shirt when it was taken, simply search for “black shirt photo”.
  • The new AI system uses the Lumos platform that the company built specifically for image and video understanding.
  • The best way to stay connected to the Android pulse.

Facebook has built an AI image search system that is capable of seeing and understanding the content of a photo.
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Interested in Machine Learning? – Udacity Inc – Medium

The 19 friendliest, most informative #MachineLearning videos you've ever seen!

  • I lead the Machine Learning Team at Udacity.
  • Never miss a story from Udacity Inc , when you sign up for Medium.
  • It’s the best way to learn everything you need to know to become a successful Machine Learning Engineer!
  • We hope to see you in our classroom soon, but in the meantime, please enjoy the videos we’ve provided!
  • Then consider enrolling in our Machine Learning Nanodegree program .

Interested in Machine Learning? Then we invite you to check out this very friendly introduction we made at Udacity! Want to learn more? There are actually 19 videos included in this playlist…
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Outlier App: An Interactive Visualization of Outlier Algorithms

Outlier App (w/ code): Interactive Visualization Of Outliers  #DataScience #machinelearning

  • A density based algorithm can also select different outliers versus a distance based algorithm.
  • You can see how outliers differ when scaling is used with kmeans.
  • The source code for the outlier app is on github .
  • DataScience+ Learn R programming for data science
  • I built a shiny app that allows you to play around with various outlier algorithms and wanted to share it with everyone.

I was recently trying various outlier detection algorithms. For me, the best way to understand an algorithm is to tinker with it. I built a shiny app that allows you
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