Using TensorFlow in Windows with a GPU

Using #TensorFlow in @Microsoft #Windows with a #GPU  #DeepLearning

  • Particularly, I was curious about my Windows Surface Book (GPU: GeForce GT 940) performance of using the GPU vs the CPU.
  • When TensorFlow was first released (November 2015) there was no Windows version and I could get decent performance on my Mac Book Pro (GPU: NVidia 650M).
  • Read here to see what is currently supported The first thing that I did was create CPU and GPU environment for TensorFlow.
  • To create my CPU TensorFlow environment, I used:

    To create my CPU TensorFlow environment, I used:

    Your TensorFlow code will not change using a single GPU.

  • You can switch between environments with:

    If you are doing moderate deep learning networks and data sets on your local computer you should probably be using your GPU.

In case you missed it, TensorFlow is now available for Windows, as well as Mac and Linux. This was not always the case. For most of TensorFlow’s first year…
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The Power of Artificial Intelligence is to Make Better Decisions

The Power of Artificial Intelligence is to Make Better Decisions —@byronreese @gigaom #AI

  • According to Accenture, AI will define future customer experience .
  • “The power of AI is the power to make better decisions.
  • Reese shared a historical example of AI and whether AI should be used to make decision.
  • If AI has the power to make better decisions, then any business that has to make decisions, will be able to make more informed and fast decisions.
  • Reese notes that AI in business is really heating up.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the new UI, according to Accenture’s Technology Vision 2017 report, identifying trends that are essential to business suc…
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Machine Learning 101— Supervised Learning – Shaden Mar’i – Medium

Machine Learning — Supervised Learning.  #BigData #MachineLearning #DataScience #AI

  • Model training using the data set
  • Data sets hold the data which will be used in training your models, whereas, test sets hold the data which you will be using to test and evaluate your models.
  • Data sets join and data wrangling
  • The Restaurant ratings data set along with the customer and Restaurants data set are all used in training the matchbox recommendation model.
  • I have trained my model using the restaurant ratings data sets along with two more data sets; the Restaurant customers and restaurants data sets.

Machine learning is basically teaching computers to solve big problems based on either example data or past experiences. Example data, is purely unlabeled, with unknown and undetected structure. Your…
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Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts

Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts | #Analytics #MachineLearning #RT

  • The last two years have also seen the major cloud providers Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Services release machine learning-specific services – both Machine Learning as a Service platforms and graphics processor unit machines optimized for machine learning work.
  • The net effect of these new technologies is that a person interested in using machine learning need not understand the science of deep learning algorithms in order to experiment with cutting-edge techniques.
  • How robotics and machine learning are changing business.
  • Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts
  • And the new technologies affect who works in machine learning as well.

You don’t need a PhD, and that’s a big deal.
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Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts

#MachineLearning Is No Longer Just for Experts | #AI ▷

  • The last two years have also seen the major cloud providers Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Services release machine learning-specific services – both Machine Learning as a Service platforms and graphics processor unit machines optimized for machine learning work.
  • The net effect of these new technologies is that a person interested in using machine learning need not understand the science of deep learning algorithms in order to experiment with cutting-edge techniques.
  • How robotics and machine learning are changing business.
  • Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts
  • And the new technologies affect who works in machine learning as well.

You don’t need a PhD, and that’s a big deal.
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Can AI and Sensors Power the Next Generation of Traffic Lights?

Can #AI and #Sensors Power the Next Generation of Traffic Lights?   #IoT

  • Like reinforcement learning, deep learning also takes inspiration from the human brain.
  • When it’s combined with reinforcement learning, it makes the search for the best solution more efficient.
  • While traffic lights do use sensors to try and make slightly more intelligent decisions than perhaps they once did, they are still fairly dumb tools for regulating the flow of traffic.
  • The researchers believe reinforcement learning provides just such a capability .
  • A recent Chinese study explores whether machine learning can do a better job.

Driverless cars are one thing, but sensor-bearing traffic lights that learn and adapt could be hitting the streets in short order. Read on to find out more.
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