Practical Deep Learning For Coders—18 hours of lessons for free

Practical #DeepLearning For Coders—18 hours of lessons for free

  • After this course, I cannot ignore the new developments in deep learning—I will devote one third of my machine learning course to the subject.
  • I’m a CEO, not a coder, so the idea that I’d be able to create a GPU deep learning server in the cloud meant learning a lot of new things—but with all the help on the wiki and from the instructors and community on the forum I did it!
  • Sometimes I feared whether I would be able to solve any deep learning problems, as all the research papers I read were very mathy beyond reach of simple intuitive terms.
  • But Jeremy and Rachel (Course Professors) believe in the theory of ‘Simple is Powerful’, by virtue of which anyone who takes this course will be able to confidently understand the simple techniques behind the ‘magic’ Deep Learning.
  • The course exceeded my expectations and showed me first hand how both Deep Learning and ourselves could change the world for better.

fast.ai’s practical deep learning MOOC for coders. Learn CNNs, RNNs, computer vision, NLP, recommendation systems, keras, theano, and much more! neural networks!

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Demis Hassabis: The World’s 100 Most Influential People

How Demis Hassabis is revolutionizing artificial intelligence #TIME100

  • At least a decade ahead of expectations, Demis Hassabis and his team at DeepMind created AlphaGo, a software program that defeated Lee Sedol, one of the world’s best players, at the complex game of Go.
  • Demis is one of the leading scientists creating AI breakthroughs, with three Nature papers in the past two years.
  • Of equal importance, however, Demis is deeply committed to keeping AI safe.
  • Demis has been a leader in establishing ethical guidelines to keep AI accountable.
  • If we achieve this vision, it’s likely Demis will have played a large part.

Inventor of intelligence
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Could Artificial Intelligence Achieve Singularity in 20 Years?

Could #ArtificialIntelligence Achieve Singularity in 20 Years? 

 #fintech @techdiggnews #AI

  • It’s almost safe to say human level artificial intelligence will happen in the years to come, but the question is, how long do we have to wait?
  • As expected, many folks view a future of singularity AI to be a huge problem humans must refrain from bringing into existence, but Damien Scott, a Stanford University business and energy and earth sciences graduate, doesn’t quite agree.
  • “We’ll start to see narrow artificial intelligence domains that keep getting better than the best human,” Scott told Inverse in an interview.
  • Soon enough, every industry will have an AI calling the shots, but to us, the real problem would come into play if humans create an artificial intelligence with every imaginable information baked into its brain.
  • From what many industry pundits have to say, and what we have seen of modern artificial intelligence, its’s clear the singularity is coming.

Artificial intelligence is on the rise and getting smarter with every passing year. It’s almost safe to say human level artificial intelligence will happen in the years
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Nearly 1 in 4 fear robots taking over the world

Nearly 1 in 4 fear robots taking over the world  #robotics #AI MT @HopeFrank

  • The Pegasystems survey of 6,000 customers across six countries found that close to three quarters (68%) of Brits express some sort of fear about AI, with almost one quarter (23%) worried about robots taking over the world.
  • Further findings revealed the potential impact of these deep-rooted fears on businesses, with less than one in three (28%) of British consumers comfortable with businesses using AI to engage with them.
  • Robots and AI were also found to confuse consumers, with the survey exposing a basic misunderstanding of AI.
  • Less than a quarter (23%) of UK consumers who report no AI experience feel at ease with businesses using AI to engage with them.
  • But for UK AI consumer veterans, this number jumps to 56% – a full 33 points higher.

A Pegasystems survey has revealed the extent of consumer AI fears, with almost one quarter (23%) of Brits were worried about robots taking over the world.
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Artificial Intelligence: The Future Of Everything

#ArtificialIntelligence : The Future Of Everything 

 #fintech #AI @Dispatch Weekly

  • Though many fear what could happen when AI is fully incorporated (mainly due to sci-fi movies that portray the AI as somehow malicious) the rise of artificial intelligence will ultimately improve many aspects of our everyday lives.
  • With the use of artificial intelligence, retailers can now focus on the manufacturing and quality of the product while the AI sorts through the data and makes it clear and concise.
  • With the increased efficiency and integration of strong artificial intelligence some jobs will inevitably be taken over by machines.
  • As quickly as artificial intelligence is advancing, there are still challenges that need to be overcome before there is a full shift towards strong AI use.
  • This data is the basis for the central concept of artificial intelligence: machine learning.

This year, 2017, has been dubbed the year artificial intelligence (AI). With developers already beginning to innovate and improve the technologies that already exist, the potential growth in the field is undeniable. The question of strong artificial intelligence is not one of “if” but one of “when” and it is only a matter of time before artificial intelligence is fully integrated into our lives.  There are two main types of artificial intelligence to keep an eye out for: strong and weak.
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The Deep End of Deep Learning

Very good overview of DeepLeaning 10 years history  #deeplearning #AI #digitaltransformation

  • Artificial Neural Networks are inspired by some of the “computations” that occur in human brains—real neural networks.
  • In the past 10 years, much progress has been made with Artificial Neural Networks and Deep Learning due to accelerated computer power (GPUs), Open Source coding libraries that are being leveraged, and in-the-moment debates and corroborations via social media.
  • Hugo Larochelle shares his observations of what’s been made possible with the underpinnings of Deep Learning.
  • Hugo Larochelle is a Research Scientist at Twitter and an Assistant Professor at the Université de Sherbrooke (UdeS).
  • His professional involvement includes associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), member of the editorial board of the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR) and program chair for the International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) of 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Artificial Neural Networks are inspired by some of the “computations” that occur in human brains—real neural networks. In the past 10 years, much progress ha…
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