Why businesses should pay attention to deep learning

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The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Christopher Nguyen on the early days of Apache Spark, deep learning for time-series and transactional data, innovation in China, and AI.

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In this episode of the O’Reilly Data Show, I spoke with Christopher Nguyen, CEO and co-founder of Arimo. Nguyen and Arimo were among the first adopters and proponents of Apache Spark, Alluxio, and other open source technologies. Most recently, Arimo’s suite of analytic products has relied on deep learning to address a range of business problems.

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The technology behind self-driving vehicles

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The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Shaoshan Liu on perception, knowledge, reasoning, and planning for autonomous cars.

Shaoshan Liu takes a deep dive into this topic in his recent post “Creating autonomous vehicle systems.”

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Ask a random person for an example of an AI system and chances are he or she will name self-driving vehicles. In this episode of the O’Reilly Data Show, I sat down with Shaoshan Liu, co-founder of PerceptIn and previously the senior architect (autonomous driving) at Baidu USA. We talked about the technology behind self-driving vehicles, their reliance on rule-based decision engines, and deploying large-scale deep learning systems.

Here are some highlights from our conversation:
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