Notes from the second PyTorch Developer conference

I was able to catch the morning sessions of the PyTorch developer conference in San Francisco, and just like last year the event was well-organized and packed. The official blog post has details on the many announcements  pertaining to the version 1.3 release, but here are a few that caught my eye: Growth: The scrolling listContinue reading “Notes from the second PyTorch Developer conference”

Understanding deep neural networks

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Michael Mahoney on developing a practical theory for deep learning. In this episode of the Data Show, I speak with Michael Mahoney, a member of RISELab, the International Computer Science Institute, and the Department of Statistics at UC Berkeley. A physicist by training, Mahoney has been at the forefront of manyContinue reading “Understanding deep neural networks”

How New Tools In Data And AI Are Being Used In Healthcare And Medicine

An overview of applications of new tools for overcoming silos, and for creating and sharing high-quality data. By Ben Lorica and Mike Loukides. [A version of this post appears on the O’Reilly Radar.] AI will have a huge impact on healthcare. It is currently moving out of the laboratory and into real-world applications for healthcareContinue reading “How New Tools In Data And AI Are Being Used In Healthcare And Medicine”

Becoming a machine learning practitioner

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Kesha Williams on how she added machine learning to her software developer toolkit. In this episode of the Data Show, I speak with Kesha Williams, technical instructor at A Cloud Guru, a training company focused on cloud computing. As a full stack web developer, Williams became intrigued by machine learningContinue reading “Becoming a machine learning practitioner”

How organizations are sharpening their skills to better understand and use AI

To successfully implement AI technologies, companies need to take a holistic approach toward retraining their workforces. Continuous learning is critical to business success, but providing employees with an easily accessible, results-driven solution they can access from wherever they are, whenever they need it, is no easy feat. Additionally, delivering valuable content in a variety ofContinue reading “How organizations are sharpening their skills to better understand and use AI”