Deep Learning for Hackers

How do you get started using Deep Learning? In a previous post, I noted how many of the tools and best practices are locked away in “oral traditions” shared among practitioners. But recently, open source tools have made Deep Learning somewhat more accessible to hackers. In an upcoming webcast, I’m hosting noted hacker and startupContinue reading “Deep Learning for Hackers”

Streamlining Feature Engineering

Researchers and startups are building tools that enable feature discovery [A version of this post appears on the O’Reilly Data blog.] Why do data scientists spend so much time on data wrangling and data preparation? In many cases it’s because they want access to the best variables with which to build their models. These variablesContinue reading “Streamlining Feature Engineering”

Welcome to Intelligence Matters

Casting a critical eye on the exciting developments in the world of AI [A version of this post appears on the O’Reilly Radar blog and Forbes.] Editor’s note: this post was co-authored by Ben Lorica and Roger Magoulas Today the O’Reilly Radar is kicking off Intelligence Matters (IM), a new series exploring current issues inContinue reading “Welcome to Intelligence Matters”