Venturebeat - Machine Learning

  • !European privacy regulators to discuss Uber’s data breach
    (Reuters) — European Union privacy regulators will discuss ride-hailing app Uber’s massive data breach cover-up next week and could create a task-force to coordinate investigations. Uber faces regulatory scrutiny after CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said…
    - 6 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 7:53pm -
  • !Marvel Heroes publisher Gazillion shuts down after Disney severs ties
    Gazillion Entertainment shut down on Wednesday just ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, according to Kotaku. The move to lay off all staff came after Disney severed ties with the company and announced that Gazillion’s Marvel Heroes game would shut d…
    - 7 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 6:30pm -
  • !The Ultimate PlayStation 4 gift guide
    The holidays are good chance to catch up on the torrent of fantastic games this year. Sony’s PlayStation 4 saw a number of terrific exclusives this year, as well some acclaimed games that just work better with a controller. Here are a few that you…
    - 8 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 6:00pm -
  • !The Ultimate Gift Guide for PC games
    The holiday shopping season is upon us, and I know that because I have eight games in my shopping cart on Steam. As we move into the big holiday shopping weekend here in the United States, Valve has kicked off its Autumn sale and Microsoft’s Window…
    - 9 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 5:00pm -
  • !The Ultimate Xbox One gift guide
    The Xbox One is posed to have a strong holiday because the base model is selling for an all-time low of $180 and the Xbox One X is actually the most powerful console ever. I’ve reached a point where if I’m going to play a game on a console, I wan…
    - 9 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 4:30pm -

ExtremeTech - Machine Learning

  • Intel’s New Core i5-8250U is a Huge Upgrade Over Older 7th Generation CPUs
    Intel's new Core i5-8250U is a huge improvement over the dual core CPUs Intel has been selling for the past few years. The post Intel’s New Core i5-8250U is a Huge Upgrade Over Older 7th Generation CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
    - 1 day ago 22 Nov 17, 6:37pm -
  • Flowing Water Observed on Mars Might Just Be More Sand
    The flowing water on Martian slopes might just be sand, based on a new analysis of data from orbit. The post Flowing Water Observed on Mars Might Just Be More Sand appeared first on ExtremeTech.
    - 1 day ago 22 Nov 17, 4:15pm -
  • Intel Patches Major Flaws in the Intel Management Engine
    Intel has released a new set of updates for the Intel Management Engine. There are multiple significant security vulnerabilities in the engine that this should address, once OEMs make fixes available. The post Intel Patches Major Flaws in the Intel…
    - 1 day ago 22 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • Uber Paid Hackers $100K to Hide Data Breach Exposing 57 Million Users
    Uber just disclosed a hack from a year ago that it paid to conceal rather than disclose, despite legal requirements it do so. The post Uber Paid Hackers $100K to Hide Data Breach Exposing 57 Million Users appeared first on ExtremeTech.
    - 2 days ago 22 Nov 17, 12:30pm -
  • Flat-Earther Plans Homemade, Manned Rocket Launch This Coming Saturday
    A flat-earther who disavows any belief in science will strap himself into a homemade rocket on Saturday, because the universe recognizes the human need for irony in life and is occasionally willing to provide it.The post Flat-Earther Plans Homemade,…
    - 2 days ago 21 Nov 17, 9:45pm -

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Microsoft - Machine Learning


The Conversation - Machine Learning

Daniel Lemire

  • You are your tools
    I believe that there are no miracle people. When others get the same work done as you do, only much faster, they are almost surely using better tools. Tools are not always physical objects. In fact, most tools are not physical per se. For example, ma…
    - 1 day ago 22 Nov 17, 6:42pm -
  • Do relational databases evolve toward rigidity?
    The Hanson law of computing states that: Any software system, including advanced intelligence, is bound to decline over time. It becomes less flexible and more fragile. I have argued at length that Hanson is wrong. My main argument is empirical: we b…
    - 2 days ago 21 Nov 17, 8:49pm -
  • Science and Technology links (November 17th, 2017)
    Josiah Zayner, a biochemist who once worked for NASA, became the first person known to have edited his own genes (…) During a lecture about human genetic engineering that was streamed live on Facebook, Zayner whipped out a vial and a syringe, then…
    - 6 days ago 17 Nov 17, 7:06pm -
  • Fast exact integer divisions using floating-point operations (ARM edition)
    In my latest post, I explained how you could accelerate 32-bit integer divisions by transforming them into 64-bit floating-point divisions. Indeed, 64-bit floating-point numbers can represent accurately all 32-bit integers on most processors. It is a…
    - 6 days ago 17 Nov 17, 5:19pm -
  • Fast exact integer divisions using floating-point operations
    On current processors, integer division is slow. If you need to compute many quotients or remainders, you can be in trouble. You potentially need divisions when programming a circular buffer, a hash table, generating random numbers, shuffling data ra…
    - 7 days ago 16 Nov 17, 5:03pm -

Large Scale Machine Learning

  • Prof. Joseph Keshet from BIU fools deep learning
    My friend Joseph (Yossi) Keshet have recently released work for fooling deep learning systems. His work got a lot of attendion including MIT Technology Review and the New Scientist. Nice work!!
    - 76 days ago 8 Sep 17, 5:51pm -
  • Dataiku raised 28M$
    According to VentureBeat Dataiku just raised 28M$. Dataiku has a web based platform for data science.Here is my personal connection. Strangely last time I wed a couple I was wearing their t-shirt.Unrelated, I just learned from my colleague Brian that…
    - 76 days ago 8 Sep 17, 5:45pm -
  • Deepgram - Audio Search with Deep Learning
    A very interesting podcast by Sam Charrington who is interviewing Scott Stephenson from DeepGram. DeepGram is using deep learning activations for creating indexes that allows to search text in voice recordings.DeepGram have released Kur which is a hi…
    - 80 days ago 5 Sep 17, 4:19am -
  • Some misc news
    I just learned my postdoc roommate Yisong Yue from Caltech released a new interesting paper: Factorized Variational Autoencoders for Modeling Audience Reactions to Movies: a joint work with Disney Research, published @ CVPR 2017.Another interesting p…
    - 27 Jul 17, 6:07am -
  • Data Science Summit Europe 2017
    The 3rd Data Science Summit Europe is coming! This year I am not involved in the organization she it should probably be a better event :-) Save the date - May 29, 2017 in Jerusalem. The date was picked just after O'Reilly Strata London 2017 thus the…
    - 13 Feb 17, 7:06am -

Technet - Machine Learning


  • Two quick takeaways from MLconf
    The very best two talks of MLconf were given by women: June Andrews and Franziska Bell. Worried about the gender gap in data science? Here, have some, knock yourself out.Counter Intuitive Machine Learning for the Industrial Internet of ThingsJune A…
    - 10 days ago 13 Nov 17, 3:34pm -
  • UX and Machine Learning
    Do you remember those old cartoons where a mad scientist creates a weapon that can make anything gigantic? They would shoot an innocent and cute rabbit and turn it into a huge and cruel beast the size of Godzilla. I always wondered why an innocent an…
    - 20 days ago 3 Nov 17, 7:32pm -
  • Blank check for Machine Learning investments?
    During our years of work dealing with problems in the industry around Machine Learning, we’ve observed that one of the key moments in a company is the one when it has to define where to invest. For other possible investments, decision makers have u…
    - 15 Aug 17, 2:16pm -
  • Presenting at the PyData London meetup
    Last week I had the chance to speak at the 32nd PyData London meetup. For those who haven't been there, the PyData London meetup community is the biggest one around (it recently went over 5000 members!). But it's not just big, it's always an opport…
    - 21 Mar 17, 1:39pm -
  • PyConAr 2016
    A few days ago (November 25, 26 and 27th) the 8th edition of PyCon Argentina took place in Bahía Blanca, a city 600km to the south of Buenos Aires, and I was lucky enough to be able to go with a group of other people from Machinalis.PyConAr is the…
    - 7 Dec 16, 8:02pm -

Alex Woods - Machine Learning

  • Dijkstra’s Algorithm in Python
    Dijkstra’s algorithm is one of the key algorithms we hear about within computer science. It can be slightly less accessible to beginners because you have to know what a weighted, directed graph is.  The algorithm takes a starting node and outputs…
    - 2 Oct 16, 9:17pm -
  • Terminal
    Being able to navigate around your file system is a key skill, and it can really speed up your workflow. Here is a set of what I think are some really useful terminal commands and tips. Note – My terminal has the current directory right after the a…
    - 16 Sep 16, 8:28pm -
  • Counting is Hard
    Combinatorics and Probability—I love this kind of math. Here are some interesting problems I’ve gotten most of these from classes I’ve taken. Two of them (the triangle one and the combinatorial proof one) took me a few hours to solve, and each…
    - 10 Sep 16, 5:15pm -
  • Entropy
    Information theory sits comfortably in between electrical engineering and statistics / machine learning. It’s founding came from the 1948 masters thesis of Claude Shannon—arguably the most important masters thesis ever written. In “A Mathematic…
    - 10 Apr 16, 4:14pm -
  • Great Paper on AdaBoost
    In the past week, I really enjoyed this paper. It’s about boosting, which arose as a solution to the question—“Can a set of weak learners create a strong learner?” The solution is pretty fascinating. You basically pit a bunch of weak learners…
    - 10 Feb 16, 1:06am -

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