Venturebeat - Machine Learning

  • !Ubisoft announces new studios in Mumbai and Odesa
    In what’s beginning to become a tradition, Ubisoft is using the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco to announce more studios are joining its sizable crop of global offices. Today, the French game publisher unveils Ubisoft Mumbai and Ubisoft…
    - 28 mins ago 22 Mar 18, 5:00pm -
  • !FCC votes to streamline 5G small cell approval process, paving way for 2018 rollouts
    As expected, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission approved an order today to streamline the national approval process for deploying small cells, advanced radio hardware required for next-generation 5G cellular networks. The vote was 3-2: FCC Ch…
    - 33 mins ago 22 Mar 18, 4:55pm -
  • !The Curse of Monkey Island is easy to buy again thanks to GOG
    The Curse of Monkey Island is a beautiful, hand-drawn point-and-click adventure game from LucasArt’s golden age. It’s also been nearly impossible to buy, as the 1997 classic hasn’t been available on digital stores. But no more! The Curse of Mon…
    - 45 mins ago 22 Mar 18, 4:43pm -
  • !Sixth Continent Integrates Amazon Pay
    PRESS RELEASE: Sixth Continent, a digital gift card provider allowing users to earn credits when they make purchases, now offers members of its community a new, fast payment solution thanks to the introduction of Amazon Pay.…
    - 1 hour ago 22 Mar 18, 4:25pm -
  • !How Microsoft and Databricks crafted a unique partnership for AI data processing
    EXCLUSIVE: Microsoft is bringing its Azure Databricks cloud service out of beta today to help its customers better process massive amounts of data, powered by a partnership unlike anything the tech titan has done before. The company worked with Datab…
    - 1 hour ago 22 Mar 18, 4:22pm -

ExtremeTech - Machine Learning

Nuit Blanche

Microsoft - Machine Learning


The Conversation - Machine Learning

Daniel Lemire

  • Science and Technology links (March 16th, 2018)
    From the beginning of the 20th century to 2010, the life expectancy at birth for females in the United States increased by more than 32 years. The 3 major causes of death for females in 1900 were pneumonia and influenza, tuberculosis, and enteritis a…
    - 6 days ago 16 Mar 18, 7:06pm -
  • Iterating over hash sets quickly in Java
    There are many ways in software to represent a set. The most common approach is to use a hash table. We define a “hash function” that takes as an input our elements and produces as an output an integer that “looks random”. Then your element i…
    - 9 days ago 13 Mar 18, 9:49pm -
  • Science and Technology links (March 9th, 2018)
    The Audi A8, which goes on sale this year, will be the first car to offer Level 3 autonomy, which means that as a driver, you are expected to be able to relinquish control of the car to the computer in most instances. Standard tests do predict how we…
    - 13 days ago 9 Mar 18, 10:49pm -
  • Iterating over set bits quickly (SIMD edition)
    Suppose that you have a long sequence of bits 10101011100000… you want to visit all the bits set to 1. That is, given 10101011100000, you would like to get the indexes of all the bits set to one: 0,2,4,6,7,8,9. In a recent blog post, I reviewed fas…
    - 15 days ago 8 Mar 18, 1:09am -
  • Science and Technology links (March 2nd, 2018)
    Flashing lights might cure Alzheimer’s, according to Nature. There is no paradox: being obese is definitively bad for you. Class attendance predicts success in college. Barbara Streisan had her dog cloned, more than once. Contrary to what we have b…
    - 20 days ago 2 Mar 18, 10:24pm -

Large Scale Machine Learning

  • Apple shares Turi Create open source framework
    It is very exciting that after many years of hard work, we have finally released our machine learning framework as open source! The announcement made yesterday at NIPS by Prof. Carlos Guestrin:And here is our github link:…
    - 9 Dec 17, 5:30am -
  • 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!!
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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 -

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…
    - 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…
    - 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 -

Machine Learning Mastery

  • Computational Linear Algebra for Coders Review
    Numerical linear algebra is concerned with the practical implications of implementing and executing matrix operations in computers with real data. It is an area that requires some previous experience of linear algebra and is focused on both the perfo…
    - 2 days ago 20 Mar 18, 6:00pm -
  • Introduction to Linear Algebra by Gilbert Strang for Machine Learning
    If you are interested in getting started with or brushing up on the topic of linear algebra, then there is one textbook that is most likely going to be recommended to you. That textbook is “Introduction to Linear Algebra” by Gilbert Strang and it…
    - 4 days ago 18 Mar 18, 6:00pm -
  • Linear Algebra for Deep Learning
    Linear algebra is a field of applied mathematics that is a prerequisite to reading and understanding the formal description of deep learning methods, such as in papers and textbooks. Generally, an understanding of linear algebra (or parts thereof) is…
    - 7 days ago 15 Mar 18, 6:00pm -
  • A Gentle Introduction to Sparse Matrices for Machine Learning
    Matrices that contain mostly zero values are called sparse, distinct from matrices where most of the values are non-zero, called dense. Large sparse matrices are common in general and especially in applied machine learning, such as in data that conta…
    - 9 days ago 13 Mar 18, 6:00pm -
  • A Gentle Introduction to Broadcasting with NumPy Arrays
    Arrays with different sizes cannot be added, subtracted, or generally be used in arithmetic. A way to overcome this is to duplicate the smaller array so that it is the dimensionality and size as the larger array. This is called array broadcasting and…
    - 11 days ago 11 Mar 18, 6:00pm -