Category Archives: Weekly Roundup

Roundup 12/05/2016

ICYMI: Top machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL) stories from last week. News — Baidu releases “Long Utterance,” a set of Chinese language APIs for its speech recognition technologies. — Max Kuhn, author of Applied Predictive Modeling and progenitor of the caret package for machine learning moves to RStudio. — At AWS’ re:Invent Conference, Databricks announces HIPAA compliance for its

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Roundup 11/28/2016

ICYMI: Top machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL) stories from last week. News — Google announces a $4.5 million investment in the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms. PR avalanche ensues. — In Investopedia, Richard Saintvilus chronicles the cloud machine learning wars. — Six months after releasing DSSTNE, an internally developed deep learning framework, AWS announces plans to standardize on MXNet.

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Roundup 11/21/2016

ICYMI: Top machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL) stories from last week. News — On the AWS Compute Blog, Naveen Swamy and Joseph Spisak explain distributed deep learning with the AWS Deep Learning AMI. The AMI supports Caffe, CNTK/Microsoft Cognitive, MXNet, TensorFlow, Theano, and Torch. Product reviewers are underwhelmed, noting the absence of NVIDIA, CUDA, Anaconda or Python3 support. —

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Roundup 10/31/2016

Top machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL) stories from last week. Plus some good reads, and special Halloween content. The featured image comes from MIT’s Nightmare Machine. Horrifying AI/ML/DL — Aussie bots that hunt down and kill small animals. — Bots with knives that cut flesh. — Machines that hunt and kill humans. — IBM Watson engines that profile you and sell

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