Posts Tagged ‘deep learning‘

Deep learning may suddenly change your life (via Fortune)

Good article by Roger Parloff published last week on Fortune online: “Over the past four years, readers have doubtlessly noticed quantum leaps in the quality of a wide range of everyday technologies. Most obviously, the speech-recognition functions on our smartphones work much better than they

Machine Learning And Human Bias: An Uneasy Pair

Very insightful article by Jason Baldridge on the topic of “What We Teach Machines“. “Humans are biased, and the biases we encode into machines are then scaled and automated”, “we need to have an uncomfortable discussion about what we teach machines and how we use the

Inside Facebook’s Quest for Software That Understands You

Must read article on MIT Technology Review on Yann LeCun’s quest to improve Deep Learning at Facebook. LeCun guesses that virtual helpers with a mastery of language unprecedented for software will be available in just two to five years. He expects that anyone who doubts deep

Spotify using Deep Learning to Create the Ultimate Personalised Playlist

Spotify recently introduced Discover Weekly: the best-ever recommendations delivered to users as a weekly mixtape of fresh music. The streaming service will create weekly, personalized playlists based on people’s individual listening patterns. This is a major improvement in the recommendations offered to you by Spotify – something

Flickr is using Deep Learning to auto-tag images

Shortly after unveiling its updates to build bigger and faster neural nets, now Nvidia explains in a blog post how it helped Flickr build its “Magic View” auto-tagging feature that can sort through all of the 11 billion images on its servers.