Friday, March 25, 2016

Weekly Review 25 March 2016

Some interesting links that I Tweeted about in the last week:

  1. Fundamentals of neural networks: http://www.analyticsvidhya.com/blog/2016/03/introduction-deep-learning-fundamentals-neural-networks/
  2. Why AlphaGo is not the be-all and end-all of AI: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/03/alphago-not-solution-ai.html
  3. Biases in facial recognition: http://motherboard.vice.com/en_au/read/the-inherent-bias-of-facial-recognition
  4. Tips for using deep-learning neural networks: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/03/must-know-tips-deep-learning-part-1.html
  5. An AI chatbot to help psychologically traumatised refugees: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/mar/22/karim-the-ai-delivers-psychological-support-to-syrian-refugees
  6. Gauging someone's mood from their voice, using deep learning neural networks: https://thestack.com/world/2016/03/21/mood-mining-researchers-propose-app-to-judge-your-long-term-state-of-mind-from-your-voice/ 
  7. Using machine learning for artificial empathy in marketing: http://motherboard.vice.com/en_au/read/how-companies-will-use-artificial-empathy-to-sell-you-more-shit 
  8. Diagnosing heart disease from MRI images using convolutional neural networks: http://irakorshunova.github.io/2016/03/15/heart.html 
  9. The future of AI in law: http://dataconomy.com/ai-future-law-lawyers-know/  If this lowers cost of access to legal representation, that will be a good thing
  10. Applying machine learning to choosing and predicting the quality of wine: http://dataconomy.com/the-perfect-pairing-machine-learning-and-wine/ 
  11. Getting started in R: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/03/datacamp-r-learning-path-7-steps.html
  12. More tips for using deep learning neural networks: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/03/must-know-tips-deep-learning-part-2.html
  13. Converting numerical variables to categorical variables: http://www.datasciencecentral.com/profiles/blogs/how-to-bin-or-convert-numerical-variables-to-categorical
  14. Why regulators are unprepared for AI: http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2016/03/regulators_are_underprepared_for_artificial_intelligence_they_could_learn.html
  15. My seminar on what I look for when examining a post-graduate (especially doctoral) thesis: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0vCoxTCjd34SW1JRmZpYVpXUDQ/view?usp=sharing 
  16. Google opens access to its deep neural network-based speech recognition API: http://techcrunch.com/2016/03/23/google-opens-access-to-its-speech-recognition-api-going-head-to-head-with-nuance/
  17. Japanese AI wrote a short novel, and it passed the first round of a literary competition: http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/japanese-ai-writes-novel-passes-first-round-nationanl-literary-prize/