Saturday, July 1, 2017

Weekly Review 1 July 2017

Below are some of the interesting links I Tweeted about recently.
  1. What Garry Kasparov thinks of AI: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20170616-garry-kasparov-why-the-world-should-embrace-ai
  2. Top 15 Python libraries for data science: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/06/top-15-python-libraries-data-science.html
  3. A lot of money is getting invested in AI: https://siliconangle.com/blog/2017/06/17/ai-explodes-investors-pour-big-bucks-startups/
  4. A collection of cheat sheets for machine learning and deep learning libraries: https://medium.com/@kailashahirwar/essential-cheat-sheets-for-machine-learning-and-deep-learning-researchers-efb6a8ebd2e5
  5. The General AI Challenge has a $5M prize: http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/robotics/artificial-intelligence/in-the-general-ai-challenge-teams-compete-for-5-million
  6. A method of measuring progress in AI research: https://www.eff.org/ai/metrics
  7. What it means for humans to be smart, in the age of AI: https://hbr.org/2017/06/in-the-ai-age-being-smart-will-mean-something-completely-different
  8. My father was in his mid-40s when I was born: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jun/20/older-men-fathers-geekier-sons-study-geek-index
  9. I've seen a few cover letters with pretty bad errors in them: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11879982
  10. It seems like the only people opposed to sci-hub are the journal publishers: https://www.nature.com/news/us-court-grants-elsevier-millions-in-damages-from-sci-hub-1.22196
  11. TEU is being disingenuous - NZ universities have been profit-driven for decades: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11884020
  12. A brief overview of machine learning: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/06/making-sense-machine-learning.html
  13. Using machine learning to clean data before applying machine learning to it: http://dataconomy.com/2017/06/machine-learning-for-enterprise/
  14. List of five deep learning code demos: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/06/deep-learning-demos-code-beginners.html
  15. Neural networks explained using a corporate analogy: https://myabakhova.blogspot.com/2017/06/
  16. Why you should never answer questions about salary in a job interview: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11883755
  17. The killer business apps of deep learning: http://informationweek.com/big-data/what-execs-should-know-about-deep-learning/a/d-id/1329196?
  18. A series of tutorials on the TensorFlow API: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/06/using-tensorflow-api-tutorial-series.html
  19. Using AI to get business insights: http://dataconomy.com/2017/06/business-insights-artificial-intelligence/
  20. Potential applications of AI in banking: http://informationweek.com/big-data/how-artificial-intelligence-will-revolutionize-banking/a/d-id/1329218?
  21. How ratty data messes up machine learning algorithms: http://dataconomy.com/2017/06/faulty-data-machine-learning/
  22. Finding how deep neural networks arrive at decisions: https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/30/mit-csail-research-offers-a-fully-automated-way-to-peer-inside-neural-nets/
  23. Enabling sales with machine learning: https://www.techemergence.com/machine-learning-in-sales-enablement-applications/
  24. Brief example of web scraping with R: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/06/web-scraping-r-online-food-blogs.html
  25. Instagram is using machine learning to filter hurtful comments: https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/29/instagram-implements-an-ai-system-to-fight-mean-and-harassing-comments/
  26. Trust your head, not your gut, your gut is the one part of your body that's guaranteed to be full of cr*p: http://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/06/who-cares-evidence.html
  27. Might to time to start holding these kinds of competitions in countries other than the USA: https://www.theverge.com/2017/6/30/15903206/afghanistan-robot-team-denied-us-visa
  28. The WCCI 2018 call for papers is out: http://www.ecomp.poli.br/~wcci2018/
  29. Generative adversarial networks producing new styles of art: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2139184-artificially-intelligent-painters-invent-new-styles-of-art/
  30. Richard Feynman's essay on cargo cult science: http://calteches.library.caltech.edu/51/2/CargoCult.htm