NASA is Using Intel’s Deep Learning to Find Better Landing Sites on the Moon

People have already seen tons of machine learning and neural network applications, but recently NASA announced that their Frontier Development Laboratory (FDL) would cooperate with Intel to apply deep learning for space exploration. One of the recent accomplishments is the application to build a moon map. Scientists at Intel obtained about 200 TB of data […]

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Technology Requirements for Deep and Machine Learning

Background The blog author, Rob Farber, has been working on machine learning and related fields as a staff scientist, and participating in relating projects since the 1980s. He is now a global technology consultant and author with an extensive background in high performance computing (HPC) and in developing machine learning technology, which he applies at […]

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Experts Warn Robots Are Growing in Consciousness and Should Be Classified as an “Invasive Species”

In this blog, some experts from different fields stated their concerns that with the rapid rise of artificial intelligence in the next few decades, intelligent robots would take over the human world and extinguish the entire human culture. Dr. Ben Garrod, an evolutionary biologist at Anglia Ruskin University, explained the reasons why the robot apocalypse […]

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Accelerating Convolutional Neural Networks on Raspberry Pi

Koustubh Sinhal was a co-founder and CTO of iLenze, a computer vision and visual commerce company based in India. Now, he is the CTO of AIMonk. In this blog, Koustubh tried to apply various methods to speed up the CNN and reduce their memory computational requirements. This method, with considerable computation time and controllable model […]

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Kullback-Leibler Divergence Explained

Introduction This blog is an introduction on the KL-divergence, aka relative entropy. The blog gives a simple example for understand relative entropy, and therefore I will not attempt to re-write the authors words. What I will do, in addition to reading the blog (which can be found at https://www.countbayesie.com/blog/2017/5/9/kullback-leibler-divergence-explained), is try to convey some extra […]

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Applying Data Science to Robotics

Author: Ammar A. Raja Source: http://www.datasciencecentral.com/profiles/blogs/how-data-science-apply-to-robotics 1. SHORT BIO OF THE AUTHOR Dr. Ammar A. Raja is an assistant professor at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan. He received his PhD degree in Finance from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 2012. Apart from conducting research in data analytics, he also […]

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Copyright and online artists

Chainsawsuit by Kris Straub. Image source. I was recently contacted by the lovely people at Justis One, a legal research database and resource site, who were interested in a paper I published in May in the online journal First Monday called “How relevant is copyright to online artists? A qualitative study of understandings, coping strategies, […]

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Hello World

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal by Zach Weiner So, first post. I suppose I had better talk about why I am starting this blog and what you, dear reader, can expect from it. I am a PhD student at the University of Nottingham’s Horizon Doctoral Training Centre. I am in my first year out of four […]

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