Andrew Ng Unveils Deeplearning.ai – New DL Courses on Coursera

Andrew Ng, one of the top minds in deep learning, loves teaching. And so, the Stanford University professor decided to re-energize the study of AI with the August 8 launch of Deeplearning.ai, a specialized deep learning educational project he has been developing since he left Chinese search engine giant Baidu in March. Deeplearning.ai is a […]

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Apple is in a Dilemma on iPhone’s 10-year-old Birthday

“On June 28, 2007, Steve Jobs gave the most incredible keynote presentation of his life, introducing the mobile phone that would revolutionize the industry, and to some extent the world — the original iPhone. However, Apple is faced with a big dilemma while celebrating iPhone’s 10-year-old birthday.   Image source: https://i.ytimg.com/vi/e7EfxMOElBE/maxresdefault.jpg A Miracle in Smartphone History […]

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Word2vec: Google’s New Leap Forward on the Vectorized Representation of Words

Introduction Word2vec is an open source tool developed by a group of Google researchers led by Tomas Mikolov in 2013. It describes several efficient ways to represent words as M-dimensional real vectors, also known as word embedding, which is of great importance in many natural language processing applications. Word2vec also expresses the quality of the […]

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25 Tweets to Know You: A New Model to Predict Personality with Social Media

(All figures in this review are cited from this paper: Arnoux P H, Xu A, Boyette N, et al. 25 Tweets to Know You: A New Model to Predict Personality with Social Media[J]. ICWSM 2017) Abstract In order to provide personalized ads, tech giants such as Google and Facebook are trying to abstract their users’ […]

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Will Google Own AI? (6)

ARK Invest: At the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) this year, Google and its DeepMind subsidiary contributed nearly 70 papers, far outstripping other tech companies and research universities. By becoming world-class at four layers of the tech stack, Google’s AI is now harder to catch than ever. See also Will Google Own AI? Will Google Own […]

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AlphaGo: The Ultimate Go Master

For more than 2,500 years, humans have been playing and studying the incredibly complex game of Go. In a matter of months, AI learned how to do it better. At “The Future of Go Summit” in Wuzhen, China, Google’s Go-playing machine AlphaGo topped the world’s No.1 human player, Ke Jie (柯洁), winning the first two […]

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Google I/O 2017: Integrating Everything with AI

Google CEO Sundar Pichai underlined the company’s important shift from Mobile First to AI First at the keynote speech of Google I/O on May 17 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. Typically, Google uses its annual Google I/O Conference to unveil exciting new products and technologies. At the 10th Google I/O, held May […]

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Turning GMail into a central Google application

I extensively use GMail, GCal, GChat, Notebook, Reader, and Google Docs. However, I always felt the need for a central application that provides access to all these different Google products. Recently, I figured out that there are two options to turn GMail into such a central Google application. As shown in top image, the first […]

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Data explorer

Logan Symposium: Google Public Data Explorer from Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism on FORA.tv 4th Annual Logan Symposium on Investigative Reporting Read more at http://fora.tv/2010/04/18/Logan_Symposium_Google_Public_Data_Explorer#uXLe1TU6lWF4IJp2.99 Uploaded on Jun 2, 2010 Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/04/18/Logan_Sympo… Using Google’s new Public Data Explorer tool, Ola Rosling demonstrates the effectiveness of visualizing datasets. Looking toward the next political election, […]

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