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Improving Video Surveillance with Deep Learning

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by Angela Guess Rachel Metz recently wrote for MIT Technology Review, “A startup is making home video monitoring smart enough to figure out whether a dog, cat, or package is heading up your walkway. Camio, which offers an app that lets a smartphone or tablet act as a surveillance camera and works with some individual…

How Machine Learning Makes Databases (Truly) Ready for Big Data

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by Thomas Hazel The promise of big data is incredibly enticing and, for most businesses, just as out of reach. The reason is simple: today’s databases are built upon 1970s math that was designed for 20th-century data requirements and hardware capabilities. This math has led to tree-structures and associated algorithms that are incapable of delivering…

Sensory Boosts Speech Recognition Accuracy 80% by Adding Deep Learning

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Sensory Inc., a Silicon Valley-based company focused on improving the user experience and security of consumer electronics through state-of-the-art embedded voice and vision technologies, today announced TrulyHandsfree 4.0, the next evolution of the company’s extremely successful embedded small-footprint voice user interface platform. Compared to…

Nvidia Offering Free Online Course on Deep Learning

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by Angela Guess Writing for Tom’s Hardware, Kevin Carbotte reports that last week Nvidia began hosting “a free bi-weekly instructor-led course on deep learning. The introductory course will include a combination of interactive lectures and hand-on exercises, as well as a one-hour Q&A the week following each class. Deep learning is a form of artificial…

Deep Genomics Will Use Deep Learning to Study Human Gene Mutations

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by Angela Guess Richard Moss recently reported for Gizmag.com, “Deep learning has already had a huge impact on computer vision and speech recognition, and it’s making inroads in areas as computer-unfriendly as cooking. Now a new startup led by University of Toronto professor Brendan Frey wants to cause similar reverberations in genomic medicine. Deep Genomics…

Startup.ML Launches Deep Learning News

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet recently reported for VentureBeat, “Machine learning startup Startup.ML today unveiled a new website called Deep Learning News. It’s a place to go to find information online about deep learning, which is an increasingly trendy type of artificial intelligence. The new site is in the style of Hacker News, a popular…

DeepMind is Reading the News to Learn to Read

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by Angela Guess A recent article in the MIT Technology Review reports, “A revolution in artificial intelligence is currently sweeping through computer science. The technique is called deep learning and it’s affecting everything from facial and voice to fashion and economics. But one area that has not yet benefitted is natural language processing—the ability to…

New OpenPOWER Cloud Boosts Ecosystem for Innovation and Development

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “IBM today announced SuperVessel, a first-of-its-kind initiative that enables business partners, application developers and university students to conduct innovation, development and learning for the growing OpenPOWER ecosystem. SuperVessel, an open access cloud service created by Beijing’s IBM Research and IBM Systems Labs, is now…

Deep Learning Machine Out of China Beats Humans in IQ Test

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by Angela Guess The MIT Technology Review reports, “IQ tests have become a standard feature of modern life and are used to determine children’s suitability for schools and adults’ ability to perform jobs. These tests usually contain three categories of questions: logic questions such as patterns in sequences of images, mathematical questions such as finding…