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Distributed Training on AWS SageMaker

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In today's world, when we have access to humongous data, deeper and bigger deep learning models, training on a single GPU on a local machine can pretty soon become a bottleneck. Some models won't even fit on a single GPU and even if they do the training could be painfully slow. Running a single experiment could take weeks and months in such a setting i.e. large training data and model. As a result, it can hamper research and development and increase the time taken for making POCs. However, to our relief cloud compute is available which allows one to set up remote machines and configure them as per the requirements of the project.


Deep Learning with TensorFlow

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Enthusiasm and determination to make your mark on the world! Enthusiasm and determination to make your mark on the world! TensorFlow is an end-to-end open-source machine learning / deep learning platform. It has a comprehensive ecosystem of libraries, tools, and community resources that lets AI/ML engineers, scientists, analysts build and deploy ML-powered deep learning applications. The name TensorFlow is derived from the operations which neural networks perform on multidimensional data arrays or tensors.


What is Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning& Machine Learning? - Ohio News Time

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Nowadays, most people are quite familiar with terms like Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, and Machine Learning but the majority of people do not know the actual difference between these terms. You might have heard of these terms before, but you might wonder what they are, and the real differences between all three of them? The main objective of this article is to spread knowledge about technologies like artificial intelligence, deep learning, and machine learning so that you can easily differentiate between these terms and learn how to use such technologies to enhance your productivity. In this article, you will also learn how the Internet of Things is related to artificial intelligence and what other technologies are emerging in the upcoming years. Before we discuss the following technologies, it is worth mentioning that to incorporate them in your personal or professional life; you will need a high-speed internet connection that can easily power all the latest technological equipment without any interruption.


NVIDIA and the battle for the future of AI chips

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THERE'S AN APOCRYPHAL story about how NVIDIA pivoted from games and graphics hardware to dominate AI chips – and it involves cats. Back in 2010, Bill Dally, now chief scientist at NVIDIA, was having breakfast with a former colleague from Stanford University, the computer scientist Andrew Ng, who was working on a project with Google. "He was trying to find cats on the internet – he didn't put it that way, but that's what he was doing," Dally says. Ng was working at the Google X lab on a project to build a neural network that could learn on its own. The neural network was shown ten million YouTube videos and learned how to pick out human faces, bodies and cats – but to do so accurately, the system required thousands of CPUs (central processing units), the workhorse processors that power computers. "I said, 'I bet we could do it with just a few GPUs,'" Dally says. GPUs (graphics processing units) are specialised for more intense workloads such as 3D rendering – and that makes them better than CPUs at powering AI. Dally turned to Bryan Catanzaro, who now leads deep learning research at NVIDIA, to make it happen.


AI researchers publish theory to explain how deep learning actually works - SiliconANGLE

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Artificial intelligence researchers from Facebook Inc., Princeton University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have teamed up to publish a new manuscript that they say offers a theoretical framework describing for the first time how deep neural networks actually work. In a blog post, Facebook AI research scientist Sho Yaida noted that DNNs are one of the key ingredients of modern AI research. But for many people, including most AI researchers, they're also considered to be too complicated to understand from first principles, he said. That's a problem, because although much progress in AI has been made through experimentation and trial and error, it means researchers are ignorant of many of the key features of DNNs that make them so incredibly useful. If researchers are more aware of these key features, it would likely lead to some dramatic advances and the development of much more capable AI models, Yaida said.


The Practicalities of Predicting The Future

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So, you think I'm kidding about predicting the future? Predicting the future is not only possible, but even simple, if you stack the probabilities on your side by making precise statements about the object and time of the prediction. Example 1: I predict everyone alive today will die. Certainly, there's a non-zero chance I'm wrong, but historically that seems a pretty safe bet. Example 2: Similarly, I can predict that for the next two seconds, you will continue to read this article, or at least finish this sentence. So clearly you can predict many things as a party trick, by picking the right granularity of events and time horizon for the prediction. The question is, where is the line between what's defensible mathematically, and what's actually new information that's useful? If you're too conservative, you end up with tautologies, i.e. statements that are obviously true but add no value or information besides a tired chuckle from the audience. If you're too aggressive, then you'll end up with highly interesting information that simply has no connection to reality, or at best is just a coin toss, and get dismissed as a charlatan. Is there a sweetspot in between? Well, that's what we're going to find out!


Best Programming Languages For AI & ML (Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning) - AI Summary

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Industries are walking the path that leads to digital transformation and automation, and artificial intelligence is the constant companion. Not many know that…


Google AI executive sees a world of trillions of devices untethered from human care

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If artificial intelligence is going to spread to trillions of devices, those devices will have to operate in a way that doesn't need a human to run them, a Google executive who leads a key part of the search giant's machine learning software told a conference of chip designers this week. "The only way to scale up to the kinds of hundreds of billions or trillions of devices we are expecting to emerge into the world in the next few years is if we take people out of the care and maintenance loop," said Pete Warden, who runs Google's effort to bring deep learning to even the simplest embedded devices. "You need to have peel-and-stick sensors," said Warden, ultra-simple, dirt-cheap devices that require only tiny amounts of power and cost pennies. "And the only way to do that is to make sure that you don't need to have people going around and doing maintenance." Warden was the keynote speaker Tuesday at a microprocessor conference held virtually, The Linley Fall Processor Conference, hosted by chip analysts The Linley Group.


Implementing Real-time Object Detection System using PyTorch and OpenCV

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The Self-Driving car might still be having difficulties understanding the difference between humans and garbage can, but that does not take anything away from the amazing progress state-of-the-art object detection models have made in the last decade. Combine that with the image processing abilities of libraries like OpenCV, it is much easier today to build a real-time object detection system prototype in hours. In this guide, I will try to show you how to develop sub-systems that go into a simple object detection application and how to put all of that together. I know some of you might be thinking why I am using Python, isn't it too slow for a real-time application, and you are right; to some extent. The most compute-heavy operations, like predictions or image processing, are being performed by PyTorch and OpenCV both of which use c behind the scene to implement these operations, therefore it won't make much difference if we use c or python for our use case here.


Shapley Value: Explaining AI

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Machine learning is gradually becoming critical part of life. From recommending movies to self driving cars, AI is making its presence felt in all walks of life. As ML models are taking critical decision, gradual need was felt to explain the decision taken by these models. Most of these model tend to be black box. While accurate perdition helps, answer to'why it was decided the way it was' is equally important .