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The unreasonable effectiveness of synthetic data with Daeil Kim

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The hard part is diversifying the content. So if we just have the same character in an environment doing everything, it's not going to work, right? So how do you actually create hundreds or thousands of variations of that character model with different behavior and things like that? That's been really the core focus of how we're thinking about our technology. You're listening to Gradient Dissent, a show where we learn about making machine learning models work in the real world. Daeil Kim is the co-founder and CEO of AI.Reverie. A startup that specializes in creating high quality synthetic training data for computer vision algorithms. Before that he was a senior data scientist at the New York Times. And before that he got his PhD in computer science from Brown university, focusing on machine learning and Bayesian statistics. He's going to talk about tools that will advance machine learning progress, and he's going to talk about synthetic data. I'm super excited for this. I was looking at your LinkedIn and you have a little bit of an unusual path, right? You did a liberal arts undergrad. Can you say a little bit about... I feel like I come across people quite a lot that want to make career transitions into machine learning and related fields. What was that for you? What prompted you to do it?


Google's Latest AI Tool, Chimera Painter, Uses Machine Learning To Create Fantastical Creatures

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Researchers at Google have developed a new AI tool called Chimera Painter that turns doodles into unusual creatures. This tool uses machine learning to create representation based on the user's rough sketches. Before this, Nvidia has used a similar concept with landscapes, and MIT and IBM have produced a similar idea with buildings. A high level of technical knowledge and artistic creativity is required to create art for digital video games. Game artists need to promptly iterate on ideas and develop many assets to meet tight deadlines.


What is Artificial Intelligence?

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The term artificial intelligence (AI) refers to computing systems that perform tasks normally considered within the realm of human decision making. These software-driven systems and intelligent agents incorporate advanced data analytics and Big Data applications. AI systems leverage this knowledge repository to make decisions and take actions that approximate cognitive functions, including learning and problem solving. AI, which was introduced as an area of science in the mid 1950s, has evolved rapidly in recent years. It has become a valuable and essential tool for orchestrating digital technologies and managing business operations.


Advanced AI: Deep Reinforcement Learning in Python

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This course is all about the application of deep learning and neural networks to reinforcement learning. If you've taken my first reinforcement learning class, then you know that reinforcement learning is on the bleeding edge of what we can do with AI. Specifically, the combination of deep learning with reinforcement learning has led to AlphaGo beating a world champion in the strategy game Go, it has led to self-driving cars, and it has led to machines that can play video games at a superhuman level. Reinforcement learning has been around since the 70s but none of this has been possible until now. The world is changing at a very fast pace.


AI's next big leap

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A few years ago, scientists learned something remarkable about mallard ducklings. If one of the first things the ducklings see after birth is two objects that are similar, the ducklings will later follow new pairs of objects that are similar, too. Hatchlings shown two red spheres at birth will later show a preference for two spheres of the same color, even if they are blue, over two spheres that are each a different color. Somehow, the ducklings pick up and imprint on the idea of similarity, in this case the color of the objects. What the ducklings do so effortlessly turns out to be very hard for artificial intelligence. This is especially true of a branch of AI known as deep learning or deep neural networks, the technology powering the AI that defeated the world's Go champion Lee Sedol in 2016. Such deep nets can struggle to figure out simple abstract relations between objects and reason about them unless they study tens or even hundreds of thousands of examples.


Artificial Intelligence: Reinforcement Learning in Python

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Online Courses Udemy - Complete guide to Reinforcement Learning, with Stock Trading and Online Advertising Applications BESTSELLER Created by Lazy Programmer Team, Lazy Programmer Inc English [Auto-generated], French [Auto-generated], 4 more Students also bought Data Science: Natural Language Processing (NLP) in Python Natural Language Processing with Deep Learning in Python Deep Learning Prerequisites: Linear Regression in Python Cluster Analysis and Unsupervised Machine Learning in Python Complete Python Bootcamp: Go from zero to hero in Python3 Preview this course GET COUPON CODE Description When people talk about artificial intelligence, they usually don't mean supervised and unsupervised machine learning. These tasks are pretty trivial compared to what we think of AIs doing - playing chess and Go, driving cars, and beating video games at a superhuman level. Reinforcement learning has recently become popular for doing all of that and more. Much like deep learning, a lot of the theory was discovered in the 70s and 80s but it hasn't been until recently that we've been able to observe first hand the amazing results that are possible. In 2016 we saw Google's AlphaGo beat the world Champion in Go.


Google Open Sourced this Architecture for Massively Scalable Reinforcement Learning Models

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I recently started a new newsletter focus on AI education. TheSequence is a no-BS( meaning no hype, no news etc) AI-focused newsletter that takes 5 minutes to read. The goal is to keep you up to date with machine learning projects, research papers and concepts. Deep reinforcement learning(DRL) is one of the fastest areas of research in the deep learning space. Responsible for some of the top milestones in the recent years of AI such as AlphaGo, Dota2 Five or Alpha Star, DRL seems to be the discipline that approximates human intelligence the closest.


A Beginner's Guide To Machine Learning with Unity

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What if you could build a character that could learn while it played? Think about the types of gameplay you could develop where the enemies started to outsmart the player. This is what machine learning in games is all about. In this course, we will discover the fascinating world of artificial intelligence beyond the simple stuff and examine the increasingly popular domain of machines that learn to think for themselves. In this course, Penny introduces the popular machine learning techniques of genetic algorithms and neural networks using her internationally acclaimed teaching style and knowledge from a Ph.D in game character AI and over 25 years experience working with games and computer graphics.


What is Reinforcement Learning and 9 examples of what you can do with it.

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Reinforcement Learning is a subset of machine learning. It enables an agent to learn through the consequences of actions in a specific environment. It can be used to teach a robot new tricks, for example. Reinforcement learning is a behavioral learning model where the algorithm provides data analysis feedback, directing the user to the best result. It differs from other forms of supervised learning because the sample data set does not train the machine.


The Critical Bottleneck for AI: High-Quality Training Data

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In theory, AI has blown past our wildest dreams; in practice, Siri can't even tell us the weather. The problem? Creating high-quality datasets to train and measure our models is still incredibly difficult. We should be able to gather 20,000 labels for training a Reddit classifier in a single day, but instead, we wait 3 months and get back a training set full of spam. Surge AI is a team of ML engineers and research scientists building human-AI platforms to solve this. Four years ago, AlphaGo beat the world's Go experts, big tech was acqui-hiring every ML startup they could get their hands on, and the New York Times declared that "machine learning is poised to reinvent computing itself".