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AI And Emotions: How Far Can We Take This Connection?

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A spy movie with its paraphernalia of cool gadgets and technologies has always enticed audiences. In these movies, we have seen the use of a polygraph to detect if somebody is being truthful or not. Needless to say, polygraph is a multi-billion dollar industry and plays a crucial role in crime adjudication. Polygraphs do not have any "intelligence" built into them. They are simple machines that do what they were designed to do: measure vital statistics like blood pressure and pulse to reach a conclusion.


Machine learning fundamentals: What cybersecurity professionals need to know - Help Net Security

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In this Help Net Security podcast, Chris Morales, Head of Security Analytics at Vectra, talks about machine learning fundamentals, and illustrates what cybersecurity professionals should know. Hi, this is Chris Morales and I'm Head of Security Analytics at Vectra, and in this Help Net Security podcast I want to talk about machine learning fundamentals that I think we all need to know as cybersecurity professionals. AI has become very used within our industry more and more, and here at Vectra we are an AI company as well. As you start to hear more about AI, you have to start asking yourself what is it really, what makes a machine intelligent and in the next ten minutes I just want to give a quick overview so that you can understand some of the principle operations and applications of how machine learnings apply to build AI, and just kind of a quick understanding of the different algorithms or understanding when you need to use certain algorithms for specific jobs. There has always been a very muddled use of the terms artificial intelligence, data science and machine learning.


The Battle: TensorFlow vs. Pytorch - DZone AI

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A quick search will reveal the intensity of this clash of frameworks. Here is one great article by Kirill Dubovikov. At its core, the duel is fuelled by the similarity of the two frameworks. Taking all of this into account, we can say that almost anything created in one of the frameworks can be replicated in the other at a similar cost. At /Data, we are constantly surveying the developer community to track the trends and predict the future of different technology sectors.


Amazon Alexa and the Search for the One Perfect Answer

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If you had visited the Cambridge University Library in the late 1990s, you might have observed a skinny young man, his face illuminated by the glow of a laptop screen, camping out in the stacks. William Tunstall- Pedoe had wrapped up his studies in computer science several years earlier, but he still relished the musty aroma of old paper, the feeling of books pressing in from every side. The library received a copy of nearly everything published in the United Kingdom, and the sheer volume of information--5 million books and 1.2 million periodicals--inspired him. It was around this time, of course, that another vast repository of knowledge--the internet--was taking shape. Google, with its famous mission statement "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful," was proudly stepping into its role as librarian to the planet.


AI-Powered Apps Could Make Us More Creative--or Less Human

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That's the bot talking, offering a breezy response to a mildly apologetic email: Your coworker wants to reschedule a meeting? And they've proposed a new time? If you've opted in to Gmail's Smart Replies, these exchanges should look familiar. But us humans are proving eager to make the trade: More than 10 percent of all replies on Gmail now start with a suggested Smart Reply. The apps we rely on to stay productive at the office are being infused with ever larger helpings of artificial intelligence.


Inside the Alexa-Friendly World of Wikidata

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Humans pricked by info-hunger pangs used to hunt and peck for scraps of trivia on the savanna of the internet. Now we sit in screen-glow-flooded caves and grunt, "Alexa!" Virtual assistants do the dirty work for us. Problem is, computers can't really speak the language. Many of our densest, most reliable troves of knowledge, from Wikipedia to (ahem) the pages of WIRED, are encoded in an ancient technology largely opaque to machines--prose.


Getting Started With Google Colab – Towards Data Science

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Just let me code, already! You know it's out there. You know there's free GPU somewhere, hanging like a fat, juicy, ripe blackberry on a branch just slightly out of reach. Wondering how on earth to get it to work? For anyone who doesn't already know, Google has done the coolest thing ever by providing a free cloud service based on Jupyter Notebooks that supports free GPU.


Top Machine Learning Solutions

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In today's hyper-fast cloud computing era, machine learning solutions drive exponential progress in improving systems. Machine learning's ability to leverage Big Data analytics and identify patterns offers critical competitive advantage to today's businesses. Often used in combination with artificial intelligence and deep learning, machine learning uses sophisticated statistical modeling. These complex systems may reside in private cloud or public cloud. In any case, the passage of time boosts machine learning: as more data is added to a task and analyzed over time, ML produces more accurate the results.


Token level embeddings from BERT model on mxnet and gluonnlp

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BERT, published by Google, is new way to obtain pre-trained language model word representation. Many NLP tasks are benefit from BERT to get the SOTA. The goal of this project is to obtain the sentence and token embedding from BERT's pre-trained model. In this way, instead of building and do fine-tuning for an end-to-end NLP model, you can build your model by just utilizing the sentence or token embedding. This project is implemented with @MXNet.


Google Software Engineer, Machine Learning Job in Tokyo

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Minimum qualifications: BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience. 2 years of work or educational experience in Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence. 1 year of relevant work experience, including software development. Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C/C or Python. Preferred qualifications: MS or PhD degree in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or related technical field. About the job Google's software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. Our products need to handle information at massive scale, and extend well beyond web search.