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Explained: Neural Networks

In the past 10 years, the best-performing artificial-intelligence systems — such as the speech recognizers on smartphones or Google’s latest automatic translator — have resulted from a technique called “deep learning.” Deep learning is in fact a new name for an approach to artificial intelligence...
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Crossing the AI Chasm

Every day brings another exciting story of how artificial intelligence is improving our lives and businesses. AI is already analyzing x-rays, powering the Internet of Things and recommending best next actions for sales and marketing teams. The possibilities seem endless. But for every AI success...
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Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

Neural nets aren’t new. The concept dates back to the 1950s, and many of the key algorithmic breakthroughs occurred in the 1980s and 1990s. What’s changed is that today computer scientists have finally harnessed both the vast computational power and the enormous storehouses of data—images, video,...
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Luis Camacho Caballero, from Peru, is one of 14 recipients of the 2016 Linux Foundation Training LiFT scholarship.

2016 LiFT Scholarship Winner Luis Camacho Caballero: Preserving Amazon Languages with Linux

Luis Camacho Caballero is working on a project to preserve endangered South American languages by porting them to computational systems through automatic speech recognition using Linux-based systems. He was one of 14 aspiring IT professionals to receive a 2016 Linux Foundation Training (LiFT)...
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Microsoft's Project Malmo AI Platform Goes Open Source

Microsoft has released artificial intelligence system Project Malmo to the open-source community. The system, now available to all, uses Minecraft to test artificial intelligence protocols. On Thursday, the Redmond giant revealed the shift of Project Malmo from the hands of a small group of...
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Open Source Projects Are Transforming Machine Learning and AI

Machine learning and artificial intelligence have quickly gained traction with the public through applications such as Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana. The true promise of these disciplines, though, extends far beyond simple speech recognition performed on our smartphones.  New, open source...
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