Fast.ai: Up to speed with the best of Deep Learning

[Update April 15, 2019] This blog post covers the 2018 course which you can find here. (Copyright fast.ai) Most approaches teaching machine and deep learning can be cumbersome and time-consuming: Stepping through all the details of (basic) linear algebra, activation functions and slowly building a neural network, so that after a few weeks/months, you are able to build an image classifier, if you have actually powered through…

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9 awesome artificial intelligence and machine learning podcasts you should subscribe to

Photo by Jonathan Velasquez on Unsplash 0. Introduction I listen to a lot of podcasts while running or in the car and a great deal of those are related to machine learning and artificial intelligence, each providing their own take on the subjects. Whether you are new or experienced, a practioner or just interested in real-world applications, there is probably a podcast that suites your needs and interests. In this blog post, I have listed the podcasts that I listen to on a regular basis, described what they are about and added my favorite episode.

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Adventures in deep learning

"Artificial intelligence is the new electricity." (Andrew Ng) "Deep learning is eating the world." If those did not catch your breath, they sure did mine. While I have always had an interest in artificial antelligence and neural networks - having taken some classes at university in 2007, it sure has been a while since I have done anything remotely real with it. Even more so, it sure looks like machine learning has come a very long way since then as well.

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