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Deep Learner Spotlight: Christine Payne

November 1st, 2018 | Breaking Into AI

Introduce yourself: What’s your background? Did you have a technical role prior to enrolling in the course? Throughout my life I’ve juggled my love of both science and music. I was a physics major in...

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AI Guru Andrew Ng on the Job Market of Tomorrow

October 29th, 2018 | News & Events

The co-founder of Google’s deep-learning research team on the promise of a conditional basic income, the need for a skills-based education system and what CEOs don’t understand about artificial intelligence Sentient artificial intelligence may take...

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Deep Learner Spotlight: Wolfgang Reuter

October 26th, 2018 | Breaking Into AI

Introduce yourself: What’s your background? I am a Senior AI Strategist in the applied AI initiative at Unternehmertum, a German start-up incubator and innovation consultancy. I also work freelance as an AI programmer. These jobs...

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Heroes of Deep Learning: Dawn Song

September 28th, 2018 | AI Heroes

Dawn Song is well-known for her research on the intersection of deep learning and security. Aside from her research, Song is also a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley and CEO of Oasis Labs, a blockchain startup that is creating a privacy-first cloud computing platform on blockchain.

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Deep Learner Spotlight: Jan Zawadzki

September 25th, 2018 | Breaking Into AI

Introduce yourself: What’s your background? Did you have a technical role prior to enrolling in the course? My background is split between a traditional business education and a computer science education. I studied Business Administration...

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Deep Learner Spotlight: Chris Morrow

September 25th, 2018 | Breaking Into AI

Introduce yourself: What’s your background? Did you have a technical role prior to enrolling in the course? I do not have a technical background. I spent about eight years as an Army Officer, leading small...

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Deep Learner Spotlight: Kritika Jalan

September 25th, 2018 | Breaking Into AI

Introduce yourself: What’s your background? Did you have a technical role prior to enrolling in the course? I am an IT engineer from Nirma University, India working currently as a data scientist in a US-based...

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Heroes of Deep Learning: Ian Goodfellow

September 14th, 2018 | AI Heroes

  “One way that you could get a lot of attention is to write good code and put it on Github. If you have an interesting project that solves a problem that someone working at...

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Heroes of Deep Learning: Geoffrey Hinton

August 25th, 2018 | AI Heroes

“Read enough to develop your intuitions, then trust your intuitions.” Geoffrey Hinton is known by many to be the godfather of deep learning. Aside from his seminal 1986 paper on backpropagation, Hinton has invented several...

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Heroes of Deep Learning: Yann LeCun

April 4th, 2018 | AI Heroes

“If you want to get into [AI], make yourself useful. So make a contribution to an open-source project for example, or make an implementation of some standard algorithm that you couldn’t find the code of...

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Heroes of Deep Learning: Pieter Abbeel

August 25th, 2017 | AI Heroes

  “Make sure you try things yourself. So not just reading things or watching videos but try things out with frameworks like TensorFlow, Chainer, Theano, Pytorch, and so forth.” Deep Reinforcement Learning is one of...

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