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  • Episode 66: More intelligent machines with self-supervised learning

    In this episode I talk about a new paradigm of learning, which can be found a bit blurry and not really different from the other methods we know of, such as supervised and unsupervised learning. The method I introduce here is called self-supervised learn...

  • Episode 65: AI knows biology. Or does it?

    The successes of deep learning for text analytics, also introduced in a recent post about sentiment analysis and published here are undeniable. Many other tasks in NLP have also benefitted from the superiority of deep learning methods over more tradition...

  • Episode 64: Get the best shot at NLP sentiment analysis

    The rapid diffusion of social media like Facebook and Twitter, and the massive use of different types of forums like Reddit, Quora, etc., is producing an impressive amount of text data every day.  There is one specific activity that many business owners ...

  • Episode 63: Financial time series and machine learning

    In this episode I speak to Alexandr Honchar, data scientist and owner of blog https://medium.com/@alexrachnogAlexandr has written very interesting posts about time series analysis for financial data. His blog is in my personal list of best tutorial blogs...

  • Episode 62: AI and the future of banking with Chris Skinner

    In this episode I have a wonderful conversation with Chris Skinner. Chris and I recently got in touch at The banking scene 2019, fintech conference recently held in Brussels. During that conference he talked as a real trouble maker - that’s how he define...

  • Episode 61: The 4 best use cases of entropy in machine learning

    It all starts from physics. The entropy of an isolated system never decreases… Everyone at school, at some point of his life, learned this in his physics class. What does this have to do with machine learning? To find out, listen to the show.   Reference...

  • Episode 60: Predicting your mouse click (and a crash course in deeplearning)

    Deep learning is the future. Get a crash course on deep learning. Now! In this episode I speak to Oliver Zeigermann, author of Deep Learning Crash Course published by Manning Publications at https://www.manning.com/livevideo/deep-learning-crash-course Ol...

  • Episode 59: How to fool a smart camera with deep learning

    In this episode I met three crazy researchers from KULeuven (Belgium) who found a method to fool surveillance cameras and stay hidden just by holding a special t-shirt. We discussed about the technique they used and some consequences of their findings. T...

  • Episode 58: There is physics in deep learning!

    There is a connection between gradient descent based optimizers and the dynamics of damped harmonic oscillators. What does that mean? We now have a better theory for optimization algorithms.In this episode I explain how all this works. All the formulas I...

  • Episode 57: Neural networks with infinite layers

    How are differential equations related to neural networks? What are the benefits of re-thinking neural network as a differential equation engine? In this episode we explain all this and we provide some material that is worth learning. Enjoy the show!   R...

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