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How Facebook is advancing artificial intelligence [Video]

Facebook is playing a huge role in artificial intelligence research. It’s not only a core part of the Facebook platform, it’s central to how...
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How AI is going to transform the Data Center

According to Gartner analyst Dave Cappuccio, 80% of enterprises will have shut down their traditional data centers by 2025, compared to just 10% today....
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How Serverless computing is making AI development easier

AI has been around for quite some time, enabling developers to build intelligent apps that cater to the needs of their users. Not only...
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Why learn machine learning as a non-techie?

“..what we want is a machine that can learn from experience..” ~Alan Turing, 1947 Thanks to artificial intelligence, Turing’s vision is coming true. Machines are...
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What are generative adversarial networks (GANs) and how do they work? [Video]

Generative adversarial networks, or GANs, are a powerful type of neural network used for unsupervised machine learning. Made up of two competing models which run...
The EU Copyright Directive faces amendments from rebel MEPs

What the EU Copyright Directive means for developers – and what you can do

Tomorrow, on Wednesday 12 September, the European Parliament will vote on amendments to the EU Copyright Bill, first proposed back in September 2016. This...

6 most commonly used Java Machine learning libraries

There are over 70 Java-based open source machine learning projects listed on the MLOSS.org website and probably many more unlisted projects live at university...
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A chatbot toolkit for developers: design, develop, and manage conversational UI

Although chatbots have been under development for at least a few decades, they did not become mainstream channels for customer engagement until recently. Due to...

Why is everyone going crazy over WebAssembly?

The history of web has seen a few major events in the past three decades. One of them was the launch of JavaScript 22...
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Is the machine learning process similar to how humans learn?

A formal definition of machine learning proposed by computer scientist Tom M. Mitchell states that a machine learns whenever it is able to utilize...