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Brainy Breakdown: 6/16/2107

Brainy Breakdown: 6/16/2107

How can we get more women into AI? While recruitment is very important, retention is equally important, if not more so.   An adversarial review of GANs for NLP. #NotAllDeepLearners?  And a response from Fernando Pereira.  Another response from Yann LeCun, and then (of course) a response to Yann’s response.     Will “skilled in...
Neural Nets 101

Neural Nets 101

A neural network is a computational model inspired by neurons, and the neuronal circuits observed in biological systems.  The history behind neural networks is long and storied and could be its own blog post (and of course it is already its own blog post), so we won’t get into that here.  Instead, let’s just cover...
t-SNE and t-leaves

t-SNE and t-leaves

I stumbled upon a great blog post which discusses t-SNE.  If you’re not familiar with it, t-SNE is an algorithm that take high dimensional data (like fMRI images) and projects them down to a 2D space which is easier to view.  Of course, to make that sort of projection, some information from the high dimensional...