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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...
Trump's War on Science

Trump’s War on Science

Donald Trump has been president for just over a week, but he’s wasted no time making his agenda clear.  The administration has made its agenda clear with a set of discriminatory executive orders, the blatant denial of facts, and talk of alternative facts, Brainy is a science blog, and so we feel it is our...

Podcast Roundup

Welcome to 2017!  For me, 2016 was the year of the podcast.  I started listening to several Machine Learning and Academia related podcasts.  Here’s a quick round-up of my favorites from the past year… Machine Learning Focused Partially derivative – This one is good if you’re new to ML, as it assumes very little background...