Day: September 21, 2017

Developer Javascript NodeJS

NodeJS is Everywhere

A new full stack is emerging that includes the traditional web frontend and cloud platform backend, but also includes mobile phones and tablets, API services, desktop, and IoT. Developers are tasked to build and manage one application that has to manage all of these diverse platforms. The program environment of choice for the modern full […]

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AI Deepmind Machine Learning

A Guide to DeepMind’s StarCraft AI Environment

In this YouTube video, Siraj Raval goes through the steps necessary to install and run the StarCraft II Environment that DeepMind recently open-sourced! He gets into DeepMind’s Reinforcement Learning history, the configuration steps, and then runs a pre-trained Deep Q model at the end that will complete a the shard collection mini-game.  

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AI Machine Learning

Building a 3D Model from a Selfie

Computerphile interviews Aaron Jackson from the Computer Vision Laboratory at University of Nottingham, who talks about his work on  converting a single 2D photo into a 3D model of your face. Is it magic? No, it’s Convolutional Neural Networks at work.  

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AI Deepmind Machine Learning

DeepMind’s AI Learns Locomotion From Scratch

Two Minute Papers has a great video focusing on how DeepMind taught itself how to walk all by itself. It’s a great look at the impact of reinforcement learning. The paper referenced in the video “Emergence of Locomotion Behaviours in Rich Environments” is available online.

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