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Show Notes

What’s up with Artificial Intelligence – and why should we care? While at DevIntersection in Stockholm, Carl and Richard hosted a panel discussion with Seth Juarez, Jessica Engstrom and Tess Ferrandez to explore the current AI craze. Each of the panelists discuss the technologies they’ve been working with for years that now fall into the banner of AI – whether that be machine learning, speech and visual recognition, even chatbots today are part of the AI story. As much branding as product, AI seems to be coming true, have you looked at the latest?

Siraj Raval explains where Deep Learning is going.

Check out this intriguing description for the video, then watch it.

Back-propagation is fundamental to deep learning. Hinton (the inventor) recently said we should “throw it all away and start over”.

What should we do? I’ll describe how back-propagation works, how its used in deep learning, then give 7 interesting research directions that could overtake back-propagation in the near term.