Deep Hunt — Issue #56

After a 6 month unplanned hiatus, Deep Hunt is back, thanks for sticking around! Top stories of this week are — Google opens up TPUs for everybody; Missing data hinder replication of AI studies; AAAS AMA with Peter Norvig, Yann LeCun and Eric Horvitz; Deep contextualised word representations

News

Google Makes Its Special A.I. Chips Available to Others

Google Makes Its Special A.I. Chips Available to Others

The internet giant developed the tensor processing units, or T.P.U.s, for its data centers. Now other companies can use them through its cloud-computing service.

Give your dissertation a boost with a grant from Microsoft Research

Give your dissertation a boost with a grant from Microsoft Research – Microsoft Research

Microsoft Research is offering grants of up to US $25,000 to help a select group of doctoral students cross the finish line and enter the workforce. So, apply before March 30th if you are eligible!

Articles

For AI to Get Creative, It Must Learn the Rules — Then How to Break ‘Em

For AI to Get Creative, It Must Learn the Rules–Then How to Break ‘Em

New artificial intelligence systems are using “adversarial networks” to develop creativity and originality by more fluidly mixing and matching real-world information.

Missing data hinder replication of artificial intelligence studies

Missing data hinder replication of artificial intelligence studies

Unpublished code and sensitive training conditions aggravate reproducibility crisis in computer science

Tutorials, Tools and Tips

Interpretable Machine Learning through Teaching

Interpretable Machine Learning through Teaching

AAAS AMA with AI researchers from Google, Microsoft, and Facebook

An AMA with Yann LeCun, Peter Norvig and Eric Horvitz! Without further ado, read up on what these leading people have to say about industry, changes, and future of the field.

Deep Reinforcement Learning Doesn’t Work Yet

Deep Reinforcement Learning Doesn’t Work Yet

Alex Irpan explains why deep RL doesn’t work, cases where it does work, and ways it can be working more reliably in the future.

Research

Deep contextualized word representations

[1802.05365] Deep contextualized word representations

This research by AllenAI introduces a new type of deep contextualized word representation that models both — complex characteristics of word use and how these uses vary across linguistic contexts. The ELMo representations from pre-trained language models set new SOTA for 6 diverse NLP tasks: SQuAD, SNLI, SRL, Coref, NER and Sentiment.

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