Many of the client companies I talk to bring up the subject of the potential impact of the European Union GDPR (general data protection regulations) which is set to take effect on May 25, 2018. The bottom line is, even … Continue reading
The C programming language was one of the first languages I learned. My other first languages before C were COBOL and Fortran (ugh to them), BASIC (loved it), and Pascal (loved it; where I learned pointers). I don’t write C … Continue reading
I successfully tackled the IMDB Movie Review dataset sentiment analysis problem. Coding up the system using the CNTK neural library was both easy and difficult — getting the data was difficult, writing the code was not as difficult as I’d … Continue reading
Although deep learning may be a little bit over-hyped, it really does have the potential to create huge changes in almost every area of human activity that I can think of. (I just think it will take a little bit … Continue reading
After working on a programming problem for several days, I finally got everything to work. I was very happy. And this is somewhat pathetic because in the grand scheme of things, my little victory doesn’t mean much. Or maybe it … Continue reading
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Neural network batch normalization is a technique to speed up the training of deep neural networks. The idea was first proposed in a 2014 research paper “Batch Normalization: Accelerating Deep Network Training by Reducing Internal Covariate Shift” by Sergey Ioffe … Continue reading