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On Apr 24, 2020
@karpathy shared
"The Future of Natural Language Processing" https://t.co/PKl4cSSlZ8 from @huggingface, well done quick summary of recent NLP work and lots of good pointers! 👏
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The Future of Natural Language Processing

The Future of Natural Language Processing

Transfer Learning in Natural Language Processing (NLP): Open questions, current trends, limits, and future directions. A walk through interesting papers and ...

On Apr 24, 2020
@alexjc shared
@larsiusprime The most annoying part is setting up libraries so they work with CUDA ;-) Is using an online "Collab" notebook an option, or do you want it to run locally? I use PyTorch personally, and https://t.co/7uay6Va6se has a good course w/ library to help...
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Making neural nets uncool again

Making neural nets uncool again

It’s a small world indeed… The dataset collection The following categories are currently included in the collection: Image classification, with a focus on fine-grained …

On Apr 28, 2020
@yoavgo shared
blog post: https://t.co/RhID8leSWS
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SPIKE-CORD: Powerful search over CORD-19

SPIKE-CORD: Powerful search over CORD-19

SPIKE-CORD is a powerful new tool for searching over the CORD-19 resource.

On Apr 26, 2020
@soumithchintala shared
RT @prfsanjeevarora: Our long-delayed blogpost on ICLR20 paper that shows current deep nets can be trained with learning rate that is exponentially increasing. Not just experiments but also a mathematical proof that this is at least as powerful as usual LR tuning. https://t.co/ReZh2NBIVk
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On Apr 24, 2020
@MSFTResearch shared
Next week, Microsoft researchers will hold live chats and demos at a virtual #ICLR2020. Talk to experts like @katjahofmann, @Skiminok, @MLciosek, @RoshanakZM and more to learn about our research and open opportunities. Full schedule: https://t.co/87ugRzXDqa.
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Microsoft at ICLR 2020

Microsoft at ICLR 2020

Microsoft is a Silver sponsor of the Eighth International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) this year. ICLR is the premier gathering of professionals dedicated to the ...

On Apr 26, 2020
@graphific shared
RT @ClimateChangeAI: The #ICLR2020 workshop Tackling #ClimateChange with #MachineLearning is happening today! Watch the livestream for free at https://t.co/FuQQS6id4F, register to participate in discussions and poster sessions. Tune in for keynotes, panels, and the following spotlight talks:
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ICLR 2020 Workshop Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning

ICLR 2020 Workshop Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning

ICLR 2020 Workshop: Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning

On Apr 29, 2020
@peteskomoroch shared
RT @facebookai: Today we’re announcing that Facebook AI has built and open-sourced Blender, the largest-ever open-domain chatbot. It outperforms others in terms of engagement and also feels more human, according to human evaluators. https://t.co/TdNxJpL0JI https://t.co/1wo3ZxwDeU
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A state-of-the-art open source chatbot

A state-of-the-art open source chatbot

Today we’re announcing that Facebook AI has built and open-sourced Blender, the largest-ever open-domain chatbot. It outperforms others in terms of engagement and also feels more human, ...

On Apr 24, 2020
@mxlearn shared
[D] Why are Evolutionary Algorithms considered "junk science"? https://t.co/18LHLWVvlS
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[D] Why are Evolutionary Algorithms considered "junk science"?

[D] Why are Evolutionary Algorithms considered "junk science"?

My question stems from a couple of interactions I had from professors at my university. I recently gave a talk on NAS algorithms at a reading...