October 22, 2020

[D] running nn's and failing laptop hardware

Hi! I'm running neural nets (as a pet project) on my personal equipment. I'm using a gaming laptop. I've kept enhancing the performance and recently got […]
October 22, 2020

[R] Computer Science meets education, at scale (Talk w/ ML content, Oct 22 9a Pacific)

Simon Peyton-Jones is giving a lecture as part of the GitHub OCTO Speaker Series on his work to understand and improve K-12 computer science education in […]
October 23, 2020

[R] MIT Researcher Neil Thompson on Deep Learning’s Insatiable Compute Demands and Possible Solutions

As the size of deep learning models continues to increase, so does their appetite for compute. And that has Neil Thompson, a research scientist with MIT’s […]
October 23, 2020

[R] Text Classification Using Label Names Only: A Language Model Self-Training Approach

Abstract: Current text classification methods typically require a good number of human-labeled documents as training data, which can be costly and difficult to obtain in real […]