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May 31, 2018

On today’s show I chat with Song Han, assistant professor in MIT’s EECS department, about his research on Deep Gradient Compression. In our conversation, we explore the challenge of distributed training for deep neural networks and the idea of compressing the gradient exchange to allow it to be done more...


May 28, 2018

In this episode, University of Edinburgh Phd student George Papamakarios and I discuss his paper “Masked Autoregressive Flow for Density Estimation.” George walks us through the idea of Masked Autoregressive Flow, which uses neural networks to produce estimates of probability densities from a set of input examples....


May 25, 2018

For today’s show, the last in our TrainAI series, I'm joined by Qazaleh Mirsharif, a machine learning scientist working on computer vision at Figure Eight. Qazaleh and I caught up at the TrainAI conference to discuss a couple of the projects she’s worked on in that field, namely her research into the classification...


May 24, 2018

Today we continue our TrainAI series with Sarah Aerni, Director of Data Science at Salesforce Einstein. Sarah and I sat down at the TrainAI conference to discuss her talk “Notes from the Field: The Platform, People, and Processes of Agile Data Science.” Sarah and I dig into the concept of agile data science,...


May 23, 2018

In this episode of our TrainAI series, I sit down with Anima Anandkumar, Bren Professor at Caltech and Principal Scientist with Amazon Web Services. Anima joined me to discuss the research coming out of her “Tensorlab” at CalTech. In our conversation, we review the application of tensor operations to machine...