Deep Learning for Entrepreneurs

Sept. 30, 2017
 
 

AI is considered the biggest business opportunity in the new economy, that is expected to generate $15.7 trillion by 2030, according to PwC. Independently of the accuracy of this prediction (probably PwC didn't use machine learning to predict it), the opportunity is huge. In this post, I will discuss some business problems that can be solved with deep learning and how to monetize them.

 
 

10 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Git in Software Projects

June 25, 2017
 
 

Git is a version control software that helps developers to easily and efficiently contribute to software projects. It is the engine that runs on GitHub, the top open-source software development platform. In this post, we analyze 10 reasons why you should be using it.

 
 

Laplace's Demon and the Scientific Method

May 28, 2017
 
 

In 1814, Laplace described an entity that would be able to calculate any future event if it knew the precise location and speed of every atom in the Universe, based on the principle of cause and effect. This will be known as Laplace's Demon. At that time, scientists believed that they could solve all the mysteries of the Universe. Decades later, with Heisenberg's uncertainty principle and other advances, that dream became to an end.

 
 

How to deploy an Image Classification API based on Deep Learning

April 17, 2017
 
 

Deep learning is notable for surpassing human level performance in image classification. In this post we will explain how to use a pretrained Convolutional Neural Network to classify images and how to deploy this classifier to the cloud through an API.

 
 

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

March 4, 2017
 
 

The Sorcerer's Apprentice was a tale written by Goethe in 1797, popularized by Disney in the 1940 animated film Fantasia. In it, a young sorcerer wants to seize the power of his old master but realizes that he lacks the knowledge to control it. The story teaches us a lesson about the perils of a student thinking he has knowledge when he doesn't, however, when does an apprentice become a master? In this post we will address that question.