The rise of artificial intelligence — where are we headed & why now?
The world of artificial intelligence is an intimidating one for many developers out there. Even just understanding where we are amongst it all can be a tough challenge. I recently spent time working out how to explain AI to a crowd of web developers for Web Directions Code and thought I'd turn my talk into an article series! Here's part one, a look at where things are right now, where we're headed and why we urgently need to discuss AI's future today.
Talking machine learning with Tanmay Bakshi at the IBM Watson Summit!
I spoke with Tanmay Bakshi all about machine learning, how he got into developing software so early on, what he thinks about the Singularity and more in this interview outside the IBM Watson Summit in Sydney!
Register your interest for our virtual assistant course!
This is the place to register if you're keen to get the first look at our virtual assistant course. We'll add you to the waiting list and send you a link to sign up to the online course when it becomes available — with an early access coupon code to say thanks for your early interest!
Free ways to learn about artificial intelligence and machine learning
In the lead up to my own talk on artificial intelligence at Web Directions Code, I thought I'd put together a list of resources for others looking to learn the basics of this ever expanding area in emerging tech.
Lessons from giving Melissa, a virtual assistant, its own UI interface
Tanay Pant has done some great work making a virtual assistant that is open for others to learn from and use. Melissa has been improving, recently gaining its own UI which brings it out from the command line! I spoke with Tanay about the UI process.
Getting started with image recognition and artificial intelligence today with Clarifai’s Matt Zeiler
Clarifai provides a fantastic service that developers can use to bring image recognition into their apps. Matt Zeiler, CEO and founder of Clarifai, spoke with me about their service and explained the concepts of artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning and neural networks.