Deeplearning.ai is Andrew Ng’s new series of deep learning classes on Coursera

When Andrew Ng announced Deeplearning.ai back in June, it was hard to know exactly what the AI frontiersman was up to. In his time since departing as Baidu's chief scientist, Ng has been developing a

Anna Patterson talks Gradient Ventures, Google’s new AI fund

It's been pretty obvious for a few months now, but Google has finally admitted that it's running its own investment fund targeting machine intelligence startups. The fund will go by the name Gradient

The Kaggle data science community is competing to improve airport security with AI

Despite being slow and invasive, the TSA doesn't have a great record at catching threats. With the help of the Kaggle data science community, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is hosting an on

Someone scraped 40,000 Tinder selfies to make a facial dataset for AI experiments

Tinder users have many motives for uploading their likeness to the dating app. But contributing a facial biometric to a downloadable data set for training convolutional neural networks probably wasn't

Galvanize will teach students how to use IBM Watson APIs with new machine learning course

As part of IBM’s annual InterConnect conference in Las Vegas, the company is announcing a new machine learning course in partnership with workspace and education provider Galvanize to familiariz

Google partners with VCs to host its own machine learning startup competition

On the heels of acquiring data science community Kaggle, Google is launching a machine learning competition of its own for startups. Google is targeting early-stage companies taking an innovative appr

Crunch Report | The VIPs of Tinder

Tinder's VIP version of its app, Google acquires Kaggle and Udacity launches a Robotics Nanodegree. All this on Crunch Report.

Google confirms its acquisition of data science community Kaggle

Google today said it is acquiring Kaggle, an online service that hosts data science and machine learning competitions, confirming what sources told us when we reported the acquisition yesterday. The c

Google is acquiring data science community Kaggle

Sources tell us that Google is acquiring Kaggle, a platform that hosts data science and machine learning competitions. Details about the transaction remain somewhat vague, but given that Google is

Google teams up with Kaggle to host $100,000 video classification challenge

Google and Kaggle today announced a new machine learning challenge that asks developers to find the best way to automatically tag videos. The challenge, which comes with a $30,000 prize for the first

Kaggle hosting $1M competition to improve lung cancer detection with machine learning 

Kaggle, the nearly ten year old startup that hosts competitions for data science aficionados, is hosting a competition with a $1 million purse to improve the classification of potentially cancerous le

Algorithmic Essay-Grading: Teacher’s Savior Or Bane Of Learning?

<a href="http://www.kaggle.com/c/asap-aes">A contest is underway</a> at data-crunching competition site <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/02/index-and-khosla-lead-11m-round-in-kaggle-a-plat

ChaLearn Challenges You To Teach A Kinect Instant Gesture Recognition

There's seemingly no end to the clever things that people can do with a little know-how and a Kinect camera, and now it seems like the machine learning enthusiasts at<a href="http://www.chalearn.org/"

Index And Khosla Lead $11M Round In Kaggle, A Platform For Data Modeling Competitions

<a href="http://www.kaggle.com/">Kaggle,</a> a platform for predictive data modeling competitions, has raised $11 million in Series A financing led by Index Ventures and Khosla Ventures. SV Angel, Yur