The Wild Week in AI - Google's A.I. Awakening, AMD's new GPUs, How to train GANs, NIPS code, and more

TLDR; NYT publishes in-depth story on the history of AI and how it's transforming Google. AMD launche
December 19 - Issue #32

The Wild Week in AI

The Wild Week in AI is a weekly AI & Deep Learning newsletter curated by @dennybritz.

TLDR; NYT publishes in-depth story on the history of AI and how it’s transforming Google. AMD launches Radeon Instinct GPUs to compete with NVIDIA. Google’s self-driving car project becomes independent entity Waymo. Reddit collects NIPS paper code implementations. Magenta’s AI jam session wins best NIPS demo award.
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The Great A.I. Awakening
AMD's Radeon Instinct: GPU Accelerators for Deep Learning
Google's self-driving car project becomes Waymo
Rocket AI's Notorious AI Launch and the Problem with AI Hype
Posts, Articles, Tutorials
Simple Reinforcement Learning with Tensorflow Part 8: Asynchronous Actor-Critic Agents (A3C)
The Nuts and Bolts of Deep RL Research
How to Train a GAN? (from NIPS2016)
New Perspectives on Adversarial Training (NIPS 2016)
Code, Projects & Data
Code Implementations for NIPS 2016 papers
Magenta's AI Jam Session wins "Best Demo" at NIPS 2016
TensorFlow book: Accompanying source code
MS MARCO: Microsoft MAchine Reading COmprehension Dataset
Highlighted Research Papers
[1612.03242] StackGAN: Text to Photo-realistic Image Synthesis with Stacked Generative Adversarial Networks
[1611.10080] Wider or Deeper: Revisiting the ResNet Model for Visual Recognition
[1612.04629] How Grammatical is Character-level Neural Machine Translation? Assessing MT Quality with Contrastive Translation Pairs
[1612.00370] Optimization of image description metrics using policy gradient methods
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