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Talking Machines

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Talking Machines is your window into the world of machine learning. Your hosts, Katherine Gorman and Neil Lawrence, bring you clear conversations with experts in the field, insightful discussions of industry news, and useful answers to your questions. Machine learning is changing the questions we can ask of the world around us, here we explore how to ask the best questions and what to do with the answers.

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In episode five of season three we compare and contrast AI and data science, take a listener question about getting started in machine learning, and listen to an interview with Joaquin Quiñonero Candela. For a great place to get started with foundational ideas in ML, take a look at Andrew Ng’s course on Coursera. Then check out Daphne Kohler’s...

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In episode four of season three Neil introduces us to the ideas behind the bias variance dilemma (and how how we can think about it in our daily lives). Plus, we answer a listener question about how to make sure your neural networks don't get fooled. Our guest for this episode is Jeff Dean, Google Senior Fellow in the Research Group, where he...

In this episode three of season three of Talking Machines we dive into overfitting, take a listener question about unbalanced data and talk with Professor (Emeritus) Tom Dietterich from Oregon State University.

In episode two of season three Neil takes us through the basics on dropout, we chat about the definition of inference (It's more about context than you think!) and hear an interview with Jennifer Chayes of Microsoft.