Not everyone has access to the best colleges in the world. But the internet provides a way for everyone to access the best knowledge in the world.
There are no shortage of learning materials. Only a shortage of willingness to learn.
Even with such great learning resources available, it still takes a dedicated effort to work through them. To build upon and to create with them.
And one of the best ways for knowledge to spread and be useful is if it’s shared.
Here are 5 things which have caught my attention this week:
1. Open-source state-of-the-art conversational AI
Thomas Wolf wrote a great blog post summarising how the HuggingFace team built a competition winning conversational AI.
All done in 250 lines of refactored PyTorch code on GitHub! 🔥
2. Open-source Data Science Degree
The Open Source Society Unversity repository contains pathways you can use to take advantage of the internet to educate yourself.
3. GitHub Learning Lab
I need to get better at GitHub.
It’s a required skill for all developers and coders.
So I've been using the GitHub learning lab, a free training resource from The GitHub Training Team.
4. 30+ deep learning best practices
This forum post from the fast.ai forums collates some of the best tidbits for improving your models.
My favourite is the cyclic learning rate.
5. A neural network recipe from Tesla's AI Lead
Training neural networks can be hard.
But there are a few things you can do to help.
Become one with the data.