Friday Hacks #87, February 6

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This week’s topic will be on an introduction to deep learning and neural networks by Shawn Tan. See you there!

Date/Time: Friday, February 6 at 6:30pm
Venue: SR3, Town Plaza, UTown
Free pizza is served before the talks.

Facebook Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/660494384072897

Deep Learning

Talk description

If you’ve come across the term deep learning before and have been hearing about how we’re going to get Skynet soon, this talk will let you in on a little bit more of the details: How it works, where it’s being used, the history of some of its development in the past, and why Elon Musk is horribly wrong about it killing us in the future … the near future anyway.

Speaker profile

Shawn is an NUS Hackers alumnus, currently working as a research assistant in the NUS speech recognition group. He previously worked as a data janitor at Semantics3 in San Francisco.

Supported by:

NUS Enterprise

The HANGAR by NUS Enterprise — the campus hub for entrepreneurs.

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