Thursday, November 12, 2015

TechTalk appearance: Ep 404 – Pedro Domingos’ “The Master Algorithm”

SHOW SUMMARY – Pedro Domingos joins us for a fascinating discussion on machine learning and his new book “The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World.”  Tune in to hear us rap about self-programming computers, David Hume, reverse engineering the human brain, and more as we dig deep into what’s been called “the Bible of data-ism”!


News Items

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Jay “Geek Trivia” Garmon Trivia Answer

What software did you need to listen to the very first radio simulcast?

Coolsites of the Week

  • The Master Algorithm – Available anywhere books are sold, and easy to find on Amazon.
  • – Find out more about Pedro and his other efforts.
  • Machine Learning Classes on Coursera – You can really dive in and learn more here, directly from Dr. Domingos himself!
  • PHP Code De-obfuscator – For all those times when you really, really need to know what that malicious code in your PHP headers means
  • Stitcher – If you haven’t heard of this most excellent podcast finder and listening app for your phone yet, you’ve been missing out!  ::psst:: you can even get TechTalk on there :)

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