I think the days of this objection are over.
Data Science Toolbox just gave me an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) all yummed up with scikit-learn, Python, and etc. There is a step-by-step tutorial on setting it up at http://datasciencetoolbox.org.
Time to go play!
There is a trend going around the Internet about the dangers of Artificial Intelligence. This fear is nothing new. People have been talking about the dangers of creating AI for some time. We’ve seen it in popular media for decades, but it has gone on longer. In fact, if you allow this type of thing, the silent film, […]
The transposition of two Letters by five placeings will be sufficient for 32 Differences [and] by this Art a way is opened, whereby a man may expresse and signifie the intentions of his minde, at any distance of place, by objects…capable of a twofold difference onely.
– Sir Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam in De augmentis scientiarum, 1623.
To start with, understand that numbers can be represented in different ways. If I showed you tally marks like this you know I’d mean the number five. But, that’s the way to write it in one numeral system1. Simply put, a numeral system is a consistent way to write a number using a certain set of characters (marks, […]