Monthly Archives: March 2015

Link Roundup – 3/31/2015

Differences between Machine Learning and Statistics(Quora) (and Econometrics and Bioinformatics and …) What papers every computer scientist should read (Quora).  I think reading the fundamental (and accompanying tutorial or implementation) papers on core analysis and computing topics is important.  Gaining context in how a technique was developed or what came before it lets you appreciate […]

Neural Network Powered Video Game Bot

Essentially that’s what it is.  A company acquired by Google developed a fairly general “AI” that can play a series of Atari games.  Nature published a video interview with the researchers and it’s pretty interesting.  Turns out [3:40] it’s a neural network that takes input as what’s on the game screen and then looks at […]