Up to Speed on Deep Learning: July Update

By Isaac Madan. Continuing our series of deep learning updates, we pulled together some of the awesome resources that have emerged since our last post on June 20th. In case you missed it, here’s the June update, and here’s the original set of 20+ resources we outlined in April. As always, this list is not … Continue reading Up to Speed on Deep Learning: July Update

Up to Speed on Deep Learning in Medical Imaging

By Isaac Madan and David Dindi The notion of applying deep learning techniques to medical imaging data sets is a fascinating and fast-moving area. In fact, in a recent issue of IEEE’s Transactions on Medical Imaging journal, there’s a fantastic guest editorial on deep learning in medical imaging, that provides an overview of current approaches, where … Continue reading Up to Speed on Deep Learning in Medical Imaging

“Be in love with your problem, not your solution.”

Requests for Startups: Matt Wallaert (Microsoft Ventures) A behavioral psychologist and entrepreneur, Matt Wallaert’s focus is “onbuilding products and programs that create behavior change to help people lead better, happier lives.” He is currently a Director at Microsoft Ventures, where he works with VCs and startups to help discover how Microsoft’s resources can be best … Continue reading “Be in love with your problem, not your solution.”

Up to Speed on Deep Learning: June Update

By Isaac Madan At the end of April, we published an article on getting up to speed on deep learning, which included 20+ resources to catch up on rapid advancements in the field. Much has happened since then, so we thought we’d pull together a few of the excellent resources that have emerged this month … Continue reading Up to Speed on Deep Learning: June Update

Getting Up to Speed on Deep Learning

By Isaac Madan and David Dindi For good reason, deep learning is increasingly capturing mainstream attention. Just recently, on March 15th, Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo AI — technology based on deep neural networks — beat Lee Sedol, one of the world’s best Go players, in a professional Go match. Behind the scenes, deep learning is an active, fast-paced research area … Continue reading Getting Up to Speed on Deep Learning

Stay focused, be curious, and deliver: Dave Weisbeck (CSO of Visier)

A seasoned software executive, Dave Weisbeck’s experience ranges from building development teams to growing multi-billion dollar businesses as a General Manager. Dave is currently Chief Strategy Officer at Visier. With twenty years in the information management and analytics industry, Dave’s prior roles include developing products and product strategy at Crystal Decisions — acquired by Business Objects for … Continue reading Stay focused, be curious, and deliver: Dave Weisbeck (CSO of Visier)

7 Insightful Quotes from Amazon’s Letter to Shareholders

Every year, Jeff Bezos publishes a letter to Amazon shareholders. These letters tend to be an interesting lens into the company and its progress, as well as a source of insightful snippets about building & leading an iconic business. We thought we’d share a few of our favorite nuggets from Bezos’ 2016 letter published last … Continue reading 7 Insightful Quotes from Amazon’s Letter to Shareholders

Requests for Startups: Sumeet Shah (Brand Foundry Ventures)

Sumeet handles sourcing and managing new opportunities at Brand Foundry Ventures. He has 6 years of experience across the startup and private equity industries, formerly running new business strategies at Gist Digital and handling business development and project work at Gotham Consulting Partners. He also assisted in the creation of XRC Labs, a consumer and … Continue reading Requests for Startups: Sumeet Shah (Brand Foundry Ventures)

What are the most popular computer science topics at Stanford?

Given the prevailing excitement around artificial intelligence and machine learning, we thought it’d be interesting to see how these trends and topics are reflected in course enrollment in CS courses at Stanford over the past 5 academic years (AY). We asked, what topics are students and professors most excited about, what’s been growing fastest, and … Continue reading What are the most popular computer science topics at Stanford?

Requests for Startups: Jason Shuman (Corigin Ventures)

Born and raised in Boston, Jason comes from a family of entrepreneurs. An analyst at Corigin Ventures, he’s responsible for sourcing and analyzing deals, along with working with, and supporting portfolio companies. Prior to Corigin, Jason founded Category Five, an eCommerce mens footwear company that specialized in hand-sewn Boat Shoes (hence the twitter name, BoatShuman) … Continue reading Requests for Startups: Jason Shuman (Corigin Ventures)