How a Study Group Can Help a ML Beginner Learn Deep Learning
By: Apurva Naik
Date: April 13, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Deep learning has never been accessible to people with limited ML experience. All over the internet, beginners only come across discouragement, exclusion and elitism when they express an interest in doing deep learning. A recently released MOOC, fast.ai is specifically designed for those with some coding experience. The MOOC's creators use a hands-on approach of teaching that focuses on coding first and understanding later. I will talk about the balancing act between work, family and passion projects, how my study buddies help me stay on track, and what we're doing to help others learn.