This Week in Machine Learning, 15 April 2016

David Joyner
May 13, 2016 · 2 min read

This week’s top Machine Learning stories, including a TensorFlow update from Google, a new way to combat Type 2 Diabetes, and more!

Machine Learning is one of the most exciting fields in the world. Every week we discover something new, something amazing, something revolutionary. It’s incredible, but it can also be overwhelming. That’s why we created This Week in Machine Learning. Each week we publish a curated list of Machine Learning stories as a resource to help you keep pace with all these exciting developments. New posts will be published here first, and previous posts are .

Whether you’re currently enrolled in our , already working in the field, or just pursuing a burgeoning interest in the subject, there will always be something here to inspire you!


Google for its popular TensorFlow system, allowing distributed computing across hundreds of machines at a time.


Researchers at Tel Aviv University to predict literacy rates in Judah 2600 years ago, during the writing of the Bible’s Old Testament.


Seattle-based startup Spare5 to help deal with the challenges presented by unstructured, unlabeled data.


San Francisco-based startup Suggestic with personalized lifestyle interventions and recommendations.


Perspica incident management, helping IT managers monitor large, complex enterprise environments.


Google with machine learning to help users find time in their schedules to complete their personal goals.

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