This Week in Machine Learning, 22 July 2016

David Joyner
Jul 22, 2016 · 2 min read

This week’s top Machine Learning stories: predicting Ebola outbreaks, a new self-driving car Nanodegree, improving the comic book experience on tablets, 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!

Science

Scientists from the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies and anticipate possible outbreaks.

Healthcare

Startup Bioz launches with $3 million in funding to for diseases.

Industry

Google : Cloud Natural Language API for parsing plaintext sentences and Speech API for speech recognition.

Automotive

Udacity necessary to work on self-driving cars.

Architecture

Stanford researchers for renovations or refurbishments.

Media

Google on smartphones and tablets by recognizing and automatically highlighting speech bubbles.

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