All posts by Pratyush Kumar

I am a homo sapien currently residing on planet Earth. I strive to understand things clearly and help others do the same.

AI : Old and New

In today’s world, Artificial Intelligence is one of the most demanding field with applications in every domain ranging from elevators to space shuttles. To wisely implement AI in different field,...

/ August 25, 2017

An interview on Neuroscience and Deep Learning

Neuroscience, in layman terms, can be called the study of ‘How the brain works‘, while in creating an AI, by using Neural Networks, we try to build systems and models...

/ August 23, 2017

Interview: Blockchain

Pratyush Kumar interviews Stefan Qin, a consultant on Blockchain and founder of Virgil Capital, a diversified blockchain fund.

/ July 26, 2017

Tools for Optimization: Loss Functions, Updates and the need for Activation Functions

Consider you have a classification task at hand. You pre-processed your data and, depending on your choice, fed it to a fancy Scikit-learn algorithm and boom – your model is...

/ July 12, 2017

Supervised Machine Learning I : How could have Darth Vader saved the Death Star?

Remeber how Darth Vader failed in preventing the Rebellion from destroying the Death Star? It turns out, Vader was not at fault. It was the engineering. They did not use...

/ May 24, 2017

Machine Learning: A Perfunctory Overview

‘Artificial Intelligence is the new Electricity’ - Andrew Y. Ng You see word suggrstions while you type, article suggestion when you browse your favourite wbsite or watch a video on...

/ May 13, 2017