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With Jon Krohn (Chief Data Scientist, Untapt).
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 06:00 PM   Absolutely Free
NYC Data Science Academy, 500 8th Ave, Ste 905

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The talk will serve as an overview of Jon Krohn's upcoming Deep Learning course ( at the NYC Data Science Academy, running from October 20th to December 1st.

Were now offering 30% tuition deduction for all women who participate in this Deep Learning course. Use code DLFORWOMEN at checkout.

Deep Learning algorithms have become unprecedentedly transformative across industry verticals & are now the state-of-the-art across applications as diverse as image classification, natural language processing, generation of visual art, & game-playing. Almost unknown a few years ago, Deep Learning today powers countless everyday services from Tesla's Autopilot to Siri's voice recognition, & from Google Inbox's suggested replies to superhuman ability at the elaborate boardgames. Via analogy to biological neurons & the human brain, this talk is an introduction to Deep Learning. It features interactive demos & example code from the leading open-source Deep Learning library, TensorFlow, & its high-level API, Keras.

Agenda:6:00 - 6:30 pm - Food, Drinks & Mingling6:30 - 6:40 pm - Edward Weiss, a student on the previous Deep Learning class cohort, will present on his capstone project & his experience taking the course6:40 - 7:30 pm - Course Demo by Jon Krohn7:30-8:00 pm - Q&A & Mingling


Jon Krohn ( is Chief Data Scientist at the machine-learning startup untapt. He presents an acclaimed series of tutorials on artificial neural networks, including Deep Learning with TensorFlow LiveLessons ( Jon holds a doctorate in neuroscience from Oxford University & has been publishing on machine learning in leading academic journals since 2010. His forthcoming book, Deep Learning Illustrated, is being published on Pearson's Addison-Wesley imprint & will be distributed in 2018. About NYC Data Science Academy:

Founded in 2014, the NYC Data Science Academy offers the highest quality in data science & data engineering training. Their top-rated & comprehensive curriculum has been developed by industry pioneers using experience from consulting, corporate & individual training & is approved & licensed by the NYS Department of Education.

NYC Data Science Academy offers a variety of services including full-time bootcamps, part-time courses, corporate training, consulting, & career services.

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