9 01, 2019

Open position in our research group at BSC

2019-02-10T20:35:53+00:00January 9th, 2019|

Would you like to join us? Call open for a Junior Research Engineer to work in our research group at BSC-CNS . Our research group is working on Supercomputing for Artificial Intelligence, in particular right now with a special focus on Deep Learning. In this context, we have some projects with big companies. The open position will be assigned to [...]

31 12, 2018

Ph.D. in Multimodal Deep Reinforcement Learning

2019-02-10T19:37:35+00:00December 31st, 2018|

Would you like to join us? Call open for the INPhINIT-"la Caixa" Doctoral fellowship programme under the  Fellowship Programme - 2019. INPhINIT is a doctoral fellowship programme devoted to attracting international Early-Stage Researchers to the top Spanish research centres. INPhINIT is promoted by "la Caixa" Foundation with the aim of supporting the best scientific talent and fostering innovative [...]

2 12, 2018

First contact with TensorFlow Estimator

2019-02-10T23:45:47+00:00December 2nd, 2018|

New post in Medium about TensorFlow Estimators, a High-level TensorFlow API that greatly simplifies machine learning programming introduced in a white paper in 2017. This post will be used in my master course SA-MIRI at UPC Barcelona Tech with the support of Barcelona Supercomputing Center.

19 10, 2018

Open position for a Junior Research Engineer in Deep Learning at BSC

2019-01-10T14:44:29+00:00October 19th, 2018|

Would you like to join us? Call open for a Junior Research Engineer to work in our research group at BSC-CNS . Our research group is working on Supercomputing for Artificial Intelligence, in particular right now with a special focus on Deep Learning. In this context, we have some projects with big companies. The open position will be assigned to [...]

15 09, 2018

Which countries are educating better? Those who train their educators not to teach a programme but to teach how to learn.

2018-09-16T18:42:30+00:00September 15th, 2018|

Today in the section LA CONTRA of the Barcelona newspaper LA VANGUARDIA, Lluís Amiguet has interviewed Mmantsetsa Marope, Director of Unesco's International Bureau of Education.  The three journalists who write this section always do very awesome interviews, no doubt, but today's one is treating about what we agreed (this week) with my new UPC master students on how [...]

10 09, 2018

Why now this Artificial Intelligence boom?

2018-09-11T10:09:40+00:00September 10th, 2018|

Section 2 of Chapter 1 of the book  First contact with DEEP LEARNING, Practical introduction with Keras John McCarthy coined the term Artificial Intelligence in the 1950s, being one of the founding fathers of Artificial Intelligence along with Marvin Minsky. Also in 1958, Frank Rosenblatt built a prototype neuronal network, which he called the Perceptron. In addition, the key ideas [...]

15 08, 2018

TensorFlow 1.10 has been released!

2018-08-20T08:20:09+00:00August 15th, 2018|

TensorFlow 1.10 has been released! Continuing the recent trend of rapid updates introducing significant fixes and new features, Tensorflow has released its version Tensorflow 1.10 during my summer vacations. Great! This is good for our research in Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning at BSC. The full release notes for details on added features and changes that version 1.10 [...]

23 07, 2018

A new disruptive technology is coming

2018-07-23T12:14:47+00:00July 23rd, 2018|

Chapter 1 of the book  First contact with DEEP LEARNING, Practical introduction with Keras 1  A new disruptive technology is coming Artificial intelligence is being considered as the new industrial revolution, heart of what some call industry 4.0. Well, Deep Learning is the engine of this process and in the following chapters we will talk about it extensively. [...]

2 07, 2018

Supercomputing, the heart of Deep Learning

2018-07-23T11:17:34+00:00July 2nd, 2018|

Introduction of the book  First contact with DEEP LEARNING, Practical introduction with Keras Supercomputing, the heart of Deep Learning   The first GPU in the Imagenet competition An exponential growth of computing capacity Accelerating Deep Learning with parallel systems Accelerating Deep Learning with distributed systems  Will specialized hardware for deep learning be a game changer?  Tapping the Next [...]

13 06, 2018

New Free Deep Learning Book in Spanish

2018-06-13T13:13:15+00:00June 13th, 2018|

As I already announced, during the free time that my academic and research activity allows me, I have started to write a new book about Deep Learning. The book is in Spanish and it was supposed to come out in September. Much to my regret, I realized that it would be impossible for me to finish the [...]