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Temporary video outage

It looks like the videos for How Deep Neural Networks Work lectures are temporarily unavailable. I'm working with Teachable to get them back online, but don't yet know what the issue is. In the meantime, you can find these titles on YouTube, if it's available in your area. As soon as the issue...

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Why do End-to-End Machine Learning courses cost less than ten dollars?

From the inbox: Why do you charge less than 10 dollars for your courses, when others like it cost more than $100? I wear two hats when deciding course prices. One is my entrepreneurial hat. Money can buy time. Course revenue buys me the time I need to write more courses. And I'm placing a...

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Code Break, level 2: Sort height by age

Given two numpy arrays of the same length, one containing children's ages, and one containing their heights, sort their heights so that they are ordered by age. For instance: import numpy as np age = np.array([11, 10, 12]) height = np.array([153, 151, 149]) height_ordered_by_age =...

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Free access for educators

Hi Machine Learners, If you are one of the many who just joined us in the last two days, then welcome! We're glad to have you with us. Even if you've been around for a while, I wanted to make sure you're aware that educators can get free access to all the courses. My goal is to get the material...

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Advice for me on Neural Network Course

Hi Machine Learners, I'm preparing to dig deep into the Build a Neural Network Framework course. As I'm doing this, I'd like to hear what you thought about the Neural Network Visualization course exercises. The approach is a new one: Take a sizeable project, and break it into bite-sized pieces....

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How to Win Friends and Influence People

There's a new post on how to get people to listen to you on the Internet. Feel free to join in the discussion below.

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Courses planned on refining Neural Networks

As I’ve mentioned, there’s a course coming out where you build your own deep learning framework. (Estimated release Oct 1) A couple of students have asked whether there would be follow-up courses showing how to implement neural networks for practical applications like NLP and facial recognition....

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Code Break, level 1: Occurrence count

Let’s use this Code Break to test the blog format. Without importing any packages, count how many times a value, val, occurs in list of values, called values. Post your solutions below. Also, feel free to ask follow-up questions about others’ solutions. Brandon

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Our Blog

Hi Machine Learners! A thoughtful student suggested that it would be great to have a place to chat that wasn’t already a noisy public platform, like LinkedIn. I’d like to find out if this blog and the discussions attached to it could be that place. There isn’t a public posting feature but feel...

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