DNN-assisted colorization of images

There has been previous work on automatic colorization of images, a fairly impressive process that takes a black and white image and converts into a colour one. This uses DNN’s and their ability to guess at probable outcomes based on massive amounts of trained data. It’s pretty cool, but it can sometimes go wrong —…

Deep Learning: A superficial look

Deep Learning is the machine intelligence du jour, being peddled from the largest companies to the smallest startups. Google claims it’s backing their search, Niantic claims to be using it to sniff out cheaters, and Apple is, well, Apple-ish about it. If we cut away the buzz, what is it and why is it important?