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Marc-André Cournoyer

Creating A Neural Network, From Scratch, In Ruby

I created the popular Ruby web server Thin, created my own Ruby VM, wrote the book Create Your Own Programming Language, that helped create CoffeeScript, built and sold several businesses. I now teach online to developers and solve interesting problems.

Creating A Neural Network, From Scratch, In Ruby

If you wish to dive into Machine Learning but have been intimidated by its complexity, this talk will show you how simple the core principles of modern Machine Learning are. We’ll rebuild a Neural Network that can predict a few letters from images, in 50 lines of code.