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Hello, TensorFlow!

I proudly announce that I’ve been starting to capture my first online course TensorFlow 101: Introduction to TensorFlow.

Actually, I have been planning to create an online course material for a long time. That’s why; I am so excited right now. On the other hand, accomplishing a long term course is not easy task, I know.

I read a book one day and my whole life was changed. That’s the opening sentence of Orhan Pamuk‘s The New Life. This sentence can be adapted into my life with small modifications.

Previously, I’ve attended Prof. Andrew‘s Machine Learning course on Coursera. I have been met with MOOC through that course. It has taken almost 5 months and I can only focus on the course after working hours. But, I was motivated and feeling ambitious. Finally, I accomplished. That course was a touchstone in my career path. After then, my title which was Software Developer has changed as Data Scientist. BTW, I think a Data Scientist who has a software developer background would get the upper hand on someone else. To sum up, I attend a course one day and my whole life was changed. As a matter of fact, this inspiration triggers me to create this course

The course content will be always free and accessible at my YouTube channel. Moreover, I will share source codes while capturing the course on my GitHub profile. Also, I will capture and add new videos for the course.


Keep calm and be a youtuber

I hope the course content to be beneficial and contribute your machine learnig adventure. Herewith, I am a youtuber now!

Thanks a lot in advance for your interest.

AI: a one-day wonder or an everlasting challenge

Debates between humans and computers start with mechanical turk. That’s an historical autonomous chess player costructed in 18th century. However, that’s a fake one. The mechanism allows to hide a chess player inside the machine. Thus, the turk operates while hiding master playing chess. (Yes, just like Athony Deniels and Kenny Baker hid inside of 3PO and R2D2 in Star Wars). So, there is no intelligence for this ancient example. Still, this fake machine shows expectations of 18th century people for an intelligent system to involve in daily life.

IBM Deep Blue is first chess playing computer won against a world champion. Garry Kasparov were defeated by Deep Blue in 1997. Interestingly, development of Deep Blue has began in 1985 at Carnegie Mellon University (remember this university). In other words, with 12 years study comes success.

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