Day: February 24, 2020

5 reasons to choose PyTorch for deep learning

PyTorch is definitely the flavor of the moment, especially with the recent 1.3 and 1.4 releases bringing a host of performance improvements and more developer-friendly support for mobile platforms. But why should you choose to use PyTorch instead of other frameworks like MXNet, Chainer, or TensorFlow? Let’s look into five reasons that add up to a strong case for PyTorch.

Before we get started, a plea to TensorFlow users who are already typing furious tweets and emails even before I begin: Yes, there are also plenty of reasons to choose TensorFlow over PyTorch, especially if you’re targeting

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It’s 2020 and tech still sucks at diversity – here’s how we fix it

The tech industry, which is ironically synonymous with innovation and progress, has a deep-rooted problem: A lack of diversity. 

It’s a well-known fact that male entrepreneurs tend to raise more money for their startups than their female counterparts.

According to Atomico’s State of European Tech 2019 report, which polled over 1,200 founders across Europe, nearly a quarter of respondents said they had experienced discrimination on factors ranging from ethnicity to age. 

As part of its research, the venture capital firm also asked founders whether they had raised external cash or bootstrapped their companies. Some 21% of the respondents were female,

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