Microsoft follows Google’s footsteps; releases deep learning tools to public

Google recently released open sourced deep learning tools to everyone. Microsoft is following Google’s lead and doing just the same, by making its deep learning tools a whole lot more accessible. The giant tech company has open sourced its Computation Network Toolkit or CNTK, which is “more efficient” that the other four popular solutions used to create deep learning models for things like speech and image recognition according to the company. This includes Google’s recently open sourced TensorFlow. The toolkit is now available via GitHub for people who want to use it. This could be downloaded by deep learning start-up companies to even establish companies processing huge amounts of data in real time. “The CNTK toolkit is just insanely more efficient than anything we have ever seen,” Microsoft’s Chief Speech…


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