Author: Thimira Amaratunga

  • Installing TensorFlow on Pop!_OS using Tensorman

    Installing TensorFlow on Pop!_OS using Tensorman

    Pop!_OS allows easy installation and management of Tensorflow using ‘tensorman’. Installing TensorFlow on Pop!_OS using Tensorman First, make sure you have all the updates installed: sudo apt update sudo apt full-upgrade Then, install the tensorman package: sudo apt install tensorman  In order to get Nvidia CUDA support, install the nvidia docker package: sudo apt install…

  • Accuracy of Deep Learning Models Over the Years

    Over the years, there were many achievements in deep learning, many of which were directly related to the ImageNet Large Scale Visual Recognition Challenge (ILSVRC, or ImageNet challenge for short). We talked about some of those milestones in deep learning in the past and how their unique innovations have helped shape the deep learning landscape today. Today…

  • Pre-orders are Now Open for Deep Learning on Windows

    Pre-orders for my new book, Deep Learning on Windows, are Now Open at Amazon.com! Deep Learning on Windows is my latest book, and it is the longest and the most comprehensive book I have written to date. The book is meant for both beginners and intermediates to deep learning. It covers topics from setting up…

  • Using model.fit() instead of fit_generator() with Data Generators – TF.Keras

    If you have been using data generators in Keras, such as ImageDataGenerator for augment and load the input data, then you would be familiar with the using the *_generator() methods (fit_generator(), evaluate_generator(), etc.) to pass the generators when trainning the model.  But recently, if you have switched to TensorFlow 2.1 or later (and tf.keras), you might…

  • Major Update on My New Book: Deep Learning on Windows

    If you recall, I originally intended to incrementally release my new book – Deep Learning on Windows – and have it completed around the June/July timeframe. Well, the month of July came and went, but no book got released. I also was not posting articles in the blog frequently for the past couple of months.…

  • Easy Text-to-Speech in Windows 10 Using PyWin32

    Some time back, we’ve talked about how to build a speech recognition system in Python. Now let’s look in to the other end of it: how to make a Python program that talks. More specifically, let’s looks at building a text-to-speech system. There are several libraries out there that would let you build a text-to-speech…

  • Book Update: First 3 Chapters are Now Released!

    I’m excited to let you know that the first 3 Chapters of my new book – Deep Learning on Windows – is now released at LeanPub! Deep Learning on Windows This is currently the only book focusing specifically on setting up and developing Deep Learning models on Microsoft Windows. As I mentioned in my earlier…

  • My New Book is in the works: Deep Learning on Windows

    Hope you all are staying safe! With the lockdown and working from home from my job I’ve had a bit of free time these past few days. I’ve spent some of that time on going through the comments of the blog, and the questions and queries I have received from you readers through email and…

  • Stay Safe During the COVID-19 Outbreak

    Dear Readers of Codes of Interest, Hope you, your family and loved ones are staying safe in these troubling times. Being a globally impacting event, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions in many of our lives. Some more than others. And, no doubt most of you have been forced to take a break from your…