Formatting numbers at the command line

The utility numfmt, part of Gnu Coreutils, formats numbers. The main uses are grouping digits and converting to and from unit suffixes like k for kilo and M for mega. This is somewhat useful for individual invocations, but like most command line utilities, the real value is using it as part of pipeline.
The –grouping option will separate digits according to the rules of your locale.

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Generating Large Images from Latent Vectors – Part Two

More MNIST Digits at 1080×1080 Resolution
Deep Residual Generative Network
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In a previous post, we’ve looked at a generative algorithm that can produce images of digits at arbitrary high resolutions, while training on on a set of low resolution images, such as MNIST or CIFAR-10. This post explores several changes to the previous model to produce more interesting results.

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Generating Large Images from Latent Vectors

Neural Network Dreaming of MNIST Digits at 1080p Resolution.
Generative Model Combining CPPN w/ GAN+VAE.
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Introduction
In some domains of digital generative art, an artist would typically not work with an image editor directly to create an artwork. Typically, the artist would program a set of routines that would generate the actual images.

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GPU Powered DeepLearning with NVIDIA DIGITS on EC2

In this tutorial I am going to show you how to set up CUDA 7, cuDNN, caffe and DIGITS on a g2.2xlarge EC2 instance (running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit) and how to get started with DIGITS. For illustrating DIGITS’ application I use a current Kaggle competition about detecting diabetic retinopathy and its state from fluorescein angiography.

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