BBR: Congestion-based congestion control

BBR: Congestion-based congestion control Cardwell et al., ACM Queue Sep-Oct 2016 With thanks to Hossein Ghodse (@hossg) for recommending today's paper selection. This is the story of how members of Google's make-tcp-fast project developed and deployed a new congestion control algorithm for TCP called BBR (for Bandwidth Bottleneck and Round-trip propagation time), leading to 2-25x … Continue reading BBR: Congestion-based congestion control

Ethically aligned design

The IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems. Ethically Aligned Design: A Vision For Prioritizing Wellbeing With Artificial Intelligence And Autonomous Systems, Version 1. IEEE, 2016.   Something a little different for today... the IEEE recently put out a first version of their "Ethically Aligned Design" report for public … Continue reading Ethically aligned design

A miscellany of fun deep learning papers

To round out the week, I thought I'd take a selection of fun papers from the 'More papers from 2016' section of top 100 awesome deep learning papers list. Colorful image colorization, Zhang et al., 2016 Texture networks: feed-forward synthesis of textures and stylized images Generative visual manipulation on the natural image manifold, Zhu et … Continue reading A miscellany of fun deep learning papers