Introducing Knet8: Beginning Deep Learning with 100 Lines of Julia

It has been a year and a half since I wrote the first version of this tutorial and it is time for an update. Knet (pronounced “kay-net”)…

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Julia and Batteries

New Julia users frequently suggest that some features should be included in Base (the part that is available directly without using any packages) or the standard libraries. The colloquial phrase is that “Julia should come with batteries included”, hence t... (more…)

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The Motivation for Julia

I guess I can give some historical motivation here. When we started working on Julia in 2009, the Python ecosystem was nowhere near where it is today: PyPy was pretty new (1.0 release 2007, the first version to be able to run any substantial Python app... (more…)

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NY Fed – Forecasting with Julia

A little more than a year ago, in this post, we announced DSGE.jl—a package for working with dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models using Julia, the open-source computing language. At that time, DSGE.jl contained only the code required to sp... (more…)

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Julia is the hottest new language on Wall Street

Seven years ago, four individuals came together to create a fast and expressive programming language to compete with the likes of R, Matlab, Python and about three dozen other dynamic tools. Their work gave birth to the Julia programming language. Anthony...

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