Leading Edge (Tulsa, OK) (August 2018) 37 (8): 616-619
We've all heard a proselytizing hyperbolist make the artificial-intelligence-is-going-to-steal-my-job speech. If you subscribe, look at the code in the notebook accompanying this tutorial at https://github.com/seg/tutorials-2018. It demonstrates a small neural network. You'll find a simple system composed chiefly of multiply and add operations. That's really all that happens inside a neural network. Multiply and add. There's no magic here.