Do It Yourself Artificial Intelligence

Alasdair Allan
19 min readMay 12, 2018

This is a transcript of the talk I gave at Crowd Supply’s Teardown Conference.

Growing up, the free toys on the covers of magazines were made of plastic. They were cheap, and cheerful. Yet the last thirty years has reduced the price of computing to the point where cheap and cheerful plastic toys have been replaced by other things.

Around this time last year Google and Raspberry Pi did something rather intriguing. Together they packaged machine learning — the ability for your Raspberry Pi to think and reason — as a kit, and made it…