FITC Toronto 2017

2017-04-23 00:00:00 2017-04-26 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2017 FITC Toronto 2017 is a three-day professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, web development, media and innovation in creative technologies. Toronto FITC Toronto


TensorKart is an end-to-end deep learning demonstration about training an AI to play MarioKart 64 with TensorFlow. Using the same technique as Google’s self-driving cars this talk will go through the process step by step and explain it in an approachable way. By the end of the session you’ll see an AI playing MarioKart 64 and understand how it works regardless of previous experience in deep learning or programming.


to bring deep learning to a wider audience in an approachable way

Target Audience

Anyone interested in artificial intelligence or self driving cars

Assumed Audience Knowledge

Some basic programming knowledge or at least interest is all that is required to enjoy this talk

Three Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. What TensorFlow and deep learning are all about
  2. How to approach an AI problem using deep learning
  3. A deeper appreciation for how real self driving cars might work