## Getting Started in Deep Learning

It’s been a lovely Christmas day. More social than any that I can remember, for a very long time. (Wonderful morning visit with my next-door neighbor. Great mid-day party. A sweet restorative nap afterwards.) And now, the thoughts that have been buzzing through and around my head for the past 48 hours — how to get started with deep learning. Of course there are all sorts of entry points. Historical, functional, mathematical… But what came to me, over these past…