1. Deep learning  seems to be getting the most press right now. It is a form of a Neural Network (with many neurons/layers). Articles are currently being published in the New Yorker  and the New York Times on Deep Learning.
2. Combining Support Vector Machines (SVMs) and Stochastic Gradient Decent (SGD) is also interesting. SVMs are really interesting and useful because you can use the kernel trick  to transform your Continue Reading