How To: Set up Caffe Environment and pycaffe on OS X 10.12 Sierra

Recently at work, our research team has started working on a deep learning project and for technical reasons we’ve decided to go with the Caffe framework by BVLC. For some of us the installation process went smoothly. For others… not so much. While installing the framework on linux and AWS servers was relatively straightforward, many things broke down when trying to install it on my personal Macbook Pro. Following is a post I put in our internal confluence Research space – may it help others find inner peace.

tl;dr The installation process for Caffe on OS X can be extremely frustrating, especially if things don’t go right. Here’s what worked for me.

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