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March 9, 2017

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indico

Auto-tagging Interior Design Styles

Sorting content into categories is a key task for recommendation systems, as well as general data management. In this tutorial, you'll build a simple interior design style classifier using Custom Collections, our customizable machine learning API.

February 15, 2017

Posted by
Amanda Sivaraj

Building a Bot to Answer FAQs: Predicting Text Similarity

Learn how to build a customer support bot that answers frequently asked questions. In this tutorial, you'll used indico's Text Features API to calculate similarity between text to predict whether a user's question matches one from a list of FAQs.

January 31, 2017

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Madison May

Python Deep Learning Frameworks Reviewed

An examination of the strengths and weaknesses of seven major deep learning frameworks, most of which we've used in production or development at indico. For the few that we haven't, we pull from the experiences of others to help give a clear, comprehensive picture of the Python deep learning ecosystem of 2017.

January 17, 2017

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Diana Yuan

Tutorial: Analyze Excel Files with indico

We’ll walk you through some short code that will allow you to easily analyze Excel data with indico’s machine learning APIs, and automatically save the results in a new CSV. Suitable for folks with little programming experience!

December 12, 2016

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indico

Liberating PDF Data: Introducing Our Newest API

It's relatively easy to collect and use online data for analysis and training machine learning models. There's also a wealth of information stored in offline documents, like PDFs, but the limitations of existing tools make it difficult to access that data efficiently -- so we developed an API to address this.

November 28, 2016

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Amanda Sivaraj

Building a Bot for Better Customer Support

With a little bit of nifty machine learning, we built a bot to manage customer enquiries more efficiently and improve the timeliness of our responses. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to train your own IntercomBot using our customizable machine learning API, Custom Collections.

November 15, 2016

Posted by
Madison May

Data Science Deployments with Docker

Deploying machine learning models has always been a struggle. With the recent release of NVIDIA's nvidia-docker tool, however, accessing GPUs from within Docker is a breeze, and we're already reaping the benefits here at indico. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to set nvidia-docker up so you can also deploy machine learning models with ease.

November 3, 2016

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indico

Read Less, Learn More: Introducing indico’s Summarization API

When faced with information overload, let machine learning come to the rescue. The new indico Summarization API is designed to read through an article and pick out key, “big idea” sentences so you can quickly determine whether the article’s content will be useful to you.

October 18, 2016

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Amanda Sivaraj

Build Customized Deep Learning Models, No Code Required

Introducing CrowdLabel, the latest addition to our machine learning toolkit. CrowdLabel provides a quick and seamless way to build custom models around your data -- all without writing any code. Use it to create a customized topic tagging model in this tutorial.

October 4, 2016

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indico

TensorFlow in Practice (Video + Slides)

TensorFlow is a wonderful tool for rapidly implementing neural networks. Nathan Lintz teaches the basics of TensorFlow and how to build neural networks in just a few lines of code at the Boston Machine Learning Meetup.

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