AI World Conference: Formulating the Right Machine Learning Strategy

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Machine learning offers tremendous opportunities for businesses, but there is still a large divide between practical deployment for most companies and the success stories we’ve read about. Despite the promise of artificial intelligence being discussed and promoted by the internet giants like Facebook and Google or within academia, only a small percentage of enterprises have… Read more

Exploiting Text Embeddings for Industry Contexts

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From Synonyms to Object Properties It’s well known that word embeddings are excellent for finding similarities between words — specifically, synonyms. We achieve this using supervised machine learning techniques by showing a neural net a dataset of hundreds of millions of pieces of text. The algorithm looks at the context and frequency in which particular… Read more

Making Deep Learning Practical with Smaller Datasets

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At the recent VB Summit in Berkeley, Jeff Dean, Head of Google Brain discussed a popular challenge in making Deep Learning a practical solution inside the enterprise: “I would say pretty much any business that has tens or hundreds of thousands of customer interactions has enough scale to start thinking about using these sorts of… Read more

Building Better Search

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In speech and writing, how often do we use one term — and only that term — to describe an idea? For example, if you were searching through a document for information relating to a business’ current assets, looking up only “current assets” would mean that you miss out on anything discussing cash, short-term assets,… Read more

Inspiring Hack Projects: Spill.it

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A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of supporting HackBeanpot, for the second year in a row, at Genuine HQ. We caught up with the winners of indico’s Machine Learning API prize — Alex, Noah, Brendan, and Jon, the creators of Spill.it. What is Spill.it? Spill.it is a party game that encourages your friends… Read more

Inspiring Hack Projects: ContextCam

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One of our core values as a company is about giving back and supporting our community. We regularly sponsor hackathons (over 10 so far this year!) to encourage students to get started in the exciting world of machine learning. Recently, we sponsored HackPrinceton. We found Waseem Khan’s ContextCam project particularly interesting, so we reached out… Read more

Auto-tagging Interior Design Styles

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Sorting content into categories is a key task for recommendation systems, as well as for general data management. We’ve talked a lot about text data lately — for example, using topic tags to improve article suggestions for your readership, and how you can build a custom text classifier for your specific industry or task. We… Read more

Liberating PDF Data: Introducing Our Newest API

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PDF, or Portable Document Format, files were developed to enable people using different operating systems to open, review, and print files without altering any of the file’s original elements or design. Successful adoption of this format over the years means that there is now a wealth of information stored in PDF files. Extracting that information… Read more

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

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In knowledge driven economies, it’s increasingly common for many jobs to revolve around the consumption and analysis of information. This may entail, for example, reading dozens of articles to draw conclusions about emerging trends. Doable, right? Imagine, though, if you were a financial analyst and had to read through hundreds of articles and reports each… Read more