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30 March 2016
2 min read
Artificial Intelligence represents the next chapter of the Information Age, and Google, Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, and others are engaging in an arms race to control the platform that dictate tech’s future writes the New York Times. “The relationship between big companies and deep machine...
29 March 2016
2 min read
You Might Have Heard: The Microsoft AI experiment with Tay, their machine learning Twitter bot, ended after a mere 24-hours. The company pulled the plug when she almost immediately turned into a sexist, racist Nazi. Tay was suppose to learn how to communicate like a human by engaging in conversations...
24 March 2016
2 min read
We recently wrote about how the Algorithm Economy and containers have created a fundamental shift in software development. Today, we want to look at the 10 ways algorithms as microservices change the way we build and deploy software. Peter Sondergaard from Gartner has been the main thought leader...
23 March 2016
3 min read
You may have heard about AlphaGo: Go has officially fallen to machines, just like Jeopardy did before it to Watson, and chess before that to Deep Blue. Now that artificial intelligence has mastered Go, New Scientist asks what game should it take on next. Deep-Q is learning not only Pong with Tensorflow...
15 March 2016
2 min read
We’ve started a newsletter called the Emergent Future, which is a weekly, hand-curated dispatch exploring technology through the lens of artificial intelligence, data science, and the shape of things to come. ​EF is published every Tuesday and goes out to Algorithmia subscribers. Stay on top...
1 March 2016
4 min read
Algorithmia has grown rapidly since we launched last year. We now have more than 16,000 developers using the Algorithmia library of algorithms to help them build smart apps in just five lines of code. Over the past year we’ve consistently heard from developers that they need a free tier...
24 February 2016
7 min read
Like many, we were pretty inspired by Mark Zuckerberg’s 2016 personal challenge to build some artificial intelligence tools to help him at home and work. We spend a lot of time at Algorithmia helping developers add algorithmic intelligence to their apps. So, with a hat tip to Zuck, we recently challenged...
22 February 2016
6 min read
In the age of Big Data, algorithms give companies a competitive advantage. Today’s most important technology companies all have algorithmic intelligence built into the core of their product: Google Search, Facebook News Feed, Amazon’s and Netflix’s recommendation engines. “Data is inherently...
12 February 2016
3 min read
We joined over 500 student hackers at the annual HackPoly hackathon at Cal Poly Pomona last weekend to see what these up-and-coming technologists could develop in just 24 hours. Student developers, designers, and hardware enthusiasts came from all over Southern California to form teams and build innovative...
28 January 2016
6 min read
An Introduction to Social Sentiment and Analyzing Tweets Sentiment Analysis, also known as opinion mining, is a powerful tool you can use to build smarter products. It’s a natural language processing algorithm that gives you a general idea about the positive, neutral, and negative sentiment of texts....