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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....
21 January 2016
3 min read
We’re excited to announce the winners of the first-ever Algorithmia Shorties contest. Inspired by NaNoGenMo, the Algorithmia Shorties were designed to help programmers of all skill levels learn more about natural language processing. We challenged developers to get started with NLP by creating...
18 January 2016
6 min read
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. Sentiment analysis is often used to understand the...
14 January 2016
< 1 min read
Join Algorithmia CEO Diego Oppenheimer at Data Day 2016 in Austin, Texas on Saturday, January 16th at 2pm in Conference Room #301. During this 60-minute session, learn how Big Data is being transformed by artificial intelligence through algorithmic advances in computer vision, natural language processing,...
7 January 2016
4 min read
It’s been an exciting and incredibly productive year here at Algorithmia. As we kickoff 2016, I want to look back at everything we accomplished in 2015. First, I want to thank our community of more than 15,000 algorithm and application developers for their support – it has been an amazing experience....
9 December 2015
14 min read
We’ve just wrapped up November, which means aspiring writers all over the world are frantically typing away in an attempt to finish an entire novel in one month as part of National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo. Each November, participants aim to write 50,000 words on a 30 day deadline–a...
9 December 2015
9 min read
Generating short story fiction with algorithms The Algorithmia Shorties contest is designed to help programmers of all skill levels get started with Natural Language Processing tools and concepts. We are big fans of NaNoGenMo here at Algorithmia, even producing our own NaNoGenMo entry this year, so we...
2 December 2015
2 min read
We mentioned previously that GeekWire and a panel of Seattle’s top startup leaders selected Algorithmia as one of the 10 most promising startups in Seattle – an incredible honor to say the least. As part of this award, we were asked to translate our business onto a giant six-foot by six-foot...