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30 March 2016
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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
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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...
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...
14 January 2016
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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,...
12 November 2015
3 min read
Algorithmia was on-hand at the second-annual DubHacks hackathon last month, the largest collegiate hackathon in the Pacific Northwest. Over 600 student developers and designers flocked to the University of Washington in Seattle campus to form teams, build projects, and create solutions to real-world...