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30 September 2015
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Wow! This morning we were selected as this year’s Startup Showcase winner at Strata + Hadoop World NY 2015. The panel of judges chose Algorithmia as the winner based on our team, technology, and innovations. It’s an honor to take part in this competition, where 12 of the top big data startups demonstrated...
30 September 2015
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Algorithmia is excited to announce that we’ve been selected to present at AWS re:Invent 2015 in Las Vegas on Tuesday, October 6th! Our founders Diego Oppenheimer and Kenny Daniel will be presenting a solution for building and deploying serverless applications using Algorithmia and AWS Lambda during...
29 September 2015
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Natural Language Processing Summary: Natural Language Process, or NLP for short, is a field of study focused on the interactions between human language and computers. It sits at the intersection of computer science, artificial intelligence, and computational linguistics (Wikipedia). “Nat­ur­al Lan­guage...
18 September 2015
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We’re thrilled to be one of the twelve leading big data startups selected to present at Strata + Hadoop World 2015 at 6:30pm on Tuesday, September 29th at the Javits Center in New York City. Diego and Kenny will be showing off our intelligent algorithms to a packed room of developers, entrepreneurs,...
15 September 2015
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We’re proud to be sponsoring DubHacks, the largest collegiate hackathon in the Pacific Northwest. Over 600 student developers and designers will gather at the University of Washington in Seattle campus on October 17th and 18th to form teams, build projects, and create solutions to real-world problems. Algorithmia...
30 July 2015
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This blog post is Part II of a series exploring the Product Hunt API. Apart from the Product Hunt and Algorithmia API we use Aerobatic to quickly create the front end of our apps. Our last post discussed how we acquired the Product Hunt dataset, how we designed a vote-ring detection algorithm, and ended...
20 July 2015
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This blog post is Part I of a series exploring the Product Hunt API. We like showcasing practical algorithms on interesting datasets. This post is part of a series of posts that explore some algorithms by applying them on the Product Hunt dataset. Since this is the first of the series, we’ll start...
20 June 2015
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If there’s one thing the internet is good for, it’s racy material. This is a headache for a number of reasons, including a) it tends to show up where you’d rather it wouldn’t, like forums, social media, etc. and b) while humans generally know it when we see it, computers don’t so much. We here...
11 June 2015
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Today’s blog post is brought to you by one of our community members @sprague. Thanks for submitting ! The same simple Algorithmia API that works with Python, Java, Scala, and others, is easy for iOS programming too. This short lesson assumes you have a basic knowledge of iOS programming: enough to...
19 May 2015
7 min read
The world runs on data, but all too often, the effort to acquire fresh data, analyze it and deploy a live analysis or model can be a challenge. We here at Algorithmia spend most of our waking hours thinking about how to help you with the latter problem, and our friends at Socrata spend their time thinking...