23Aug 2017

We have a lot of fun, heavy-hitting algorithms in our marketplace: deep-learning tools like Image Tagger and pipelining mechanisms such as Video Metadata Extraction are designed to bring the power of Machine Learning to your app via easy-to-use APIs. But sometimes, all you need to do is extract some simple information from publicly available sources: […]

23Aug 2017

ThoughtWorks, my employer, had some big news to share today. Our founder and owner, Roy Singham, has decided to sell ThoughtWorks to Apax – a private equity firm based in London. Apax wishes the current management team to continue running and growing ThoughtWorks, using the same model that’s driven our growth and success for the […]

23Aug 2017

The sudden increase in the volume of data from the order of gigabytes to zettabytes has created the need for a more organized file system for storage and processing of data. The demand stemming from the data market has brought Hadoop in the limelight making it one of biggest players in the industry. Hadoop Distributed […]

23Aug 2017

Big data has been advertised as a panacea for corporate problems. Everything from marketing to HR or logistics to the sales funnel can be solved by AI algorithms which feed on Big Data. Yet, only a third of the respondents from a recent Forbes survey had seen revenue boosts of over 3% after implementing Big […]

22Aug 2017

Summary:  Reinforcement Learning (RL) is likely to be the next big push in artificial intelligence.  It’s the core technique for robotics, smart IoT, game play, and many other emerging areas.  But the concept of modeling in RL is very different from our statistical techniques and deep learning.  In this two part series we’ll take a […]