All posts by Algorithmia

Introduction to Machine Learning

Source: Dilbert

Machine Learning is about making predictions. This post will give an introduction to Machine Learning through a problem that most businesses face: predicting customer churn.

ML can help predict which of your customers are at risk for leaving in advance, and give you an edge by pre-empting with action.

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Hardware for Machine Learning

Geforce GTX

https://www.anandtech.com/show/10864/discrete-desktop-gpu-market-trends-q3-2016

If you’re trying to create value in your company through machine learning, you need to be using the best hardware for the task. With CPUs, GPUs, ASICs, and TPUs, things can get kind of confusing.

For most of computing history there was only one type of processor. But the growth of deep learning has led to two new entrants into the field: GPUs and ASICs. This post will walk through the different types of compute chips, where they’re available, and which ones are the best to boost your performance.

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Introduction to Emotion Recognition

Source: Frontiers in Psychology

You expect employees to have high levels of emotional intelligence when interacting with customers. Now, thanks to advances in Deep Learning, you’ll soon expect your software to do the same.

Research has shown that over 90% of our communication can be non-verbal, but technology has struggled to keep up, and traditional code is generally bad at understanding our intonations and intentions. But emotion recognition – also called Affective Computing – is becoming accessible to more types of developers. This post will walk through the ins-and-outs of determining emotion from data, and a few ways you can get some emotion recognition and running yourself.

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