We are proud supporters of Khipu.ai, the biggest AI meeting in LATAM
We’re thrilled to announce that we’re Gold Sponsor of Khipu.ai, a top notch artificial intelligence meeting taking place in November 2019 in Uruguay. Besides the sponsorship, we’re very excited to be among a list of notable speakers from around the globe. Let us introduce some of them. Speakers Yoshua Bengio Yoshua Bengio is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts in artificial intelligence and a pioneer of Deep Learning, for which he was recently awarded a Turing Award together with his colleagues Geoffrey Hinton and Yann LeCun.
5 actionable steps to get your data ready for price optimization with ML
There’s some great theory around about pricing with machine learning (ML) and, in particular, the importance of the “right” data to build a successful ML model. In practice, though, we’ve seen that there’s a lot of confusion around the data types and formats that retailers can use to automate pricing or to implement price optimization systems using ML. That’s why we came up with 5 steps every company can take to prepare its data for price optimization.
11 questions to ask before starting a successful Machine Learning project
Machine Learning (ML) algorithms are changing nearly every industry. They’re increasing productivity, boosting sales and helping us make more informed decisions. Many organizations are either already leveraging the power of ML, or have it laid out in their roadmap as an opportunity worth pursuing. Trouble is, ML is complex and you might ask yourself what you need to consider when starting a ML project. Asking that question is absolutely right!
Top 10 Python libraries of 2018
Update December 2019: The edition with the top Python libraries 2019 has been published here. Like in 2015, 2016 and 2017, we’re thrilled to share our hand-picked selection of the top Python libraries (according to our most humble opinion) with you. If you can think of a library that is not mentioned here but you believe deserves to be on the list, please let us know in the comments section at the end of the post.
The major advancements in Deep Learning in 2018
Deep learning has changed the entire landscape over the past few years. Every day, there are more applications that rely on deep learning techniques in fields as diverse as healthcare, finance, human resources, retail, earthquake detection, and self-driving cars. As for existing applications, the results have been steadily improving. At the academic level, the field of machine learning has become so important that a new scientific article is born every 20 minutes.
How we built a stand-in robot for remote workers using IoT and computer vision
With clients and partners located around the globe, we’ve always had a culture of remote collaboration here at Tryolabs. We are used to joining meetings no matter where we are, using tools such as Slack, Google Hangouts, and Zoom. A sweet consequence of this is a generous work from home policy, allowing us to work from home whenever we want. Trouble is, working remotely leads to us missing out on all the fun that takes place outside of meetings when we’re not connected.
Getting started with AWS: open source workshop
Introduction One of our strengths at Tryolabs is that we have people coming from diverse technological backgrounds. In order to make sure that everyone who joins the company, no matter their previous experience, can be up to speed with developing apps with the stack we usually use, we have an extensive onboarding process that involves the development of a real application (frontend, backend and some data science), with a coach, code reviews, and iterative improvements.
My PyCon APAC 2018 experience in Singapore
Earlier this year, I was invited to give a keynote talk at PyCon APAC, to be held in Singapore on May 31 – June 2, 2018. It is always an honor to be asked to be a keynote speaker, and this particular conference was taking place in Asia-Pacific – a region which I did not know too much about, since nearly all our clients are based in the US. Eager to explore something different and learn about a new community, I said yes!
Software consulting meets hardware consulting: learnings and opportunities
As a software consulting shop specialized in Machine Learning, the hardware world seems distant. However, at the end of the day, it’s crucial for many activities we do. We’re living in a highly connected world where IoT and other portable devices are gathering more and more data to later be analyzed by algorithms. That said, the hardware and software world will need to come evermore together and we feel that a deeper collaboration between these two sides of the same coin will be necessary.
Introduction to Recommender Systems in 2019
E-commerce and retail companies are leveraging the power of data and boosting sales by implementing recommender systems on their websites. The use cases of these systems have been steadily increasing within the last years and it’s a great time to dive deeper into this amazing machine learning technique. In this blog post, you’ll learn the broad types of popular recommender systems, how they work, and how they are used by companies in the industry.