Month: March 2019

Inside Ople – Hugh Shao

“We need to hire him.” This is what Petr said immediately after his phone call with Hugh. Hugh was the first and the only person who successfully answered Petr’s infamous linear regression interview question. Similarly, Hugh knew that he needed to work at Ople. After the interviews, Hugh shared that he never experienced interview questions

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Inside Ople – Sam Gluss

Every start-up faces growing pains, but, a successful company brings each member’s experience together to overcome the challenges. That’s why the willingness to learn is a significant characteristic of people at Ople. We want everyone to be comfortable learning new things, and Sam Gluss is a true learner, bringing a wide range of experience to

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It is always/never the right time.

There will always be reasons for you not to do something big in your life. I was a grad student at Yale at the time and was happily married to my wonderful wife when one day she said, “let’s have a baby.” This was not out of the blue. We had been talking about this

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Artificial Intelligence: Ople’s Pedro Alves on Learning to Learn to Learn, Big Data and Neural Networks

Our founder and CEO, Pedro Alves, had the opportunity to sit down for an interview with The Kamla Show to talk about Ople’s novel approach to Artificial Intelligence. Pedro and Kamla discussed the future of AI, as well as its current state and limitations. Pedro is driven to make AI something that is easy, cheap,

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It’s Friday Again – Are You Looking Forward To Work On Monday?

As I was driving in my car on a Friday morning, I was thinking about the expression, “Thank God it’s Friday.” I kept thinking about that phrase over and over, and it wasn’t resonating with me. The truth is, immediately before I had thought about that expression, what was really going through my head was,

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