Tag: engineering

Model Explainability in a Regulated World

Today’s Artificial Intelligence, called “the new electricity”, under-delivers and underwhelms. The commonly acknowledged issues that reverberate are: “Not enough talent,” “Too expensive,” “Too hard,” and “Just not there yet.” Even if an AI company were to solve all of the complexity issues, however, other significant factors still largely deter the benefits of AI. One such major issue is

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Inside Ople – Michael Schock

As a growing company, we are constantly expanding and we would like to introduce Michael Schock, our new Machine Learning Engineer. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I graduated Cal with a major in Physics and started my career as a software engineer. Along the way, I was introduced to machine learning at work

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Values that make a great team – advice from our CEO Pedro Alves

There are three values that we strongly adhere to at Ople. Communication – We listen and discuss everything. Passion – We seek the right answer and keep learning. Honesty – We speak up and are respectful. Let’s go over each value one by one. Communication Communication is essential not just within teams, also with other

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The night at Internapalooza 2018

Around noon on the day of Internapalooza, Pedro yelled out loud, jumping up from his seat. “I have a great idea! Instead of giving out trinkets at a job fair, let’s actually give a job!” It sounded like a good idea, but we weren’t sure if it could really happen. However, when we arrived at

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What does it take to become a data scientist?

“You don’t need a Ph.D. in Machine Learning or Data Science to become a data scientist, but you do need strong math and statistics background to become a good one.”   Petr Tsatsin is our Head of Engineering and has been building the engineering team from the beginning of the company. To support our fast

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Ople to sponsor 2018 Internapalooza San Francisco

We are very excited to announce that Ople, Inc. will be sponsoring and attending this year’s Internapalooza San Francisco on August 2nd. Our founder Pedro Alves will be standing on stage in front of thousands of Silicon Valley interns, young engineers, and STEM students to speak about interview tactics and best candidate qualities. Following the

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