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Is Retail Ready for AI? – Lessons from IRCE @ RetailX

Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to be the biggest buzzword in 2019. Whether it be personalizing product recommendations on your eCommerce site to deliver better customer experience or detecting anomalies on your manufacturing line, AI can and should be used to empower everyone to make better-informed decisions with data. In fact, HBR reports that AI will

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How you can automate AI from business concept to execution

Interview with Conversations in Artificial Intelligence

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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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Ople Live: Reboot Data Science Webinar #1 Recap

Last Thursday, Pedro and Giba hosted the first Ople Live: Reboot Data Science Webinar to discuss the current state of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science. Here are a couple of highlights from the webinar. Putting Models into Product Clip (1:46) https://youtu.be/v7iDdrrS9uA Visit our Product page to see how easy it is to put AI models

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Panel Discussion – Deep Learning: Where do we go from here?

Last Tuesday, our founder & CEO Pedro Alves was invited to speak at a panel “Deep Learning: Where Do We Go From Here?” led by Adam Vogel from SignalFire. Pedro discussed the current state, limitations, and future of Deep Learning with other panelists Tom Annau, Walid Saba, and Erin Ledell in front of industry professionals

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Lessons from AI & Big Data Expo North America 2018

Last week, the Ople team exhibited at AI & Big Data Conference & Expo North America 2018. As I mentioned in our previous event post “Plug and Play Fall Summit 2018 Recap,” we have been listening to our customers, and the team has been working hard to bring AI transparency, including model explainability, to the Ople

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Model Explainability in an Unregulated World

In my last blog on the topic of transparent AI, I wrote about the necessity of transparency in heavily regulated industries. This post is about the importance and value that model transparency has in less/unregulated industries. Industries that fit this description include retail, digital advertising, manufacturing to name a few. There are various reasons why

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Should you build or buy AI? – VB Summit 2018 Boardroom Session Summary

Originally published on VentureBeat At VentureBeat’s recent VB Summit event, I headed a session on whether enterprises should build or buy AI. Between comments from the panelists and a group of about 20 business leaders, a good decision tree emerged for how to answer this question. Given how important the question is, I wanted to

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