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02.3.18

How to use Machine Learning to solve Personalized Recommendations in Go

Personalization and recommendations are great for everybody—they can cut down the noise and take users right to the stories, articles, or products that they are most interested in. Building a recommendation engine from scratch is a daunting task—most wouldn’t even know where to start—but I wanted to show how easy this problem was to solve…

01.23.18

Natural Language Processing Anyone Can Use

Have you ever wondered how Amazon Echo understands what you’re saying even though you asked it something in a different way than your spouse? How does it know what you mean when you say “Whats the weather going to be like tomorrow?” versus “Tell me if its going to rain later”? Perhaps you’ve wished to…

01.18.18

Why your creative agency needs to know about Machine Box

Imagine what a boost your pitches to potential customers would get by solving problems using state-of-the-art machine learning. Sprinkling some artificial intelligence in the right place can produce staggering results. It’s a great way to stand out among your competition and win more business. Building machine learning into your apps can be a daunting prospect;…

01.17.18

Trained a machine learning model to detect color bars in video, in about 20 minutes

Machine Box’s Tagbox is a state-of-the art image recognition model that runs on premises and comes with a training API built-in. More than one Machine Box customer has asked about detecting when there are color bars, black video, end credits, and production logos in their media assets using Tagbox. They have oodles of archival video footage that…

01.16.18

How I built an image proxy server to anonymise images in twenty minutes

Let’s say you want to anonymise images by hiding any detected face, just by tweaking the srcattribute of the <img> tag in HTML. If we build a proxy server that does the work for us, we can prepend that server’s endpoint to any image and have them anonymised on their way to the browser, without touching (or owning)…

01.15.18

Introducing Machine Box

Machine Box puts state-of-the-art Machine Learning technology inside Docker containers, making it the easiest way for developers to build and deploy artificial intelligence into their apps. Head over to the Machine Box website https://machinebox.io/ to get started. What problems does Machine Box solve? Machine Box addresses a range of artificial intelligence use cases including facial detection and recognition, image classification, video processing, natural…