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MyCelebs Builds an ML Solution with Amazon SageMaker to Provide Immediate Opportunities to Monetize Artificial Intelligence

The travel industry is quickly changing to adopt artificial intelligence (AI). However, it has yet to make effective use of the rich data that the industry has accumulated over the years. As a solution, MyCelebs—a global AI agency that prides itself on the strength of its pragmatic, efficient, and business-ready approach to AI transformation—provides a collaborative opinion recommendation service engine.

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Making Developers’ Lives Easier with GitLab VP Brandon Jung

In any industry, efficiency is key. This goes double for developers, who are always looking for new ways to streamline their processes, from design to development to product support. With the introduction of Git, developers are better able to track changes in files and coordinate working on those files among multiple people, making DevOps easier, as well as developers’ lives. According to Brandon Jung, VP Alliances at GitLab, this is just the beginning.

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Hiber Offers Global IoT Connectivity Through its Network of Custom Small Satellites

Based in Amsterdam, Hiber is building a global Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity hub that is linked together by a network of small satellites. Per co-founder Ernst Peter Hovinga, current GSM providers only offer IoT connectivity in less than 10% of the world, leaving industries such as agriculture and mining in a tough spot. Check out the video interview of Hovinga to learn how Hiber and its custom built satellites aim to be a low-cost solution to connecting the rest of the world.

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Gremlin CEO and Co-Founder Kolton Andrus on Chaos Engineering and Providing Failure as a Service

Gremlin CEO and Co-Founder Kolton Andrus wants you to think of his company as a flu shot. “We basically inject a little of harm [into your system] in order to find weak spots and build an immunity,” he says. “We proactively break things… to help make them stronger.” While Andrus notes that the idea of preparing for disaster isn’t new—”we were doing hardware failure testing in the 60s and 70s and people were writing papers about this in the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s”—what they have noticed is that migrating to the Cloud has introduced new challenges.

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Using Efficiency and Scalability to Create AI Solutions in Startups

Guest post by Dr. Janet Bastiman, Chief Science Officer at StoryStream Necessity has always been a driver of innovation and efficiency, and this is available in near endless quantities in startup companies harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to solve unique problems. How do you bring cutting edge unique solutions with small teams when large multinationals with […]

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How Arkose Labs Built a Toolkit to Fight Fraud

Founded in 2013, Arkose Labs offers an array of tools to help enterprises protect themselves against fraudulent activity. The San Francisco-based company works within a variety of industries, including retail, gaming, marketplaces, and travel. Check out the above interview of CEO and cofounder Kevin Gosschalk to learn more about how the team at Arkose Labs thinks about outsmarting fraudsters.

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