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Flo: Advancing Women’s Health with ML and Amazon SageMaker

The body is often a mystery, and it’s nice when an external source is able to provide expert, evidence-based information about it. Flo App, a holistic health and wellbeing platform that helps women understand their bodies and minds, was built to do just that. Founded in 2015, Flo supports women as they make better informed decisions about their reproductive, physical, and mental health.

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Digital Insight Scales Up or Down Rapidly for Their Bursty Inference Workloads

Digital insight has built a platform for automated due diligence research. However, the technical challenge that sits underneath is enormous. The amount of data that must be collected and analyzed to create each report is vast (much greater than a human would ever be able to explore alone), and the compute resources required to do this must be provisioned in seconds in order to meet their five-minute goal. Toby Miller, a Technical Architect at the startup, walks through how they addressed this challenge.

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AWS Migration Strategy for VirtualHealth’s Leading Healthcare SaaS Platform

VirtualHealth provides a SaaS platform to a number of the largest and most innovative healthcare organizations in the country that empowers care managers to optimally service patient needs. The platform hosts personal health information (PHI), meaning data security and integrity are paramount. Upon a thorough review of the data hosting landscape, they determined that AWS offered a compelling set of value propositions and decided to migrate.

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Car Sales Startup Kavak Kicks ML into High Gear with AWS and a Serverless Architecture

Founded in 2016, Kavak is the digital platform that’s making it easier than ever to buy and sell cars. The Mexico City-based founded startup recently achieved “unicorn” status after reaching a $1.15 billion valuation, the first tech company in the country to do so. As Kavak expands its operations to Argentina and sets sights on Brazil, we sit down with Vice President of Data Science, Anders Christiansen, to chat about how machine learning and AWS serverless services helped build the engine behind the company’s ever-improving workflow.

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AIH Tech Uses High-Powered GPUs from AWS to Bring an Inclusive Approach to Facial Recognition Applications

There’s been plenty of attention paid by the media to the problems of facial recognition software in recent years. Invasion of privacy, for one, and high potential for misuse, for another. AIH Tech, a Toronto-based computer vision company, has set out to solve the problem that most other facial recognition technologies have faced in their bedrock: racial bias.

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