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Industry Insights   •   March 18, 2019

RE·WORK’s Q&A with Wilson Pang, CTO of Appen

This week, Appen is exhibiting at RE•WORK’s Deep Learning in Finance Summit in London. The summit helps business leaders, data scientists, and engineers discover advances in AI & machine learning tools and techniques from the world’s leading innovators across the financial sector. RE•WORK spoke with Appen CTO Wilson Pang to learn about his current work, the challenges of implementing AI, …

Industry Insights   •   February 22, 2019

What New Jobs Will AI Create?

The boom in deep learning technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) can cause varying degrees of excitement or anxiety — largely depending on how you earn your paycheck. Advances in this field are creating exciting opportunities for companies seeking to maximize efficiency and quality, while minimizing costs traditionally associated with a mostly-human workforce. In manufacturing, implementation …

Industry Insights   •   February 12, 2019

Secure, Confidential Transcription Services: How Information Security Standards Keep Your Data Safe

More and more organisations are outsourcing transcription for investigative interviews. But how do you make sure your sensitive, confidential data is captured, shared, and stored securely? Two security standards, ISO27001 and CyberEssentials, can provide reassurance. Investigative interviews come in all shapes and sizes. You might be a regulator running an inquiry into bribery and corruption, or a local authority looking …

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Industry Insights   •   January 23, 2019

Appen’s Top Five Blog Posts from 2018

2018 was an exciting year here at Appen. We expanded into nine offices worldwide, and our global crowd of skilled annotators has grown to over 1 million people, working in over 130 countries and 180 languages. Our readers subscribe to Appen’s blog to stay on top of machine learning use cases, industry news, and best practices for getting high-quality training …

Industry Insights   •   January 9, 2019

Recent AI developments in China

China is now a leading global hub for AI development. Startups and major tech companies like Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, and DiDi Chuxing are developing cutting edge products, solutions, and services using artificial intelligence. The AI market in China is massive. China’s AI Development Report 2018, a study from Tsinghua University, says, “The market value of China’s AI industry reached 23.7 …

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Industry Insights   •   December 11, 2018

Executive Insights from AI Summit NYC

At the 2018 AI Summit in New York City, we heard from a panel of executives representing multiple organizations across the AI ecosystem, including our own Mark Brayan, CEO of Appen. The panelists shared their perspectives on the usage of AI in different organizations, issues that need to be addressed, and what the future holds. Perspectives on AI Applications Clayton …

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Industry News: AI in Retail, Interactive Vending Machines, and Voice Recognition
Industry Insights   •   October 18, 2018

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Industry News: AI in Retail, Interactive Vending Machines, and Voice Recognition

In this edition of our roundup, news on: AI in Retail, Interactive Vending Machines, and Voice Recognition.