O’Reilly San Jose: Creating Autonomy for Social Robots

This year’s O’Reilly AI conference in San Jose, CA delivered the usual mix of exciting presentations and dynamic discussions, as well as a healthy dose of industry networking. Appen is proud to have been given the opportunity to share some recent research at the conference that promises to improve the way robots interact with people. In their presentation Creating Autonomy …

Appen Around the Globe: Fall 2019 Conference Rundown

Appen’s team of machine learning experts is excited to connect with you this fall. We’ll be exhibiting at industry conferences all over the world in the next few months and would love the opportunity to demonstrate how our high-quality training data can take your organization’s machine learning programs to the next level. Click here to schedule a meeting with the …

CVPR 2019: Progress and Challenges in the Field of Computer Vision

The annual Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition conference is packed with insightful presentations and top industry experts. With nearly 10,000 attendees and 1,200 papers, CVPR 2019 in Long Beach, CA was no exception. In this post, we’ll take a brief look at some notable presentations delivered at the conference for solving numerous computer vision and pattern recognition challenges. Data augmentation …

Appen on the Road: Events & Trade Shows this Summer

Appen is gearing up for some of the world’s leading industry events this summer. Our team will be exhibiting at conferences and trade shows around the globe, showing organizations how our services and solutions help develop high-quality training data for machine learning. Planning to attend one of these events? Contact us to set up a meeting with one of our …

Insights from the International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing

Appen recently sponsored the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (iCASSP) in Brighton. Our VP of Business Development in Europe, Dorota Iskra, shares some insights from her experience there. With an extensive background in speech and language technology, Dorota holds a PhD in Computer Science and Speech Recognition from the University of Birmingham. After focusing on the …

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Using AI to Transform the Banking Experience

At the FinovateSpring 2019 conference in San Francisco, AI was a hot topic. From financial institutions using AI to power everything from personalized customer experiences to underwriting, to fintech providers showcasing AI solutions, the technology was on everyone’s mind. In a panel titled “Which Artificial Intelligence Technologies Will Really Change Financial Services?”, we heard from experts who are harnessing this technology in …

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Solving ML Training Data Challenges at Google Cloud Next

Appen recently exhibited at Google Cloud Next in San Francisco, our first event with our new colleagues from Figure Eight. Joining over 30,000 developers, product managers, data scientists, and more, we spent three days networking, learning, and problem solving. The event covered diverse topics ranging from data analytics and DevOps to networking, security, and storage. But we on the Appen …

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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, …

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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 …

Insights From O’Reilly Media’s Artificial Intelligence 2018 Conference

Appen exhibited at the September 5–7 O’Reilly Media Artificial Intelligence 2018 conference in San Francisco to showcase its high-quality data services. The event hosts industry experts and features case studies about the future of artificial intelligence and machine learning. The Appen team attended a variety of sessions at The AI Conference, San Francisco including: Have we reached peak human? The …

Meet Us on the Road - September Trade Shows

Meet Us on the Road in September!

It’s shaping up to be a busy September for the Appen team as we will be participating in a variety of industry events around the world, sharing how we can help firms improve their machine learning training data. Planning to attend one of these events? Contact us to set up a meeting with one of our experts, or stop by …

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Meet Up with Us at these Upcoming Spring Events

We’ll be on the road this Spring exhibiting at leading industry events around the world, talking with firms that are looking to improve their data for machine learning. Planning to attend one of these events?  Contact us to set up a meeting or stop by our booth to learn how Appen can help you optimize your machine learning algorithms with high-quality, …

Deep Learning in the Enterprise Insights from AI Expo 2017

Insights from AI Expo 2017: Deep Learning in the Enterprise

I recently attended a keynote session at the AI Expo 2017 called “The Application of Deep Learning within an Enterprise”, a panel featuring speakers across a variety of industries.  The executives on the panel highlighted a wide variety of use cases for machine learning in their organizations, beyond what one would expect. For example, Vadim Kutsyy, Distinguished Architect, Data Science from …

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Meet Us on the Road in November

This November, we’re making stops on both coasts to share our high-quality data expertise. Planning to attend one of these events and interested in speaking with our team? Contact us to set up a meeting, or stop by our booth to learn how Appen can help you solve your data challenges. Open Data Science Conference – November 3-4, Hyatt Regency …

Why does human-annotated data matter for search? Learn at Lucene/Solr Revolution

Why does human-annotated data matter for search? Learn at Lucene/Solr Revolution

Search is a critical component of any effective website or application, connecting users to the data they need to make decisions, whether it’s to find documents, do research or complete an online purchase. Modern search engines have evolved significantly in the past 5 years, incorporating machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques in all aspects of document and query processing, as …