Author: Alex Housley

AI in fintech: 7 trends for 2017

Seldon has been working at the intersection between machine learning and fintech, and was part of the Barclays Accelerator London ’16 cohort. This perspective has given me a chance to observe some nascent trends for AI and machine learning in fintech that will define this year: AI in Production – AI is only used by…

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Seldon is a co-organiser of TensorFlow London

Following the success of the TensorFlow London meet-up we hosted on 26th October at Rise London, I’m excited to announce that Seldon is now a co-organiser of future #TensorFlowLDN events. There’s no shortage of open-source machine learning technologies, with new and updated tools released every week – from streaming databases to machine learning libraries and pre-trained…

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The rapid evolution of open-source machine learning

AlphaGo wasn’t just a victory for artificial intelligence. When millions of people across the world tuned in to watch DeepMind’s machine beat the human Go world champion Lee Sedol, they also witnessed a historic victory for open-source. DeepMind used a scientific computing framework called Torch extensively in the development and execution of AlphaGo’s neural networks….

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Seldon brings machine learning to Kubernetes

Seldon makes life easier for data scientists and developers by connecting the best open-source technologies and toolkits to build an enterprise-grade machine learning infrastructure. Until now, there were two options for getting started with Seldon’s open-source platform. Either install the separate infrastructure components or run a virtual machine that encapsulates the entire platform. But manually…

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Seldon @ Techstars Barclays Accelerator Demo Day

It was such an honour to share what Seldon has been building at the Barclays Accelerator London Demo Day on 18th April 2016. Pitching to a 1000-strong audience at the O2 was a fitting finale to an incredible 13-week Techstars programme — we all learned so much, connected with hundreds of great people, and established…

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Our first year open-sourcing machine learning

Bigger Picture On a wet and windy day in October 2014, Team Seldon was sitting on Brighton Beach, discussing the bigger picture of what we could achieve. We had come a long way over the previous three years; every month we were serving content recommendations to over a hundred million people. However, we believed that…

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Introducing Seldon Live

Do time and resource limit your data science projects? Do you want to understand how machine learning can help you to gain actionable insights in 2016? We are excited to announce Seldon Live, a new series webinars and events that will cover a broad range of topics related to machine learning and recommender systems. Our…

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Seldon and UCL team up for open source data science project via Project Placed

Over the last couple of months, Seldon has been collaborating with a talented and enthusiastic team of students from the UCL Department of Computer Science on a research project called ETL for Data Science that focuses on loading, cleaning, analyzing and visualizing data. The placement was facilitated by Project Placed – a platform that enables 100s of…

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Streamline your predictive pipeline

At Seldon, we’re on a mission to deliver the most powerful enterprise machine learning platform, which means you solve real-world problems faster. We’ve hit another milestone release with Seldon 0.97, which includes support for real-time feature transformations in our new predictive pipelines. We also share some secrets for advanced recommendation engine configuration. All of these…

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