How Loss Change Allocation For Machine Learning Training Can Aid Transparency

Whether it is the market crash or a wrong diagnosis, the after-effects will be certainly irreversible. Hence, tracking the development of machine learning algorithm throughout its life cycle becomes crucial. Neural network activations have an underlying compositional, combinatorial structure.  Visualising the behaviour of neural networks has been of great interest lately for two reasons — […]

Uber’s Data Science Vision: Empowering All To Become Data Scientists

Uber wants to empower each one of its employees so they can make better decisions and forecast outcomes without any particular technical expertise.  Speaking at a recent event, Uber’s Director of Data Science, Franziska Bell said the world’s largest transportation network company would like all its employees to execute their specific job roles role like […]

Why Uber Open Sourced Their Conversational AI Platform

There has been a drastic change in the way we communicate now, thanks to artificial intelligence. Conversational agents are the natural language interaction interfaces designed to simulate conversation with a human. With the advent of conversational agents like chatbots and virtual assistants, humans can now communicate with machines in a more sophisticated way.  Recently, researchers […]

Case Study: How This Data-Powered Ride-Sharing Startup Is Revolutionising Bengaluru Traffic

What is the solution to the choked roads and bumper-to-bumper traffic in a city like Bengaluru? Thanks to emerging technology like artificial intelligence and data analytics, ride-sharing apps and services are aiming to solve this problem efficiently. Take the example of Quick Ride. This is an app-based ridesharing platform that allows vehicle owners, to list […]

Here’s How Uber’s Ludwig Helps Deploy Code-Free DL Models

  Uber AI is at the heart of AI-powered innovation and technologies at Uber. The research and advancements in artificial intelligence made by the team solve several challenges across the company. For example: Uber AI develops packages and open sources them which are built on top of the strong foundations of other open source libraries […]

Can Uber’s POET Address AI’s Open-Ended Endeavours?

Embracing the open-ended is considered by many futurists and experts, to be the last grand frontier for the artificial intelligence to invade. The concept of the open-ended can be explained in terms of natural evolution. Just like the way a species that has survived over millennia, makes course correction under new environments, machines too will […]

A Day In The Life Of: Uber Techies Who Work With Big Data

As the year 2018 draws to an end, Analytics India Magazine is starting a new column called ‘A Day In The Life Of’, where we will try to step into the shoes of the awesome techies from various organisations who are working in New Tech areas like big data, data analytics, artificial intelligence and the […]

9 AI And ML Courses Offered By Tech Giants Which Will Boost Your Career

By now almost every tech company has realised that the world needs more artificial intelligence and machine learning experts. There are only 10,000 people in the world right now with the education, experience and talent needed to develop these AI technologies. This acute lack of skill set is hindering digital transformation at enterprises across the […]

Meet Michelangelo, Uber’s Machine Learning SaaS Platform

For the past few years, there has been a mantra that “every business is a software business.” But over the years, it has become increasingly outdated. The updated maxim is: “Every business is an AI business.” Machine-learning and AI technology are very closely related to mapping, data collection, estimating delivery times and is becoming increasingly […]