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17May, 2017
  • imerit crowdflower at TrainAI

CrowdFlower’s Train AI: Focusing on the Other 90%

By |May 17th, 2017|

Today is the day! The iMerit team is very excited to be attending CrowdFlower’s Train AI conference again this year as a premiere NDA partner and Silver Sponsor. iMerit partners with CrowdFlower to offer you a secure option for your sensitive and critical data projects through iMerit’s curated team of over 800 in-house data experts. There are so many great Artificial Intelligence conferences to attend every year. While many conferences [...]

16May, 2017
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Self-Driving Car Update: Waymo and Lyft Team Up And More

By |May 16th, 2017|

The New York Times reported on Sunday  that Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google’s parent company Alphabet, and the ride-sharing startup, Lyft are teaming up to bring self-driving technology to the mainstream. “We’re looking forward to working with Lyft to explore new self-driving products that will make our roads safer and transportation more accessible. Lyft’s vision and commitment to improving the way cities move will help Waymo’s self-driving technology reach [...]

28Apr, 2017
  • iMerit_ComputerVision_EmbeddedVisionSummit

Computer Vision Revolutionizes Baseball with In-Game Motion Capture Technology

By |April 28th, 2017|

On Monday, the iMerit team will be arriving in Santa Clara, California to join the many innovators, technologists, and engineers from the computer vision industry at this year’s Embedded Vision Summit. The Embedded Vision Summit brings product and application developers, business leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs who are all focused on embedded vision together to see the latest in practical technology. Attendees get to see the latest in practical technology and [...]

13Apr, 2017
  • digital economy, microtasking

[Research] Big Data Drives Boom For Microwork and Impact Sourcing

By |April 13th, 2017|

A recent study released by development consulting firm Banyan Global sheds light on Microwork and Impact Sourcing highlighting the different sides of the industry by looking at what clients want out of service providers and how to ensure that workers are being offered steady work with future opportunity. Microwork is a series of small tasks which together constitute a larger project. Impact Sourcing, also known as socially responsible outsourcing, refers [...]

25Jan, 2017
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Big Data Science Opportunities in Retail

By |January 25th, 2017|

Machine learning seems to be at the forefront of everyone’s mind. The buzz at NRF Retail's BIG Show 2017 was no different. See what we learned about the intersection of retail and machine learning. Machine learning, combined with strong datasets and shoppers and trends, is already helping retailers create a customized, seamless, and predictive experience for their shoppers. As the predictive capabilities of computers improve, so will both online and [...]

16Jan, 2017
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What it Takes to Encourage Women in Tech

By |January 16th, 2017|

by Radha Basu, CEO Having more women in the room is powerful. Whether as engineers, board members, or VCs and more, increased gender diversity in technology is good ethics and good business. For example, increasing women’s participation on boards significantly improves financial performance. Women working as VCs increases start-up success and industry performance. Even small increases women’s workforce participation could boost the US’ economic output by $2.1 trillion, or by [...]