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Communication is Key, even in Dataset Creation

In our previous blog post about working with external teams, we talked about the importance of knowledge transfer when creating, enhancing, and cleaning datasets. Take a look here. This week, we’re talking about communication. When we work on projects with co-workers, we do a great deal of communicating: meetings, calls, stand-ups, check-ins, you know the [...]

September 26th, 2016|Tags: , , , |
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The Foundation to Creating Datasets with External Teams

The path to the relevant, clean and complete dataset you need can be a long one, made up of many small, often time-consuming tasks. Maybe it’s tagging hand gestures in a video in order to build an algorithm training dataset. It could be reading individual user comments to keep your site clean and relevant. Or [...]

August 23rd, 2016|Tags: , , , |
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Three Challenges – and Solutions! – to Getting Good Data

Our Customer Success Technologist, Emanuel Ott, shared valuable solutions to common challenges faced by data scientists at the Turi Data Science Summit in July. Take a look at his solutions in the video below.

August 2nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , |
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Meet the Data Experts

  iMerit’s Metiabruz center has no shortage of drive n and talented young women redefining the role of women in their community, and blazing a trail as iMerit's resident data experts. Four of these women take part in the Advanced Leadership Communication Training, led by Senior Communications Trainer Anita Chakrabarti. These four women – clockwise [...]

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Analyzing Sentiment in Metiabruz: What Training Looks Like

Get a behind-the-scenes views from John Simpson, iMerit's 2015-16 AIF Clinton Fellow. I catch the 42B bus from Lake Gardens to Metiabruz in the morning, feeling every bump in the road as the bus bounces along. People jump on, people jump off, and all the while the ticket collector is snapping his wad of tickets [...]

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