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  • Key trends in machine learning and AI Crunch Network

    Key trends in machine learning and AI

    You can hardly talk to a technology executive or developer today without talking about artificial intelligence, machine learning or bots. While everyone agrees on the importance of machine learning to their company and industry, few companies have adequate expertise to do what they wanted the technology to do. Here are some insights into what we can expect in the coming years around ML and AI. Read More

  • Spare5 Raises $10M Series A Round For Its Mobile Mechanical Turk Service

    Spare5 Raises $10M Series A Round For Its Mobile Mechanical Turk Service

    Spare5 lets businesses outsource menial tasks like tagging and describing images, cleaning up data and classifying content to smartphone users who want to earn a few cents while standing at the bus station. It’s basically a mobile-centric version of Amazon’s Mechanical Turk and it now has another $10 million in the bank thanks to a Series A funding round led by Foundry Group… Read More

  • The ‘Do It When I Want Economy’ Is Here To Stay Crunch Network

    The ‘Do It When I Want Economy’ Is Here To Stay

    The public discourse about the “on-demand” economy gets a D+. Wherever I turn, whether it’s the Economist, New York Times, TechCrunch, ReCode, Forbes, Washington Post or Business Insider, journalists, politicians and tech influencers all too often flock around a frustrating mix of myths, memes and conflation. OK, that’s a bold claim. So you be the judge. Read More