Being Open in the Era of Privacy

When Netflix announced a 1 million dollar challenge for improving their recommendation engine, together with releasing 100 million movie ratings in 2006, they knew little what would happen next. Netflix has been working on a recommender systems for years by then, were recognized for their business innovation as well as technical excellence, managed to hire […]

Synthetic Data Diamonds

My colleague Mitch likens synthetic data to synthetic diamonds when pitching our value proposition to potential customers. And it’s indeed a fitting analogy. Synthetic diamonds are near indistinguishable from actual diamonds to the human eye, they have the same structure, and they bear they same valuable characteristics, like hardness, purity and thermal conductivity. Yet, they […]