Chief Technology Officer or CTO helps startups and established companies to build a new product from scratch or improve existing tech solutions, meet deadlines, follow the budget, and manage the development team.To fulfill these goals, CTO should have in-depth tech expertise, strong communication and management skills along with the ability to work under pressure.How to hire a CTO for your tech startup?There are several options — an in-house CTO, a freelancer, and an outsourcing company.However, you also need to know when to hire CTO.Read more
Microsoft has now extended its current partnership with OpenAI, a San Francisco-based artificial intelligence Research Company with another restrictive license on the AI firm’s association’s notable GPT-3 language model that is an auto-creating text program that’s developed as the most refined of its sort in the business.In July, OpenAI launched the third iteration GPT-3 of its ever-developing language model, and the program and its earlier iterations have made the absolute most intriguing AI language trials to date.It’s additionally roused overwhelming discussion around the morals of amazing AI programs that might be used with OpenAI for more loathsome purposes, at first declining to publish research about the model for fear it would be misused.Presently, Microsoft is giving one more sign of high trust in OpenAI’s exploration by securing the rights to GPT-3.The two companies are as of now weaved through OpenAI’s current Azure cloud computing contract, with Azure being the platform on which OpenAI gets to the immense figuring assets it needs to prepare a considerable lot of its models and a significant $1 billion investment Microsoft created a year ago to turn into OpenAI’s restrictive cloud supplier.Kevin Scott, Microsoft chief technology officer wrote in the company’s blog post with the deal announcement that they see this to be a mind-boggling chance to extend their Azure-powered AI platform in a manner that enables new products, democratizes AI innovation, enables experiences and services, and enhance the positive impact of AI at Scale.He further explained that their main goal at Microsoft is to engage each individual and each association on the planet to accomplish more, so they need to ensure that this AI platform is accessible to everybody including hobbyists, entrepreneurs, researchers to enable their desire to make something new and fascinating.OpenAI says that the deal has no effect on proceeded with admittance to the GPT-3 model through OpenAI’s API, and existing and future customers of it will keep building applications with their API of course which brings up some intriguing issues about what precisely Microsoft has procured here.Source : Author Bio : Liam Asher is a self-professed software developer.
Tell us about your role in Searchspring?I was hired into Searchspring as the CTO in September 2019 after Searchspring had acquired a second ecommerce company, Nextopia.I was brought on to help understand the state of each platform, what the future should be for each of the products and how the engineering teams should be structured to help get to that future state.2.Can you tell us about your journey into this market?I worked as a Sales Engineer for Endeca when they made a beachhead into the Canadian market – Endeca at the time powered the search and nav of 50% of the IR 100.After that, I co-founded GroupBy Inc who was subsequently asked by Google to build a replacement ecommerce platform for the deprecated Google Site Search.3.How do you think technology is upgrading the marketing Sector?The ubiquity of cloud computing reduced the barrier to entry into ecommerce to almost zero.As technology matures, for example, search, the feature sets that were only achieved by the IR 100 are now commonplace for entry level stores.
The round was led by nChain and Cambridge Innovation Capital, bringing the total capital raised to date to over US$32 million.
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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter this week announced it would be changing how image cropping works on its website after concerns that the machine learning-based algorithm the company was using was racially biased in how it cropped images, in particular by favoring white faces over Black ones. In a post diving into the issue, Parag Agrawal, the company’s chief technology officer, and design chief Dantley Davis explained how the company tested the model for racial or gender bias before it implemented the system. But Twitter didn’t publish how it had done those tests at the time so that external analysis could be performed, in what the company calls “an oversight.” “What you see is what you get” To fix that, Twitter is “currently conducting additional analysis to... Continue reading…
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Talend (NASDAQ: TLND), a global leader in data integration and data integrity, today announced it has named Krishna Tammana, as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO).Krishna, most recently VP of Engineering at Splunk, will be responsible for scaling the product and engineering organizations to drive innovation and Talend’s continued market growth.“Digital transformation is accelerating at an unprecedented pace, and agile product innovation is more essential than ever to meet the needs of businesses at every step of that journey,” said Christal Bemont, CEO of Talend.“I’m delighted to welcome Krishna as our new CTO.He has the background and market experience that’s essential to lead Talend’s engineering organization and ensure that we are consistently at the forefront of innovation and driving the redefinition of the data market.”Most recently, Krishna spent nearly a decade as VP of Engineering & Product Advocacy at Splunk, the market-leading data monitoring, management, and analytics player.During his tenure, he led global engineering teams and cloud operations during the company’s successful portfolio expansion and transition to the cloud.Krishna was deeply involved in defining Splunk’s product and cloud strategy during its rapid growth from $80 million in revenue to over $2 billion and expanding the addressable market both organically and inorganically while fostering a culture of agility and innovation.Prior to Splunk, Krishna held engineering management roles at Dun & Bradstreet, YouSendIt, RIGHT90 INC. and E*Trade.“It’s a great time to be joining Talend.
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It’s that time of year again! The David Clark Cause and its partner IBM have officially announced the regional finalists for the 2020 Call for Code challenge. Call for Code is a multiyear challenge issued in 2018 with the purpose of soliciting solutions from the global developer’s community. Individuals and teams are tasked with building novel, scalable solutions to problems effecting everyone. This year’s focus is on combating climate change and mitigating the disastrous effects of COVID-19. IBM’s Daniel Krook, Chief Technology Officer, Call for Code, told TNW: Over the past three years, it has been really exciting to see… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: IBM