The Importance of High-Quality Labeled Data

Ben Cook • Posted 2023-04-26 • Last updated 2023-04-25

The key to unlocking the power of machine learning (ML) lies in having high-quality labeled data. In this email, we’ll explore the significance of labeled data, its impact on the performance of ML models, and how you can capitalize on this natural resource of the modern age to drive your … Read more

Predictive Maintenance at General Electric

Ben Cook • Posted 2023-04-25

As you think through the ways machine learning (ML) can be used to accelerate your business, it can be helpful to see how other companies have done it. Today, I want to share an example of how General Electric (GE) harnessed the power of ML to transform a large part … Read more

How to Label Data for Machine Learning

Ben Cook • Posted 2023-03-31

Machine learning has revolutionized the world of technology, playing a crucial role in various applications, from self-driving cars and facial recognition systems to language translation and sentiment analysis. The success of machine learning models largely depends on the quality and quantity of data they are trained on. In particular, labeled … Read more

Understanding the Data Science Process for Entrepreneurs

Ben Cook • Posted 2023-03-29

As an entrepreneur looking to harness the power of machine learning (ML) in your business, understanding the data science process is crucial. This process can be broken down into three main steps: The goal is to move through these stages as quickly as possible so that you can gather feedback … Read more

Saving Utility Companies Years with Computer Vision

Will Cook • Posted 2023-03-02 • Last updated 2024-01-03

How do utility companies monitor thousands of miles of electrical wire to find small imperfections that threaten the entire system? For the entire history of electrical infrastructure, the only answer has been ‘very slowly.’ Now, Sparrow’s computer vision capabilities, combined with Fast Forward’s thermal imaging system, can accomplish what used … Read more

Speed Trap

Kaveen Jayamanna • Posted 2022-12-14

Overview This post is going to showcase the development of a vehicle speed detector using Sparrow Computing’s open-source libraries and PyTorch Lightning. The exciting news here is that we could make this speed detector for any traffic feed without prior knowledge about the site (no calibration required), or specialized imaging … Read more

Everything is a Pipeline

Ben Cook • Posted 2020-05-21 • Last updated 2021-03-24

DAGs are everywhere in scientific computing and understanding them is key to running large computations efficiently.

Use Informative Names

Ben Cook • Posted 2020-05-18 • Last updated 2021-03-24

Informative names make programming easier. Here are a few suggestions you can use to write better names in your code.

Landing Big Clients

Ben Cook • Posted 2018-02-13

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Launching a Digital Brand

Ben Cook • Posted 2018-02-13

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