Using Siamese Networks and Pre-Trained Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) for Fashion Similarity Matching

This post is co-authored by Erika Menezes, Software Engineer at Microsoft, and Chaitanya Kanitkar, Software Engineer at Twitter. This project was completed as part of the coursework for Stanford’s CS231n in Spring 2018. Ever seen someone wearing an interesting outfit and wonder where you could buy it yourself? You’re not alone – retailers world over…


How to use Siamese Network and Pre-trained CNNs for Fashion Similarity Matching

This post is co-authored by Erika Menezes, Software Engineer at Microsoft, and Chaitanya Kanitkar, Software Engineer at Twitter. This project was completed as part of the coursework for Stanford’s CS231n in Spring 2018. Ever seen someone wearing an interesting outfit and wonder where you could buy it yourself? You’re not alone – retailers world over…


AI Lab: Aprendan a codificar con la innovadora Microsoft AI Platform

Por: Tara Shankar Jana, gerente técnica de mercadotecnia de producto en Microsoft. Entre todos los increíbles anuncios en //Build, una de las cosas que me emocionó lanzar fue AI Lab, una colección de proyectos de IA diseñada para ayudar a los desarrolladores a explorar, experimentar, aprender y codificar con las más recientes tecnologías de Microsoft…


How to Do Distributed Deep Learning for Object Detection Using Horovod on Azure

This post is co-authored by Mary Wahl, Data Scientist, Xiaoyong Zhu, Program Manager, Siyu Yang, Software Development Engineer, and Wee Hyong Tok, Principal Data Scientist Manager, at Microsoft. Object detection powers some of the most widely adopted computer vision applications, from people counting in crowd control to pedestrian detection used by self-driving cars. Training an…


AI Lab: Learn to Code with the Cutting-Edge Microsoft AI Platform

This post is authored by Tara Shankar Jana, Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft. Among our exciting announcements at //Build, one of the things I was thrilled to launch is the AI Lab – a collection of AI projects designed to help developers explore, experience, learn about and code with the latest Microsoft AI…


Deep Learning for Emojis with VS Code Tools for AI – Part 2

This post is authored by Erika Menezes, Software Engineer at Microsoft. In Part 1 of this blog series, we created a recipe prediction model to predict recipes from a text input that may contain an arbitrary number of emojis. In this post we will go over how to operationalize this model as a web service…


Free E-Book: A Developer’s Guide to Building AI Applications

O’Reilly and Microsoft are excited bring you a new e-book on AI, titled A Developer’s Guide to Building AI Applications. This book, which is clearly developer-focused, walks you through the process of building intelligent cloud-based bots, and makes relevant code samples available from GitHub. As you know, AI is accelerating the digital transformation of every…


4 июня, Москва. DΛTA GEEKS MEET∩P: ΛI (6/AI)

Давно не было собрания сообщества, но качеством предстоящего митапа с мы лихвой окупим количество пропущенных встреч. VI митап мы решили посвятить ΛI (AI) [на само деле митап пятый 😉]. И в этот раз нашими докладчиками будут Karol Żak и Filip Glavota, технические евангелисты Microsoft, специализирующиеся на AI и ML-кейсах. Расписание: 18:45-19:00 Welcome and coffee 19:00-19:55…


How to Use FPGAs for Deep Learning Inference to Perform Land Cover Mapping on Terabytes of Aerial Images

This post is authored by Mary Wahl, Data Scientist; Daniel Hartl and Wilson Lee, Senior Software Engineers; Xiaoyong Zhu, Program Manager; Erika Menezes, Software Engineer; and Wee Hyong Tok, Principal Data Scientist Manager, at Microsoft. AI for Earth puts Microsoft’s cloud and AI tools in the hands of those working to solve global environmental challenges….


Enterprise Deployment Tips for Azure Data Science Virtual Machine (DSVM)

This post is authored by Gopi Kumar, Principal Program Manager at Microsoft. The Data Science Virtual Machine (DSVM), a popular VM image on the Azure marketplace, is a purpose-built cloud-based environment with a host of preconfigured data and AI tools. It enables data scientists and AI developers to iterate on developing high quality predictive models…