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Charlie Babcock
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4/13/2015 | 2:02:06 AM
Different strokes forh different folks
JakeThemus, You make a good point. Each of these major players could approach machine learning from the strength of its own position, and each could bring a major system to the task. They'd be ones with different strengths. For the next decade this will be a leading edge field of computer science.
ReturnoftheMus
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4/12/2015 | 1:55:53 PM
Better late than never, I suppose ......
I guess it's going to be a matter of working out who has the best ML platform, Google and Microsoft with their search heritage, IBM with Watson or Amazon because they're the cloud of the moment?
freespiritny25
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4/12/2015 | 9:09:39 AM
Re: Amazon Launches Machine Learning-As-A-Service
No more fine tuning algorithms? Sounds like this could be a huge time saver.
mejiac
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4/11/2015 | 9:40:24 AM
Re: Built with commodity parts, but not a commodity platform
@Charlie Babcock,

Thank you for your comment. And you actually answered a question that came to me while reading the article, "what's the business strategy behind this initiative? and would this be part of Amazon's bottom line?"

 

But thanks to your comment, I know think that this is more in tune with the way Google works... to simply provide a service that it's more of a learning experience for them. To see what can be done, and how can different tools be leverages to correlate to each other (so it would be very interesting to see how this new learning machine will complement the consumer side)
Charlie Babcock
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4/10/2015 | 5:45:08 PM
Built with commodity parts, but not a commodity platform
This is how Amazon is distinguishing its infrastructure from competitors. It keeps adding services on top of it. It's not making money so much from the service itself as from the overall use of the infrastructure that the services are engendering. The infrastructure may be made out of the commodity parts, but the overall platform is not a commodity. It's hard or impossible for competitors to keep up.


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