Language technologies for a connected world.
“The truth is that there are some things you'd be hard pressed to do in a natural way without emojis." More on how emoji are changing our communication, with insights from Tyler Schnoebelen, Idibon chief analyst.
www.cbc.ca Emojis have become an virtual sensation and will even be the subject of a movie in 2017. But are they changing how we communicate with each other?
ForbesTech lists 13 companies that use deep learning to produce actionable results: “Idibon provides text analysis using deep learning networks in combination with human analysts.”
www.forbes.com Deep learning networks are producing actionable results for a wide variety of commercial enterprises. Find out about thirteen companies that are...
Understanding data around the world: find documents relevant to business (not show business!), and get key insights from Russian news without speaking Russian. http://ow.ly/10kCTX
idibon.com Who knows what is going on in Russian news? Russians. But how can the rest of the world access this information? In this post we show that just...
Use tú in Spain, Usted in Colombia, and vos in Argentina. Don’t use too much or too little keigo when speaking to Japanese customers. Tips for culture-sensitive customer service, and how text analytics can help train your representatives.
idibon.com Imagine you’re on a call with customer service, and the agent keeps on calling you “honey”, “buddy”, or “dude”. Would your opinion of the company...
An omnichannel customer service strategy for airlines: identifying intent and routing customers through an analysis of IVR transcripts, customer surveys, and social media posts.
idibon.com In 2015, 3.5 billion passengers around the world traveled by airplane. In order to provide the best possible customer service, airlines need a...
Video: UDAAP lawsuits can cost companies millions of dollars in fines. Check out this video introduction to learn more about how text analytics can help financial services organizations understand consumer complaints and protect themselves from UDAAP-related issues.
idibon.com The term UDAAP is becoming more and more common in daily conversations in the financial industry. According to the Dodd-Frank Act, “all covered...
Using news and social media to find security breaches and other key events and themes: a video demo analyzing JP Morgan Chase with Tableau and Idibon's text analytics http://ow.ly/Z5rrP
Visualizing social media data about J.P. Morgan Chase using Idibon text analytics and Tableau.
"A 12-year-old from Fairfax, Va., has been charged with threatening her school after police said she posted a message on Instagram in December laden with gun, bomb and knife emojis." Includes insights from Idibon chief analyst Tyler Schnoebelen on emoji and the law. http://ow.ly/Z2onK
For a timeline of emoticons and emoji appearance in the courtroom, check out our blog post: http://ow.ly/Z2oxr
washingtonpost.com As emoji and emoticons have rocketed from web slang to the unofficial language of the Internet age, authorities contend the symbols have been used...
"Provide thousands of predictions per second for many clients simultaneously”: Michelle Casbon, Idibon senior data science engineer, on how Idibon uses Spark MLib to train and serve NLP models. Article from O'Reilly.
oreilly.com Beyond data processing: Utilizing Spark for individual predictions.
Words spoken each day among the Amish people in a small corner of the USA still outnumber the total number of global Facebook likes and emoji reactions. http://ow.ly/YZEkQ
idibon.com Facebook has just extended the “Like” button with five new reactions: Love, Sad, Angry, Wow, and Haha. If we take the stat that Facebook has about...
Why has there been an explosion of emoji and emoticons recently? When are emoji appropriate and inappropriate to use? And what are people saying about the new Facebook emoji reactions?
Tyler Schnoebelen, Idibon chief analyst and emoji expert, on NPR’s All Things Considered.
npr.org With Facebook unveiling additional emoji options, linguist Tyler Schnoebelen talks about how emojis are changing the way we communicate.
Potentials of language technology to preserve world’s vanishing languages. Highlights from “Understanding speakers of 7,000 languages" panel at AAAS 2016.
idibon.com February 21 was International Mother Language Day. With the top researchers in language technology last week, we marked this day while running a...
Now you can process every transcribed word from YouTube videos, every word on every single WordPress blog, and the entire Twitter Firehose in real-time on one computer!
Introducing idiML, Idibon’s new Machine Learning library.
idibon.com Idibon is announcing the launch of a new Machine Learning library, IdiML, for ultra-low latency text analytics at scale. Artificial Intelligence...
Highlights from Data Day Texas 2016: Superheroes, wine, language-independent technologies and more! Plus check out the video interviews with Michelle Casbon, senior data science engineer, and our CEO Robert Munro.
idibon.com Superheroes, the integration of Spark and NLP, and language-independent technologies were only a few of the topics covered by the Idibon team last...
Superhero text analytics! What are fans of Marvel Games Contest of Champions talking about? A video on how to use our web-based tool to analyze Voice of the Player: http://ow.ly/YdGRu
idibon.com Text analytics projects often start with a big pile of data and some questions. This poses a challenge: how can I tell if this data is well-suited...
In celebration of upcoming Valentine's Day, check out our blog post to learn about the presence of “love” in song titles across time, artists who sing the most about love, and why we’ve lost that lovin’ feelin’.
idibon.com A text analysis of top US song titles from 1890-2012. "Love" isn't what it used to be.
On any given day, only 5% of the world’s conversations are in English. Come to the AAAS 2016 Global Science Engagement Summit this Sunday, February 14th, to hear a panel led by Robert Munro, Idibon CEO, discuss the challenges of “Understanding Speakers of 7,000 Languages” and how technology can help.
The full pdf version of the 3rd edition of Dan Jurafsky and James H. Martin’s “Speech and Language Processing” is available here: http://ow.ly/XU4p0
Also check out our summary of Dan Jurafsky’s Bay Area NLP meetup talk on how computing with affective lexicons can give us deeper insights about everything from speed dating to understanding customer emotions.
web.stanford.edu Speech and Language Processing
Today is Women in STEM day! Here at Idibon, we are celebrating all of our amazing female engineers (our team has a 50/50 gender ratio!). Check out this blog post on the state of women in technology and efforts by the Idibon team to increase diversity in tech.
idibon.com This Sunday marks the 106th observance of International Women’s Day and here at Idibon we are celebrating by announcing two efforts to not only...
Natural language processing: What it is, what you can do with it, and how your business can tap into the power of NLP technology. Check out this podcast from Idibon CTO Jason Brenier.
idibon.com What is Natural Language Processing (NLP)? What kinds of things can you do with it? And how can your business benefit from NLP technology? In this...
In anticipation of this weekend’s Super Bowl ads, take a look at the impact of two of last year’s most popular ad campaigns!
How did #likeagirl advocates beat out sexists? http://ow.ly/XU5bz
How did Discover’s screaming goat commercial affect conversations about the brand? http://ow.ly/XU5dW
idibon.com Measuring the effectiveness of a brand campaign remains elusive even online. Digital marketers often look at engagement metrics such as likes,...
Summary and slides from the recent Bay Area NLP meetup with Stanford computational linguistics professor Dan Jurafsky on computing with affective lexicons. Featuring examples from the realms of speed dating, restaurant reviews, emotion detection, and more!
idibon.com First things first: Dating advice When you collect the right data and get it labeled, you can find really interesting things. For example, record...
The Noir City Film Festival this weekend in SF! How much is lost in translation when we try to process only in English? The beautiful complicated linguistics of French, Hungarian and Turkish using The Maltese Falcon!
idibon.com Natural language processing beyond English: a line from film noir translated and analyzed in three languages (French, Hungarian, Turkish)
Text analytics for call centers: Oberweis Dairy case study. How is text analytics already helping Oberweis reduce customer attrition and how can adaptive learning help even more?
idibon.com Around 13% of Americans are lactose intolerant. And what are Midwesterners intolerant of? Problems with the quality of their dairy products and...
Highlights from last week's Advanced Apache Spark meetup: applications for Natural Language Processing, how Idibon uses Spark ML...and what Spark tastes like!
idibon.com You’re about to learn two important things about Spark. The first is how to use it for NLP. The second is what it tastes like. Let’s talk about the...
566 million spoken words, 1 billion video conferencing minutes per year. Simon Tumansky, product manager at Blue Jeans Network, on challenges and opportunities for Natural Language Processing in the realm of video collaboration.
idibon.com Last year there were roughly 566 million words spoken on the Blue Jeans video conferencing network. There’s a lot of value locked up in all that...
Join us tomorrow, January 21st, at the Bay Area NLP meetup, featuring a talk from Stanford Linguistics Professor Dan Jurafsky on “Computing with Affective Lexicons”. The talk will feature examples from domains like “analyzing restaurant reviews and menus, predicting stocks,and detecting interpersonal style in dating.”
You can register and learn more here: http://www.meetup.com/Bay-Area-NLP/events/228047808/
www.meetup.com Doors at 7:00, talk from 7:30-8:30. Venue 870 Market st, Suite 828, San Francisco, CA. The talk will be in the Flood Building at Market and Powell....
Come meet the Idibon team at Data Day Texas tomorrow!
Nick Ga***rd, data scientist, will talk about analyzing text data in Idibon Studio, Michelle Casbon, senior data science engineer, will discuss what is under the hood of Idibon's scalable NLP services, and Rob Munro, Idibon CEO, will be giving a keynote presentation on Natural Language Processing and Idibon Public. See you there!
datadaytexas.com is the Founder and CTO of Silicon Valley Data Science. In the business world, John Akred likes to help organizations become more data driven. He...
venturebeat.com Text, sentiment, and social analytics help you tune in, at scale, to the voice of the customer, patient, public, and market. The technologies are...
Nao, a robot from the University of Bielefeld in Germany will soon enter classrooms to help teach German and interact with incoming refugee children.
dw.com Combining artificial intelligence and language acquisition skills, robots will soon teach refugee children the German language. Scientists are...
Project from Danish researchers Sune Lehmann and Anders Sogaard uses 65 billion tweets to map Twitter distribution of 100,000 keywords across U.S. Try it yourself!
The “human in the loop” model is the premise from which machine learning will make the next qualitative leap in computing and define machine learning’s accomplishments in the upcoming year.” Machine learning in 2016. http://ow.ly/WUqXT
For more check out our guide to adaptive learning! http://ow.ly/WUr8s
geektime.com In other words, this is what we can expect humans won't be doing in 2016
The crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS) is responsible for 42% of the Great Barrier Reef coral decline. COTSbot, a new diving robot, sets out to save the reef, detecting and eliminating dangerous starfish.
qz.com This mechanical hitman can deliver more than 200 lethal shots and roam for eight hours.
Overview of use cases for sentiment analysis and text analytics, from predicting employee dissatisfaction and engagement to anticipating fraud and fund misappropriation. http://ow.ly/WJ3OK
Check out our text analytics study of Glassdoor reviews to analyze Walmart employee churn: http://ow.ly/WJ3SP
hbr.org It can signal ways to boost morale.
The Emoji Movie, produced by Sony Pictures, will be opening in movie theaters in August 2017! http://ow.ly/WFCwU
While you’re waiting for the movie, check out our video on the who, where, and how of emoji use around the world!
businessinsider.com Get hype.