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If youve ever had to have a logo designed, you probably know that a lot of love, care, taste, years of training, tons of experience and buckets of knowledge goes into the process. Logojoy pulls the plug on all of that and goes barreling down a different alleyway, unlocking the power of AI and machine learning to help you throw together logo concepts.
San Leandro-based Airspace Systems is making a business out of solving the toughest problems facing the emerging drone industry. The company designeda drone of its own, jam-packed with sensors and machine intelligence, toautonomouslyintercept threatening drones at high speeds and carrythem away from large crowds.
Having followed the election goodness of Cognovi Labs for the last couple of months, it is interesting to see the startup spring into action as this unprecedented election season has unfolded upon us. The Dayton, Ohio startupwhich is also part of the IKOVE Venture Partners Startup Nurseryuses a combination of human and machine learning to interpret Twitter traffic in a way that it can predict not only sentiment, but also quantify a range of emotional reactions whole regions of the world are collectively feeling.
When crowdsourced labor company CrowdFlower recently raised funding from Microsoft, co-founder Lukas Biewald told me his team was focused on technologythat allows businesses to supplementalgorithms and artificial intelligence with human judgment from crowdsourced labor pools. Now CrowdFlowerbringing on more experts to shape the development of that technology.
Back in June, Tend.ai came out of stealth with its versatile system allowing a robot arm to tend to a dozen or more printers, laser cutters and other modern workshop tools. Now the company has raised $2 million to continue its work, courtesy of True Ventures.
Israel-based equity crowdfunding platformOurCrowdis launching a sector specific fund fully focused on digital health touting it as Israels first fund with such a focus. The fund, called OurCrowd Qure, will invest in early stage startups at the seed and Series A level.Fundraising is starting now, with atarget of $50 million for the first raise.
French startup Dataiku has been profitable for the past three years. But the company wants to go further and is raising a $14 million Series A round led by FirstMark Capital with all existing investors also investing.
Thanks to the Childrens Internet Protection Act, schools in the U.S. that provide internet access to their students must also generally use web filtering systems that block them from accessing obscene or harmful content online. The law, enacted originally in 2000 and updated in 2011, left school districts IT departments scrambling to adapt enterprise solutions that were built for deeper-pocketed corporations, for use in their schools.
With the first beta release of Python 3.6 out in the wild, most of the discussion has been about additions like a new string-literal format or the “secrets” module for cryptographically secure tokens. But version 3.6 also boasts a fair amount of under-the-hood work to quicken the default CPython interpreter.
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The promise of 3D printing has been kind of a dud. Aside from a few cool Yoda heads and some small plastic pieces, there have been no indie players doing much interesting in the space except Markforged.