Engineering
  • Engineering
    Building the Future: My (Remote) Internship at Instabase

    I distinctly remember the first day of my internship at Instabase this summer — May 26th. It was a Tuesday, which is the day of…

    Aug 13,2020
  • Business Process
    How Instabase Makes “Complex Data” Usable

    At Instabase, we make unstructured and structured data useful for business productivity. Complex data, or data that can only be used by humans, presents a variety…

    Jan 27,2020
  • Computer Vision
    To solve an impossible problem, redefine it

    Machine learning is at the cusp between research and engineering. On the one hand, many ML techniques have become simple off-the-shelf libraries. On the other…

    Nov 24,2018
  • Automation
    Good Automation Strategies Extend, not Replace

    Talk of automation can create apprehension. The fear for both managers and employees is the same: what if a significant part of the team becomes…

    Jul 09,2018
  • Big Data
    A text alignment algorithm inspired by ..soap operas?

    Most problems in computer science can be reduced in some part to one of a few hundred or so classic problems. There are the Dining Philosophers,…

    Feb 12,2018
  • Data Science
    How to outperform perfectionism with ensembles and a “Good Enough” mindset

    Machines outperform humans at a million small tasks, but they lack any understanding of how those tasks fit together. That fractured competence can pose a…

    Jan 29,2018
  • Engineering
    How to approach structured data extraction from images

    I’ve been doing a lot of image processing lately, with the goal of extracting the structured data visible inside an image. While I’ve still got…

    Jan 17,2018