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An interview with David Austin: 1st place and $25,000 in Kaggle’s most popular image classification competition

In today’s blog post, I interview David Austin, who, with his teammate, Weimin Wang, took home 1st place (and $25,000) in Kaggle’s Iceberg Classifier Challenge. David and Weimin’s winning solution can be practically used to allow safer navigation for ships and boats across hazardous waters, resulting in less damages to ships and cargo, and most […]

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PyImageSearch Gurus member spotlight: Saideep Talari

In today’s blog post, I interview Saideep Talari, a PyImageSearch Gurus graduate who was recently hired as a computer vision engineer at a startup in India. Saideep’s story holds a special place in my heart as it’s so incredibly sincere, genuine, and heartfelt. You see, Saideep comes from a very low income Indian family. They did not have much money. In […]

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PyImageSearch Gurus member spotlight: Tuomo Hiippala

In today’s blog post, I interview PyImageSearch Gurus member, Tuomo Hiippala, who was recently awarded a 28000€ grant (approximately $30,500 USD) to research how computer vision can be used to study visual culture, including social media images and photo archives. We’ll discuss his very unique area of research, which blends linguistics with computer vision, and how his work is […]

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