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The Geotaggers’ World Atlas - Fischer

« Today I’m able to launch the full Geotaggers’ World Atlas covering every city in the world. Thanks to Flickr’s API, it exposes over 10 years of photo locations, and as a web map it lets you explore not just the largest centers of activity but also their context, anywhere on earth » – Eric Fischer.

Voir aussi le même concept avec Twitter (GNIP-Mapbox), nettement moins pertinent pour les pratiques touristiques.

Source : Linking the most interesting places in the world | Mapbox

« Perspective is an API that makes it easier to host better conversations. The API uses machine learning models to score the perceived impact a comment might have on a conversation. Developers and publishers can use this score to give realtime feedback to commenters or help moderators do their job, or allow readers to more easily find relevant information, as illustrated in two experiments below ».

Source : Perspective

Open Data RATP — Horaires Temps réel RATP

RATP Open Data

Dans le cadre de sa démarche d’ouverture des données de transport, la RATP propose une API qui permet d’accéder, en temps réel, aux horaires des prochains passages pour les bus, tramways, métros et RER de son réseau.

Source : Open Data RATP — Horaires Temps réel RATP

Machine Learning (ML) is a fast-moving, competitive field. As important as good algorithms are to ML, the state-of-the-art algorithms are reliably available. Compute clusters are also an important ingredient, and they too are easy to access (especially using services like Amazon EC2 and Amazon EC2 Elastic GPUs). What isn’t reliably available are large-scale high quality data sets. The things you need to train your classifiers. That’s where MTurk comes into play.

Source : re:Invent 2016 recap — Machine Learning with Amazon Mechanical Turk

Critics, however, say social media monitoring is simply mass surveillance by another name. An email originating from a crime analyst in Sacramento, California, for instance, claimed the city’s police department cast a net over the entire city, capturing the social media posts of residents on a “24/7” basis.

Source : Twitter Cuts Ties with SnapTrends, a Social Media Spying Tool for Police | The Daily Dot

beaude-emotion-microsoft-api

The Emotion API takes a facial expression in an image as an input, and returns the confidence across a set of emotions for each face in the image, as well as bounding box for the face, using the Face API.

Source : Microsoft Cognitive Services – Emotion API

Google Cloud Vision API enables developers to understand the content of an image by encapsulating powerful machine learning models in an easy to use REST API. It quickly classifies images into thousands of categories (e.g., « sailboat », « lion », « Eiffel Tower »), detects individual objects and faces within images, and finds and reads printed words contained within images. You can build metadata on your image catalog, moderate offensive content, or enable new marketing scenarios through image sentiment analysis

Source : Vision API – Image Content Analysis — Google Cloud Platform

Amazon said that the Dash Replenishment service is actually just an API system—a set of commands and functions that allow a computer to talk to a server—meaning that any device that can connect to the internet could be converted into an Amazon-buying device.

Source : Amazon is selling gadgets that can order their own refills – Quartz

AlchemyLanguage is a collection of 12 APIs that offer text analysis through natural language processing. The AlchemyLanguage APIs can analyze text and help you to understand its sentiment, keywords, entities, high-level concepts and more.

Source : AlchemyLanguage | IBM Watson Developer Cloud

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