Category: Artificial Intelligence

Aspects of Deep Learning: Activation Functions

At x.ai, we have an organizational concept called “practices.” A practice is a group of people that come up with the best practices for a given area. Some of these practices are in the areas of data science, javascript, data engineering, and user testing. Some members of a practice are highly skilled in that area,…
Artificial Intelligence, Computing, Data

Launching the x.ai Business edition

Today, we’re excited to announce the launch of our Business edition, which is designed for teams. x.ai makes an AI assistant who schedules meetings for you—Amy or Andrew Ingram. There’s no app and nothing to download. When you’re scheduling a meeting, all you do is cc amy@x.ai, and she’ll take over that tedious email ping…
Artificial Intelligence, Startup

Shining light on the invisible

In October I joined the x.ai team as the first UX/UI designer for our ‘visible’ touchpoints, working alongside another designer who focuses on the ‘invisible’ interactions of our product. I became a part of a talented team of data scientists and engineers in the pursuit of making an intelligent assistant who magically schedules meetings for…
Artificial Intelligence, Startup

x.ai selected to the 2017 AI 100 by CB Insights

x.ai is honored to announce that we’ve been included in CB Insight’s AI 100 list. The list recognizes a select group of emerging private companies working on groundbreaking artificial intelligence technology. CB Insights CEO and co-founder Anand Sanwal revealed the winners during The Innovation Summit. CB Insights selected x.ai (out of 1,650 submissions), along with…
Artificial Intelligence, Startup

Why anti-lean startups are back

We’re living in an era (once again), in which startups are taking on some really gnarly technical challenges. These companies are building self-driving cars, high-speed transportation systems, AI autonomous agents, and mining 99% of the genome that hasn’t really been understood yet in terms of how it affects the human body and disease. Many of…
Artificial Intelligence, Data, Startup

A peek at x.ai’s data science architecture

Amy and Andrew are AI personal assistants who schedule meetings for you. There’s no app. Nothing to download. Once you’ve agreed to meet with someone, just cc amy@x.ai and she’ll take over from there. You won’t hear from her again until she’s successfully negotiated a time and place to meet. We modeled Amy and her…
Artificial Intelligence, Computing, Data

Launching the x.ai Professional edition

Today it’s official. We’re launching our Professional edition, the first of the three editions we’ll be rolling out over the coming months. Our AI personal assistants (Amy Ingram and her twin brother Andrew) schedule meetings for you. There’s no app, nothing to download. Simply cc amy@x.ai or andrew@x.ai, and they’ll take over the tedious email…
Artificial Intelligence, Productivity, Startup

x.ai wins Best Intelligent Assistant Award

Drumroll, please! x.ai is proud to announce that we’ve won the AIconics award for Best Intelligent Assistant. The AIconics, the world’s only independently-judged awards celebrating the drive, innovation and hard work in the international Artificial Intelligence Community, announced 2016 winners at The AI Summit in San Francisco this past Wednesday. Over 100 entries representing an impressive range of AI solutions…
Artificial Intelligence, Startup