Facebook Lifts Curtain on Its Machine Learning Platform

Home Facebook Lifts Curtain on Its Machine Learning Platform Posted 5 hours, 15 minutes ago Machine learning is all the rage these days at hyperscale companies, which are using them to drive key applications like search, image recognition, and language translation. Mostly these companies keep such proprietary technology under wraps, but occasionally the unwashed masses get a glimpse of the kind of software that is shaping their online lives. Like this week.  In a blog entry posted May 9 on Facebook’s Engineering website, software developer Jeffry Dunn talks about the company’s machine learning software platform, known as FBLearner Flow. First deployed on Facebook servers last year, the software is now being employed by a quarter of the company’s engineering teams and is being used to develop models for personalized news feeds, ranking…


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