Twitter Pays Million Per Machine Learning Ph.D.

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) recently acquired Magic Pony technologies, a machine learning startup focusing on deep learning in computer vision. In my continuing coverage of the AI market, I want to briefly comment on this transaction. (click to enlarge) Click to enlarge How magic is this pony? First, another contributor has already commented and described the company’s product (without technical details). He claims: At its core, Magic Pony uses machine learning to enhance low resolution images and videos. It is quite remarkable when you think about it. We know that a high resolution photo can be easily transformed into low a resolution photo, since we have all the raw materials that we would need in the original photo (i.e. the pixels). What Magic Pony could do is akin to creating something out…


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