By Lukas Biewald, March 30, 2017

An Invitation to Train AI 2017

  I’ve been going to artificial intelligence conferences for a long time, and there are more and more every year. […] [...]



Research and Insights

By Lukas Biewald, November 9, 2016

Announcing our Scientific Advisory Board

One of the challenges of working at the forefront of an exciting and fast moving field is the amount of […] [...]


By Justin Tenuto, December 9, 2015

Video Webinar: How NDA Crowds Work

Plenty of jobs that come through CrowdFlower deal with publicly available data. Twitter sentiment analysis, internal search relevance, comment moderation, and many other use cases leverage our contributors and our platform to enrich data that's simply available on the internet. But for certain jobs, [...]


By Justin Tenuto, October 23, 2015

5 things we learned at the Rich Data Summit

Last week, we hosted the first annual Rich Data Summit in our hometown of San Francisco. And not to toot our own horn, but it went pretty damn well. We'll be posting videos of all our great talks next week (our video folks are working on it as we speak), but we wanted to share a few themes that kept [...]


By Justin Tenuto, August 17, 2015

Catch up on our sentiment analysis webinar with Oracle

Last Thursday, we sat down with a couple great data scientists from Oracle to learn how they use people-powered sentiment analysis. Our CEO Lukas Biewald was joined by Randall Sparks (Principal Member of Technical Staff at Oracle Data Cloud) and Pallika Kanani (Senior Research Staff Member at Oracle [...]


By Leena Kamath, August 5, 2015

How Oracle Uses People-Powered Data Enrichment Platform To Run Sentiment Analysis

Three data scientists, one fantastic webinar. Join Randall Sparks, Pallika Kanani (Oracle) and Lukas Biewald (CrowdFlower) as they explain how to get beyond positives and negatives and unlock real opinion. Using real-world use-cases, this 45-minute webinar will touch on everything from how to sel [...]


By Romeo Leon, July 10, 2015

Why I joined CrowdFlower

The thing I noticed when I first visited CrowdFlower was the television. I'd come in early for my first interview and found myself staring at it, but not because the monitor was displaying metrics like you might expect. It was a slide-show with people and their quotes, the contributors who work on C [...]


By Jason MIller, July 1, 2015

CrowdFlower and the Local Community

On Sunday July 28th, CrowdFlower took its message to the streets and supported the local community as a Platinum Sponsor at the Mission Sunday Streets fair. Sunday Streets, which started in San Francisco in 2008, cordons off a few blocks to encourage recreation, community activities and fun in selec [...]


By Justin Tenuto, June 30, 2015

Five new speakers confirmed for the Rich Data Summit

We've been busily adding new speakers for the Rich Data Summit, and by speakers, we mean data scientists. Lots and lots of data scientists. As a reminder, the conference is happening in San Francisco at the Village on October 14th of this year. We already spoiled our first batch of speakers last [...]


By Lukas Biewald, June 9, 2015

Join Nate Silver, Monica Rogati, and Beth Noveck (and more) at the Rich Data Summit

Time and time again, we hear how data scientists spend most of their time doing what they least enjoy: cleaning and enriching data. In fact, they spend 80% of their time preparing data, but only 20% of it on the juicy stuff, like predictive analysis or pattern mining. The thing is, most conferences [...]