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Matt TurckJun 28, 2018 – Just as last year, the data tech ecosystem has continued to “fire on all cylinders”.  If nothing else, data is probably even more front and center in 2018, in both business and personal conversations. Read article

  • World Economic Forum on Thursday announced its selection of the world’s 61 most promising Technology Pioneers 2018, the most diverse class of such pioneers ever
  • Companies were selected for their potential to “transform society and industry” and “shape the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” Fulvia Montresor of the World Economic Forum said
  • Gamalon’s Idea Learning technology, which empowers enterprises to read, understand and interact with billions of customer messages, made it to the selection for its contributions in the field of artificial intelligence
  • The full list of recognized Technology Pioneers can be viewed here

Cambridge MA – June 21st, 2018 – Gamalon, creator of next-generation artificial intelligence technology for natural language, was selected as one of the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers, a group of the world’s most innovative companies. Using Gamalon’s Idea Learning AI platform, enterprises can listen, learn and respond to customer messages at scale. Gamalon enables simultaneous, one-on-one personal conversations with millions of people. Read more

Alex WoodieJun 6, 2018 – One startup working in this space is Gamalon. The Cambridge, Massachusetts company last month received $20 million in Series A funding led by Intel Capital to streamline the identification of ideas from large amounts of data. Read article

Rob MayMay 21, 2018 – This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Ben Vigoda from Gamalon.  The company recently closed a Series A financing and has been one of the most forward thinking AI companies around.  Ben was the guy who introduced me to the concept of probabilistic programming when we met a couple of years ago, and Gamalon is one of the few startups taking such an approach. Read article

Will KnightMay 8, 2018 – An approach to artificial intelligence that embraces uncertainty and ambiguity could paradoxically help make future virtual assistants less confused. Gamalon, an AI startup based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, developed the new technique for teaching machines to handle language, and several businesses are now testing a chatbot platform that uses it Read article

Jeff EngelMay 9, 2018 – Gamalon, a startup that says it has developed artificial intelligence-like software that avoids some of the drawbacks of popular machine learning techniques, has received a big endorsement of its approach. On Tuesday, the Cambridge, MA-based company announced a $20 million Series A funding round led by Intel Capital. Read article

Paul SawersMay 8, 2018 – Data is often said to be the “new currency,” as it can serve significant value when companies unlock the arsenal of qualitative and quantitative information that they generate. But sifting through the noise and making sense of unstructured data is a challenge, which is where automation and artificial intelligence could help. Read article

Bernadette EspositoFeb 23, 2017 – Ben Vigoda, the founder and CEO of a new startup, Gamalon, Inc., has created a technology that has automated the process of model writing, transforming the technology from a tool for data scientists into a full fledged machine learning technology that learns from data, by itself. Read article

Ron MillerMay 8, 2018Gamalon wants to change the game when it comes to understanding text-based customer communications. Instead of using neural networks to learn about a vast corpus of information, the startup takes a different approach, putting the text in a database and building decision trees to very rapidly train the data to arrive at the required information. Today, it announced a $20 million Series A investment led by Intel Capital. Read article

First application of technology enables enterprises to read, understand, and interact with billions of customer messages and provide individual responses

Cambridge MA – May 8th, 2018 – Gamalon today announced the first artificial intelligence system that can process natural language and then explain what ideas are present and how they are organized. Using Gamalon’s Idea Learning® technology, one person or a small group can understand what millions of people or customers are saying, and provide individualized responses and experiences. Read more

Nanette ByrnesJun 27, 2017 – Gamalon has been named to MIT Technology Review’s 2017 list of 50 Smartest Companies. To make the list, a company must exhibit technological leadership and business acumen which set them apart from competitors. Read article

O'Reilly AI SeriesJul 10, 2017 – Ben Vigoda, Gamalon's CEO, was recently featured in the O'Reilly AI series. In this talk, he explains Idea Learning, and how it enables next-generation AI in digital assistants, customer and product data, and more. Read article

Charlie WoodFeb 16, 2017 – What if programs could take common sense suggestions from people, instead of relying blindly on data? What if machines could act more like humans, jumping to conclusions after just a few observations? Read article

John MannesFeb 14, 2017 – It’s hard to fathom that the work of Reverend Thomas Bayes is still coming back to drive cutting edge advancements in AI, but that’s exactly what’s happening. DARPA-backed Gamalon is the latest carrier of the Bayesian baton... Read article

Will KnightFeb 14, 2017 – Gamalon has developed a technique that lets machines learn from a lot less data, while using less computer power. Machine learning is becoming extremely powerful but it requires extreme amounts of data... Read article

Cade MetzFeb 14, 2017 – Probabilistic programming lets researchers build machine learning algorithms more like coders build computer programs. But the real power of the technique lies in its ability to deal with uncertainty. Read article

Ashlee VanceFeb 14, 2017 – Startup Gamalon gives AI bots a head start without Google-level resources. Read article

Aaron TilleyFeb 14, 2017 – The entire tech industry has fallen hard for a branch of artificial intelligence called deep learning. Also known as deep neural networks, the AI involves throwing massive amounts of data at a neural network to train... Read article

Rick MerrittFeb 14, 2017 – A new startup debuted software that it claims will disrupt the emerging field of machine learning. Gamalon uses complex math and algorithms instead of the high-end processors required for the deep-learning techniques... Read article

Jon FingasFeb 14, 2017 – Gamalon's tech promises machine learning with a fraction of the effort. As clever as machine learning is, there's one common problem: you frequently have to train the AI on thousands or even millions of examples... Read article

James WalkerFeb 14, 2017 – An artificial intelligence has successfully learned how to write and rewrite its own code, opening the door to more advanced robots and automation in the future. It could enable AI to understand new environments and adapt to different tasks more quickly... Read article

Christina CardozaFeb 15, 2017 – A newly announced startup believes it has come up with a new way to accelerate machine learning. Gamalon has emerged from stealth mode with its Bayesian Program Synthesis (BPS) technology... Read article

Michael FeldmanFeb 15, 2017 – Gamalon Inc, emerged from stealth mode this week, announced two machine learning products, based on an in-house technology known as Bayesian Program Synthesis (BPS)... Read article

Kevin ParrishFeb 14, 2017 – Gamalon's new deep learning technology should increase how fast artificial intelligence can learn, providing time-saving applications... Read article

Nancy OwanoFeb 15, 2017 – This AI launch could signal a difference for the better. Cambridge, MA-based Gamalon is touting its approach to AI and machine learning and the claims are significant... Read article

Brandon ButlerFeb 15, 2017 – Gamalon is a Cambridge, MA-based startup that has received $7.7 million from DARPA to create an advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence platform that the company says is more time and computationally efficient than others on the market. Read article

Dom GaleonFeb 16, 2017 – A company has developed a type of technology that allows a machine to effectively learn from fewer examples and refine its knowledge as further examples are provided. This technology could be applied to everything from teaching a smartphone to recognize a user's preferences to helping autonomous driving systems quickly identify obstacles... Read article

Aditya TiwariFeb 17, 2017 – A Massachusetts-based company Gamalon, Inc. has come up with a new tech called Bayesian Program Synthesis (BPS). It is based on probability and can be used to train an AI system with the least possible examples. Gamalon has demonstrated that their system has performed better... Read article

Cambridge, Mass. – Feb 14, 2017 – Today, Gamalon, Inc., emerged from stealth mode to announce that it has developed a game-changing new approach to artificial intelligence/machine learning called Bayesian Program Synthesis (BPS). Gamalon’s BPS technology – for the first time – writes and rewrites its own Bayesian programs. This technology achieves higher accuracy and uses orders of magnitude less computation and training data relative to today’s state-of-the-art deep machine learning. Read more

Cade MetzFeb 3, 2017 – Neural networks are all the rage in Silicon Valley, infusing so many internet services with so many forms of artificial intelligence. But as good as they may be at recognizing cats in your online photos, AI researchers know that neural networks are still quite flawed... Read article

Ash EganDec 22, 2016 – As the technology stands today, computers cannot replace humans. But, machines are analyzing pictures and text in multiple layers, and therefore dramatically automating tasks... Read article

Oct 13, 2016 – We are honored to have been selected as one of the first cohort of MIT STEX25 startups! MIT STEXT25 companies are:

technology-based startups with a connection to MIT… that have been identified as particularly well-suited for industry collaboration. These young, vibrant companies have proved themselves with early use cases, clients, demos, or partnerships, and may be on the cusp of significant growth.

Bill FlemingOct 1, 2016 – From speech recognition on smart phones to toothbrushes that learn the shape of your mouth to improve brushing, technology is being programmed to adapt to and improve how we go about our daily lives. On Sept. 29, 2016, Fidelity Labs hosted TEDxBoston 2016, which was focused on AI and ML. Invited guests heard speakers talk about the impact that machine intelligence has... Read article

Dan WoodsSep 16, 2016 – The most promising technology for early adopters is probabilistic programming. This approach to AI ... doesn’t require huge volumes of data. It works on medium data, as Eggers put it. Benjamin Vigoda of Gamalon presented on how to use this technique for business apps... Read article