Twitter takes on Dutchman startup of technology for machine learning




Twitter has acquired the startup Whetlab, a company that machine learning would bring to ordinary businesses. One of the co-founders of Whetlab the Dutchman Jasper Snoek, who sits at Harvard University.

Whetlab offered his services still in closed beta, but will thus now stop the acquisition is a fact, the startup has announced on its website . Twitter confirms the acquisition through a tweet . How much money is involved in the acquisition, is unknown.

The company specialized in offering machine learning services for businesses, which therefore should be able to make better use of the potential of machine learning without having to take on a team of scientists. Whetlab called it self AI for AI. It is unknown exactly what Twitter wants to technology Whetlab, Bayesian Optimization . Whetlab of the founders worked at Spearmint , a way to bring that Bayesian Optimization in practice.

One of the co-founders is the Dutchman Jasper Snoek, which include the Canadian University of Toronto and Harvard on his resume.


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