How to Choose the Right Cloud Provider

How to choose the right cloud provider

The promise of cloud technology has spawned tremendous innovation by some of the biggest, most powerful companies in the world. Choosing a cloud provider is a very important undertaking and not everyone can afford engaging a…
Nathan Wilkerson
April 20th, 2022
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Top 5 things to know about machine learning content moderation

If you are in charge of moderating user generated content, whether video, image or text based, you may be wondering how you can take advantage of machine learning without having to completely rearchitecting your platform.…
Joaquin Lippincott
April 19th, 2022
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My Promotion to UX Designer

I’ve been working at Metal Toad for almost eight months, I joined the company as a Graphic Designer and Video Editor, and now I’ve been promoted to UX Designer. In my new role, my responsibility is to solve business and user…
Laura Chaves
April 13th, 2022
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Automated Content Moderation with AWS Machine Learning

Metal Toad was recently announced as a solutions partner in Mux’s newest partner program initiative. Mux is a video platform that enables developers to quickly and easily build out amazing video experiences. 
Nathan Wilkerson
April 11th, 2022
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The Cybersecurity threat from Russia

On Thursday, February 24, 2022, Russia invaded the sovereign nation of Ukraine. Immediately after, in a speech, President Biden said the following:
Joaquin Lippincott
March 23rd, 2022
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NAB Show 2022: A Quick Guide

After being canceled in 2021, NAB Show returns to in-person! As with the years prior, we are excited to see a range of new products and services from technology innovators and brands in the Media & Entertainment industry…
Shawn Torrey
March 7th, 2022
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AWS Deep Learning

If you are in the tech world or in the executive business space, you've probably heard the term "Deep Learning" being thrown around. Within the AWS Machine Learning ecosystem the specific deep learning tools are:
Joaquin Lippincott
February 28th, 2022
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The top 5 things to know about facial recognition

When Forbes quoted me in their article 12 Things You Need To Know About Facial Recognition Technology, I made the following contribution...
Joaquin Lippincott
February 16th, 2022
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Amazon Rekognition

Amazon Rekognition (sometimes AWS Rekognition) is a pre-trained computer vision AWS deep learning algorithm which can pull and index insights from images and videos. While Amazon Rekognition is fully customizable, out-of-the…
Joaquin Lippincott
February 1st, 2022
Amazon EC2

What is AWS EC2?

AWS EC2 is short for Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud.  If we dive a little deeper, AWS EC2 is a web service that allows you to rent increments of processing power (CPU) and computer memory (RAM) within AWS’s giant…
Nathan Wilkerson
February 1st, 2022
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SAFe POPM vs. CSPO - Which Product Owner Certification is The Best?

What’s a Product Owner? A product owner (PO) plays a key role in many projects. A simple definition of a PO is a person who represents the customer’s interests on the team.
Dave Bellous
January 27th, 2022
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3 Ways To Use Machine Learning: December 2021 Hackathon Overview

At the end of 2021, Metal Toad leaders came together to reevaluate the future of Metal Toad. After several internal meetings, it was decided that Metal Toad's future is with machine learning. The main driver in this decision…
Shawn Torrey
January 19th, 2022

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