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Introducing API Keys – a safer way to authenticate your applications

As our customers build more sophisticated applications using our API, their requirements and needs are evolving. To provide greater flexibility and control to our customers, we are introducing API Keys, an authentication method that gives more power to developers to build applications for all of their needs.


Inside Clarifai HQ: Welcome Kristin Shevis, our new Chief Customer Officer

We're excited to announce a new addition to our #Clarifam! Kristin Shevis is Clarifai's new Chief Customer Officer, leading our sales, marketing, customer success, and support teams to make the Clarifai customer experience the best in the world! Get to know more about Kristin in her Clarifai blog debut!


Join our live Twitter chat on building a diverse and inclusive culture

At Clarifai, we believe that a diverse and inclusive culture is not just an item you can check off a checklist. Join our live Twitter chat (along with Google Developer Group, Major League Hacks, and Grace Hopper Academy) on Wednesday, May 24 at 9:00 PM EST to share your thoughts on ways tech companies can build diversity and inclusion into every aspect of their culture.


Socially responsible pixels? A look inside Clarifai’s new Demographics recognition model

Pushing the technical boundaries of artificial intelligence often means exploring new ethical terrain in parallel. With this in mind, we took a lot of care in creating our new Demographics recognition model which automatically recognizes the age, gender, and multicultural appearance of people’s faces.


Inside Clarifai HQ: Watch out, San Francisco – here we come!

We're excited to announce that we've opened an office in San Francisco, the first of many steps in our post-Series B expansion plans. The SF office is where Clarifai is building a stellar machine learning research team led by Andrea Frome, formerly of Google Brain and the Hillary for America campaign.


We asked you to teach our AI about “holiday” and here’s what you came up with

Over the holidays, we asked our community to help teach our AI what “holiday” means in exchange for a pair of Snapchat Spectacles. Here’s what you came up with … spoiler alert: there are a lot of Christmas trees involved.


Inside Clarifai HQ: Unconventional challenges of building an AI company

It doesn’t matter what company you work for or what industry you work in: we’re all fighting for top talent. Even with that baseline assumption, scaling an AI company comes with some unique challenges. Here’s how we think about growing our company in a rapidly changing and highly competitive market.


Clarifai 2016 Year in Review

Let's be real - 2016 was a weird year. But, if there's a silver lining in this crazy, crazy year, we hope it's the promise of machine learning and artificial intelligence. What excites us is the idea that developers all over the world are using our product to build a better and more inclusive, more just, more kind world for 2017 and beyond. Thanks for being the best developer community a startup could ask for!


Inside Clarifai HQ: Spreading holiday cheer on a startup budget

One of our core values as a company is the idea of "impact" - taking the resources we have as a startup and prioritizing our efforts to achieve the greatest good. For our annual holiday #Clarifestivities, we decided to apply the notion of "impact" to charitable giving. Every Clarifool was given $100 and two hours to spread the most holiday cheer they could - you'll be surprised at what we came up with!


#ClarifaiMyHoliday – Win a pair of Snapchat Spectacles by showing us how you see the holidays

The holiday season is already upon us and to celebrate, we wanted to give back to our community by giving you a chance to win Snapchat Spectacles - this holiday’s hottest gift! All you have to do is submit a photo of how you see the "holidays."


10 AI hacks we’re thankful for this year

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection and appreciation. At Clarifai, we’re most thankful for our awesome community of developers who create mind-blowing apps on our visual recognition API. We’ve put together a roundup of apps that reflect the things we’re grateful for this Thanksgiving holiday - enjoy!


Announcing 30 million reasons to be thankful

Clarifai’s about to become $30 million better thanks to our Series B funding round led by our new investors Menlo Ventures and existing investors Union Square Ventures, Lux Capital, Qualcomm Ventures and many others. In this blog post, our CEO Matt Zeiler talks about this round of funding and what it means for our customers.