Computer Vision

Anno.Ai CEO Steven Witt Interview

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I first met Steven Witt a few years ago at a DataTribe event. Steven had recently sold his previous company, Onyara and helped launch DataTribe as a co-founder. I got to interact with him on a variety of cyber investing and cyber product topics. After helping get DataTribe going with their first group of companies, he expressed interest in being a CEO again and creating a company to make it easier to train computer vision models. I was familiar with this pain point, as our investment in Pixm heavily relied on proprietary curation of logo data to detect phishing attacks. Steven recently launched Anno.Ai and closed his first round of investment of which we participated. Steven agreed to answer a variety of questions of computer vision training and Anno.Ai's approach.  Read More…

Remembering all of my LinkedIn connections with Polarity

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Like many of us in the cyber industry, we leverage LinkedIn to maintain our contacts and track people we’ve worked with. One of the most useful things I’ve done with my LinkedIn contacts was to import them into
Polarity. Now, when I read the news, look at conference speakers, participate in industry Slack channels, or even scan a list of investors or board members for a company I am researching, Polarity highlights who I “know” from LinkedIn. This makes my time more productive and my connections and time spent previously with contacts, much more meaningful. In this blog post, I will show some examples of what this integration looks like and how to export, clean and import the data into Polarity. Read More…

Interview with, Arun Buduri, Pixm President and Co-Founder

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We have been working with Pixm since early 2017 and felt their computer vision approach to detecting and stopping phishing attacks was unique and effective. Pixm recently launched their free for personal use and business solutions. I conducted an interview with Pixm president and co-founder Arun Buduri and we covered the current state of phishing, how computer vision helps combat phishing and the new personal use and business offerings. Read More…