30 days. 3 locations. 5 women's engineering colleges. #BcozGirlsJustWannaCode, a unique hackathon for women, brought 283 teams into the fray. Nine finalists traveled to Bengaluru to battle it out at the grand finale, to showcase their hacks to the brightest minds in Indian e-commerce. Read their inspiring story.
Dr Soumen Chakrabarti is one of India’s foremost AI researchers, working in the field of knowledge graphs and search. His work has also contributed greatly to development of the Open Web. Dr Chakrabarti addressed Flipkart engineers recently in a Blue Sky talk about his favorite area of research. We caught up with him to pick his brains about some of the most pressing issues surrounding the state of the information highway
Flipkart’s tech conference, slash n 2018, brings together the smartest minds on April 5 & 6, 2018 with an accent on #AIForIndia. Look out for keynotes by Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal and Alibaba Chief Scientist Luo Si and other speakers
Street addresses in India tell a story in themselves. Some are short, some are long, and some are detailed, and some are incomprehensible. A uniquely Indian problem, addresses pose a riddle to data scientists, and a frustrating, revenue-bleeding headache for businesses that rely on last-mile logistics. Flipkart’s data scientists have developed a machine learning model that not only makes sense of complex Indian addresses but also finds application in detecting and eliminating address fraud. Read all about another #AIForIndia solution that Flipkart pioneered
Artificial Intelligence is no longer the future. It is here. To build AI For India, to make Indians realize and reap the benefits of AI, data scientists and engineers must passionately embrace the mission of solving unique problems for India. And Flipkart, says co-founder Sachin Bansal, is the best place to make a trailblazing career doing just that