Shaped Blog

December 5, 2022
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Real-time Search, Session, and Similar Ranking

Today we’re excited to announce the release of several APIs and features that help you get the most from your Shaped ranking and recommendation models.

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Features
Jaime Ferrando Huertas
December 2, 2022
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Asking ChatGPT about itself and the future of chatbots

OpenAI just released a new large language model fine-tuned for conversational AI based on gpt-3.5. We tried it out at https://chat.openai.com/chat and asked to write a blog post about itself, the results are amazing!

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AI/ML
Jaime Ferrando Huertas
October 24, 2022
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Why your feeds are getting worse over time

If you’ve ever browsed TikTok’s For You Page, Facebook Newsfeed, Instagram Reels, Youtube Shorts, or any “infinite” scrolling social feed you have been served personalized recommendations. These feeds use algorithms to find out what content will keep you browsing the feed. I’ve seen many people complain about how their personalized feeds get worse over time, recommending the same topic over and over, old content, or even things you already consumed.

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AI/ML
Jaime Ferrando Huertas
September 28, 2022
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Your browsing behavior is being modeled as a language

What if I told you that your web browsing is being modeled as a language in most of the web pages you visit? Let me show you why and how.

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AI/ML
Daniel Camilleri
September 22, 2022
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Day 3 of #Recsys2022: our favorite 5 papers and talks

The last day at RecSys 2022 started with a session on Sessions and Interaction, moved on to Models and Learning to finish with Large-Scale Recommendations. Here are our favorite 5 papers and talks of the day.

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AI/ML
Tullie Murrell
September 20, 2022
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Day 2 of #RecSys2022: Our favorite 5 papers and talks

It’s been another fantastic day at RecSys 2022. Following the Women in RecSys Breakfast, the day started with a keynote from Catherine D’Ignazio and then throughout the day had the following sessions: Fairness & Privacy, Diversity & Novely, and Models and Learning I. Here are our favorite 5 papers and talks.

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AI/ML
Jaime Ferrando Huertas
September 19, 2022
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Day 1 of #Recsys2022: Our favorite 5 papers and talks

We just wrapped up a fantastic first day at Recsys2022 in Seattle. If you see the Shaped team come say hi. Here are our favorite 5 papers and talks of the day.

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Daniel Camilleri
September 9, 2022
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Shaped vs. AWS Personalize

How to compare Shaped with AWS Personalize

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Javier Iranzo-Sanchez
September 1, 2022
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10 ways AI will change products and experiences in the next 5 years

The field of artificial intelligence is growing at an extraordinary speed. Check out some selected topics that we think AI will affect and be a big factor in the upcoming years.

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AI/ML
Tullie Murrell
August 31, 2022
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A ranking model for every use-case!

Introducing Shaped's "Model API". A configuration API to Shaped's multi-stage recommendation system.

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Features
Jazlyn Lin
August 30, 2022
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Exploration vs. Exploitation in Recommendation Systems

Problems with bias in recommendation systems and what you can do about them.

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AI/ML
Nina Shenker-Tauris
August 24, 2022
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Yann LeCun: A Path Towards Autonomous Machine Intelligence

How could machines learn as efficiently as humans and animals?

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Daniel Camilleri
August 22, 2022
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From Analytics to Action

A little less analytics, a little more action please.

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Javier Iranzo-Sanchez
August 8, 2022
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Information Retrieval Systems, the precursors of Recommender Systems

Not sure about the differences between information retrieval systems and recommender systems? Don't worry, we got you covered.

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Jaime Ferrando Huertas
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Takeaways from the Nvidia Recommender Systems Summit 2022

This year’s recommender systems summit included a great set of speakers, each one sharing unique learnings on working with recommender systems.

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Tullie Murrell
July 12, 2022
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Data-Centric AI for Ranking

Data quality and volume is what makes rankings algorithms at big-tech so seamless. How can you create the same experiences with the data you have? Data-centric AI may be the answer!

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AI/ML
Tullie Murrell
June 1, 2022
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Shaped API Docs

We just released Shaped's API docs at: docs.shaped.ai

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Daniel Camilleri
May 19, 2022
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Why Airbnb Made Such a Big Deal About Categories

From Search based to Discovery first

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Tullie Murrell
April 27, 2022
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$1.9M Seed Round

Shaped is proud to announce our $1.9 million seed round!

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Daniel Camilleri
March 29, 2022
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YC Demo Day W22

We just presented to 1500 investors at Demo Day W22!

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Daniel Camilleri
March 1, 2022
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Shaped is backed by Y Combinator

We’re excited to announce that Shaped is backed by Y Combinator as part of its Winter 2022 batch!

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