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Slack's former head of machine learning wants to put AI in reach of every company

12 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

Adam Oliner, co-founder and CEO of Graft used to run machine learning at Slack, where he helped build the company's internal artificial intelligence infrastructure. Slack lacked the resources of a company like Meta or Google, but it still had tons of data to sift through and it was his job to build something on a smaller scale to help put AI to work on the data set.
With a small team, he could only build what he called a “miniature” solution in comparison to the web scale counterparts. After he and his team built it, however, he realized that it was broadly applicable and could help other...
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Salesforce acquires Troops.ai to make useful Slack bots

12 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

Proving that there's an appetite for bots, Salesforce today announced that it will acquire Troops.ai, a bot-based service that integrates with Slack to make it easier for sales teams to retrieve and update data across Salesforce's various systems. The terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but Salesforce said that Troops will become a part of Slack when the acquisition closes in Q2 2023, subject to customary closing conditions.
“When we started Troops, we wanted to reimagine how work gets done. We wanted to make work easier, more intelligent, and more collaborative,” Troops CEO Dan Reich...
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