Open sourcing a predictive API

Guest post by Alex Housley (@ahousley)

Seldon is a company that has been operating a "black box" predictive API for three years and that recently open sourced its entire predictive stack. Alex Housley, Seldon's CEO, is one of the speakers at PAPIs '15 where he'll talk about the journey from closed to open: the challenges and pitfalls, architectural considerations, case studies, changes to business models, and new opportunities for partnership across the full stack — between both open and closed technology providers. In this post, Alex gives us a preview of his talk and a first look at the reasons behind this important change...

Louis Dorard

Author of Bootstrapping Machine Learning.