Company Updates & Technology Articles
We’ve had an incredible group of people join Scale—and we’re still hiring! We wanted to take a moment to call out the amazing engineering team at Scale:
TLDR: Row stores are fast to write but slow to read. Column stores are fast to read but slow to write. Load data from Mongo into Parquet files for fast querying using AWS Athena. MongoDB is a schema-less NoSQL document store that uses a JSON-like format for each document. Each document in Mongo WiredTiger is […]
You can now be a part of a team on Scale API! Until recently, only the original creator of a task could access its history, visually inspect responses, and provide direct feedback on quality. It was a hurdle to our users getting the fullest possible value out of our platform.
Today we are happy to announce a new version of our customer dashboard! We’ve cleaned up the dashboard so it’s faster and more efficient for you to use.
One of the most obvious signs that a site is made with Next.JS is that you load the page, you click a link to another section and it loads instantly. That’s because when a page is loaded, Next.JS will download in the background all the other pages linked with tags.
We recently worked with the team at Cloudinary to help build and evaluate a better image compression and quality measurements. The results of Cloudinary’s work on Scale were very insightful and we wanted to share it broadly to demonstrate how more companies can leverage human judgments to build high quality features.
We’re excited to be launching a bunch of new annotation types for images. Since the launch of our bounding box API, we’ve annotated millions of images with boxes to identify a host of different objects, from cars and hats to roof damage and parking lots.
We are excited to announce that we have raised a $4.5 million Series A round of funding led by Accel. Along with this funding, Accel’s Daniel Levine has joined Scale’s board. The funding will be used to invest in our rapid growth, expand our offerings, and grow our team.
Starting today, we will now be sending word-by-word timestamps for all of our audio transcription requests. It was a common feature request we’ve gotten for our audio transcription API, and has enabled a wide range of applications for our customers.
One of the largest automobile companies in the world uses Scale to help build self-driving cars. Self-driving cars (SDCs) are one of the most exciting technologies being developed today.