The Chooch Curl Sample Code demonstrates how to access image recognition features from an URL. Developers can import requests to the API to receive JSON responses. Additional recognition services include face recognition and face authentication.
Uber has introduced a new distributed computing library for computer clusters: Fiber. Fiber is Python-based and allows programmers to program a cluster of computers much in the way they would typically program a laptop or desktop. Uber had originally developed Fiber for projects like POET.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Telephony, Verification, and Artificial Intelligence. Featured today is a 'forecast-as-a-service' API and an API that converts almost any file to PDF. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.