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HACARUS launches Kaggle Challenge program!

We are excited to announce that we have started a self-training program for our engineers called "HACARUS Internal Kaggle Challenge" In this program,  every engineer is allowed to spend up to 20% of working hours for a Kaggle competition and this is, so to say, Hacarus version of 20% rule. Needless to say, Kaggle is the world's largest machine learning competition platform and we can find many competitions related to our focused business areas like medical and industrial fields. Participation…

Cooling Off with Naoki Kitora, Our Chief Data Officer!

Today, we’re joining Naoki Kitora for lunch to talk about his experience, the reason for joining Hacarus, achieved growth, and motivation as Chief Data Officer. For lunch, we went to a restaurant that specialized in grilled eel (unagi), quite the delicacy! Unagi is a popular dish in Japan mainly eaten in the summer. During a period of seasonal change, also known as Doyo no Ushi no Hi, many people eat unagi- where, in the past, people believed foods beginning with…

Meet Mitsutaka Shiraishi, FPGA Engineer at Kyoto HQ

Today we want to introduce you to Mitsutaka Shiraishi, an FPGA engineer here at Hacarus with a long career in embedded systems. With experience in developing firmware, he’s now moving towards hardware as a member of the Hacarus Edge AI team. We want to delve into what he’s been working on at Hacarus, what he aims to do from here on out, and how he got here. We went out for lunch at a scenic Kyoto Obanzai restaurant, called Kyoto…

Capturing the first ever image of a Black Hole – How Sparse Modeling made it possible

NEW NOVEL TECHNOLOGY MADE THE IMPOSSIBLE, POSSIBLE When the international Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) projects announced that it had become the first in the world to obtain a picture of a black hole the internet was set ablaze with viral reactions. The image, compiled by the EHT displays a glowing, orange ring (cover page), which is actually the swirling gas created by the gravity field of the black hole – theoretically known, but never before seen.   WHY WERE BLACK…