Keybase Architecture / Clarifai Infrastructure Meetup Talks

Keybase is a platform for managing public key infrastructure. Keybase’s products simplify the complicated process of associating your identity with a public key. Keybase is the subject of the first half of today’s show. Michael Maxim, an engineer from Keybase gives an overview of how the technology works and what kinds of applications Keybase unlocks.

The second half of today’s show is about Clarifai. Clarifai is an AI platform that provides image recognition APIs as a service. Habib Talavati explains how Clarifai’s infrastructure processes requests, and the opportunities for improving the efficiency of that infrastructure.

Last month, we had three Software Engineering Daily Meetups: in New York, Boston, and Los Angeles. At each of these Meetups, listeners from the SE Daily community got to meet each other and talk about software–what they are building and what they are excited about. I was happy to be in attendance at each of these, and I am posting the talks given by our presenters. The audio quality is not perfect on these, but there are also no ads.

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