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  • iOSDC 2023 First-Time Attendee Report! [Why New Grad iOS Engineers Should Attend iOSDC]

    Hello, I’m jus, a Mobile App Engineer at Money Forward X Company. As a new graduate Mobile App Engineer, I joined Money Forward this year and attended iOSDC Japan 2023 for the first time from September 1st to 3rd! I deeply understand the hesitation new iOS engineers might feel. “Is it too soon to attend such a conference?” “Wouldn’t…

  • Model Optimization with PyTorch

    Greetings, I am Keith, a Machine Learning Engineer at Money Forward. Today, we will take a quick look at the techniques and tools applied in the example of optimizing SegmentAnything implementation, highlighted in the influential blog post: “Accelerating Generative AI” from the PyTorch blog. The images in this post is from the PyTorch original blog post.…

  • Coding Languages, Changing Continents – My Academic to Industrial Odyssey

    In December 2018, after finishing my PhD in Computational Linguistics in Germany, I landed in Tokyo to start a new chapter at an international research institute. The academic life was fulfilling. But as I hit my three-year mark, I started getting curious about the industrial side of things, particularly the prospect of generating real-world impact…

  • Fukuoka: Our Englishnization Journey

    Introduction Hello everyone! I am Kostas from Greece and I moved to Japan for Money Forward in October 2023. My team is based in Fukuoka and is responsible for the IC card reader system. We are also bringing a challenging experiment to the table: having English as our main language of communication. Background Money Forward aims to…

  • Welcome to team Yatai

    Introduction Hello. I’m Kobayashi, a software engineer at Fukuoka development base. Today, I would like to introduce our team “Yatai”, which was launched in October 2023 and is the first team at our Fukuoka development base composed of both Japanese speakers and non-Japanese speakers. Background of Team Yatai’s Launch This initiative is part of “Englishnization…

  • The Path from Neuroscience to ML Engineering at Money Forward

    Hello, I’m Danny and I’m working as a Machine Learning Engineer (MLE) at MoneyForward. But before this, I was getting my PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience with a specialization in Computational Neuroscience. This is a fairly non-traditional route, so I’m hoping my perspective can motivate those with a similar background to explore the field of AI/ML…

  • Cross-account KEDA deployment

    What is KEDA? 🤔 KEDA is a Kubernetes-based Event Driven Autoscaler. With KEDA, you can drive the scaling of any deployment in Kubernetes based on events, and custom metrics and also scale down the deployment to 0 if needed. You can find more descriptions here. Why do we need KEDA? 😃 Generally in Kubernetes, we can…

  • Design Thinking Bootcamp for Cross Functional Teams

    NIRAJ DESAI Hello Everyone! Today, I would like to talk about Design Thinking as an approach to finding innovation. Innovation happens at the center of “Desirability”, “Feasibility”, and “Viability”, to put in short for any product or any service that is truly innovative it needs three fundamental qualities which I listed before. Any Product or…

  • Platform Engineering and Culture

    NIRAJ DESAI Hello Everyone! In this article I would like to tell you all about my perspective of Platform Engineering, what I have learnt over the years in this field, and how widely it has evolved over the years. Platform Engineering right now is at the for forefront of governing, operationalizing and managing large scale…

  • We Held Introductory Sessions on Ruby and Ruby on Rails for International Members

    SAWADA Tsuyoshi In this article, I would like to report about a series of introductory sessions on Ruby and Ruby on Rails targetting international members that we held this year. It took place initially in India in August 2023. It started as face-to-face sessions spanning for about ten days, and then moved on to online…

  • Money Forward Tech Blogathon 2023 is coming up!

    Hello, I’m @luccafort, working as a Tech PR in Money Forward.We have had our Tech Blogathon event in December since last year and we’ll be hosting it again this year. What is the Tech Blogathon? The Blogathon is an event where we relay blogs, posting them until the 25th of December.This year, we’ll be posting…