E43 John Fitzpatrick, VP of Product and Engineering at Voysis

John Fitzpatrick, Vice-President of Product and Engineering at Voysis discusses how Voysis are making an impact in eCommerce, offering customers a multi-modal experience, where he sees the future of Voice AI heading and much more

Welcome to episode 43 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

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E40 Fionnan Alt, Head of Data Science & Analytics at CurrencyFair

Head of Data Science & Analytics at CurrencyFair Fionnan Alt discusses how CurrencyFair use data science to deliver the best customer experience, staying ahead of the competition, his predictions for the future of AI and more

Welcome to episode 40 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

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E29 Ronan O’Connell, Senior Director at SAP Advanced Analytics Institute

Welcome to episode 29 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is been done within AI in Ireland.

Today’s guest is Ronan O’Connell. Ronan is the Senior Director at the SAP Advanced Analytics Institute, where he is responsible for Big Data and Expert Analytics missions. We are delighted to announce that SAP will be one of our sponsors at the inaugural AI Awards this November and that Ronan will be one of this year’s judges.

The SAP Data Hub delivers a simpler, more scalable approach to data landscape management. With enterprise-spanning data integration, processing and governance, the Data Hub provides unprecedented visibility and access across the complex network of data in the modern enterprise.

In today’s episode, Ronan will tell you about:

  • His background and how he came to join SAP
  • What SAP’s Data Hub is all about
  • Services and Tools the Data Hubs offer to their customers
  • Challenges that you should be aware of working in data science
  • Recent trends that excite him, such as Deep Learning and Quantum Computing
  • Why people need to embrace Artificial Intelligence
  • How to find out more about the SAP Data Hub

 

 

What did you make of Ronan’s podcast? Where do you see the future of Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.

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AI Awards 2018: Last chance to apply!!!
Connecting Ireland’s AI ecosystem for a higher purpose

This is your last chance to take part in the inaugural AI Awards and have the opportunity to showcase your skills and expertise to the AI community on the island of Ireland as the deadline closes this evening at 5pm, Friday 14 September.

The AI Awards is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting, advancing and rewarding corporate and academic excellence in Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation, research & development and products.

It is our mission to support the AI community by recognising the hard work and dedication of those working in the field and to help promote and market Ireland globally as the first-choice home for AI investment and job creation in research and product development.

For more information about the awards, you can see more information here.

E28 Parsa Ghaffari, CEO and Founder at AYLIEN

AYLIEN CEO Parsa Ghaffari discusses what motivated him to set up AYLIEN, benefits they bring to customers, the potential of NLP to improve human interaction with machines and much more

Welcome to episode 28 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is been done within AI in Ireland.

Today’s guest is Parsa Ghaffari, CEO and founder at AYLIEN. AYLIEN leverages Artificial Intelligence to empower thousands of forward-thinking enterprises and developers to collect, analyze and understand vast amounts of human-generated content. It provides an easy way for developers and enterprises to bring the power of Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning to the applications and solutions they build.

In this really fascinating episode, Parsa will chat about:

  • His background and some of the cool things that he has developed over the years
  • What AYLIEN is all about and what motivated him to set it up
  • Some of the challenges he faced in creating AYLIEN
  • The benefits that the AYLIEN platform can bring to customers
  • Leveraging Data Analytics to deliver a better service to customers
  • How the potential of NLP will help humans better interact with machines
  • His predictions on how AI and NLP will shape our lives in the future
  • His ultimate goal with AYLIEN

 

 

What did you make of Parsa’s podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and NLP heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.

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AI Awards 2018: Deadline Closes This Friday!
Connecting Ireland’s AI ecosystem for a higher purpose

There is just a few more days for you be in with the chance to take part in the inaugural AI Awards and have the opportunity to showcase your skills and expertise to the AI community on the island of Ireland as the deadline closes at 5pm on Friday 14 September.

The AI Awards is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting, advancing and rewarding corporate and academic excellence in Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation, research & development and products.

It is our mission to support the AI community by recognising the hard work and dedication of those working in the field and to help promote and market Ireland globally as the first-choice home for AI investment and job creation in research and product development.

For more information about the awards, you can see more information here.

E25 Mark Cummins, co-founder of Pointy

Pointy co-founder Mark Cummins discusses what motivated them to set up Pointy, challenges they needed to overcome setting it up, the success of Pointy thus far, their ultimate goal and much more in episode 25 of AI in Action

Welcome to episode 25 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is been done within AI in Ireland.

Today’s guest is Pointy co-founder Mark Cummins. Pointy lets local retailers put their stock online so that they can be discovered via search engines using a small electronic device “The Pointy Box” that plugs into a shop’s barcode scanner and point-of-sale system. Whenever a product is scanned, Pointy automatically recognises it and uses the information to build up a website so that customers can easily find them online.

In today’s really interesting podcast, you will learn about:

  • Mark’s background, including what he learned during his time with Google
  • What inspired him to set up Pointy
  • How they went about creating the Pointy box and the website platform for local retailers
  • Challenges they needed to overcome
  • How they manage the supply chain and make sure the products are in stock
  • Benefits that Pointy has brought to local retailers
  • The ultimate goal with Pointy
  • Mark’s thoughts on where AI is heading in the near future

 

 

What did you make of Mark Cummins’ podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and data science heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.

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AI Awards 2018: Deadline Extended until 14 September
Connecting Ireland’s AI ecosystem for a higher purpose

We have extended the deadline until Friday 14 September to give more of you the chance to take part in the inaugural AI Awards and have the opportunity to showcase your skills and expertise to the AI community on the island of Ireland.

The AI Awards is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting, advancing and rewarding corporate and academic excellence in Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation, research & development and products.

It is our mission to support the AI community by recognising the hard work and dedication of those working in the field and to help promote and market Ireland globally as the first-choice home for AI investment and job creation in research and product development.

For more information about the awards and how to apply, check out www.aiawards.ie

E21 Bart Lehane, CTO and co-founder at EdgeTier

Welcome to episode 21 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

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