E23 Suzanne Little, Funded Investigator at the DCU Insight Centre for Data Analytics

Welcome to episode 23 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 on the show is Suzanne Little, who is the Funded Investigator with the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at Dublin City University. She works with the research centre in the Media Analytics group, where she is involved in a number of industry, national and European projects.

She is also an assistant professor and researcher in the School of Computing at DCU, teaching modules including data management and visualisation, and continuing her research in multimedia semantics and video analysis.

In today’s podcast, Suzanne will discuss:

 

 

What did you make of Suzanne Little’s podcast? Where do you see the future of AI and Deep Learning heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.

If you would like to hear more from Susanne about her exciting work, Suzanne will be speaking at the next Data Science Ireland meetup alongside Zalando’s data engineering lead Adam Bermingham and AYLIEN CEO Parsa Ghaffari on Wednesday 5 September, 6pm at Huckletree D2. To book your place, register and RSVP on our meetup page.

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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

Data Science Ireland Meetup August Review

It was a packed house once again for the sixth Data Science Ireland meetup with another excellent line-up of speakers. On Wednesday we learned about Creative AI disrupting the entertainment business and how we can increase public awareness of Artificial Intelligence.

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E17 Kevin Koidl, Research Fellow with the ADAPT Centre at Trinity College Dublin

Welcome to episode 17 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 on the show is Kevin Koidl. Kevin is a Research Fellow with the ADAPT Centre at the School of Computer Science and Statistics in Trinity College Dublin. His main research lies in content personalisation, the future of social networks, eLearning, data privacy and ethics.

Kevin completed his PhD in Computer Science at Trinity College in 2014 and he commercialised the findings of his research by setting up Wripl Technologies, which offers trend and engagement prediction software. He is also a speaker and writer focused on Social Network Innovation, AI and Machine Learning and has delivered presentations at likes of 3XE Digital and the Predict Conference.

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

  • His background and how he became interested in computer vision and data analytics
  • The potential of applying AI in the EdTech sector
  • Setting up Wripl Technologies and how it transformed into a social media dashboard
  • How Wripl’s predictive analytics platforms helped content producers increase customer engagement
  • The challenges organisations face in adhering to the new GDPR rulings
  • Predictions for the future of AI, including more transparency and a lot of realisation

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

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AI Awards 2018: Applications Open
Connecting Ireland’s AI ecosystem for a higher purpose

Applications are still open for you to take part in the inaugural AI Awards and 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, head over to www.aiawards.ie

AI Awards Applications Now Open!

Applications for the inaugural AI Awards are now open for you to take part in a fantastic opportunity to showcase your skills and expertise to the Irish AI community.

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What is the Future of AI?

It is obvious to me that a lot of use cases and business problems today are already resolved using ‘the machine.’ However, behind what we have already established, what is ahead of us?

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Everything you need to know about a career in AI (Silicon republic)

It probably won’t surprise you to hear that automation pretty much goes hand in hand with the future of work, which, incidentally, isn’t so much in the future any more – it’s in the present.

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