AI Awards 2019 Officially Launched

Applications are now open for the 2019 AI Awards, which will take place on Wednesday 20 November at the Gibson Hotel in Dublin. Continue reading “AI Awards 2019 Officially Launched”

Data Science Ireland November Meetup Recap

It was another fascinating evening at Huckletree D2 for November’s Data Science Ireland meetup, as our guests were treated to yet more world-class presentations

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E38 Ben Duffy, Co-Founder and Lead Researcher with The M-Tank

The M-Tank’s Lead Researcher and co-founder Ben Duffy discusses what he’s learned from their publications, the impact of image captioning and visual speech recognition, is deep learning the future of AI and more

Welcome to episode 38 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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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.

September Data Science Ireland Meetup Recap

It was an enjoyable evening with another packed-house at Huckletree D2 for the seventh Data Science Ireland Meetup, as our guests had plenty to learn from with three more world-class presentations from a great line-up of speakers.

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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