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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E34 Aljosa Smolic, co-founder at Volograms

Aljosa Smolic, SFI Research Professor of Creative Technologies at Trinity College Dublin and he is also the co-founder of Volograms discusses what Volograms is all about, how AI comes into play in their work, their research into virtual humans and much more!

Welcome to episode 34 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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E32 Oisin Boydell, Principal Data Scientist with CeADAR Ireland

Oisin Boydell, Principal Data Scientist with CeADAR, the Centre for Applied Data Analytics Research at UCD will tell you about some of his interesting work in Deep Learning, advancements in XAI, future projects and where he thinks AI is heading in the next few years

Welcome to episode 32 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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E22 Paul Walsh, Founder and CTO at NSilico

Welcome to episode 22 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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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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