data science

E25 Mark Cummins, co-founder of Pointy

AI Ireland

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…

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

AI Ireland

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:

  • Her background…

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