Like the rest of the world, Ireland is preparing for a future driven by new technologies. A critical aspect of this is finding people with the right skills to push boundaries and give businesses a competitive edge. Mastercard’s Dublin tech hub is hoping to attract these people through its partnership with ML-Labs, which is a collaboration between University College Dublin … [Read more...] about How a PhD internship is aiming to prepare candidates for the AI industry
We’ve all had to become tech whizzes over the past year to do our jobs. Now that you have a new set of skills under your belt, which could range from setting up a Zoom call to using the pomodoro technique, you might be eager to learn what else could be on the horizon for productivity and HR tech. In a recent project at Skynova, some humans and robots gave it a go. Using a … [Read more...] about Which of these WFH inventions would you choose?
OpenAI OpenAI’s GPT-2 text-generating algorithm was once considered too dangerous to release. Then it got released — and the world kept on turning. In retrospect, the comparatively small GPT-2 language model (a puny 1.5 billion parameters) looks paltry next to its sequel, GPT-3, which boasts a massive 175 billion parameters, was trained on 45 TB of text data, and cost a … [Read more...] about Language supermodel: How GPT-3 is quietly ushering in the A.I. revolution
Many people pursue a career in data science because they love solving problems. But sometimes the work can feel a little like Groundhog Day, according to Monte Zweben, CEO of real-time AI company Splice Machine. Zweben, who previously worked as the deputy chief of AI at NASA’s Ames Research Center and sits on the advisory board for Carnegie Mellon University’s School of … [Read more...] about How feature stores could reduce the ‘Groundhog Day’ effect for data scientists
Of the all the food available to consumers in 2019, 17pc was wasted. That amounts to 931m tonnes of food, according to UN research. Not only is this simply wasteful, it’s harmful to the environment amid an escalating climate crisis. Around 8 to 10pc of global greenhouse gas emissions are associated with food that is not consumed. For retailers and food service businesses, it’s … [Read more...] about FloWaste: Using computer vision to see an end to food waste