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.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI across the world.

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:

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 GDPR

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 and Data Science heading in the next few years? I would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.

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