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07/06/2017

What does AI and machine learning actually mean?

I recently read an article on how language led to the Artificial Intelligence revolution and the evolution of machine learning and it got me thinking. To start it’s good to know and understand what we are talking about. Wikipedia says ‘Artificial Intelligence (AI) is intelligence exhibited by machines. In computer science, the field of AI research defines itself as the study ...Read more

02/06/2017

How big is the gap between academic and commercial speech recognition systems?

Speech recognition has been making a lot of noise in the last few years, both academically and commercially. Let’s begin with commercial. Many big companies have begun launching their own voice assistants, such as Apple Siri, Microsoft Cortana, Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Speech is the biggest form of communication used by humans but due ...Read more

22/03/2017

Keeping it real-time at SXSW

We have attended our fair range of conferences across the world and in numerous different markets. However, it is safe to say, that South by South West, SXSW or simply South By, was one of the most eclectic and most enjoyable. Upon arriving we were informed that the mantra for the city is ‘keeping Austin ...Read more

10/02/2017

The language of Romance

When we hear Catalan nowadays we think of Barcelona, of Gaudí, of Miró and the strange sounding language with hints of Spanish that so many Barcelona dwellers speak – and this makes us question why we bothered learning Spanish at school. However, the breadth and depth of Catalan stretches much further than that. It is ...Read more
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