At the Northernlands festival hosted by ODI Leeds, Danielle Knight of Superflux explained that her company works in the futures field, and looks at the possible worlds that could be created from our current starting point. Toni Sekinah ponders what this could mean for physical virtual assistants and how we could inject our personalities into them.
Dr Nicolas Malleson has been researching the way that artificial intelligence and data science is used in policing. He gives an overview of the opportunities and issues for concern with data-driven policing, as well as changes that should be made to improve it for the future. Toni Sekinah reports.
The global solidarity campaign for gender equality HeForShe was founded five years ago in June 2014. What does this mean on the ground in the data world? How do men who are supporting women in data showing that support? Toni Sekinah speaks to three men in data and technology to find out.
In this edition of the podcast, Andrew Lynn of Unicef talks about practical data governance, Adria Gascon of the Alan Turing Institute discusses privacy algorithms, and Professor Marina Jirotka of the University of Oxford considers a data ethics blackbox.
Dr Rebecca Pope of KPMG UK, gave her views at a recent panel debate on automation in healthcare and IBM Watson. She also stated which country she thinks will win the global race to have the best and brightest brains to program the AI of the future. Toni Sekinah reports.
DataIQ has partnered up with Tech Nation UK to find out what takes place when interrogating a dataset to find insights. In entry number two, Diana Akanho takes us through the second stage of a data analysis and presentation project, with a recap of the planning stage and an explanation of the doing stage.
Amy Chalfen leads a team that ensures the successful implementation of solutions for large financial institutions, insurance providers, retailers, governments and telecoms companies at consumer credit reporting company Experian. She tells to Toni Sekinah about her leadership style and the key to frictionless collaboration.
Can data be utilised to improve and even turn around this sorry state of high street shopping affairs? Perhaps. According to three experts, this can happen if physical retailers make of the most of the advantage they have over online-only retailers. Toni Sekinah reports.
The categories ‘Gypsy’ and ‘Irish Traveller’ were included as ethnicity options for the first time in the 2011 Census. However, there continues to be a woeful lack of demographic data about this group of people. Jenni Berlin of The Traveller Network told Toni Sekinah why there is so little data, the implications of it and what can be done to remedy the situation.
Data science and analytics company Alteryx launched the Women of Analytics series of events three years ago to coincide with Women’s History Month. Olivia Duane Adams of Alteryx tells Toni Sekinah about the origins of the initiative and the changes she has seen in the field of analytics throughout the years.