The language capabilities of AI are far more advanced than you may realise. And every day, they get smarter still. In this interactive session, we explore the state of language understanding and text analytics, and consider the what, why and how of putting Microsoft Cognitive Services to work in your bots, translators, apps, readers and devices.
· Capabilities – what can cognitive AI do?
· Why get onboard with cognitive AI now?
· How to incorporate cognitive capabilities
· Practical applications and case studies
Phil Harvey, Senior Cloud Solution Architect for Data & AI in One Commercial Partner, Microsoft UK
Phil is a big beardy data geek who loves working with data and solving interesting data problems. He is especially interested soft skills for technical people in data, empathy, ethics and in the impact of data on what people know and how they know it. Starting his career with a BA in AI, he has worked in a wide range of industries from surveying, to architecture, to advertising, to being the CTO and technical founder of a data start-up. Phil now works at Microsoft as a Senior Cloud Solution Architect for Data & AI in One Commercial Partner.
Lydia Gregory, CEO & Co-founder of FeedForward AI
Lydia is CEO & Co-founder of FeedForward AI, creating products and services for the music industry based upon the latest machine learning research. Co-founded with Kevin Webster, a Senior Teaching Fellow in Mathematics at Imperial College and musician, they are a multidisciplinary team bringing together mathematics, software engineering, business and creativity. Their flagship product is Figaro, the intuitive music search engine.
Lydia has spent her career at the intersection of technology, business and human creativity. She was previously Head of Growth at an award-winning AI music startup, leading them to win a Cannes Innovation Lion, and started her career as a management consultant at Accenture. She has an MA in Music from Oxford University.
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Wed, 24 Jun 2020
10:00 - 11:00