AI and energy efficiency

Few days ago I was in Brussels, invited by to speak at a high-level roundtable organized by JRC on Intensive Data Processing and Energy Efficiency – Innovative Green Technologies for Artificial Intelligence. The round table included a number of industry representatives working at the junction of ICT and energy, as well as policy-makers and high-profile scientists. The discussion […]

Data science in high school? Yes, it can be done!

Last week I had the opportunity to give a talk to a group of high school students during a summer camp organized by the University of Trento in collaboration with HIT, CLAB and the support of U-Hopper, SpazioDati and OpenDataTrentino. The focus of the camp: data science. The question: can a group of students from […]

Chatbots for (and with) citizens – Three lessons learnt

Here at U-Hopper, we have gone quite crazy about chatbots lately. For those of you who do not share the hype, chatbots are software programs that, by leveraging artificial intelligence tools and techniques, are able to chat with humans, typically by answering simple questions. At the moment, there is a large variety of chatbots out […]

Mozhdeh, the first FogGuru team member #girlpower

As proud partner of FogGuru project, we introduce you our new team member: in this interview you will get to know Mozhdeh, our new Research Engineer. Straight from Iran, she is still looking for "pasta Alfredo"!

Social profiling is dead (thanks to GDPR): long life to social profiling!

Over the past few weeks, we all got our inbox clogged with emails about changes in privacy policy, requests to reconnect and confirm our personal data with cheesy “Your privacy is important to us” (really??) subject lines etc. This was all due to the entry into force (on May 25th, 2018) of the new EU […]

How U-Hopper is helping IoT startups to reach the market faster

The Internet-of-Things (IoT) landscape is characterised by the rapid emergence of new standards. In many cases no reference implementation is available for said standards, or only partial ones. Companies developing IoT solutions based on such standards face therefore two important issues: Conformance: is my solution compliant to standards? How can I guarantee that? Interoperability: is […]