John is an Australian farmer who had serious problems with rabbits in his wide farm. There are many rabbits in Australia and they consume crops of his farm too quickly. He spends most of his day checking all the area of his farm again and again, to see if rabbits have shown up. Despite the […]
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 […]
The FogGuru team is finally complete, we present you Davaa
Directly from Ulaanbaatar, passing through South Korea, he landed in Trento. Get to know Davaa - the second and last component of the FogGuru team - by reading this short interview.
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!
Monitoring the Trento Economics Festival 2018
This year the 13th edition of the Trento Economics Festival took place and we at U-Hopper were ready to monitor the Twitter coverage of the event with Tapoi.The main theme of this year’s edition has been Business and Technology and our analysis’ objective has been to verify (and actually confirm) that the social discussion was actually […]
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 […]
Monitoring Trento Smart City Week 2018
Monitor the official Twitter account of Trento Smart City Week 2018 @trentosmart : this is what we have done during the four days of the event. Our objective has been collecting and presenting relevant information regarding the social coverage of the event.
An Interview with Dr. Christian Torrero: new Data Scientist at U-Hopper
We have just hired a new Data Scientist in U-Hopper: Christian Torrero! Curious to know something about him? Here's everything you need to know.