Tag Archives: David Curran

A Slice of TADSummit: Potpourri

In this series of weblogs, A Slice of TADSummit, we review some of the important themes from TADSummit EMEA Americas 2020. This slice focuses on Programmable Communications Potpourri. Thank you to all the presenters and our sponsors: Automat Berlin, GoContact, Radisys, and Sangoma for making TADSummit possible. By Potpourri, I’m not meaning a mixture of dried flowers in a bowl, rather a mixture of interesting presentations from … Continue reading A Slice of TADSummit: Potpourri

That’s a wrap for TADSummit EMEA Americas 2020

Phew! TADSummit EMEA Americas 2020 ended up with a jam-packed agenda. Thank you to all the presenters and our sponsors: Automat Berlin, GoContact, Radisys, and Sangoma for making TADSummit possible. There are 62 videos, the most generated for any TADSummit over its 8 year history. Through the month we had over 3000 views on Youtube, with several videos watched over 100 times already. And we … Continue reading That’s a wrap for TADSummit EMEA Americas 2020

Summary of TADSummit EMEA Americas Week 3 (16-20th Nov)

This weblog summarises the presentations given during TADSummit EMEA Americas Week 3. Thank you to all the presenters and our sponsors: Automat Berlin, GoContact, Radisys, and Sangoma for making TADSummit possible. We’re seeing 100-120 views per day on the TADSummit Channel, with excellent discussions in the comments section of the weblogs. Even on the weekends we’re seeing 40 views per day. While we … Continue reading Summary of TADSummit EMEA Americas Week 3 (16-20th Nov)

A Slice of TADSummit Asia: Innovator Interviews

In this series of weblogs, A Slice of TADSummit, we review a few of the themes from TADSummit Asia. Some of the most viewed videos came from this segment: Innovator Interviews. It was my favorite segment because of the focus on people, their experiences, their advice, and also the common threads across the interviews. With no pre-planning, … Continue reading A Slice of TADSummit Asia: Innovator Interviews

TADSummit Asia Wrap-up. TADSummit EMEA Americas Launch.

That’s a wrap on TADSummit Asia 2020. Through the month of May we’ve created an important milestone by documenting the status, latest thinking and best practices in Programmable Communications / Telecoms (CXTech). Thank you to our sponsors for making TADSummit Asia 2020 possible:  Sangoma, Asterisk, VoIP Innovations (Apidaze), and TeleSign. Thank you to every one of the presenters and panelists … Continue reading TADSummit Asia Wrap-up. TADSummit EMEA Americas Launch.

The Anatomy of a Small Scale Question Classification Engine by David Curran

The Anatomy of a Small Scale Question Classification Engine by David Curran, Machine Learning Engineer, Openjaw Technologies Another great presentation on chatbots with a focus on question classification and practical issues of deploying chatbots in China. Great review of the approach to classifying questions for a chatbot to determine the intents of customers. Think of … Continue reading The Anatomy of a Small Scale Question Classification Engine by David Curran

How to improve Natural Language Datasets by David Curran

How to improve Natural Language Datasets.  David Curran, Machine Learning Engineer at OpenJaw Technologies. You can follow along this clean-up of the natural language data set here: https://github.com/cavedave/datacleanup. In many chatbot projects the basics of good input data are skipped through, rather focusing on the ‘intellectual’ pursuit of funky machine learning models and algorithms. It’s the … Continue reading How to improve Natural Language Datasets by David Curran

Innovator Interview: The Importance of Hacking with David Curran

Innovator Interview: The Importance of Hacking with David Curran about Science Hack Day In March David, his dad, and the rest of the team (Shubhangi Karmakar, David Curran, Duncan Thomas, James McDonn, Maurice Curran, and and Phil a medical colleague), took part in Science Hack Day making a simple ventilator. Given the crisis we see … Continue reading Innovator Interview: The Importance of Hacking with David Curran

TADSummit EMEA 2019 Summary

TADSummit began in 2013, focused on Programmable Telecoms (Telecom APIs back then). We get a diverse mix of people, with telcos, CPaaS/UCaaS/CCaaS providers, developers, and enterprises. The diversity and the small size (about 70 in total this year) create an insightful and fun event. A big thank you to our sponsors Wazo, VoIP Innovations (now Sangoma), TeleSign, Automat Berlin, SiPalto for making … Continue reading TADSummit EMEA 2019 Summary

TADSummit EMEA 2019 19th Nov Afternoon Session

The afternoon of Day One TADSummit EMEA was split in two sessions: one focused on Open Source Telecom Software; and the other focused on Industry Innovation, that is, examining innovation from other industries and and how they apply it to the problems they face. In-between we squeezed in a presentation from David Curran from OpenJaw Technologies … Continue reading TADSummit EMEA 2019 19th Nov Afternoon Session