We are incredibly lucky this evening to have an international speaker and renowned expert, Ross Cruickshank, running an Artificial Intelligence workshop for us. Don't miss it!
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are incredibly popular, but who knows how to implement them quickly?
Ross will show you how to become knowledgeable on AI and implement it briskly using the IBM Cloud.
18:00 Doors open
18:15 Everyone seated
18:20 All laptops set-up and ready
18:25 Introduction to Linuxing In London and the workshop
18:30 Ross Cruickshank’s AI, an easy Artificial Intelligence workshop part 1
19:45 Ross Cruickshank’s AI, an easy Artificial Intelligence workshop part 2
20:30 Community slot
20:35 Free raffle
20:45 Off to Skills Matter’s bar for a soft drink.
The evening’s syllabus:
Tour of the Watson AI API services:
- Visual Recognition, Speech to Text, Text to Speech, Tone Analyzer, Assistant (chatbot), Translator ...
- Set up IBM Cloud account - needed for accessing the Watson services (for free, of course)
Hands-on with Node-RED
- Local install (needs node.js LTS 8.x)
- Or ready to use on the (IBM) Cloud
Remote data access and presentation
- Retrieve and format API data
- Create mini website with CSS+HTML and mustache
Twitter data analysis
- Setup Twitter as a data source
- Analyse tweets with Tone Analyzer
- Chart tone trends
- Set up simple chatbot conversation
- Pass in particularly emotional tweets
- Generate responses
- Emit responses with Twitter, and Text to Speech
Participants should bring along a working laptop.
A working browser.
PS: Whilst we are finalising details, please watch this page.
Ross works with Independent Solution Vendors (ISVs), business partners, developers and startups to highlight the capabilities of the IBM Bluemix and Softlayer platforms as accelerators for product/offering development and delivery. He is building links between IBM, ISVs, Systems Integrators (SI) and Managed Service Providers (MSP) to expand the ecosystem that builds financially attractive line-of-business applications for our joint clients. Ross is currently recruiting partners to take offerings into the Energy and Utilities sector, around asset management, smart energy and water, and fieldforce enablement.