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The creation of real-world Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications is dependent on leveraging a large volume of commonsense knowledge. Simple semantic interpretation tasks such as understanding that if ‘A is married to B’ then ‘A is the spouse of B’ or that ‘car, vehicle, auto’ have very similar meanings are examples of semantic approximation operations/inferences that… » read more

  Posted by SSIX - Social Sentiment Indices powered by X-Scores

Following the multilingual approach for Sentiment Analysis described previously, today the SSIX Project is pleased to announce the public release of two important pieces of software in our machine translation chain. We are opensourcing two new clients to programmatically access some features of the GeoFluent API: GeoFluent Java Client GeoFluent Python Client Both software components… » read more

  Posted by SSIX - Social Sentiment Indices powered by X-Scores

Guest blog post by Dr. Maikel Pellens, senior researcher in the Research Department “Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics” at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Germany.   The commercialisation of research is one of the bottlenecks in European science and innovation policy. The economic impact of the billions of euros invested in… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

The upset was massive. The result of the referendum divided the country between cities, typically voting No, and periphery which voted Yes. Whilst all polls and experts predicted No would win, a tiny majority voted to exclude EU immigrants from moving in. All major world newspapers predicted the economy would be much affected by skills… » read more

  Posted by TAXI: Europa

Stimulate the economy by boosting public investment! This “old” idea reconnecting with Keynesian theory has never elicited such unanimous consent. In recent months, many mainstream economists and fiscally-conservative international organisations (IMF, OECD)have been pleading in unison for an increase in public investment in infrastructure.[1] On the political front, the “Juncker Plan” at European level and… » read more

  Posted by Stand Up for Europe

The vast majority of freelancers are highly-skilled knowledge workers and business service providers. Because of their flexible mind set, they are naturally driven to broaden horizons and expand at cross-border level. Truth is, freelancers know no boundaries — they only need a wifi connection and their brain to work. A New Services E-Card to Benefit… » read more

  Posted by Solo-Entrepreneurship in Europe

In 2017, collaborative economy companies are expected to both strengthen their market position, by for instance extending into other sectors, but also deal with existing and growing regulatory problems. One area where we will see more regulatory oversight is misclassification (employee vs self-employed) and an increase in health, safety and tax collection enforcement. Less Laissez-Faire… » read more

  Posted by Solo-Entrepreneurship in Europe

Boeing and Saab this week completed the first flight of their all-new T-X aircraft, which is designed specifically for the U.S. Air Force’s training requirements. During the 55-minute flight, lead T-X Test Pilot Steven Schmidt and Chief Pilot for Air Force Programs Dan Draeger, who was in the seat behind Schmidt, validated key aspects of… » read more

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

This article is the first part from a short series of articles about investment and trading using SSIX social sentiment data. As social networks become more and more part of our daily life, an increasing volume of comments and opinions covering a huge variety of topics are shared every second. Considering that social networks are… » read more

  Posted by SSIX - Social Sentiment Indices powered by X-Scores

Guest blog by Christian Friis Bach, Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and Irena Majcen, Minister of the Environment and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Slovenia. Sadly, the devastating effects of industrial accidents, with their far-reaching and severe consequences, continue to impact the lives and livelihoods of people across the globe. Major accidents keep… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Boeing’s history with Europe goes back to Wilhelm Böing, father of company founder Bill Boeing, who was born in Hohenlimburg, Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1868. In 1916, Bill Boeing established a company that has become the world’s leading aviation and aerospace enterprise and a global industry icon. As part of the… » read more

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

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