Data Science Nigeria
Data Science Nigeria wins the Best Poster Award at the Global EC20 Conference
Data Science Nigeria (DSN) has won the best poster award at the 21st edition of the ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC’ 20), the world’s premier conference on the interface of economics and computer science. The conference held virtually between July 13 and 17, 2020 and was organised by the Association for Computing Machinery, New York, United States.
‘Why training in AI, Programming will enhance economic growth’
Experts have stressed on technology trainings, especially Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Programming to drive economic growth in Nigeria.
Excitement, Learning and Winning at Data Science Nigeria Artificial Intelligence Summit and Bootcamp 2018
The possibilities of Artificial Intelligence as the ultimate game-changer in the 21st century was demonstrated at the recently concluded Data Science Nigeria 1-day Artificial Intelligence for Financial Inclusion Summit and its 5-day residential Artificial Intelligence hands-on Bootcamp with 11 leading international visiting Artificial Intelligence experts, 5 dial-in tutors and over 16 industry leaders who shared their thoughts on Artificial Intelligence applications in finance, telecommunications, retail, manufacturing, energy and consulting.
‘Nigeria needs new technologies to drive inclusion, growth’
Akin Banuso is Microsoft Country General Manager for Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroun. His mandate is to drive the overall country business performance...
Data Science Nigeria hosts Artificial Intelligence for financial inclusion summit and bootcamp
Data Science Nigeria will next month host its annual summit and bootcamp focused on the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in financial inclusion strategy, with specific focus on understanding the financially excluded segment, use of alternative data (geospatial, social media, mobile footprint, psychographics) in developing credit risk scoring algorithm, and building simpler AI-enabled financial delivery interfaces.
Data Science Nigeria opens 1st Artificial Intelligence Hub in Unilag
Data Science Nigeria (DSN) will unveil the phase 1 of its Data Science Community Centre and Artificial Intelligence Hub for cross-industry and academic research, on the campus of the University of Lagos. The Hub will officially be launched on Friday, the 8th of June, at 11 a.m. on the university campus with the Vice Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe and Dr. Uyi Stewart, Director, Global Development Strategy, Data & Analytics, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, USA, in attendance.
Data Science Nigeria positions Nigeria as outsourcing hub for data scientists
Data Science Nigeria (DSN), a non-profit initiated by MTN’s executive, Mr Bayo Adekanmbi is driving industry-level discussions about Nigeria’s need to build its big data/machine learning ecosystem, with the goal of being well positioned to access a 10 percent share of the global data analytics outsourcing market, which is expected to garner $5.9 billion by…
Data Science Nigeria to run free bootcamp
In line with its vision of making Nigeria the Data Science outsourcing hub for Africa before 2019, and creating one million new jobs in the next 10 years, Data Science Nigeria is set to hold...