For the last 7 weeks, the Kickstart AI office has become home to a group of AI heroes-in-the-making. Led by our resident PhD candidate Cascha van Wanrooij and supported by our Head of Challenges Kevin Damstra, six talented students have been working on a project that could save lives.
Led by Data Scientists from NS, six ambitious AI-focused graduates have spent their summer working on defining, measuring and forecasting OV-fiets availability as part of Summer of AI. How can they make sure there’s enough bicycles available for everyone that wants an OV-fiets?
On July 6, Amsterdam's Heineken Experience was transformed into a TechDays wonderland! It was a phenomenal day, brimming with real AI case studies that really got us thinking about what’s possible. We closed off the day with a fantastically fun rooftop party, with smiling faces and good vibes all around.
Kickstart AI’s first PhD collaboration: Forecasting food insecurity using LLMs, time series analysis and neural networks
April 18, 2023, was a landmark moment for us: we welcomed Cascha van Wanrooij as the first PhD sponsorship recipient of the Kickstart AI foundation! Cascha is a PhD Researcher at Tilburg University’s Zero Hunger Lab, and we’re delighted to support his work.
Meet Olivier Teepe: Artist, Creative Director, and pusher of boundaries. As one of the handpicked artists who participated in OpenAI's Artist Access Program, Olivier's contribution helped to shape DALL·E's development before it launched to the public in September 2022.
Olivier was a speaker at TechDays on March 28 2023. Curious to find out more about his work, we invited him for a friendly chat about all things art and AI. Here’s what we discussed.
On March 28, in the eccentrically-chic TOBACCO Theater in Amsterdam, we held the first TechDays of 2023. If you weren’t there, you really missed out. It was epic. Here's our summary of the highlights and key takeaways of the day.