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Iconic-Co-founder-Páraic-Sheridan-recipient-of-prestigious-DCU-Alumni-Award

On February 17, Dublin City University recognised Iconic Co-founder Dr. Páraic Sheridan as a distinguished alumnus at the inaugural DCU Alumni Awards. DCU’s black-tie Gala Awards evening, held at its Helix event venue, recognised but a select few of over sixty thousand alumni for outstanding excellence, innovation and leadership in their fields. Páraic and nine other alumni, including Irish rugby union player Tadgh Furlong, will feature...

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TAUS-Industry-Summit-2017-–-Amsterdam-22-24-March

The TAUS Industry Summit will kick off three straight weeks of global trade shows and events for us here at Iconic. Our CEO John Tinsley is heading to Amsterdam from the 22nd to the 24th of March to brainstorm on the rapid adoption of automation in the translation sector with other prominent industry leaders.  Being held at the De Rode Hoed debate center, the Summit will...

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GALA - Amsterdam - March 26 - 29

With less than three weeks to go, we're excited to touch down in Amsterdam for the annual GALA Language of Business conference on the 26th of March. GALA is a consistent event on our calendar at Iconic as we never miss the opportunity to see familiar faces and meet new ones. We also never miss a chance to learn about the latest technological advances in the...

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Spotlight on machine translation at East meets West 2017

We're delighted to be heading back to the European Patent Office's (EPO) annual East meets West conference, taking place at the Austria Trend Hotel Savoyen, Vienna, April 6 - 7.  Our Head of Business Development Diane O'Reilly will be attending the conference, which focuses on connecting Asian patent industry experts and global companies. The event always provides an excellent opportunity for attendees to discuss and network in an...

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The-rapidly-accelerating-power-of-technology-in-eDiscovery

  There’s a new wave of technology hitting the e-discovery space. Last month attendees of Legaltech New York were captivated by the opening talk of Andrew McAfee, author of The Second Machine Age, on the rise of artificial Intelligence, machine learning, and natural language processing. The impact of these technologies is already being felt, with predictive coding, visual analytics, and technology assisted review, all becoming more prominent...

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ACS-–-San-Francisco-–-April-2-–-6-1

We are proud to announce that we will be attending the American Chemical Society (ACS) Spring National Meeting & Exposition from April 2-6 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco. The ACS National Meeting & Exposition attracts over 13,000 researchers, students, and chemical industry professionals, who gather to discuss the latest advances in the field of chemical research. Our CEO, Dr. John Tinsley, will be there to deliver...

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Legaltech - New York - January 31 - February 2

With a busy event schedule for 2017, we kicked off the year at Legaltech 2017 New York, which took place in the Hilton Midtown, January 31st to February 2nd. Iconic CEO and Co-founder, Dr. John Tinsley, and Head of Business Development, Diane O'Reilly, both made the trip to New York to unveil Iconic's new Machine Translation (MT) solution for eDiscovery at the world's leading conference for...

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Objective Assessment of Machine Translation Technologies

There's been some good discussion online recently about comparing machine translation (MT) from people who know what they're talking about. We've had: - Lilt's evaluation: http://labs.lilt.com/2017/01/10/mt-quality-evaluation/ - Kirti Vashee's response: http://kv-emptypages.blogspot.ie/2017/01/the-trouble-with-competitive-mt-output.html - Common Sense Advisory's thoughts: http://www.commonsenseadvisory.com/Default.aspx?Contenttype=ArticleDetAD&tabID=63&Aid=37887&moduleId=390 I'd been thinking about this a bit and wanted to add my two cents. The initiative by Lilt, the post by CSA, and the response from Kirti all serve to shine further light...

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GALA - Amsterdam - March 26 - 29

The annual GALA "Language of Business" conference has become a fixture on our event calendar as we make our way to Amsterdam in March for the 2017 edition. Taking place inside the Hotel Okura from March 26 to 29,  GALA 2017 already promises to be an exciting and productive event with three days of talks, panels, workshops, and networking.   [caption id="attachment_3952" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Hotel Okura Amsterdam[/caption]   Our own John...

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