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talpasolutions closes 4.5 million euros funding round

The Essen-based technology company talpasolutions has now closed a Series A funding round in the amount of 4.5 million euros. The financing round is led by the logistics investment fund F-LOG Ventures, which, like NRW.BANK, is a new investor. Further investors are the RAG Foundation and the existing investors High-Tech [...]

2020-12-21T10:00:18+00:00December 21st, 2020|News|

Anyone can be a data scientist

Data science is all about clever people wielding magic wands and coming up with fancy models that no one can understand. Or is it? Take a decision tree. Imagine you are fast asleep, your alarm clock is ringing and you need to decide if you hit snooze or if you [...]

2020-06-02T10:31:30+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Blogpost Tech|

Hausdorff distances, just because it’s so much fun

So… we are in the business of doing nerdy things (like data science and engineering). Just to brighten your day here’s an extra piece of maths that you didn’t know you needed. Imagine you wanted to get to Essen (it’s an awesome city), but you had a powerful enemy that [...]

2020-06-02T10:32:02+00:00August 5th, 2019|Blogpost Tech|

E-scooters in Vienna and big data in mining – what’s it got in common

I have been to Vienna the other week, first time since November last year. The thing that caught my attention was the viral spread of the new service of renting out E-scooters in the city. I thought straight away that there  was something about it that is very comparable to [...]

2020-06-02T10:32:32+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Blogpost Tech|

Disruption: Reinventing mining industry

In its study “Disruptive forces in the industrial sectors”, the management consultancy McKinsey & Company states, from a worldwide survey of more than 300 top decision-makers from industry, that 3 out of 4 managers assume the speed of change in artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things to be an [...]

2020-06-02T10:33:21+00:00February 12th, 2019|Blogpost Tech|
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