Meetup Recap: ML by Students – AI Hackathon Solutions

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This month Meetup was entirely devoted to the students who have implemented machine learning algorithms for developing interesting AI solutions during Hackathons (a weekend-long intense competition for programming). At such hack marathons, most of the participants are developing their applications and prototypes without much sleep but with much passion to turn their idea into reality. […]

Datathon 2019 – The Story

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On April 16th, the fifth edition of Datathon 2019 – the International Data Science Hackathon finished. More than 140 participants participated in the two-day event, held in four locations in the world – Sofia, Bangalore (India), Jaipur (India), Beirut (Lebanon) and online. The task was to work with real data to solve cases of business […]

The Winning AI Algorithms that Participants from 50 Countries Used to Detect News Propaganda

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The first global datathon to fight the propaganda in the news finished last night. Hack the News Datathon was co-organized by the Data Science Society and the Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU, which were further supported by A Data Pro, who took care of the data annotation. More than 300 data science enthusiasts, experts, and […]

Hack the News Datathon with a Local Host in Doha

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HACK THE NEWS DATATHON 25 – 26 – 29 January 2019 Local Host | Qatar Computing Research Institute – HBKU Research Complex Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) is a national research institute, established in 2010 by Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, a private, non-profit organization that is supporting Qatar’s transformation from a […]