VIA’s Ashley DaSilva, Team Leader, Product Development, was invited to lead a workshop on unit testing for McGill’s Computer Science Graduate Society. Ashley discussed the critical importance of software testing, why developers should embrace unit testing, and when and how to use mocking.
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This center is part of a partnership between the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Boston now joins Silicon Valley, Shanghai, Tel Aviv, Munich, New Delhi/Bangalore, Sao Paolo, and Seoul on the list of cities home to Danish Innovation Centers.
2018 was a blockbuster year for VIA, from product development to team growth, from press features to awards, and so much more. We are proud to share some of our highlights with you here, and we look forward to the year ahead!
Girard Newkirk, CEO of KWHCoin explains the value of partnering with VIA, “VIA’s approach to privacy preserving AI at both the energy infrastructure and individual household level will help make these types of rewards systems easily adoptable for more utilities and their customers who are concerned about privacy.”
The post recaps VIA’s presentation at Greentech Media’s Blockchain in Energy event, which took place in San Francisco this past September.
During his presentation, titled “AI for forecasting and resiliency in energy”, Colin discussed the issues that limit AI learning to improve grid resiliency. His presentation focused on how VIA’s application, Trusted Analytics Chain (TAC), addresses these four common AI training data issues.
“Our blockchain-based technology, Trusted Analytics Chain (TAC), has seen growing interest across the US and in more than 10 countries in Europe and in Asia. Through conversations, we’ve realized that we have the opportunity to become the industry standard for secure and private data analysis, and we believe Joe is the right person to help us achieve that goal,” said Colin Gounden, CEO of VIA.
The German-based IT magazine featured VIA’s Trusted Analytics Chain in an article about how startups across the world are using AI and blockchain together.
VIA will participate in the Cleantech program for six to eight months. Through this program, Accelerace will assist in establishing a corporate presence in Denmark, introductions to leading European utilities (such as Enel), and mentorship from experienced Danish entrepreneurs, cleantech executives, and industry experts.
The article discusses how AI and blockchain, while both disruptive technologies in their own right, can work better together than separately in some cases. CEO Colin Gounden was proud to share VIA’s perspective on how a combination of these technologies could transform the energy industry.
The award recognizes VIA’s blockchain-based application, Trusted Analytics Chain (TAC). VIA developed the application with its energy clients in mind: TAC establishes secure access to highly sensitive data, which is one of the biggest challenges to widespread AI implementation across the energy industry.
Van Halen’s music defined a genre (and a generation), but their impact reaches much further than the music world. In fact, you could argue Van Halen’s reach extends even into the blockchain boom we’re seeing today. How so? Well, Van Halen sort of invented the smart contract.
Company offsites are essential to VIA’s culture: they offer an uninterrupted time of sharing team wins, solving project challenges, and planning for the next big thing.
Colin’s session, titled “Realizing the Value of Utility Data Through Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence,” highlighted the ways blockchain, and more specifically VIA’s Trusted Analytics Chain (TAC), can provide utilities with more rigorous AI solutions and streamline compliance filings with regulatory agencies.
VIA is thrilled to announce that it has joined the NVIDIA Inception program, which is designed to nurture startups revolutionizing industries with advancements in AI and data sciences. This will support VIA’s AI solution and further develop its blockchain application through the use of GPUs.