Dominik Šafarić is the Lead of Engineering and Infrastructure at Styria.AI. He is responsible for contributing to the design, prototyping and development of infrastructure and systems leveraging state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms for similarity search and object detection and classification.
He gained his Master of Science (MSc) in Software Engineering degree at the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He is the author of a few scientific research papers conducted in collaboration with the Technical University Delft, mainly from the area of his personal interest in distributed systems, in particular stream processing and distributed storage systems. To share his experience and knowledge within the community, he regularly goes on stage at various software engineering and DevOps conferences and meet-ups.
Lecture description at Play Media Day 04:
Dominik will give a presentation „Machine Learning: Buzzword or reality“, about the challenges of utilizing machine learning and transformation of the media industry by an intelligent news personalization platform using cutting edge machine learning algorithms. He'll provide the audience an insight in industry trends and value of machine learning. In the context of the personalization platform, he'll describe the engineering challenges and business threats of radically changing traditional news publishing by machine learning on the most visited Croatian news portal 24sata.