The 2015 CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertations competition is now open for submissions via the submissions site. Closing date Wednesday 1 April 2015. Further details can be found below and on the competition web page.
The University of Lancaster has a new MSc programme starting in Data Science, with lots of full scholarships.
Two post-doctoral positions in smart cities now available at Trinity College Dublin.
Papers are welcome for the EAI Endorsed Transactions on Self-Adaptive Systems.
Demolishing the straw men of big data.
With all the hype about big data it’s sometimes hard to realise that it’s about more than just data. In fact, it’s real interest doesn’t come from big-ness at all.
“Data science” and “data scientist” are not good terms — for anything.