Laureation for Professor Dana Scott

26.06.14 | Permalink | Comment?

I had the hon­our (and the great per­sonal pleas­ure) of invit­ing the Vice-Chancellor to bestow an hon­or­ary degree upon Dana Scott, the inventor of some of the most influ­en­tial ideas in com­puter science.


Scholarships available to study data science in Lancaster

10.06.14 | Permalink | Comment?

The Uni­ver­sity of Lan­caster has a new MSc pro­gramme start­ing in Data Sci­ence, with lots of full scholarships.


Research fellowships available in Dublin

16.05.14 | Permalink | Comment?

Two post-doctoral pos­i­tions in smart cit­ies now avail­able at Trin­ity Col­lege Dublin.


Call for papers: new journal on self-adaptive systems

15.05.14 | Permalink | Comment?

Papers are wel­come for the EAI Endorsed Trans­ac­tions on Self-Adaptive Systems.


Let’s teach everyone about big data

05.04.14 | Permalink | Comment?

Demol­ish­ing the straw men of big data.


It’s the tooling, not the terabytes

17.03.14 | Permalink | Comment?

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.


No data scientists

12.03.14 | Permalink | Comment?

Data sci­ence” and “data sci­ent­ist” are not good terms — for anything.


No-cost journals

14.02.14 | Permalink | 1 Comment

What have sci­entific journ­als ever done for us? And can we get the bene­fits without the access issues?

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