Teaching a computer to write poetry: building a Burns Bot part 1

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Robert (or Rabbie) Burns was a Scottish poet whose corpus includes ‘An Ode to A Haggis’ and the New Year’s Eve favourite ‘Auld Lang Syne’. Each year on January 25th people throughout the UK come together to celebrate his life, for a night that typically revolves around two of…

How to know if where you live is “up and coming”: fried chicken vs. coffee shops

Artificial Intelligence Data Science Machine Learning

Chris Davie and Nathan Kettle, past Fellows from the ASI Data Science program recently helped Sam Floy, Head of Tutors @Tutorfair to produce three heatmaps of London. They visualise where coffee shops, chicken shops and expensive houses are in the city and shows their link to house prices. Thanks to…