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

Artificial Intelligence / Data Science / Data Scientist / Data science projects / ASI / Fellowship / Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence Data Science Machine Learning / creativity / poetry / Markov chain models / Robert Burns / Scotland

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…

Responding to the talent challenge of our age

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Recruit more talent - secure your ASI Data Science fellow now by applying today. Applications for companies for the January Fellowship are closing soon! Talent, not money, is the biggest constraint facing companies who want to make the most of their data. Most organisations already have huge amounts of data,…

Adjusting your set: Predicting rare TV-watching behaviour with machine learning

Data Science / Data Strategy / Data science projects / Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence / Fellowship / Fellow / ASI / Fellows Network / Data in Society / Careers / Sky / TV

It's been over half a century since a record audience of 32.3 million people watched England's triumph over West Germany in the 1966 World Cup final, and Britain remains a nation of avid TV watchers. According to Ofcom’s most recent statistics, 95% of households contain a working television…

Find out more about the ASI Fellowship

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Data Science has burst on the scene as a new employment area where demand for candidates outstrips supply. It is also a field that values PhD candidates – particularly from quantitative subjects. If you're wondering whether the academic path is right for you, but cannot imagine wasting the technical skills you've…

Q&A with ASI Alumna Fellow Lorna - From Mathematics to Data Science

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Lorna Brightmore, a recent Fellow on the latest ASI Data Science Fellowship in May 2016 reflects on her experience on the ASI Fellowship project with pet food business Tails. Lorna has since been continuing working in a full-time role with Tails as a Data Scientist complete with dogs in the…

Charlotte's Experience on the ASI Data Science Fellowship

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Charlotte Werger, a recent Fellow on the latest ASI Data Science Fellowship in May 2016 reflects on her journey, transitioning into a new Data Science career by taking part in the Fellowship. Tell us about your background, before you decided to move into Data Science? My background is perhaps a…

The right programming language for data science

Coding / Programming Languages / ASI / Fellowship / Applications / Data Science / Data Engineering / Scala / Pascal Bugnion / Python

At ASI Data Science, we run an eight week data science fellowship that takes the brightest PhDs and postdocs and trains them in data science. The fellows spend seven weeks working closely with a company as part of the fellowship. This is the story of one of the fellows, John.…

Q&A with ASI Alumnus Fellow Khurom - From Astrophysics to Data Science

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Meet Khurom Kiyani, one of our Fellows from our January 2016 ASI Fellowship, as he reflects on his experiences on taking part in the ASI programme. His ASI Fellowship project was partnered with JustEat, where he is now a Data Scientist in their team. Congratulations Khurom! Tell us about your…

Meet ASI Fellow, Sam Smith

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From theoretical condensed matter Physics, to working with deep neural networks on his ASI Fellowship project with babylon health, Meet Sam, one of our Fellows from our January 2016 Fellowship, as he reflects on his experiences on taking part in the ASI programme. Tell us about your background, before you…

ASI Fellowship Presentation Day

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The 4th ASI Data Science Fellowship has kicked off. The Fellows will be going through an intensive 8 week training. At the end of the Fellowship, some of the Fellows will be showcasing the data science/big data projects they've been working on. It's a great overview of what's possible…