Category Archives: Applications

Humans set Limits, Machines Crunch Numbers. From #AI to #SmartKnowledge? @turinginst @DameWendyDBE

This was another superb Turing Lecture: AI through the Looking Glass by Dame Wendy Hall DBE at the Knowledge Centre of the British Library, where the Alan Turing Institute is situated. That’s where American Professor Lenore Blum said that girls only need … Continue reading

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Large meets Small @Google: 5 min vs 30 second pitching #SmartKnowledgeEngine #TrueColour3D

At Google Campus I said it within the time limit of 30 seconds. On this video I was less militant to commemorate the representatives of: IBM with suit and without slides; Fujitsu with slides; Oracle with suit and a paper notebook; … Continue reading

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@IBM @nuriaoliver After #cdsEurope: #DeepThinking under the Bonnet of ‘Uncluttered Diagrams’ – comparing with @IBMWatson

I have called myself a ‘passionate and compulsory networker’, connecting ideas, people and computers long before the internet was born… In the age of Twitter and LinkedIn I have learned “Publish, don’t Send” from ‘white hacker’ James A Cattell and … Continue reading

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#BigData #DataScience @Twitter and @BlackRock: how I can add value to #MachineVision and #FinTech

This Meetup @ Twitter in Piccadilly was a treat for me because of Miriam Redi‘s presentation on Machine Vision. She mentioned creativity also in association with MATHEMATICS! She works at Yahoo Labs and her site is She went WOW when I showed … Continue reading

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PATTERNS of Expertise for the Cloud @ IBM Innovation in Hursley

This is the event that I attended to ‘feel the pulse’ and check in on the ‘Zeitgeist‘ of the cloud and the latest thinking behind and / or beyond it. It’s really fascinating to see how ‘great minds think alike’. … Continue reading

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BIG DATA for Big Pharma – and other Innocentive Challenges

I enjoy writing submissions to ‘challenges’ published by InnoCentive – the platform that brings seekers with problems together with solvers. My latest one today was: Rapid High Accuracy Weighing of milligram-scale Powders. My last one was Big Data for Big Pharma to … Continue reading

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I THINK, therefore I am – Grady Booch: Is the Mind Computable?

I THINK, therefore I am. This famous quotation by Rene Descartes is the title for the Prestige Lecture by the British Computer Society on 27th June. The speaker is Grady Booch, the Chief Scientist for Software Engineering at IBM Research. Is … Continue reading

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MAKING Compelling Value Propositions by Knowing Your Customer(s)

This seminar was part of IBM’s Global Entrepreneurs Program: Caroline Egan from McDonald Butler Associates explained in ‘marketing language’ what compelling value propositions look, sound and feel like: know your customer – their pain points know your customer – their … Continue reading

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EMPOWERING Young People with New Tools for Investigation and Evaluation

Empowering Young People with New Tools for Investigation and Evaluation is the title of my latest application for funding. In theory, it’s ideal, because it’s called Tech for Good and it supports: early stage investment social ventures. Since mine is fundamentally ‘educational’, at … Continue reading

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EMPOWERING Women in Data with New Tools of Investigation and Evaluation

This was the talk I gave last Friday when Women in Data gathered for the second time. The first meetup had taken place at the Open Data Institute. Jacqui Taylor, who studied to become an aeronautical engineer (!) and whose company … Continue reading

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