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Automatically Classifying Text Messages (SMS) for Disaster Response

Humanitarian organizations like the UN and Red Cross often face a deluge of social media data when disasters strike areas with a large digital footprint. This explains why… 344 more words

Crowdsourcing

Cybersexism, Sex, Gender & Power On The Internet

The book I read to research this post was Cybersexism, Sex, Gender & Power On The Internet by Laurie Penny which is a very good book that I bought from kindle. 290 more words

Computers

The Paperless Lifestyle

The book I read to research this post was The Paperless Lifestyle by Jason Bracht which is a very good book that I downloaded for free from kindle. 229 more words

Business

UK Beaver Challenge 2013

Bearsden Academy’s pupils have topped the tables in the UK Beaver Computing Challenge, a computational thinking quiz run through the British Computer Society. Pupils were put to the test with fifteen problem-solving questions which they had to complete in 45 minutes. 110 more words

Computing

Computing - NVT Players scheme

Commonwealth Games – NVT Players Scheme

The Commonwealth Games was a great success, with hundreds of thousands of spectators and thousands of volunteers. A significant contributor to the smooth running of the Games was the success of the infrastructure behind the events. 335 more words

Computing

Installing Astrometry.net on OSX

I’ve been taking some astronomy pictures with a pro-sumer level DSLR with no tracking mount. This results in very grainy images. So I thought I’d see how much of an improvement I would get with taking a small number of images in a row and stacking them. 406 more words

Astronomy