Using sentiment analysis to translate literature to emojis

The above is a picture of the Rosetta Stone. From the Wikipedia article: The stone was carved during the Hellenistic period and is believed to have originally been displayed within a temple, possibly at nearby Sais. It was probably moved in late antiquity or during the Mameluk period, and was eventually used as building material in the construction of Fort […]

AI: Using RNN’s to create new text from existing prose, part 2

Hey All ! Well as promised here is the second and final (I guess, maybe) installation of AI literature interpretation and creation. I’ve done some experimenting with the model creation process such that, as usual and because I’m a weirdo, I have given the model a name: “Delores”. This time I thought let’s see what […]

AI: Using RNN’s to create new text from existing prose, part 1

“Magis Humanis Quam Humanis” (“More human that a human”) Such was the motto of Tyrell Corporation in the cult classic Blade Runner, directed by Ridley Scott back in 1982. In the below snip from Youtube (apologies for the quality), we hear the CEO of Tyrell Corp laying down the cold reality on Blade Runner and […]

Descriptive analysis: Why are Massachusetts colleges so successful ?

I love Boston. I was there for a conference, went to MIT and used their toilet. They do, Massachusetts (Mass) have a reputation for success amongst students – consistently: Why is this and what can we learn from their example ? I’ll present several visualisations below (click for full view), taken from the wealth of […]

My facebook activity visualised

I love facebook. There I said it. No I do, it’s fantastic. The number of friends I’ve re-established real contact with and caught back up with in real-life, is testament enough. And not only that but the friends I’ve made along the way, chatted with, and generally shared life’s up and downs with all through […]

Visualisation theory: All you have to do…

So the first cab off the rank in this new foray back into the world of academia is Data Science – and what a way to start – as an IT nerd I/we have to confront and at all attempts master this art however to receive formal instruction in the up-to-date theory and practice of […]