In November 2018 I hopped on a plane to Berlin to present at Tech Rec 2018; a conference “dedicated to tackling challenges in finding and hiring tech talent”. This was the first time speaking at a conference abroad and I was so freaking excited! My talk wasn’t filmed so instead I’ve written a summary with my … Continue reading How Are New Technologies Affecting Hiring At EA?
Geoffrey Moore - “Without big data analytics, companies are blind and deaf, wandering out onto the Web like deer on a freeway” It may seem like an obvious answer to many how Google make their money, but I was asked this question the other day so I would address it briefly. The problem this anonymous … Continue reading How Does Google Make Money When Their Services Are Free?
David White – “The companies who say that they don’t use the data they have acquired, in 5 years won’t exist” Naturally, it was raining in London last night so it was good to be snuggled into the ground floor of the Shoreditch Google Campus surrounded by like-minded Data Analytics enthusiasts. Why were we there? To … Continue reading Big Man on Google Campus
Google’s doodle of Grace Hopper who would have celebrated her 107th birthday on the 9th December 2013 Who doesn’t love a bit of etymology right? For those who don’t know, the word etymology means finding out what words mean. As I was about to make a search onto Google this morning, and every other minute … Continue reading The Debugging Hopper: A Google Legend
On Wednesday night I took a trip to the Google Campus in Shoreditch to watch some of the top fellas in the Big Data industry discuss some controversial questions.The panel included the likes of journalist Paul Bradshaw, Daniel Hulme (founder of Satalia) and Duncan Ross (Director of Data Science at Teradata). Needless to say, they … Continue reading Why Is Big Data Such A Moral Predicament?