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The School of Computer Science at the University of St Andrews has around eight fully-funded PhD positions available. I’d welcome applicants interested in sensor networks, complex systems, and data science.
The 2013/14 CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertations competition is now open for submissions.
I was honoured to be asked to give the graduation address at this year’s St Andrews Day ceremony. The speech is below.
I’ve never really noticed before how over-indexed even common documents are.
Are the international rankings indirectly fuelling the rise of MOOCs? And is there a positive feedback cycle at work?
Something I said ten years ago comes back to not haunt me: in fact, I was quite pedestrian about the whole thing.
The current focus on “big data” may be obscuring something more interesting: it’s often not the pure size of a dataset that’s important.