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Alex Davies

Big Data Analysis from the University of Cambridge

Alex Davies is a Gates Scholar researching in the Machine Learning Group at the University of Cambridge. He has spent some time at Google, some time consulting in data/visualization and a lot of time investigating the world.

How Big Data Can Help the Third Sector

McKinsey Global Institute ranks it as one of the largest sectors of growth in the coming years, describing "a tremendous wave of innovation productivity and growth... all driven by Big Data."
11/04/2012 11:14 BST

The Meaning of Your Emoticons on Twitter

While you probably have a good idea about the meaning of the basic happy and sad emoticons, :) and :(, what do people mean when they use others such as :/, <3 or ^_^? It's likely you have a vague idea of what feeling they represent, but can you really be sure?
14/10/2011 23:58 BST