April 20, 2012
There's a 55% chance he prefers single malt to rum.
There are so many astonishingly interesting problems that can be investigated/solved with big data from machine translation through to a potential cure for malaria. With the explosion of analysis and storage options keeping pace with the deluge of data, this area is getting more exciting by the minute.
I am playing with nlp methods for geocoding and starting to use the new raster libraries in postgres for image classification and spatial analysis more generally.
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I work for a UK-based mapping company. I am particularly interested in spatial databases and analytics, natural language processing and nosql.