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The Deep History of Deep Learning: A Perspective

The Deep History of Deep Learning: A Perspective

This blog will explore the history and future of Deep Learning

12 Nov, 2018
How the Internet Knows if You’re Happy or Sad

How the Internet Knows if You’re Happy or Sad

This blog post describes how sentiment analysis can be used to recognise people's emotions.

24 Sep, 2018
How Data is Improving our Health

How Data is Improving our Health

We live in a technology driven world where big data techniques are constantly used to make improvements to many aspects of life. But what about our health? What is technology doing to make sure we live longer and better lives?

11 Jul, 2018
Surviving a PhD – A Guide from the Survivors*

Surviving a PhD – A Guide from the Survivors*

This blog post covers some of the tips our PhD students have found useful for them throughout their PhD experience.

23 Mar, 2018
My Internship with D2D CRC

My Internship with D2D CRC

This blog post describes Patrick's 12 week experience as an intern at D2D CRC.

9 Mar, 2018
Identifying Threats with Intelligent Autonomous Systems

Identifying Threats with Intelligent Autonomous Systems

This blog post describes how the latest research in deep reinforcement learning will help identify national security threats.

23 Feb, 2018
Deep Learning - What Can it Achieve for Law Enforcement?

Deep Learning - What Can it Achieve for Law Enforcement?

This blog post describes video analysis techniques used to detect people and objects of interest

19 Dec, 2017
Analysing Foosball Data Using R - Who is the Ultimate Player?

Analysing Foosball Data Using R - Who is the Ultimate Player?

This blog post analyses a set of foosball competition results and determines which D2D CRC employee is the ultimate foosball partner.

5 Dec, 2017
Weather Data Transformation and Ingestion with Apache NiFi

Weather Data Transformation and Ingestion with Apache NiFi

This blog post describes how we transformed and ingested weather data using Apache Nifi.

17 Nov, 2017
Challenging the myth of the Data Scientist Unicorn

Challenging the myth of the Data Scientist Unicorn

This blog discusses how D2D CRC has seeked to understand the true meaning of a data scientist.

3 Nov, 2017
“What’s in the case” – Visualisation for Investigators

“What’s in the case” – Visualisation for Investigators

This blog post delves into the world of narrative visualisation and how it can be applied to investigations.

29 Sep, 2017
Now Hiring Andrews

Now Hiring Andrews

This blog explores the probability of duplicate names in an office of software engineers.

25 Aug, 2017
Big Data Architecture Principles

Big Data Architecture Principles

Architecture principles can provide a basis for decision making when developing solutions. This blog post describes Big Data-specific architecture principles used by D2D CRC.

18 Aug, 2017
Designing Big Data Applications

Designing Big Data Applications

This blog post provides a snapshot of the thought process we use when approaching a Big Data problem.

4 Aug, 2017
Related Term Suggestions with ConceptNet

Related Term Suggestions with ConceptNet

In this post we discuss some of the challenges we faced with related term suggestions and our approach to rapidly standing up a baseline solution before expending effort on more advanced solutions.

21 Jul, 2017
Agile Methodologies for Big Data Projects

Agile Methodologies for Big Data Projects

This blog post describes some of the challenges and the lessons learnt from using Agile on Big Data projects at D2D CRC.

5 Jul, 2017
Gaining Your First Data Science Job

Gaining Your First Data Science Job

Finding your first job out of University can be a daunting experience. It’s often difficult to know where to start or what skills and expertise employers are looking for.

16 Mar, 2017
Automatic Resource Management in Scala

Automatic Resource Management in Scala

The Beat the News team at Data to Decisions CRC (D2D CRC) have our heads buried (for the most part) in Spark for big data analytics. Naturally, we dabble a lot in the Scala programming language to support our Spark processing.

31 Jan, 2017