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THINKING IN CODE

When creating or designing something new I have found it far more valuable to get right into the code (or graphic design in previous years). Typically I make the mistake of focusing way too much effort on the final concept, the ultimate feature set. Spending as little time as possible in the research and planning […]

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data visualisation Greps

5 DATA VIZ TIPS WITH HIGHCHARTS

Since starting my new job with Greps, I’ve spent a lot of time in Highcharts, a Javascript chart library, working on data visualisation. I’ve come to appreciate why it’s popular and used by the world’s biggest companies.  First of all the results are of a very high quality, secondly there is endless opportunity for customisation […]

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Greps

The History of Hiring: Mistakes

*Disclaimer: This blog comes from a biased angle – I not only work for Greps, but wholeheartedly believe in their mission in changing the way developers skills are analysed. Skill analysis isn’t just for hiring, it is of course the most important type of feedback for anyone looking to improve individually or at a team […]

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STUDIO JOURNAL

Semester 2 – Studio 1st journal After a hectic holiday period coding in Python , it’s great to divert some attention to our blog project again. Despite other deadlines and the pressures of holiday times with a young family, Timo and I have continued communicating, sharing ideas and thoughts for the next steps of the […]

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career dev data visualisation

Starting out: data visualisation

Although I’m not scheduled to officially study this topic until the third year of my applied data science degree in 2021, I have an amazing chance at Greps to contribute to our solution in this area.  As society continues to work its way through the implications of big data, the visualisation of data sets is […]

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Programming

Learning Python

Here are some notes from class the last few weeks (reverse order sorry!): MONDAY 25/11/19 Today the topic was dealing with filenames and understanding some of the finer details of real world coding. I enjoyed using the Python console – it felt very raw compared to Pycharm! We used the OS module today which I […]

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Programming

THE BEGINNINGS OF A CODER

PRE COURSE THOUGHTS ON CODING This course represents our fourth at Noroff and the first with some real practical challenges that are sure to relate to what we will face in the real world. Learning to code was an initial idea I dismissed whilst trying to solve an issue in an old job. It was […]

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NOVEMBER UPDATE : JOURNAL

A series of notes on this month’s progress. UPCOMING PRESENTATION After a busy couple of days at work I’ve just watched yesterdays studio lecture to get the latest about our upcoming presentation. As an online student I think presenting has some challenges and some benefits. In person, a good presentation can have a bigger effect. […]

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Future Paper

EDUCATION AND SOCIETY

BOOK CHAPTER PROPOSAL / PAPER SEPTEMBER 2019 EDUCATION AND SOCIETY 2.1 Abstract Education plays a crucial role in today’s western society. In this chapter we will analyse the effect of technology on both education and society. Namely, what could education look like to help society prepare for the effect that technology is creating in the […]

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THOUGHTS ON GDPR

The GDPR legislation seems very fair from afar, it seems to be empowering the individual and before watching the conference talk (https://youtu.be/meHvy24i1LU) I was strongly in favour of reducing businesses ability to have complete control over our data. I still agree with the principle – that our data shouldn’t be shared without our knowledge. But […]