I'm Alex Kearney, a PhD student studying Computer Science at the University of Alberta. I focus on Artificial Intelligence and Epistemology.

This is a really interesting article on the distinction between news and journalism, the history of journalism, and how new technology is ressurecting old news-reporting techniques.

I think I'm going to make a #yeg news aggregation site for #opendataday .


Hmmm... I think for my next project I'll re-do my web-scraper. Building a data-set should be an interesting engineering problem.