UK Data Service Open Data Dive

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The UK Data Service and Digital Innovation are running an intense all-day hackathon on Saturday 24 September at The Shed at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).

The UK Data Service Open Data Dive aims to bring together coders, data enthusiasts, graphic designers, project managers and pizza lovers into the same room to hunt down, crunch and beautify open social and economic data.

The Open Data Dive is free to attend and open to everyone. Free lunch and drinks will be provided.

Newcomers are welcome and there will be data specialists and programmers from the UK Data Service on hand to provide support and help. During the day, short parallel workshops will run on finding and understanding data, using APIs and big data.

For more information and registration follow the links below.

 

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An Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language

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Join Wolfram Training for  free online training series based on Stephen Wolfram’s book An Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language. Each session covers different chapters from the book in depth and explores additional examples and exercises. Learn how to perform calculations, manipulate images, analyze real-world data, and even deploy your own cloud apps with the powerful and elegant Wolfram Language. And don’t miss out on the opportunity for interactive Q&A with the host, Wolfram Language veteran Dave Withoff.

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Application for Machine Time – 6th Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessor Access Programme

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The Hartree Centre is pleased to announce a sixth programme of access to its Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor cluster.

This is for projects from academia and industry that would like to experiment with their code on this exciting new architecture.

The sixth phase covers the period between Monday 25th July and Friday 21st October 2016.

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