MSc Web Science: Week 2

Firing up the ‘Pi’s/Tim O’Riordan 2013/CC BY 2.0 UK The highlight of the week was definitely the Raspberry Pi session; an hour long workshop that was added to the end of classes on Thursday. The Raspberry Pi is a tiny and cheap computer that has been developed to provide a budget platform for practicing programming. Because it’s cheapContinue reading “MSc Web Science: Week 2”

MSc Web Science: Week 1

First day of Web Science/Tim O’Riordan 2013/CC BY 2.0 UK Some notes on my first week on the MSc Web Science course at Southampton. Quantitative Research Methods (QRM) The tutor, Nikolaos Tzavidis, posted the notes and slides for the first two lectures on Blackboard and emailed the class 4 days ahead to let us know.Continue reading “MSc Web Science: Week 1”

MSc Web Science: Week 0

FPSE Faculty Welcome 2013/Tim O’Riordan ©2013/CC BY 2.0 UK Monday, 23 September Faculty Welcome Electronics and Computer Science (Prof Neil White – Head of ECS) – “we’re research-focused” The Optical Research Centre (Prof Rob Eason – Deputy Head of ORC) – “we’re dedicated to Photonics”, “there’s going to be an Internet ‘capacity crunch’ in 2020”Continue reading “MSc Web Science: Week 0”

Why am I doing Web Science?

Day 1 – 079/DIVERSE2012 ©2012/All rights reserved (permission granted) Last week I posted the “What is Web Science?” statement I submitted as part of my application to join the IPhD Web Science course at the University of Southampton. Along with this statement I was asked to provide a statement about my specific research interests –Continue reading “Why am I doing Web Science?”