Category: Travel

SOCML: Self-Organizing Conference on Machine Learning 2017

I was invited to the Self-Organizing Conference on Machine Learning (SOCML) and attended at the end of November 2017. As per the name, the conference did not have a preset schedule but the participants themselves would put together the agenda on

Data Science Africa 2017

Earlier in the 2017 I attended the UN Data Forum. Outside some oddities out of some of the things discussed at that conference (especially on Data and power dynamics, you can read a paper we wrote in response -> A critical

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Road Traffic Fatal Crashes

This a developing posts. Version 0.5: Initial post. My SO and I have been having a lot of conversations about Fatal Crashes in South Africa. It is a very popular issue to discuss in South Africa especially during the festive

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30 Hours in Nairobi: AfriCHI and Data Science Nairobi

Rounding off the birthday month!!! I had the privilege to be able to attend the AfriCHI Workshop on  Social Media Usage and its Ethical Implications. My colleague Nyalleng Moorosi and I had contributed a short position paper on the topic

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Getting to Silicon Valley (My Internship)

This is the first in a series of 3 blog posts about my past summer. My wife convinced me to do it in 3 sections as it may be interesting to others. DISCLAIMER: This post is not thorough and is

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