Is predicting the future getting harder?

In 2016, the world was first surprised by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union and later also by Trump getting elected as the president of the United States. One of the main reasons these news struck most people by surprise was because the majority of the opinion polls were pointing in the opposite…

Teambuilding with Raspberry PI and 32×32 LED screen

Do you want to do an innovative team building activity that will help you get to know your fellow colleagues? Or just do some puzzles involving creativity and programming? Then connect a Raspberry PI to a LED screen. And decide how this gadget should visualize. Why? I am currently on my third rotation at the Statkraft…

Big data and artificial intelligence – the future of commodity market analysis

“Computers are “starting to open their eyes”” – Google – Jeff Dean AI is colloquially known as machines exhibiting intelligent cognitive behavior such as learning and complex problem solving. 2015 was a big year for AI and 2016 continues the trend with big players such as IBM, Facebook, Google, Apple and Tesla making headlines. Today computers…

A day at work

As a student it is difficult to picture what it is really like to work. You might dream about being employed in a specific company, working with your favourite subject or making a difference. But all in all, how does an ordinary day at work actually look like? After 18 years of studying I was…