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…

Steve Jobs of the energy industry

I woke up at 4.15 on Thursday morning. Not because I already had to, my alarm was set to 4.45, but because I was excited. Four of us Statkraft trainees were bound for Steinkjer in the county of Nord-Trøndelag to meet other trainees in the energy sector to discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead. Such…

Turn & Face the Strange

“The more things change the more they stay the same.” That’s a somewhat sad sounding opening line, huh blog fans? The famous phrase pertains to the sorry belief that despite our best efforts some aspects of life cannot be altered or escaped. However, what if things are already great, then why would you want change…

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…