Extreme Blue

Extreme Blue Mentor


Jun – Sep

I have been the mentor for four IBM Extreme Blue projects as part of IBM’s summer internship programme.

The role involves coaching and guiding a team of University student interns on a full-time project.

Client Butler (2016)

Using a mobile application, analytics, NLP and machine learning to improve the experience for companies visiting IBM sites.

Conversational Internet (2012)

Using machine learning and natural language processing to build a smarter screenreader

Details about the prototype created

Switch (2009)

Finding uses for smart metering data for home owners, using visualisations, data analytics and social web approaches to try to influence behavioural change

An overview of the project on ibm.com

Project BlueLeaf (2006)

Developing a collaborative virtual learning environment for use in schools

Background about the project

More info…

I’ve written about what’s involved in being an Extreme Blue mentor on my blog