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
Finding uses for smart metering data for home owners, using visualisations, data analytics and social web approaches to try to influence behavioural change
Project BlueLeaf (2006)
Developing a collaborative virtual learning environment for use in schools
I’ve written about what’s involved in being an Extreme Blue mentor on my blog