Category: computing

Scaling down OR is an opportunity

A lot of researchers and practitioners make good use of Operational Research (OR) in order to optimise, solve problems and real life issues, and help make better decisions. However, I have been concerned about the scale of the projects that

My programming life

I was 12 years old when I decided to quit my musical studies and start BASIC language programming. However, it was only a six month course and I didn’t carry on with the following levels because my parents didn’t want

Instant Forecast

Now that Google has made us used to everything 'instant' (I don't even like instant coffee) we know anyone with a SOA algorithm and piece of hardware/software should be able to instantly predict. And I thought that 'nowcasting' was too