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Codethecity Chatbots

Codethecity Eight. Wow. This thing has some legs huh? We had fun making computers speak a little like humans, in useful ways. I was on a team this time, with Alan and Bianca. Which was fun. Our project was around using chatbot interfaces as the only way to create meetings in a business setting. Instead of […]

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Codethecity Health

The latest Codethecity event saw a few new developments. We had our biggest turn out yet. Our biggest day two turnout by far. At least half of the projects delivered some real value over the weekend. A similar percentage have genuine likelihood of finding a  live future rather than ageing unloved in a github repo. Our […]

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Map data glue

I’m at the sixth codethecity, on day two of the History Jam. We’re working on creating a walk through 3D version of 1930’s Aberdeen using open data, Unity, and a lot of transcribing and cross referencing. I’m working on pairing historic company data with the OSM (Open Street Map) building outlines that we’re using to create […]