Archive for February, 2013


Sunday, February 17th, 2013

I’ve said before that I don’t like London. I avoid having to work in London wherever possible. But, if I’m honest, I don’t really know the city that well and always tend to go back to the same old places when I am there.

Yesterday changed that a bit. Amy and I went to London for a tour with HiddenCity, and I saw more of it in one day than I’d seen in years.

A HiddenCity trail is basically a treasure hunt delivered by SMS messages. You get a text message with a clue for something to find. Once you’ve worked it out, you reply by SMS. If you’re right, you get the clue for the next step of the hunt.

and we're off Answer number 1


Demonstrating IBM Watson for healthcare

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

I work on a computer system called IBM Watson – I might have mentioned it once or twice before?

Yesterday, IBM unveiled the progress that we and our partners have made with Watson in healthcare at an event in New York.

IBM Watson: New Breakthroughs Transform Quality Care for Patients

I didn’t get to go, but I did keep half an eye on what was happening through twitter. Here are some of the tweets that caught my eye.