Anton McConville

IBM Canada / @antonmc

Anton McConville is a digital designer and developer with a passion for mobile apps made with iOS or HTML. With backgrounds in UX and engineering, Anton works hard to make apps that are well coded, thoughtfully designed, and that try to push on boundaries. He currently works as developer advocate in IBM's Cloud unit.

Natural language analysis of Bowie's personas

From 'Space Oddity' to 'Blackstar', Bowie inspired us with his diverse personas. What can natural language processing reveal about those iconic characters? That's the mission of 'Ziggy' a little Python app that builds a database of lyrics, and digs into the style and tone of writing within them. This session explores the findings, and shows how it works. We'll consider real world use cases, and future iterations.

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