last modified: 2018-03-11

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March 2018

  • 2 Digital Nights successfully organized and delivered on March 1 and March 8! 9 companies, 90 students, lots of energy and pictures! (to come)

  • getting more time spent on Openvis, the conference organized by my colleague Lynn Cherny assisted by Renaud Demesmay and many teams from emlyon (events and communication mainly). Huge conference!

  • visit for 3 days at emlyon Casablanca campus to teach "Big data for business" to an emba class. Lots of experience and energy.

  • time spent on manoeuvring on our Msc in Digital Marketing and Data Science in Paris. News to come!

  • some days scheduled to finish up our paper on the investigation of fields via Twitter mining, with Jean and Mohamed.

  • lots of work on Codapps to publish the last lessons of the course: students must code a mobile app version of the cookie clicker!

  • planning the courses for 2018/2019 in data at emlyon with the team of the data r&d institute

Feb 2018

  • Continue renewing the lessons on Codapps: adding Modules 4 and 5: how to release an app on Google and Apple' App Stores, and the basic of code.

  • solving 80+ issues on Github opened by the students of Codapps

  • successfully added an interactive Java console in web pages for coding lessons! Embed it in your pages too!

  • two weeks of intense research writing with Mohamed and Jean

  • first admission jury for our Msc in Digital Marketing and Data science

  • welcome Karthik Suresh and Doreid Ammar, who join emlyon and the Data R&D Institute!

  • The brochure for the Msc in Digital Marketing and Data Science is out! Pdf version here

  • Work on DATOM with G Lecuyer

  • Continue working on the pedagogical structure of the Msc.

  • Assisting in launching the course by Yoann Allardin on mnemotechnics: boost your memory! at emlyon business school - first class is on Feb 27!

  • Publishing theses and podcasts by emlyon students on data science x biz (theses are here, podcasts are there).

  • coordinating with 10 companies who will participate in the 2 editions of the Digital Night for 2018: March 1st for consulting groups, Marc 8th for diverse industries.

  • presenting the Msc in DMDS at the emlyon Campus Day at Ecully on Feb 27th evening.

Jan 2018

Welcoming my new born in this world, Tristan!

Nov / Dec 2017

Oct 2017

September 2017

  • Too busy to fill this now page, apparently

Agust 2017

  • Too much in holidays to fill this now page, apparently

July 2017

  • Preparing the launch of a Data R&D Institute at emlyon! Curious? Get in touch.

  • Advanced on a new Msc for emlyon

  • Updating my "big data for business" course for 2017/2018

  • Created a MOOC "IoT for entrepreneurs" for the BBA on our campus at Saint Etienne. Video clips on Youtube soon!

  • submitted the 3rd and hopefully last revision of a paper from my previous life as a historian of science!

  • Developping a series of projects with a series of companies to promote our students.

  • still working on a fast algo for overlapping community detection

  • launched this app for my own use, but check it out:

May 2017

  • Got my Elasticsearch + Redis setup to work, to analyze a large dataset from text mining and graph mining perspectives. Great results so far!

  • Preparing the MOOC on connected objects, for a shooting in the first week of July.

  • Teaching a module on "Big data" to eMBA students

  • Participating to recruitment committees, jurys…​ (that’s the season for it)

  • More useful admin stuff to prepare for 2017/2018.

  • Got a minor revision before acceptance notice on a paper, more news on it when full acceptance is confirmed!

April 2017

March 2017

February 2017

  • re-submitted the neuromarketing paper!

  • co-steering the recruitment of 2 new positions in our department: one professor in marketing and data analytics, one instructor position in coding / Excel / SQL. Get in touch!

  • teaching at emlyon’s incubator, in our MSc in Marketing and Service Management and in our Programme Grande Ecole.

  • still hesitating on which object I should use to to teach a MOOC "Create a connected object, for beginners"

  • giving a webinar on Feb 09 on FrenchWeb to discuss dataviz for business.

  • finished the setup of my new Gephi tutorials. Adding more tutorials.

  • continuing supervising centrale lyon and emlyon students on a Twitter mapping project

  • organizing the "Digital Night", a career event on March 16 at Ecully, for our digitally / data inclined students and companies who’d like to hire them.

  • working with my colleague Margherita Pagani on extending em lyon business school’s course offering in digital marketing and business analytics (shht! secret plans!)

January 2017

  • taking contacts to create a course on "creating connected objects, for beginners". Will be filmed, for emlyon students and as a MOOC on Coursera (hopefully). Students will learn how to create an object, for real. Get in touch if you are interested.

  • preparing for the launch of the TDO (Transformation Digitale des Organisations) certificate by EMLYON, taking place in March 2017 on our new Paris campus. I teach the first module on "data and tech for business", 16-18 March, on our Paris campus

  • reworking my Gephi tutorials to make them open and easy to publish in a variety of formats, with asciiidoc.

  • supervising centrale lyon and emlyon students on a Twitter mapping project

  • organizing the "Digital Night", a career event on March 16 at Ecully, for our digitally / data inclined students and companies who’d like to hire them.

  • resubmitting my paper on the history of neuromarketing, co-written with Ale Smidts and Paul Wouters. Fingers crossed.

  • going to the "Entreprise du Futur" event by Emlyon and Visiativ, in Lyon (January 19)

  • writing about Lotka and other things on Medium

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