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Hello! Darren Shaw here, a portrait photographer living and working around Southampton in Hampshire. I mainly shoot beauty and editorial work. As well as digital, I enjoy working with old film cameras and love soft, naturally lit black and white images. I’m always looking to meet new models, makeup artists and stylists. So if you’re interested in working together, get in touch or find me on Twitter or Instagram.

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Hello! Darren Shaw here again. I’m a technical lead in IBM’s Emerging Technology group. I’m learning to take portrait and beauty pictures. I'm rubbish at writing bios, but better at replying to emails and Twitter.

Has Roger Federer Perspired? July 2017

That Roger Federer does not sweat had become ingrained thinking, the sort of idea we were looking to challenge. Was it real or just a lazy cliche? We had IBM’s Wimbledon match data for all the top players and using Weather Underground we pulled in temperature data for those matches. This let us see the number of matches played by player and temperature....

Experiences of Innovation in Emerging Technology January 2017

I work in a part of IBM called Emerging Technology. One of the group's responsibilities is to help clients with innovation. We do this by explaining technology, running workshops and helping prototype new ideas. We're often asked how to be innovative. I don't think we have an answer to this, but we do have lots of experience of what has worked and hasn't worked for us....

Kappa Architecture on Bluemix January 2017

Over the last three years I've been responsible for helping the US Masters, Roland Garros and primarily Wimbledon understand how people are engaging with the events on social media. Their requirements have led to a messy combination of stream processing, batch processing and static indexing. I've started to look at how a Kappa architecture might help us produce a cleaner solution....

Roland Garros June 2016

Crowds at Roland Garros for the 2016 French Open....

Colour of YouTube April 2016

Predominant colours of most popular user generated Bobbi Brown videos on YouTube....

Physical Web and Physical Meetings January 2011

As an experiment in using the Physical Web I wanted to create a voting system for physical meetings. A meeting would have a current question and attendees could vote with one click. There would be no entering URLs, downloading apps, or scanning QR codes....