Hi there ๐Ÿ‘‹ I’m Callum (he/him/they/them)

I am a: computer scientist, NLP & digital humanities PhD researcher, stage technician, graphic designer, and student activist. From Sheffield, UK. Interested in natural language processing, data science, machine learning, linguistics, web accessibility, technical theatre, and publicity design (it's a lot I know). Currently researching neural methods for 19th century crime journalism parsing.

Current Roles:

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๐Ÿ“ซ How to reach me

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป Programming

Primarily working in JS and Ruby, proficient in Python and C#, learning Kotlin. Interested in web development and accessible UI design (HTML5, CSS/SCSS, ES6). Previous projects include working on listener analytics dashboards and website rebranding for Forge Radio.

๐Ÿ“š Research

PhD researcher in neural methods for information extraction and entity linkage in 19th century London crime records (newspaper OCR and Old Bailey records) at The University of Sheffield. Research interests include natural language processing, machine learning, and big data.

ORCID: 0000-0003-2924-3068 โค

Google Scholar: Callum William Booth โค

๐ŸŽ› Stage work

Trained in stage rigging, light rigging, light console programming and operation, video wall and projection mapping in Resolume Arena. Experience in both live gig and club night environments, and pre-programmed stage performance environments.

โœ’ Graphic Design

Graphic design officer for Sheffield SU LGBT+ committee, working on branding, print media, and club night asset production. Head of design for Forge Radio.

I also have a portfolio site for graphic design work — cbooth.design ⤐

๐ŸŽ  General interests