Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

Science

Börkur has a PhD in information retrieval from the University of Amsterdam and undergraduate degrees in mathematics and computer science from University of Iceland.

Börkur has over 15 years of experience as a software engineer and applied researcher working in academia, large research labs and start-ups.

His work has covered a range of subjects such as information retrieval, machine learning, natural language processing and urban informatics.

Fiction

Börkur is an avid storyteller and publishes short stories and flash fiction on the Urban Volcano.

Börkur has published two books.

999 Abroad is a collection of short stories telling the tales of an Icelander living abroad.

Flash 52 is a collection of flash fiction stories resulting from a project where the author published an annotated flash fiction piece every week for a year.