Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

information scientist and fiction writer

Börkur Sigurbjörnsson is an information scientist and data engineer who and helps early-stage startups create knowledge form information and data. On the side, he writes and publishes works of fiction.

Freelance Information Science

Börkur provides freelance information science services based on his experience working on applied research and prototyping within academia and large corporate research organizations, as well as being a key member and essential contributor of early-stage startups in Iceland, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Spain, Germany and France.

His service offering includes applied science, data storytelling, data pipelines, APIs, minimum viable products (MVP) and prototypes for early stage startups.

His technical expertise includes artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), natural language processing (NLP) and search engine technology.

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Fiction Writing

Börkur is an avid storyteller and publishes short stories and flash fiction on the website Urban Volcano. He is the author of three short fiction collections.

999 Abroad

999 Abroad (2012) is a collection of short stories telling the tales of an Icelander living abroad.

Flash 52

Flash 52 (2017) 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.

Talk to Strangers

Talk to Strangers (2019) is a collection of short stories, featuring encounters with alien form, be it a stranger in the street, a foreign point of view or an internal dialog with the concealed part of our own subconsciousness.

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