Luke Metcalfe is a data scientist and tech entrepreneur. He is focused on delivering business outcomes through identifying new opportunities in public and proprietary datasets. Projects include:
NationMaster.com, which has received a 600 million pageviews to date. Automatically gathers international statistics from hundreds of sources into a single source.
NetComber.com, where Luke crawled 300 million websites to identify their owners through coding style and other identifiers. Sold to US company.
Microburbs.com.au, aims to provide all information which may influence your decision on where to buy a property. Developed the hip score algorithm, among others, to quantify liveability and investment opportunity. Built a database with 70,000 data points for 55,000 microburbs across Australia. And 2000 data points for every property in Australia. Achieved thousands of shares by providing journalists with interesting data insights on Australian suburbs.