Baby steps towards working with Google Cloud

A little documentation of my journey


First, I had to sign up at, and give them my credit card details (to confirm I am human, well…)

The main interface is the Concole (or dashboard). The documentation is here.

Data set

The Public Patents Dataset will be the main resource for this project.

Not sure yet whether we analyze and build the models on the platform or whether we script it (which would be better for reproducibility).

Fabian C. Moss
Fabian C. Moss
Research Fellow in Cultural Analytics

Fabian C. Moss is a Research Fellow in Cultural Analytics at University of Amsterdam (UvA). He was born in Cologne, Germany, and studied Mathematics and Educational Studies at University of Cologne, and Music Education (Major Piano) and Musicology at Hochschule für Musik und Tanz, Köln. He obtained is PhD in Digital Humanities from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). Working with large symbolic datasets of musical scores and harmonic annotations, he is primarily interested in Computational Music Analysis, Music Theory, Music Cognition, and their mutual relationship.