Time-turner: Strata San Jose 2017, day 2

There are so many good talks happening at the same time that it’s impossible to not miss out on good sessions. But imagine I had a time-turner necklace and could actually “attend” 3 (maybe 5) sessions happening at the same time. Taking into account my current personal interests and tastes, here’s how my day would […]

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Time-turner: Strata San Jose 2017, day 1

There are so many good talks happening at the same time that it’s impossible to not miss out on good sessions. But imagine I had a time-turner necklace and could actually “attend” 3 (maybe 5) sessions happening at the same time. Taking into account my current personal interests and tastes, here’s how my day would […]

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Strata Singapore 2016

Landed in Singapore for #stratahadoop next week, and I came across an article about data and the Metro System https://t.co/3vmwGmNs2e — Ben Lorica 罗瑞卡 (@bigdata) December 3, 2016 Great first meal in advance of #StrataHadoop Singapore 🇸🇬 next week #smartnation https://t.co/TZpO3VwUcd pic.twitter.com/Vb260LqHOv — Ben Lorica 罗瑞卡 (@bigdata) December 3, 2016 #stratahadoop Singapore 🇸🇬 year 2 […]

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Strata NYC 2016 is next week

1/ We have great keynotes next week at #StrataHadoop NYC🗽 Here are a few to watch for: — Ben Lorica (@bigdata) September 21, 2016 2/ .@Pagankennedy author of Inventology ⇢ The art and science of serendipity #StrataHadoop NYC🗽 https://t.co/fJMitfeFk7 — Ben Lorica (@bigdata) September 21, 2016 3/ Jill Lepore of @Harvard_History & @NewYorker ⇢ The […]

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Using Agile development techniques for data science projects

[A version of this post appears on the O’Reilly Radar.] The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: John Akred on building data platforms and enterprise data strategies. Subscribe to the O’Reilly Data Show Podcast to explore the opportunities and techniques driving big data, data science, and AI. Find us on Stitcher, TuneIn, iTunes, SoundCloud, RSS. In this […]

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Time-turner: Strata San Jose 2016, day 2

There are so many good talks happening at the same time that it’s impossible to not miss out on good sessions. But imagine I had a time-turner necklace and could actually “attend” 3 (maybe 5) sessions happening at the same time. Taking into account my current personal interests and tastes, here’s how my day would […]

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Time-turner: Strata San Jose 2016, day 1

There are so many good talks happening at the same time that it’s impossible to not miss out on good sessions. But imagine I had a time-turner necklace and could actually “attend” 3 (maybe 5) sessions happening at the same time. Taking into account my current personal interests and tastes, here’s how my day would […]

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Hardcore Data Science, California 2016

Ben Recht and I organized another great edition of Hardcore Data Science in San Jose today. As I was preparing to host the track, I had an inkling we had another outstanding sequence of presentations. The day covered hot topics like deep neural networks, practical advice on how to do data science & machine learning […]

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Turning big data into actionable insights

[A version of this article appears on the O’Reilly Radar.] The O’Reilly Data Show podcast: Evangelos Simoudis on data mining, investing in data startups, and corporate innovation. Subscribe to the O’Reilly Data Show Podcast to explore the opportunities and techniques driving big data and data science. Can developments in data science and big data infrastructure […]

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How intelligent data platforms are powering smart cities

[A version of this post appears on the O’Reilly Radar.] Smart cities and smart nations run on data. According to a 2014 U.N. report, 54% of the world’s population resides in urban areas, with further urbanization projected to push that share up to 66% by the year 2050. This projected surge in population has encouraged […]

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