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Clustering bitcoin accounts using heuristics

By Ben Lorica
December 18, 2014

Editor’s note: we’ll explore present and future applications of cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies at our upcoming Radar Summit: Bitcoin & the Blockchain on Jan. 27, 2015, in San Francisco. A few data scientists are starting to play around with cryptocurrency …

Cheap sensors, fast networks, and distributed computing

By Jenn Webb
December 16, 2014

Editor’s note: this is an excerpt from our new report Data: Emerging Trends and Technologies, by Alistair Croll. You can download the free report here. The trifecta of cheap sensors, fast networks, and distributing computing are changing how we work …

Wouldn’t it be fun to build your own Google?

By Martin Kleppmann
December 10, 2014

For the last few millennia, libraries have been the custodians of human knowledge. By collecting books, and making them findable and accessible, they have done an incredible service to humanity. Our modern society, culture, science, and technology are all founded …

Building Apache Kafka from scratch

By Ben Lorica
December 4, 2014

At the heart of big data platforms are robust data flows that connect diverse data sources. Over the past few years, a new set of (mostly open source) software components have become critical to tackling data integration problems at scale. …

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Lutz Finger Lutz Finger LUTZ FINGER, a director at LinkedIn, is an authority on social media and text analytics. He�s also co-founder and former CEO of Fisheye Analytics, a media data-mining company whose products support governments and various NGOs, such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the International Olympic Committee,…

Paco Nathan Paco Nathan is the Chief Scientist and Vice President of Research and Development for Symbiot.

Garrett Grolemund Garrett Grolemund Garrett maintains, the development center for the Shiny R package, and is the author of Hands-On Programming with R as well as Data Science with R, a forthcoming book by O'Reilly Media. Garrett is a Data Scientist and Chief Instructor at RStudio, Inc. In his own words: I specialize…

Denny Guang-Yeu Lee Denny Guang-Yeu Lee Denny is a hands on data architect and developer / hacker with more than 15 years of experience developing internet-scale infrastructure, data platforms, and distributed systems for both On-Premises and Cloud. Key focuses surround solving complex large scale data problems - providing not only architectural direction but hands-on implementation of…

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