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Conferences

Change the World with Data
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Strata + Hadoop World in London
London, UK | 5-7 May, 2015

Strata + Hadoop World
New York, NY | September 29-October 1, 2015

Data News

Building a business that combines human experts and data science

By Ben Lorica
January 28, 2016

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Data Show Podcast to explore the opportunities and techniques driving big data and data science. In this episode of the O’Reilly Data Show, I spoke with Eric Colson, chief algorithms officer at Stitch Fix, and former …

Is 2016 the year you let robots manage your money?

By Ben Lorica
January 14, 2016

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Data Show Podcast to explore the opportunities and techniques driving big data and data science. In this episode of the O’Reilly Data Show, I sat down with Vasant Dhar, a professor at the Stern School of …

Investing in big data technologies

By Ben Lorica
December 30, 2015

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Data Show Podcast to explore the opportunities and techniques driving big data and data science. In this special holiday episode of the O’Reilly Data Show, I look back at two conversations I had earlier this year …

Building a scalable platform for streaming updates and analytics

By Ben Lorica
December 17, 2015

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Data Show Podcast to explore the opportunities and techniques driving big data and data science. In this episode of the O’Reilly Data Show, I sit down with Evan Chan, distinguished engineer at Tuplejump. We talk about …

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Data Experts

John Adler John Adler Mr. Adler is accomplished Business and Information Technology (IT) professional with over 25 years of combined experience with Large Finance, Manufacturing Organizations, and Government Finance organizations. Mr. Adler has over 20 years combined experience delivering data strategies, solutions, and systems for a variety of complex business environments. Mr. Adler has…

Randy Olson Randy Olson I'm an artificial intelligence researcher at the University of Pennsylvania Institute for Biomedical Informatics, where I develop state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms to solve biomedical problems. I specialize in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data visualization, although I’m always learning something new to make myself more useful to my clients and…

Scott Murray Scott Murray Scott Murray is a designer, creative coder, and artist who writes software to create data visualizations and other interactive phenomena. His work incorporates elements of interaction design, systems design, and generative art. Scott is in the Learning Group at O’Reilly Media. Before that, he was an Assistant Professor of Design…

Bill Lubanovic Bill Lubanovic started developing software with UNIX in the 70s, GUIs in the 80s, and the Web in the 90s. He now does web visualization work for a wind energy company.

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Gain a clear perspective on the future of big data--and all the analytics, architectures, techniques, tools, and technologies you need to use data successfully. With this complete video compilation, you'll get a front-row seat to the keynotes, workshops, and sessions at O'Reilly's Strata Conference Santa Clara 2014.

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Data Webcasts
Learn directly from data experts. Join us for these free, live webcasts.

Overcome the limitations of distributed computing with real-time intelligence
March 1, 2016 - 10AM PT,


Fast and Simplified Streaming, Ad-Hoc and Batch Analytics with FiloDB and Spark Streaming
March 16, 2016 - 10AM PT,


How Data Science and Spend Analytics Found $100 Million+ in Savings
April 5, 2016 - 10AM PT,


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