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Sequencing, cloud computing, and analytics meet around genetics and pharma

By Andy Oram
May 6, 2014

If your data consists of one million samples, but only 100 have the characteristics you’re looking for, and if each of the million samples contains 250,000 attributes, each of which is built of thousands of basic elements, you have a …

Citizens as partners in the use of clinical data

By John Wilbanks
May 5, 2014

This article was written together with Mike Kellen, Director of Technology at Sage Bionetworks, and Christine Suver, Senior Scientist at Sage Bionetworks. The current push towards patient engagement, when clinical researchers trace the outcomes of using pharmaceuticals or other treatments, …

Culture’s impact on social media adoption

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April 28, 2014

By Lydia Laurenson Culture has a huge impact on social media adoption and usage. In Measuring Culture, I talked about specific cultural traits and attitudes, and I described how those things are being measured on social media. For this article, …

Network Science Dashboards

By Ben Lorica
April 26, 2014

With Network Science well on its way to being an established academic discipline, we’re beginning to see tools that leverage it. Applications that draw heavily from this discipline make heavy use of visual representations and come with interfaces aimed at …

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Scott Murray Scott Murray Scott Murray is a code 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 an Assistant Professor of Design at the University of San Francisco, where he teaches data visualization and interaction design.…

Lutz Finger Lutz Finger LUTZ FINGER, a director at LinkedIn, is an authority on social media and text analytics. Hes 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,…

Dan Maharry Dan Maharry is a senior developer for Co-operative Web, a software development workers co-op based in the UK. He specializes in working with new technologies and has been working with .NET since its first beta. This is his twelfth book on web development for the Microsoft platform. It is his first book…

Andrew J Brust Andrew J Brust is the Chief, New Technology at twentysix New York, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner specializing in business intelligence, enterprise integration and Microsoft .NET application development.

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I ♥ Logs: Apache Kafka and Real-time Data Integration
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Computational Thinking: Just Enough Math
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Data Analysis on Streams
June 12, 2013 - 09AM PT,

Derivatives Analytics with Python
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Analyzing Data with Python
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