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Commodity data analytics for health care

By Andy Oram
October 21, 2014

Analytics are expensive and labor intensive; we need them to be routine and ubiquitous. I complained earlier this year that analytics are hard for health care providers to muster because there’s a shortage of analysts and because every data-driven decision …

Use data or be data

By Jenn Webb
October 17, 2014

Arguments from all sides have surrounded the question of whether or not everyone should learn to code. Trina Chiasson, co-founder and CEO of Infoactive, says learning to code changed her life for the better. “These days I don’t spend a …

Signals from Strata + Hadoop World New York 2014

By Mac Slocum
October 16, 2014

Experts from across the data world are coming together in New York City this week for Strata + Hadoop World New York 2014. Below you’ll find keynotes, interviews, and insights from the event that we think are notable. Unusual data …

Fast data fuels real-time streaming applications

By Andy Oram
October 16, 2014

The era is here: we’re starting to see computers making decisions that people used to make, through a combination of historical and real-time data. These streams of data come together in applications that answer questions like: What news items or …

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Data Experts

Jay Kreibich Jay Kreibich is a professional software engineer who has always been interested in how people process and understand information.

Shahed Latif Shahed Latif is a partner in KPMG's Advisory practice having extensive IT and business skills. He has over 23 years of experience working with the global fortune 1000 companies focusing on providing business and technology solutions across a variety of areas.

Luciano Ramalho Luciano Ramalho Luciano Ramalho was a Web developer before the Netscape IPO in 1995, and switched from Perl to Java to Python in 1998. Since then he worked on some of the largest news portals in Brazil using Python, and taught Python web development in the Brazilian media, banking and government sectors.…

Noah Iliinsky Noah Iliinsky Illinsky has spent the last several years thinking about effective approaches to creating diagrams and other types of information visualization. He also works in interface and interaction design, all from a functional and user-centered perspective.

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Revealing the Uncommonly Common with Elasticsearch
October 30, 2014 - 09AM PT,

Sentiment Analysis Using Support Vector Machines in Ruby
November 11, 2014 - 10AM PT,

Spark + Cassandra: Technical Integration Details
November 12, 2014 - 09AM PT,

Data Hiding — A look at the Latest Techniques and Countermeasures
November 18, 2014 - 10AM PT,

Getting Started with Impala - Interactive SQL for Apache Hadoop
December 4, 2014 - 10AM PT,

All-vs-All: Correlation Using Spark/Hadoop
December 9, 2014 - 10AM PT,

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