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Startup Showcase winners reflect the data industry’s maturity

By Alistair Croll
February 26, 2015

At Strata + Hadoop World 2015 in San Jose last week, we ran an event for data-driven startups. This is the fourth year for the Startup Showcase, and it’s become a fixture of the conference. One of our early winners, …

Topic models: Past, present, and future

By Ben Lorica
February 26, 2015

I don’t remember when I first came across topic models, but I do remember being an early proponent of them in industry. I came to appreciate how useful they were for exploring and navigating large amounts of unstructured text, and …

Signals from Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose, CA, 2015

By Jenn Webb
February 20, 2015

Experts from across the big data world came together for Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose, CA, 2015. We’ve gathered insights from the event below. U.S. chief data scientist With a special recorded introduction from President Barack Obama, DJ …

Exploring methods in active learning

By Shannon Cutt
February 18, 2015

In a recent O’Reilly webcast, “Crowdsourcing at GoDaddy: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Crowd,” Adam Marcus explains how to mitigate common challenges of managing crowd workers, how to make the most of human-in-the-loop machine learning, and …

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Data Experts

Dean Wampler Dean Wampler is a Software Engineer with DRW Trading. He was formerly a Consultant, Trainer, and Mentor with Object Mentor, Inc.

Julie Steele Julie Steele is an editor at O'Reilly Media specializing in topics related to organizing, storing, and visualizing data.

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.

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

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Mission Critical NoSQL
March 3, 2015 - 10AM PT,

Taming Data Variety: Intelligent Solutions Using Machine Learning and Expert Crowdsourcing
March 5, 2015 - 10AM PT,

Understanding SQL on Hadoop and Distributed R
March 10, 2015 - 10AM PT,

Entity Resolution on Hadoop: The Pitfalls of Building It Yourself
March 24, 2015 - 10AM PT,

Spark 1.3 and Spark's New Dataframe API
March 25, 2015 - 09AM PT,

Making Sense of Spark Performance
April 1, 2015 - 09AM PT,

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