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How an enterprise begins its big data journey

As the amount of data continues to double in size every two years, organizations are struggling more than ever before to manage, ingest, store, process, transform, and analyze massive data sets. It has become clear that getting started on the …

Four short links: 31 July 2015

Buzz: An Extensible Programming Language for Self-Organizing Heterogeneous Robot Swarms (arXiv) — Swarm-based primitives allow for the dynamic management of robot teams, and for sharing information globally across the swarm. Self-organization stems from the completely decentralized mechanisms upon which the …

Four short links: 30 July 2015

A Sort of Joy — MOMA’s catalogue was released under CC license, and has even been used to create new art. The performance is probably NSFW at your work without headphones on, but is hilarious. Which I never thought I’d …

Bluetooth LE has solved the 50% problem, cracking open the IoT

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. In this week’s O’Reilly Radar Podcast, O’Reilly’s Mac Slocum chats with Alasdair Allan, an astrophysicist and director at …

Understanding neural function and virtual reality

Like many data scientists, I’m excited about advances in large-scale machine learning, particularly recent success stories in computer vision and speech recognition. But I’m also cognizant of the fact that press coverage tends to inflate what current systems can do, …

Building C# objects dynamically

Buy “C# 6.0 Cookbook” in early release. Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from “C# 6.0 Cookbook,” by Jay Hilyard and Stephen Teilhet. It offers more than 150 code recipes to common and not-so-common problems that C# programmers face every …

How real-time analytics integrates with our connected world

In this special-edition O’Reilly Podcast, O’Reilly’s Ben Lorica and VoltDB’s co-founder Scott Jarr discuss how VoltDB’s hybrid transaction, analytic system allows for real-time analytics and personalization of data across various industries. Scaling transaction processing without losing the relational database MIT’s …

Knowing when not to design

Attend UX Design for Growth, a training session by Laura Klein that will give you the skills you need to design products that convert and retain users. After many years as a designer, I’ve realized that some of the most …

Four short links: 29 July 2015

Cellphone-Based Hand-Held Microplate Reader for Point-of-Care Testing of Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays — we created a hand-held and cost-effective cellphone-based colorimetric microplate reader that implements a routine hospital test used to identify HIV and other conditions. (via RtoZ) Amazon Launchpad — …

Four short links: 28 July 2015

Nurse at LinkedIn — automating the responses to alerts. Moving Fast With High Code Quality (Quora) — Lots of practical detail about how they combine speed with quality. John Horton Conway (The Guardian) — These were two separate areas of …

How trains are becoming data driven

Trains and public transport are, for many of us, a vital part of our daily lives. Large cities are particularly dependent on an efficient public transport system, and if disruption occurs, it usually affects many passengers while spreading across the …

Four short links: 27 July 2015

Large-scale Cluster Management at Google with Borg — Google’s Borg system is a cluster manager that runs hundreds of thousands of jobs, from many thousands of different applications, across a number of clusters each with up to tens of thousands …

Big data, real-time access: How Apache Drill makes it easy

Register for the free webcast “Easy, real-time access to data with Apache Drill,” which will be held Thursday, July 30, 2015, at 10 a.m. PT. This panel discussion will explore the major role SQL-on-Hadoop technologies play in organizations. Big data …

Four short links: 24 July 2015

A New Artificial Compound Eye (Robohub) — three hexagonal photodetectors arranged in a triangular shape, underneath a single lens. These photodetectors work together and combine perceived changes in structured light (optic flow), to present a 3D image that shows what …

Avoid design pitfalls in the IoT: Keep the focus on people

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. For this week’s Radar Podcast, I had the opportunity to sit down with Robert Brunner, founder of the …

Designing at Nasdaq

Welcome to the inaugural episode of our newly launched O’Reilly Design Podcast. In this podcast episode, I chat with Aaron Irizarry. Irizarry is the director of UX for product design at Nasdaq, co-author of “Discussing Design” with Adam Connor, and …

Four short links: 23 July 2015

The Future of Open Source (Allison Randal) — Inexperienced companies can cause a great deal of harm as they blunder around blindly in a collaborative project, throwing resources in ways that ultimately benefit no one, not even themselves. It is …

Signals from OSCON 2015

Experts and advocates from across the open source world assembled in Portland, Ore., this week for OSCON 2015. Below you’ll find a handful of keynotes and interviews from the event that we found particularly notable. Cracking open the IoT In …

Our world is full of bad UX, and it’s costing us dearly

Download a free copy of “The New Design Fundamentals,” a curated collection of chapters from the O’Reilly Design library. Editor’s note: this post is an excerpt from “Tragic Design,” by Jonathan Shariat, which is included in the collection. I love …

Four short links: 22 July 2015

Ford’s Smart Headlights — spotlights targeted by infra-red, and accumulating knowledge of fixed features to illuminate. Wonder what an attacker can do to it? Speed as a Habit — You don’t have to be militant about it, just consistently respond …

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