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Four short links: 3 July 2015

The Storage Tipping Point — the performance optimization technologies of the last decade – log structured file systems, coalesced writes, out-of-place updates and, soon, byte-addressable NVRAM – are conflicting with similar-but-different techniques used in SSDs and arrays. The software we …

To create the future we want, we need more moonshots

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 Radar Podcast episode, Tim O’Reilly sits down with Google X’s Astro Teller. Their wide-ranging conversation …

Why data preparation frameworks rely on human-in-the-loop systems

As I’ve written in previous posts, data preparation and data enrichment are exciting areas for entrepreneurs, investors, and researchers. Startups like Trifacta, Tamr, Paxata, Alteryx, and CrowdFlower continue to innovate and attract enterprise customers. I’ve also noticed that companies — …

Four short links: 2 July 2015

How Not to be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking (Amazon) — Ellenberg chases mathematical threads through a vast range of time and space, from the everyday to the cosmic, encountering, among other things, baseball, Reaganomics, daring lottery schemes, Voltaire, …

Four short links: 1 July 2015

Google Dev Apologies After Photos App Tags Black People as Gorillas (Ars Technica) — this is how you recover from a unequivocally horrendous mistake. IRS Finally Agrees to Release Non-Profit Records (BoingBoing) — Today, the IRS released a statement saying …

Learn a C-style language

You have a lot of choices when you’re picking a programming language to learn. If you look around the web development world, you’ll see a lot of JavaScript. At universities and high schools, you’ll often find Python used as a …

Battery performance in Android M

It has been a long held personal belief that most battery drain issues on smartphone devices are due to applications that are improperly tuned. I work very closely with mobile developers to help optimize mobile apps for speed and battery …

Graphs in the world: Modeling systems as networks

Get notified when our free report, “Mapping Big Data: A Data Driven Market Report” is available for download. Networks of all kinds drive the modern world. You can build a network from nearly any kind of data set, which is …

Four short links: 30 June 2015

Brittle Systems — More than two decades ago at Sun I was convinced that making systems ductile (the opposite of brittle) was the hardest and most important problem in system engineering. tota11y — accessibility testing toolkit from Khan. Locust — …

BioBuilder: Rethinking the biological sciences as engineering disciplines

Buy “BioBuilder: Synthetic Biology in the Lab,” by Natalie Kuldell PhD., Rachel Bernstein, Karen Ingram, and Kathryn M. Hart. What needs to happen for the revolution in biology and the life sciences to succeed? What are the preconditions? I’ve compared …

Four short links: 29 June 2015

Surgery Lag Time (ComputerWorld) — doctors trialling very remote surgery (1200 miles) with a simulator, to see what naglag is acceptable. At 200 milliseconds, surgeons could not detect a lag time. From 300 to 500 milliseconds, some surgeons could detect …

Four short links: 26 July 2015

6SensorLabs — product is a grind-your-food-for-my-sensor product that tests for the presence of gluten. Or, as celiacs call it, death. The Art of Testing Less Without Sacrificing Quality (Paper a Day) — until finally you don’t test at all and …

“Internet of Things” is a temporary term

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 Radar Podcast, O’Reilly’s Mary Treseler chatted with Pilgrim Beart about co-founding his company, AlertMe, and …

Four short links: 25 June 2015

16 Everyday Objects Enchanted by Technology (Business Insider) — I want a Skype cabinet between our offices at work. Software Engineering Blogs — ALL the blogs! MarI/O (YouTube) — clear explanation of how an evolutionary algorithm figures out how to …

Signals from the O’Reilly 2015 Solid Conference

Practitioners, entrepreneurs, academics, and analysts are coming together in San Francisco this week to discuss the Internet of Things and the new hardware movement at the O’Reilly 2015 Solid Conference. Below we’ve assembled notable keynotes and interviews from the event. …

Smart building: Building bridges between IT and facilities

With the proliferation of IoT-enabled systems and devices across the physical environment, the IoT is already embedded in the enterprise, often deep inside the industrial infrastructure. Generating terabytes of data, sensor-laden objects — lighting, HVAC systems, thermostats, beacons, and others …

The future of car making: Small teams using fewer materials

Around two billion cars have been built over the last 115 years; twice that number will be built over the next 35-40 years. The environmental and health impacts will be enormous. Some think the solution is electric cars or other …

Four short links: 24 June 2015

100 Big Data Architecture Papers (Anil Madan) — you’ll either find them fascinating essential reading … or a stellar cure for insomnia. Software Companies Leaving UK Because of Government’s Surveillance Plans (Ars Technica) — to Amsterdam, to NYC, and to …

Four short links: 23 July 2015

Fast Lomb-Scargle Periodograms in Python — a classic method for finding periodicity in irregularly-sampled data. Facebook Bluetooth Beacons — free for you to use and help people see more information about your business whenever they use Facebook during their visit. …

Connected machines: Taking manufacturing to the next level of IoT

Save 25% on registration for Solid with code SLD25. Solid is our conference on the convergence of software and hardware, and the Internet of Things. We’ve all seen how connected products can transform industries in areas like home energy management …

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