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On the evolution of machine learning

Sign up for the new O’Reilly report: Future of machine intelligence: perspectives from leading practitioners. Editor’s Note: This post is part of our ongoing series of interviews with leading practitioners in the field of machine learning. Sign-up now for access …

Our future sits at the intersection of artificial intelligence and blockchain

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. I met up with Possibility Research president Steve Omohundro at our Bitcoin & the Blockchain Radar Summit t...

Four short links: 1 May 2015

Go By Example — a chance to replicate the experience of learning Perl or PHP, whereby you know nothing but copy and adapt other people’s code until it works and you’ve empirically acquired an intuition for what will trigger the …

Smell and taste: New frontiers for experience design

Download a free copy of Designing for the Internet of Things, a curated collection of chapters from the O’Reilly Design library. This post is an excerpt from Understanding Industrial Design, by Simon King and Kuen Chang, one of the books …

How to leverage the browser cache with a CDN

Since a content delivery network (CDN) is essentially a cache, you might be tempted not to make use of the cache in the browser, to avoid complexity. However, each cache has its own advantages that the other does not provide. …

Four short links: 30 April 2015

More Tools for Managing and Reproducing Complex Data Projects (Ben Lorica) — As I survey the landscape, the types of tools remain the same, but interfaces continue to improve, and domain specific languages (DSLs) are starting to appear in the …

Dynamic columns in MariaDB

MariaDB and similar SQL database systems allow for a variety of data types that may be used for storing data in columns within tables. When creating or altering a table’s schema, it’s good to know what to expect, to know …

More tools for managing and reproducing complex data projects

As data projects become complex and as data teams grow in size, individuals and organizations need tools to efficiently manage data projects. A while back, I wrote a post on common options, and I closed that piece by asking: Are …

What you need to consider before moving to management

You’ve been at your company a while, maybe as little as a couple of years, maybe substantially more, and the idea of moving into management has crossed your mind. The idea can occur for any number of reasons. Maybe you …

Four short links: 29 April 2015

Disinformation Visualisation: How to Lie with Datavis — We don’t spread visual lies by presenting false data. That would be lying. We lie by misrepresenting the data to tell the very specific story we’re interested in telling. If this is …

10 Elasticsearch metrics to watch

Elasticsearch is booming. Together with Logstash, a tool for collecting and processing logs, and Kibana, a tool for searching and visualizing data in Elasticsearch (aka, the “ELK” stack), adoption of Elasticsearch continues to grow by leaps and bounds. When it …

Empathy: The designer’s superpower

I recently connected with veteran designer Scott Jenson, who is currently developing the Physical Web Project with the Chrome team at Google. We’ve been talking quite a bit about empathy in the past few months here at O’Reilly, and Scott’s …

From Industrialism to Post-Industrialism

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt by Jeff Sussna from our recent book Designing Delivery. This excerpt is included in our curated collection of chapters from the O’Reilly Web Operations and Performance library. Download a free copy of the Building …

Teaching kids how to code with Minecraft

I am jealous of kids these days. The sheer breadth and depth of technology and software at their disposal is staggering, everything from Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and Scratch to Minecraft, Python, and iOS app development. What’s even more profound to …

Embracing failure and learning from the Imposter Syndrome

Download our updated Women in Data report, which features four new profiles of women across the European Union. You can also pick-up a copy at Strata + Hadoop World London, where Alice Zheng will lead a session on Deploying Machine ...

How to implement a security data lake

Information security has been dealing with terabytes of data for more than a decade — almost two. The benefits of having more data available spans many use cases, from forensic investigations to pro-actively finding anomalies and stopping adversaries before they …

Four short links: 28 April 2015

Defining Mobile (Luke Wroblewski) — numbers on size, orientation, and # of thumbs across mobile users. 94% of the time it’s in Portrait mode. PwC Manufacturing Barometer: Robotics — Planned acquisition of robotics systems over the next two to three …

Google’s Physical Web vs Apple’s iBeacon

Register for Sean O Sullivan’s free webcast, to be held on April 29 at 10 a.m. PT. This is the second post in a three-part series looking at beacon technology and the burgeoning beacon ecosystem. In the first of this …

Four short links: 27 April 2015

‘Living Figures’ Make Their Debut (Nature) — In July last year, neurobiologist Björn Brembs published a paper about how fruit flies walk. Nine months on, his paper looks different: another group has fed its data into the article, altering one …

Four short links: 24 April 2015

Decoding Jeff Jonas (National Geographic) — “He thinks in three—no, four dimensions,” Nathan says. “He has a data warehouse in his head.” And that’s where the work takes place—in his head. Not on paper. Not on a computer. He resorts...

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