When an organization wants to dig into its Big Data these days, it’s almost inevitable that Hadoop, the open-source data storage and processing framework for dealing with extremely large data sets, will get the call. It’s easy to see why … Continue reading ?
Walk through to quickly develop applications using Node.js and Express framework.
Running Hadoop on converged infrastructure is not a particularly attractive proposition. The massive workloads that the data-crunching framework is designed to handle require an entirely different ratio of compute and storage resources than the typical enterprise application demands. That balance … Continue reading ?
This is a review of published research in the biodemography of aging produced by one particular group over the past few years. A lot of their work sits within the framework of reliability theory, which is a fairly high-level but useful model of damage and failure in complex systems. Show More Summary
The climate negotiations here in Lima, Peru (COP20) are a crucial staging post along the road to Paris in December 2015, where the parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) are expected to sign a new climate agreement...Show More Summary
Qualcomm continues to assemble a broad ecosystem around its AllJoyn device discovery framework, seeking to make that a standard in the internet of things (IoT). Having put the technology into open source and created a supporters’ club, the AllSeen Alliance, it is looking for new partners to enrich the platform. One is Qterics, a spin-off Continue reading ?
Aside from exposing the difficulty of securing cyberspace, the Sony hack displays the way that technology breaks down the relationships that so-called super powers have with other nations and leaves its victims without a framework for responding. American military preponderance only exists in the realm of conventional military superiority. Show More Summary
True disruption doesn't mean merely competing. It means changing the structure of markets, the participants within them, and the balance of power.
This tutorial present a step by step guide for building the ultimate robotic control and information sinking for Arduino Controlled Robots over Internet of Things
Asaf Romirowsky, Alexander Joffe Politics, Middle East The State Department’s new UNRWA Framework for Cooperation agreement is little different from years prior. One definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Show More Summary
by Dori Reuveni and Kurt Alfred Kluever This article was adapted from a Google Testing on the Toilet (TotT) episode. You can download a printer-friendly version of this TotT episode and post it in your office. As engineers, we spend most of our time reading existing code, rather than writing new code. Show More Summary
(Update: Response from Republican leaders in Congress) President Obama’s Education Department just released a “draft framework” of its plan to rate colleges and universities on access, affordability and student outcomes — possibly including on how much a school’s graduates earn — and then to attempt to link some federal aid to the results. The administration […]
President Obama’s Education Department just released a “draft framework” of its plan to rate colleges and universities on access, affordability and student outcomes — possibly including on how much a school’s graduates earn — and then to attempt to link some federal aid to the results. The administration has been talking about developing such a […]
The interim outline indicates that such factors as access, affordability and student outcomes will be key to the system first announced by President Obama in 2013.
The Department of Education released a draft framework Friday for a new college ratings system, that will seek to highlight schools that, according to the announcement, "excel at enrolling students from all backgrounds, focus on maintaining...Show More Summary
Scientists have discovered a way to dramatically increase the selectivity and binding strength of crown ethers by incorporating them within a rigid framework of graphene. Strong, specific electrostatic binding of crown ethers may advance...Show More Summary
Uber agreed to a three-month hiatus while lawmakers create a regulatory framework under which the company can operate.
Growth and inequality are back at the centre of the economic debate. This column presents a framework for interpreting Thomas Piketty’s data based on Paul Romer’s model of endogenous growth. Two balanced growth regimes are possible in...Show More Summary
Cars that run on natural gas are touted as efficient and environmentally friendly, but getting enough gas onboard to make them practical is a hurdle. A new study promises to help. Researchers have calculated the best candidates among possible metal organic frameworks to store natural gas for cars.
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