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William Vorhies's Blog – July 2015 Archive (13)

National Institute of Standards and Technology Takes on Big Data

Summary:  NIST weighs in on Big Data technology, standards, use cases, and a surprising variety of valuable documentation.

You can bet that the folks at DARPA and our other Federal forward thinkers had their eye on Big Data pretty much from its inception in about 2007.  Say what you will about the Fed but those research dollars gave us the Internet, super computing, and a whole…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 28, 2015 at 3:04pm — 3 Comments

Deep Learning vs Machine Learning vs Pattern Recognition

I think I have a pretty good grasp on the meaning and scope of 'Machine Learning' but less so on the emerging field of 'Deep Learning'.  Tomasz Malisiewicz has both the background and perspective to put these terms in context for us and I enjoyed his clear explanation.  You can see it here:…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 28, 2015 at 7:31am — 3 Comments

Text Analytics Suffers a Setback from Facebook

If you do text analytics and sentiment analysis then you've likely come to expect the open and free APIs from all the major social media sources as something that won't go away.  But about 90 days ago Facebook withdrew open access to its Facebook posts data stream and made it available only to a select list of developers that support Facebook.  This is quite a blow to the larger social media monitoring industry but may be just the first of many instances where the big social media sites…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 27, 2015 at 3:01pm — No Comments

The Beginner's Guide to Amazon Web Services - Infographic

This guest blog comes to us from Samantha R. at Udemy and is a cool infographic about AWS.  The original can be viewed here…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 27, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Analytics and Big Data: The Skeptics Versus the Enthusiasts

I recently started reading Gary's blogs and thought we shared both a point of view (a higher level what's good for the business POV) and that little voice in the back of our heads that's always asking - is that really true?  Hope you enjoy this one.  Many of Gary's current blogs appear here.…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 23, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Getting a Data Science Education

Summary:  Once you’ve decided to become a data scientist, where should you get your education?

This is a continuation of the ‘how to become a data scientist conversation’ (see “So You Want to be a Data Scientist” at…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 22, 2015 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

A Guide to the Internet of Things - Infographic

This infographic was originally published by Intel and can be found here.  It dates back to 2014 but still provides a very comprehensive view of this fast expanding field.…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 20, 2015 at 8:59am — No Comments

7 Common Biases That Skew Big Data Results

Summary:  Flawed data analysis leads to faulty conclusions and bad business outcomes. Beware of these seven types of bias that commonly challenge organizations' ability to make smart decisions.

This is a great article by Lisa Morgan originally published on InformationWeek.com.  See the original article…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 16, 2015 at 2:50pm — 2 Comments

6 Reasons Why I Like KeystoneML

Guest post by Ben LoricaThe original can be viewed on radar.oreilly.com.…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 16, 2015 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

NoSQL and RDBMS are on a Collision Course

Summary:  Yes these two seeming dissimilar and incompatible standards are indeed…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 15, 2015 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Survey: 'Big Data Paralysis' Is Holding Companies Back

Summary:  Recent surveys suggest that Big Data and Hadoop may be stalled.  Why?

Just a week after a report from research firm Gartner Inc. found that investment in Hadoop-based Big Data…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 15, 2015 at 7:38am — No Comments

Charting the IoT Opportunity

By Venkat Viswanathan and Ravi Ravishankar

 

As the Internet of Things (IoT) gains momentum, it’s apparent that it will force change in nearly every industry, much like the Internet did. The trend will also cause a fundamental shift in consumer behavior and expectations, as did the Internet. And just like the Internet, the IoT is going to put a lot of companies out of business.…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 14, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

So You Want to be a Data Scientist

Summary:  In which we attempt to answer the question, how does someone…

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Added by William Vorhies on July 1, 2015 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

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