Bringing back to the fore one of the most popular posts! With R being one of the most popular programming languages for analytics, we wanted to provide additional free resources to those who are interested in learning more about it. Here are 2 of the most popular introductory videos to learn R. Read More
This is video of Pete Skomoroch, former Principal Data Scientist at Linkedin, giving the Keynote Presentation at the Lucene/Solr Revolution Conf in San Diego this year.
It covers one of Pete’s key projects building out the Skills, Reputation and Search for LinkedIn. Watch Video
Machine learning is a critical tool used for gaining actionable insight into ever increasing amounts of data.
In this roundtable moderated by Ismail Parsa of Amazon, experts from Twitter, Skytree, Uber, and Adconion will discuss how to apply machine learning to practical problems in real organizations. Read More…
This is Strata + Hadoop World week. As you may know, it sold out weeks ago, and here in NYC you can tell. Over 3,400 people registered, the keynotes are full, and the hallways are buzzing. f you’re not at Strata (but wish you were) there are still a few options open to you.
All the keynotes will be on the Strata + Hadoop World 2013 YouTube Channel. Watch Videos
The objective of this introduction (video) was to educate our division on the strong trend towards functional programming that has occurred over the past few years.
Joe Barnes of Mentor Graphics gave the presentation in the context of Scala, now used by over 40 large companies including LinkedIn, AOL, Bank of America, Huffington Post and many more. Watch Video
In this talk, you will learn about the architecture and setup that the Huffington Post built to power their realtime websocket based commenting framework. Leveraging RabbitMQ, SockJS, Cowboy and Erlang, they were able to build and design a highly scalable, customizable solution to power realtime comments.
You will learn about some of the pitfalls they hit, as well as some of the improvements they would like to make to take their platform to the next level. Watch Video
This talk was recorded at the New York Open Statistical Programming meetup at Knewton last week. In this talk, John Myles White, Princeton Ph.D, Research Scientist at Facebook, surveys some basic methods for analyzing data in a streaming manner.
He focuses on using stochastic gradient descent (SGD) to fit models to data sets that arrive in small chunks. He also describes how these methods allow ML systems to adapt to user data in real-time. Watch Video…
In this webinar, he walks you through connecting Tableau to Redshift and pulling in a large data set to showcase the power of combining these two products. Read More…
Peter Diamandis is chairman and chief executive of the X PRIZE Foundation,a nonprofit focused on designing and launching large prizes to drive radical breakthroughs for humanity. What follows are edited excerpts of his comments at the CIO Network conference about 8 Technologies Ripe for Major Change. Read More…”
Nate Silver, a statistician who earned celebrity status after accurately predicting the results of the 2012 presidential election, stopped by theCUBE at this week’s Tableau Customer Conference to share his unique insights into Big Data analytics. Watch Video