Early Release Book | Hadoop Application Architectures “Designing Real World Big Data Applications”

EARLY RELEASE Available Now via O’Reilly books. Print Copy not out until next Spring.

Get expert guidance on architecting end-to-end data management solutions with Apache Hadoop. While many sources explain how to use various components in the Hadoop ecosystem, this practical book takes you through architectural considerations necessary to tie those components together into a complete tailored application, based on your particular use case. Read More

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Webinar | Visual Data Discovery & Streaming Data: New Technologies for Real-Time Analytics

WATCH ON-DEMAND| WEBINAR of Dan Potter, VP of Product Marketing at Datawatch on real-time analytics.

ABOUT: New technologies and approaches are now necessary to succeed with real-time analytics in the era of big data. You will learn about the key technologies, how they work, and how they are enabling businesses in the real world to act on data in ways not possible ever before. Read More

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DATA CHANGE | SEPT 18th Great NYC Meetup “Data Skeptics” with Capgemini’s Chief Data Scientist

DATA CHANGE! Thursday Sept 18th at 6:30p at Pivotal’s Offices, Dr. Jerry A. Smith, the Chief Data Scientist for Capgemini’s Advance Digital Intelligence (ADI) group and Data Science & Analytics (DSA) group will be the guest speaker.

In this discussion, we will explore how data science is impacted by one of the most complex data sets of all times, the deep web. In doing so we use an open source intelligence driven data science framework to explore dark kinetic world of anarchy (the deep dark web) Read More

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Webinar | Top CTOs Discuss How to Overcome the Big Data Skills Gap

Register for a free 60 minute webinar on Wednesday July 23rd at 9am PT/Noon EST to hear from the CTOs of Cloudera and Splunk about how their companies are working together to make it easier for every knowledge worker to rapidly explore, analyze and visualize raw unstructured data in a Hadoop enterprise data hub without specialized training. Read More

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LAUNCHED MODE | Data Scientists & Analysts! MODE is now LIVE!

IT’S LIVE! San Francisco data startup Mode Analytics has finally revealed its cloud-based site/app for helping people inside companies efficiently analyze data together and easily share their findings.

Mode, a company that calls itself the “Github for Data Analysis” and will be an online repository for data science/analytics work. Read More…

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Great Free Course: Harvard CS50 – Intro To Computer Science (Highly Rated!)

Whether you’re completely new to computer science or have a decent programming background (without formal training), this is a great FREE Course from Harvard called CS50 “Introduction to Computer Science”.

It can also be taken for certification or course credits as well (info in article). It’s easy to follow along and has received much praise from the 10′s of thousands who’ve taken it to date. In this post you will have direct access to all the video lectures and links to do more. Read More…

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Practical Deep-Learning Lecture: Machine Perception and Its Applications (Adam Gibson)

What’s Hot in Data Science? Well, there has been a lot of talk recently about DEEP-LEARNING, a subset of Machine Learning, which allows machines to classify what they perceive.

Adam Gibson (Data Scientist and Co-Founder, Blix.io) presents his open-source, distributed deep-learning framework, Deeplearning4j. He demos sentiment analysis and facial recognition tools. If you are using or learning Machine Learning then you should watch this video. Watch Video

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