Sunday, October 31, 2010

Stuff I bought duty-free at Heathrow October 25-29 2010

Needed: A 'Zune Touch'

Who's Facebooking at Work? Everybody

Silicon Valley 3.0: Tech's New Wave

Beyond Hadoop: Next-Generation Big Data Architectures

Microsoft Gets Zune Strategy Right, Tablet Strategy Wrong

Programmers Who Defined the Tech Industry: Where Are They Now?

9% of Web Users Have 'Faceless Friends'

How To Get Data To The Cloud: Onramps

Clarabridge Partners with Data Warehousing Leader Teradata Corporation

So what's new in the CRM market?

TIBCO's strategy for Enterprise 3.0

Lunar Greenhouse Could Help Colonization of Moon

Should Microsoft be carved up?

IBM revs up BI strategy with Cognos 10

IBM updates Maximo workflow tool for iPhone, Android access

Former Oracle CEO Phillips Lands At Infor

Big Iron is Hot

The Web Evolves

7 programming languages on the rise

Google's Android Market hits 100,000 apps

Facebook ads could 'out' gay users, researchers say

Why IPv6? Vint Cerf keeps blaming himself

Steve Ballmer says HTML 5 is the future

Latest Teradata Database Release Supports Big Data and the Convergence of Advanced Analytics

A Web Pioneer Profiles Users by Name

Windows 8 - Should it be evolutionary or revolutionary?

New SAS® and Teradata Analytic Advantage Program Enhancements Increase Business Decision-Making Agility - 10/25/2010

Latest Teradata Database Release Supports Big Data and the Convergence of Advanced Analytics - 10/25/2010

Enhanced Teradata Enterprise Marketing Management Suite Simplifies the Delivery of Personalized Intelligence to Any Point of Customer Interaction - 10/25/2010

Teradata Introduces Industry’s First Unified Logical Data Model Framework and Product Portfolio - 10/25/2010

Speed, Capacity and Usability: Teradata Innovates in Each Technology Area with New Platform Family - 10/25/2010

Teradata Accelerated Analytics Portfolio Transforms Teradata Warehouses Into Analytic Services Environments - 10/25/2010

IBM's Innovation Engine Drives Big Results

Teradata Raises Data Warehousing Bar

NoSQL Basics, Benefits and Best-Fit Scenarios

The two flavors of M2M: sensor and control nets

MicroStrategy and Teradata Announce New Multi-Channel Customer Analytics Solution for Banking Industry

IBM Accelerates Analytics Push with Cognos 10 and More

What Ray Ozzie Did (and Didn't Do) at Microsoft

PostgreSQL vs. MySQL: How to Select the Right Open-Source Database

GigaSpaces, Citrix OpenCloud Platform Integrate

Teradata Joins Unified Computing Crowd with New DW Framework

Steve Jobs' Business Card from 1979

Physicists Find Mass Created 'Inside' Graphene

The Myths and Strange Science of Printer Ink

Teradata and Karmasphere Partner to Provide a High-Speed On-Ramp to Big Data

IBM Introduces New Software to Help Customers Identify Critical Insights and Manage Business Content

Teradata Optimizes SAP BusinessObjects Analytic Applications to Support Time-Critical Decision-Making on Teradata Platform

Teradata and CoreLogic Deliver Lightning-Fast Geospatial Intelligence to Insurers


Scientists Contemplate Water Factory on the Moon

IBM Seeks Broader BI Customer Base With Cognos 10 Debut

Teradata Introduces Industry's First Unified Logical Data Model Framework and Product Portfolio

SAP Named a Market Leader in Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms by Independent Research Firm

Getting Too Much From Social Media Marketing

Extranets Become 'Inter-Enterprise' Clouds

What Business Data Should Be In The Cloud?

More Patient Data Dumps

Does Ray Ozzie's Departure Matter?

Cameras, radar, advanced sensors all part of your future car

NASA space telescope spots "starquakes"

Open Source Cloud Collaboration: Microsoft,, and OpenStack

Zune through the years (photos)

Hundreds of Global Companies Turn to IBM to Tackle Their Most Complex Information-Related Challenges

In Praise of Operational Data Warehousing

Clickstream Data Warehouse: Bleeding Edge or Mainstream?

Reading the IBM/Netezza Tea Leaves

Pervasive Analytics Revisited

IBM revs up BI strategy with Cognos 10

Court orders LimeWire to cease file-sharing business

EPIC gives Obama administration mediocre privacy grades

Ellison wrong about HP CEO Apotheker, SAP says

IBM Accelerates Analytics Push with Cognos 10 and More

Review: Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms, Q4 2010

The Science of Business Manifesto – Part 2

The Quality Story for Data Governance

Cognos 10 Launch and Key Takeaways from IBM IOD

Microsoft's Ray Ozzie Imagines Post-PC World

Love Free WiFi Internet? So Do Hackers

Ping Identity, RSA Team on Cloud Authentication

Ozzie Lays Out 'Post-PC World'

Microsoft's Hyper-V To Be Integrated in OpenStack

10 Things Microsoft Should Have Learned from Ray Ozzie

Twitter vs. LinkedIn

Why Is Big Iron Hot?

Departing Microsoft exec Ozzie plots 5-year tech plan

Ozzie's 'doomsday' memo warns Microsoft of post-PC days

Cloud Creates SIEM Blind Spot

Sharpening the Social Toolset

PostgreSQL vs. MySQL: How to Pick the Right Open-Source Database

IBM Displaces SAP with DB2 Solutions

Teradata Joins Unified Computing Crowd with New DW Framework

Global CIO: As IBM Accelerates Analytics Business, Can Anyone Keep Up?

Keynote: The Next Big Thing In BPM: Real-Time Process Guidance

The World at Your Fingertips: Federation Plus Localization

Light at the End of the Silo

Data – Who Cares!

Mainframes Still Core of Investment, Growth

Social Market Lessons in J.D. Power's Analytics Deals

Use Analytics to Spotlight Customer 'HEROes'

Notes on Data Warehouse Appliance Prices

SAP Steps Up Collaborations on In-Memory Appliance and Virtualization

Media Lab project blends virtual and physical worlds

The Four Biggest Mistakes Businesses Make on Twitter

Latest SAP Solutions Drive Financial Compliance

Microsoft provides updated cloud roadmap, technologies to developers

How Gigantic Google May Change the Internet

Microsoft at a Crossroads

We revisit six peer-to-peer file sharing services

President Should Have 'Kill Switch' For Internet, Most Americans Say

Business + Information + Architecture


Schwartz On Security: Zombie Internet 'Kill Switch'

Microsoft Outlines Opportunity in the Cloud and on Devices at Professional Developers Conference 2010

New Release of NetCharts Performance Dashboards Promotes Self-Service Business Intelligence

Monday, October 25, 2010

Aweekstweets October 22-31 2010: week of three cities, two countries, and many swans

BPM without BI? Brain-dead or auto-pilot? Discuss amongst yourselves. 3 minutes ago via TweetDeck

What fool rated Tom Waits or Jimi Hendrix as among the worst singers of all time? Both have (Tom) or had (Jimi) a riveting voice! about 14 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Right As Rain by Adele from the album 19 JK--Great neo-lounge stylist. about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Runaround by Arlo from Stab The Unstoppable Hero JK--Great rock song from 2002. Wonder why I'd forgotten about it. about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

Solar planetary systems. Suspect most have same rough composition as ours: rock, gas, & ice planets, with the gas gigantic & intermediate. about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

@gapingvoid Spoken like a true non-believer. One religion's bedrock reality feels to others as quaint metaphor (or dangerous delusion). about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to gapingvoid

RT @kexpplaylist: Diplomat's Son by Vampire Weekend from the album Contra JK--Preppie band rubs critics' faces in it. Facial quite becoming about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Galifianakis lights up joint on late-night TV" ( JK--On behalf of Calif pot legalization. High point of campaign! about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

Does Tyler Perry have his own cable channel yet? He himself alone is putting out enough content to supply one 24x7 without reruns. about 22 hours ago via txt

Preparing for at least 2 years of nudge-nudge Boehner jokes. Knowhatimean knowhatimean. about 22 hours ago via txt

Wealth Without Risk infomercial. Pitchwoman, her pushup bra, & ample cleavage reassure us that the economic fundamentals are sound, darlings about 22 hours ago via txt

Missing Stewart/Colbert rallies downtown. But am restoring own sanity 8 miles south, concocting schemes 2 make U fear the bite of my tweets. about 22 hours ago via txt

No more big shout outs for tonight. I'm giving my voice a rest. 1,288,403,576,000.00 via TweetDeck

Another big shout-out to the fine people at #KXEN , thanking them for having me speak at their EMEA User Conference. Good event! 1,288,403,537,000.00 via TweetDeck

A shout out to @EricaDriver , and to Sheryl Crow. I'm listening to "A Change Will Do You Good" on my Zune. 1,288,403,461,000.00 via TweetDeck

There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis (just like U swore 2 me that U'd B true....but he's a liar & I'm not sure about U) 1,288,402,302,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Chip Shop by Christy McWilson With The Pickett #KEXP JK--This great cover makes me miss Kirsty MacColl that much more. 1,288,402,206,000.00 via TweetDeck

Hadn't been to London in more than 20 years. Pleasantly surprised by remodeled Heathrow. None of the confusion I remember. Very nice airport 1,288,401,707,000.00 via TweetDeck

My favorite experiences in San Diego & Old Windsor were my presos. I put a lot into them & they were well-received. LV? Red-eye to Heathrow 1,288,400,505,000.00 via TweetDeck

That was one exhausting 6-day road trip. But a good one. I had memorable experiences in all three cities. Nice to be back home, though. 1,288,400,208,000.00 via TweetDeck

@timoreilly Anybody of European ancestry almost certainly has Neanderthal ancestors. You might say Ozzy is a thoroughbred. Noble savage. 1,288,393,037,000.00 via TweetDeck

"We need yer opinion," say commercial emails. No, you don't, say I. You need my $. I need you to render value, not consume my valuable time. 1,288,392,883,000.00 via TweetDeck

Hey, airlines on which I have frequent flyer miles: I've never once accepted your credit card offers. Next best offer 2 me is no such offers 1,288,390,561,000.00 via TweetDeck

I can dish up a preso on social network analysis in many contexts. An all-purpose speech payload. 1,288,379,285,000.00 via txt

"BI technology 3.0 is all about control, but whose?" ( JK--WTF? This viewpoint is BI, all right. B-I-Z-A-R-R-E. 1,288,376,527,000.00 via TweetDeck

Post-PC world. It's bit like defining post-mainframe world. Everybody defines these platforms 2 suit their position. Is iPad NOT personal? 1,288,376,137,000.00 via TweetDeck

"President Should Have 'Kill Switch' For Internet, Most Americans Say" ( JK--Apparently, we're importing ideas from PRC 1,288,375,863,000.00 via TweetDeck

"We revisit 6 peer-to-peer file sharing services" ( JK--Limewire defunct. Fad degenerated ages ago into pirate2pirate 1,288,375,751,000.00 via TweetDeck

JFK airport. Which reminds. He's also got memorial at Runnymede. So a John F Kennedy outranks King John, who signed the bleedin' Magna Carta 1,288,373,640,000.00 via txt

This trip fleshed out 1 piece of mental contour geo map of Saxon Britain: on-foot bloodshedding proximity of Olde English warring kingdoms. 1,288,339,832,000.00 via TweetDeck

By that criterion, #KXEN EMEA User Conf in Old Windsor was success. Suggested new avenues 4 me 2 cover PA/DM, adv analytics, nxt bst action. 1,288,339,537,000.00 via TweetDeck

If vendor holds event at which industry analyst learns a thing or two they didn't already know--re their core coverage area--it was worth it 1,288,339,414,000.00 via TweetDeck

I love London newspapers. Very well written--with distinctive style, verve, and LOL humor. Here at Heathrow, I'm the odd chuckling Yank. 1,288,339,038,000.00 via TweetDeck

" Nickname buildings march across Londons skyline" ( JK--NYC grandeur + Las Vegas garish = London gherkinisation 1,288,338,790,000.00 via TweetDeck

@aristippus303 I enjoy those crazy meds commercials. Purely mockable. No ads on PBS channels either. But I like ads & hate fundraisers. 1,288,338,453,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to aristippus303

"Did Bert come out?" ( JK--Folks also buzzing afresh re Felix & Oscar, Laurel & Hardy, Vladimir & Estragon. 1,288,327,791,000.00 via TweetDeck

You can tell house authentically old when bedrooms each have vestigial walled-up fireplace. Newer vintage old? Physical Ethernet wall outlet 1,288,326,538,000.00 via TweetDeck

"James Kobielus from Forrester Research Reveals Next Big Thing" ( JK--One of them. I am NOT demoting BIG DATA. 1,288,311,443,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Someone Great by LCD Soundsystem from Sound Of Silver JK--An absolute grabber w/solid bottom & insistent pulsation. 1,288,310,967,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: A Good Idea by Sugar from the album Copper Blue JK--The Bob Mould project that gets most airplay. Classic 90s indie! 1,288,310,037,000.00 via TweetDeck

See me, Thurs Nov 4, in NYC, Biz Arch Summit, doing keynote "The Next Big Thing In BPM: Real-Time Process Guidance" ( 1,288,309,796,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Coma Summer by Weekend from Sports JK--What? Huh? Another band appropriated Statton, Spike, Booth/Emmerson bandname? 1,288,309,512,000.00 via TweetDeck

Mainframe. Paradigm long been monolith-centric: focused on single-cabinet high-everything (scale, perf, concurrency, availability, price). 1,288,309,352,000.00 via TweetDeck

Ozzie was up against fundamental cultural obstacle in making mark as software architect at MSFT. His predecessor still chairman, still vital 1,288,307,990,000.00 via TweetDeck

Television. British adverts & American commercials. Other than the accents, they're indistinguishable. 1,288,305,150,000.00 via TweetDeck

As an aging man of the punk-rock generation, I have supreme authority when I when I tell an event manager that the music is TOO DAMN LOUD!! 1,288,303,743,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Do The Strand by Roxy Music from For Your Pleasure JK--Ferry & band brought Euro-debauchery-lite to rock mainstream. 1,288,303,403,000.00 via TweetDeck

Beaumont Estate. When make first billion, I'll buy the joint, market as pleasure palace, and turn Chapel into Orgy Central. Wicked alcoves! 1,288,300,295,000.00 via TweetDeck

#MarketingInMyDNA All hear this! All hear this! @jaculynn issues all-points bulletin instructing U 2 stop using soc med as broadcast channel 1,288,300,079,000.00 via TweetDeck

Beaumont Estate (Old Windsor, England, UK). Principal Hayley should put property history brochure in reception. Inspirational hotel/venue! 1,288,299,864,000.00 via TweetDeck

I'm going to the Chapel and I'm going to get social, gee I really love food & I'm going to get mixed-drinks, going to the Chapel of Grub. 1,288,290,563,000.00 via TweetDeck

@jaculynn #ONA10 Can't wait for the day when we declare social media optimization dead but declare community conversation engagement redhot 1,288,290,452,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to jaculynn

Spike & I just couldn't intersect convenient schedules this time around. Definitely wonder if he's got any music projects in works. 1,288,290,343,000.00 via TweetDeck

Goodnite U moonlite Windsor, rockabye sweetbaby James, tho Berkshire seems dreamlike on accnt of jetlag, w/10K miles behind me & 4K mor 2 go 1,288,290,182,000.00 via TweetDeck

#KXEN wisely adhering 2 European practice: start conferences mid-morning, end by 5, give couple of hours to chill, then late supper at 8-ish 1,288,288,043,000.00 via TweetDeck

Each tweet is a raindrop. Individually, they can be safely ignored. But tend to come in clusters called "storms," which have definite impact 1,288,287,804,000.00 via TweetDeck

Someone questioned value of monitoring dumb-seeming tweets. I said any mention (or lack thereof) of yer brand is valuable customer intelligc 1,288,287,612,000.00 via TweetDeck

Modeling automation,reuse, and agility. What I like about #KXEN discussion is that it describes backbone of service-oriented analytics. 1,288,287,339,000.00 via TweetDeck

The speaker from Wolter Kluwer at #KXEN EMEA User Conf had the best discussion of customer-retention program best practices I've ever heard. 1,288,287,149,000.00 via TweetDeck

Presented #Forrester perspective on agile predictive #BPM to #KXEN & customers. They definitely get it. Want to know where to start. 1,288,287,074,000.00 via TweetDeck

Been discussing social media monitoring with #KXEN customers. U don't need to monitor it all. Profile channels, filter traffic, sample it. 1,288,286,888,000.00 via TweetDeck

Please England, don't apologize 4 overcast, rainy, cool. You wouldn't be England without it. If I wanted dry & dusty, I'd've stayed in Vegas 1,288,283,368,000.00 via TweetDeck

#KXEN EMEA User Conference, Old Windsor, England UK. Day One was excellent. Superbly educational case studies from EC, Wolters Kluwer, Axa. 1,288,282,985,000.00 via TweetDeck

Per Teradata's Sean Robertson discussion, modeling initiatives run spectrum from requiring real-time scoring to those less time-sensitive 1,288,282,890,000.00 via TweetDeck

Per what EU's Herman Brand discussed on their predictive animal-transport analytics initiative, single initiative can generate 100s of modls 1,288,274,510,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @hharteveldt "In world of MP3s, is phrase 'sounds like broken record' still relevnt?" JK--Even sounding like "skipping CD" sounds archaic 1,288,274,379,000.00 via TweetDeck

Having an excellent day at #KXEN EMEA User Conf. Stimulating presos by KXEN, EU, & Teradata. Mine on modeling automation was well-received. 1,288,273,980,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key by Billy Bragg & Wilco from Mermaid Avenue JK--Bragg's odd voice works with Guthrie 1,288,250,923,000.00 via TweetDeck

Old Windsor. Sign when you enter says "Home of Saxon Kings." Details here: 1,288,225,690,000.00 via TweetDeck

Social network analysis. #KXEN 's Francoise et moi discussed potential role in CRM. I said #Forrester CRM Wave shows how underutilized it is 1,288,225,584,000.00 via TweetDeck

Magna Carta Schmagna Carta. What I want to know is where exactly in England did Monty Python film the historic fish-slapping bit? 1,288,225,385,000.00 via TweetDeck

You probably heard Obama will be on Mythbusters. Jamie & Adam examining his birth certificate for authenticity under electron microscope. 1,288,225,286,000.00 via TweetDeck

Wish I could have caught the Mythbusters dudes at #TDPUG. I especially like when they blow stuff up on their show. That's very scientific. 1,288,225,239,000.00 via TweetDeck

Funny thing about Heathrow Terminal 5 today. They were filming T-Mobile commercial. The limo driver waiting for me had to sign release form. 1,288,225,091,000.00 via TweetDeck

It's been 23 years since my first visit to the UK. I didn't recognize Heathrow--that's because I came this time thru new Terminal 5. 1,288,225,037,000.00 via TweetDeck

I speak at #KXEN EMEA User Conference tomorrow here at Beaumont Estate in Old Windsor, Berkshire, England UK. Lovely classy place. 1,288,224,967,000.00 via TweetDeck

@JanetDBA Thanks Janet. Those were great questions from everybody. I was sweating trying to make sure I addressed them all fully. 1,288,224,910,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to JanetDBA

I was expecting Runnymede to be castle ruin or some such. I didn't even see a landmark where King John signed the Magna Carta in 1215. 1,288,224,755,000.00 via TweetDeck

Runnymede. I stumbled across it today in my amble along River Thames thru Old Windsor. It's a pleasant meadow. Rule of law started here? 1,288,224,600,000.00 via TweetDeck

Speech analytics. Is it smart 2 run call center where agents so emotionally clueless that need gadgetry to tell them when customers angry? 1,288,220,797,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @CNN: Air Force lost some communication with nuclear missiles. JK--Blame it on water fluoridation. 1,288,148,108,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Special Agent by Jane Morel from album Funky Frauleins JK--Cool 2009 song with swinging London feel. Shaken, not stirred. 1,288,148,043,000.00 via TweetDeck

Here's full list of announcements at #IODGC: . Can't believe they weren't all at least listed in main press releases 1,288,147,409,000.00 via TweetDeck

IBM's press releases from #IODGC are noticeably skimpy. They released far more than indicated. BTW, branded their Hadoop under InfoSphere 1,288,147,259,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Roquenrol Bim-Bom by Tom ZA from Estudando A Bossa JK--Backing vocalists sing, believe or not, "ob-la-di ob-la-da." 1,288,147,087,000.00 via TweetDeck

Well, what I heard from IBM all day at #iodgc was consistent with the extensive prebriefings. Good stuff all, but no big surprises. 1,288,146,882,000.00 via TweetDeck

The Wi-Fi was so flaky at #iodgc today that this, from Las Vegas airport gate, is my first strong solid signal of the day for tweeting. 1,288,146,813,000.00 via TweetDeck

Fun fact: The phrase "fast food" was invented to describe its occasional race into and out of your digestive system, if you don't watch out 1,288,146,122,000.00 via TweetDeck

Ah, that Vegas evening cab ride open window fresh air blast sandwiched between periods of processed convention air & hours of airborne funk 1,288,142,776,000.00 via txt

#IODGC Ah, that show floor aroma. Like a new house. The world's a clean slate, reborn with fresh carpeting and expectant householders! 1,288,126,357,000.00 via txt

Talent not always immediately evident from someone's resume. Becomes more obvious when see size of bushel basket undr which been sequestered 1,288,120,144,000.00 via TweetDeck

Listening to my loud raucous Camera Obscura w/ headphones in analyst workroom at #IODGC to give Judith & Fern assurance I'm not listening in 1,288,119,815,000.00 via TweetDeck

#IODGC Reinventing customer relationships. Leverage customer intelligence from social media. Rigorously apply advanced analytics. 1,288,107,646,000.00 via txt

Temporal. The word is the shorthand for new feature of Teradata Database 13.10. Single version of truth over time (managed via DW metadata). 1,288,101,705,000.00 via TweetDeck

And, yep, I thought the projected dynamic real-time sand-painting at #TDPUG10 was artistic, but those hands should've traced DW patterns. 1,288,101,291,000.00 via TweetDeck

Yeah, I dug the pop Heidegger lesson at #TDPUG10 yesterday, but wish #Teradata had stuck to philosophy of telling us about their new stuff. 1,288,101,130,000.00 via TweetDeck

A "thing" in the physical hands of a human on the Internet is a "gadget." A "thing" in virtual hands of a programmer is a "robot." 1,288,100,998,000.00 via TweetDeck

"The two flavors of M2M: sensor and control nets" ( JK--In other words, the two core use cases of "Internet of things." 1,288,100,931,000.00 via TweetDeck

Inner voice. "Desert desert desert, parch parch parch, drink drink drink." Wah-wah. Looking at the Las Vegas pre-dawn, I'm already thirsty. 1,288,100,059,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Ruby Tuesday by The Rolling Stones from Between the Buttons JK--Jagger competing w/ McCartney tunecraft & nailing it. 1,288,099,803,000.00 via TweetDeck

Interviewed yesterday on the run at #TDPUG10 after my SNA talk by Dan Alaimo of Shopper Technology Institute. He asked for CPG angle. 1,288,099,628,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Kick Out the Jams by MC5 JK--Classic hardcore from same late 60s Ann Arbor scene that spawned Iggy & Stooges 1,288,082,509,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Hard Time Blues by Laughing Hyenas from Hard Times JK--Guitar by late Larissa Stolarchuk, ex of Detroit's L-Seven 1,288,081,971,000.00 via TweetDeck

Meaning mining...........................................................................................................................MO 1,288,060,302,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Structured" (as in "structured data") refers to semantic structure made explicit in schema. "Unstructured" means mining linguistic meaning. 1,288,060,276,000.00 via TweetDeck

Want to thank everybody who attended my speech today at #TDPUG10. Great questions, during & after. You got me mining every spare brain cell. 1,288,060,110,000.00 via TweetDeck

#TDPUG10 Teradata & SAS. Fairly tight relationship. Worth watching how it develops. 1,288,059,995,000.00 via TweetDeck

#TDPUG10 announcements (cont.): TD Unified LDM framework, TD SAS Analytics on Demand 1,288,059,950,000.00 via TweetDeck

#TDPUG10 announcements: TD DB 13.10, enh to TD 5000-,4000-,2000-, & 1000-class appliances, TD SAS Analytic Sandbox Appliance, (to be cont.) 1,288,059,922,000.00 via TweetDeck

Sitting at LAX waiting for my connection, listening to Jon Kertzer's world music show, The Best Ambiance, on #kexp . Soothing my nerves. 1,288,059,588,000.00 via TweetDeck

Structured data = semantics explicit in the metadata. Unstructured data = semantics implicit in the data. Semi-structured = bit of both. 1,288,059,342,000.00 via TweetDeck

Celebrity shocker. USA Today reports "Katy Perry & Russell Brand are officially husband & wife." I could have sworn it was other way around 1,288,052,758,000.00 via txt

"Why IPv6? Vint Cerf keeps blaming himself" ( JK--When bad things happen 2 good protocols or nice specs run w/bad stack 1,288,050,084,000.00 via TweetDeck

I tweet about loving my Zune, and @ZuneSupport tweets back pronto 2 let know they're there to support. Great example of social media in #CRM 1,288,049,378,000.00 via TweetDeck

Positive reception to the SNA preso at #TDPUG10 San Diego. Now onto #IODGC Las Vegas. Mandalay barring unforeseen flightdalay. 1,288,049,176,000.00 via TweetDeck

Sun Diego back in the game. Rain Diego been benched for now. Always great when Moon Diego and Tia Juana can saunter smartly down the coast. 1,288,048,312,000.00 via txt

Enjoyed my quality time with @donalddotfarmer today at #TDPUG10. Cool guy with much to say. 1,288,047,946,000.00 via TweetDeck

Waiting at gate in San Diego, listening to Camera Obscura "James" from "My Maudlin Career." Not about me. But strikes me to the soul. 1,288,047,795,000.00 via TweetDeck

Each tweet is new idea space. New context. But selection of context, tweet, & response are mine. Look at my self-organized tweetstream. Me. 1,288,032,926,000.00 via txt

Smart world theory. Question possibiities in world as language-engaged social intel. Bring into being new world thru innov ideas & things 1,288,032,522,000.00 via txt

Inventing the future? We invent it each time we execute on our plans. The future not necessarily a transformed world. Just a delivered one. 1,288,031,763,000.00 via txt

Stress doesn't kill creativity. Deadlines are very stressful, and spur us to some amazing feats of ingenuity. 1,288,031,562,000.00 via txt

Glad I sketched out all of the #iodgc prebriefings before I commenced my roadtrip. Will be flying there tonight for all-day tomorrow. 1,288,030,964,000.00 via web

"IBM at #iodgc Unveils New Info Mgt...." ( JK--Cognos 10, DB2 10, InfoSphere Svr 8.5, BigInsights cloud/Hadoop. 1,288,030,901,000.00 via web

"Latest Teradata Db...Supports Big Data & ...Adv Analytics" ( JK--Enables tracking of single version of truth over time 1,288,030,023,000.00 via web

#Teradata wisely focusing on Ps & Qs: price, perf, partnerships, & professional services, plus quality & quick value, hence strong quarters. 1,288,028,827,000.00 via txt

1 zettabyte = 1 sextillion bytes. Why not call it sextabyte? Homage to comely actress Zeta-Jones? 1,288,026,130,000.00 via txt

#TDPUG10 Koehler says half of their employee headcount are consultants. 1,288,025,065,000.00 via txt

#TDPUG10 Mike Koehler CEO discussing excellent growth in sales, revs, customer wins in 2010. 1,288,024,747,000.00 via txt

At #TDPUG10, inside keynote hall watching my tweets display on hanging screens suspended above attendees. 1,288,021,005,000.00 via txt

At #TDPUG10, waiting in hall for doors to open for day 1 keynote. Saw several familiar #Teradata faces. San Diego rainy morning outside. 1,288,020,819,000.00 via txt

"Facebook ads could out gay users, researchrs say" ( JK--Not just Facebook. Social graph analysis can be privacy killer 1,288,019,932,000.00 via web

#TDPUG10 . I have to remember to use the correct hashtag for #Teradata Partners User Group 2010. Here I stand, coffee in hand. 1,288,019,538,000.00 via web

@hackathorn Me too. I certainly hope #Teradata has some updates on their cloud, in-database, virtual storage, and other initiatives. 1,288,019,353,000.00 via web in reply to hackathorn

@jimcaruso "Paper leaves a deeper emotional footprint than digital" ( JK--True. Paper is my tactile memory buddy. 1,288,019,001,000.00 via web in reply to jimcaruso

@raesmaa "Map of non-monogamy" ( JK--Talk about social graphs that don't scale! This one's practically growing scales! 1,288,018,874,000.00 via web in reply to raesmaa

Value, to be sustainably generated, needs to benefit all stakeholders according to their expectations. If not, value machine will collapse 1,288,018,694,000.00 via web

@timoreilly @umairh: ""thin value" = profits that leave customers worse off" ( JK--Unbalanced value: one-sided payoff 1,288,018,582,000.00 via web in reply to timoreilly

@twailgum "That Steaming Pile of Social" ( JK--Good article. Social graphs difficult to scale. Hear me today at #TDPUG 1,288,018,438,000.00 via web in reply to twailgum

Nothing wrong with being treated like a number. At least numbers amount to something. 1,288,018,196,000.00 via web

This week's the heart of the fall IT vendor conference season. I suspect this is peak week for travel for IT industry analysts everywhere. 1,288,013,738,000.00 via TweetDeck

Tweets can be like subheads on news stories. Sometimes they're like call-out quotes in news stories. Nuance when headlines don't say enough. 1,288,012,473,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @jasonhiner: "Time has a wonderful way of weeding out the trivial." Howard Aiken JK--Or compounding the problem by proliferating trivia. 1,288,012,057,000.00 via TweetDeck

Now that have better idea of minerals on Moon, watch humanity race 2 abrogate nonexploitation treaties & stripmine the hell out of the place 1,288,011,876,000.00 via TweetDeck

Enterprise 3.0. So vague & grandiose as to be good for a laugh or three. Might as well be "Enterprise 3K." Getting ready for next millennium 1,288,011,566,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Ballad for a Friend by Bob Dylan from album The Witmark Demos JK--Nice quiet ballad. Was this on any of his studio LPs? 1,288,011,004,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Melinda bans Apple products from Gates household" ( JK--And no candy apples for Halloween! Jobs must be stopped! 1,288,010,599,000.00 via TweetDeck

Charles Phillips the new CEO at Infor. Nice to see him land on his feet. Hope to hear more from Infor. 1,288,010,421,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Glenn Tipton by Sun Kil Moon from the album Ghosts Of The Great Highway JK--Excellent modern folk from 2003. 1,288,010,354,000.00 via TweetDeck

Starting day at Teradata Partners. Or, rather, the pre-day. The process of onramping my head 2 the day's activities splayed out in my agenda 1,288,010,139,000.00 via TweetDeck

Thai food. Man, I do love it. Give me curry & hurry. Listening to Neil Young "Long May You Run," from "Decade." Gives Beach Boys their props 1,287,981,548,000.00 via txt

Listening to Velvet Underground "Sunday Morning" from the banana LP. Lou seems like he's channeling Donovan "Wear Your Love Like Heaven." 1,287,981,035,000.00 via txt

Listening to Gordon Lightfoot "Circle of Steel" from "Gord's Gold." Wish my singing voice had that warm timbre. 1,287,980,818,000.00 via txt

Listening to the soaring romantic sound of DeVotchKa, "You Love Me," from "How It Ends." I am close to the Mexican border, and feel it. 1,287,980,000,000.00 via txt

San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter is one of my favorite restaurant districts anywhere. Just walking thru it makes me happy. 1,287,978,085,000.00 via txt

Listening to Elton John "All The Girls Love Alice" From "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road." Reminds me of my high school days, in a good way. 1,287,977,684,000.00 via txt

Ahhhhhh.......rolled the taxi window down, just blasting that cool Pacific night air into my road-weary face....just the refresher I needed! 1,287,973,980,000.00 via txt

I love my Microsoft Zune. My HD is my primary. I keep my older model synced/available as backup. Gotta have my jams, especially on road. 1,287,971,270,000.00 via TweetDeck

@jowyang Iso-gist. That's another word for "synonym." U didn't ask for dictionary word. So there U R: a new coinage freshly minted by me 4 U 1,287,971,153,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to jowyang

Yoga class was canceled this morning. No instructors available. Fortunately, the room was empty & quiet. Egidia & I practiced alone. 1,287,970,794,000.00 via TweetDeck

Mondays are cool days, actually. I actually like when weekend ends and I can again recollect all my work thoughts. I'm weird that way. 1,287,970,114,000.00 via TweetDeck

I will also be discussing social network analysis, as a key theme in predictive customer analytics, at #KXEN in London on Thursday. 1,287,970,009,000.00 via TweetDeck

I will be discussing core social network analysis technology of my #Forrester #Empowered reports tomorrow at Teradata Partners, San Diego. 1,287,969,970,000.00 via TweetDeck

My latest two-part report develops, extends, & applies #Forrester #Empowered theme to #CRM #BPM. CRM HEROes are BP HEROes. 1,287,969,913,000.00 via TweetDeck

Listening to Fleet Foxes "White Winter Hymnal" from their eponymous LP. "Turn the white snow red as strawberries in summertime." 1,287,969,609,000.00 via TweetDeck

Ah. Baby stopped piercing the air with his anguished cries. I can ratchet down my Zune from drown-out (Sex Pistols) to lull-me (Fleet Foxes) 1,287,969,486,000.00 via TweetDeck

Big travel week: tomorrow Teradata Partners (San Diego, almost there). Tuesday, IBM IOD (Las Vegas), Thursday, KXEN EMEA User Conf (London). 1,287,969,287,000.00 via TweetDeck

Doing the same thing over & over and expecting different results is perseverance. If tunnelling through a thick obstacle, it's essential. 1,287,969,151,000.00 via TweetDeck

Here's the marital-themed acrostic poem of mine (1996) that Alison Statton referenced (I'm reasonably sure) in (cont) 1,287,968,876,000.00 via Twitlonger

Social networks that consist of a few giving and the rest merely taking are not communities. They're publishing media. 1,287,968,627,000.00 via TweetDeck

Social networks are not communities. Not necessarily communities unless there's common identity & commitment: everybody pulling & sharing. 1,287,968,595,000.00 via TweetDeck

Lost a crown at Minneapolis airport cuz I was an idiot and bit down too hard on a hard candy. I have the crown. Must wait 10 days now. 1,287,968,483,000.00 via TweetDeck

Listening 2 Black Rebel Motorcycle Club "Mama Taught Me Better" frm "Beat the Devil's Tattoo." Hope screaming baby's mama teaches him better 1,287,968,337,000.00 via TweetDeck

Listening to Alison Statton & Spike "Unspoken Word" from "The Shady Tree." She intuited my poem perfectly. Chance of meeting Spike this week 1,287,968,192,000.00 via TweetDeck

Screaming child at 30,000 feet. Nothing makes the cooped-up-for-hours-with-recycled-air-and-no-legroom experience complete. 1,287,967,961,000.00 via TweetDeck

New blogpost: "Use Advanced Analytics to Spotlight People Who Have the Biggest Impact on Customer Satisfaction" ( 1,287,967,567,000.00 via TweetDeck

Contemplating committers. They're the pillars of communities. Chief pullers & sharers. Often, they give community its identity. Commitment. 1,287,959,113,000.00 via txt

Contemplating community. It's an ideal toward which social networks should aspire. Everybody pulling for everybody else. Share & share alike 1,287,958,914,000.00 via txt

On my way to Teradata Partners #TDPUG . See you tomorrow. 1,287,958,754,000.00 via txt

Fave recent spam: "$250 coupon to eat at [nationally known restaurant chain] free." Yep, after U pay 10x price of avg meal, that meal's free 1,287,943,020,000.00 via TweetDeck

@kitson Maybe John Lennon meant give those dimbulbs a mild electric shock to knock some sense in them. Instant karma juice, so to speak. 8:09 PM Oct 23rd via TweetDeck in reply to kitson

"Beyond Hadoop: Next-Gen Big Data Architectures" ( JK--Real-time CEP transactional interactive stat graph analysis. 8:03 PM Oct 23rd via TweetDeck

RT @CNN: Parents: How 2 raise a creative genius. JK--Don't imagine U can "raise" one. You nurture one in your midst 7:54 PM Oct 23rd via TweetDeck

As execute next-best-offer transactions in-db , #EDW analytics workloads shift from report & query (data) to recommend & score (models). 7:52 PM Oct 23rd via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Within You Without You by The Beatles from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club JK--Now my fave song from that classic LP 5:34 PM Oct 23rd via TweetDeck

@donalddotfarmer Anything but rambles. Transcribing to PowerPoint & Word the ideation I sketched to self in airports, airplanes, hotels.... 5:09 PM Oct 23rd via TweetDeck in reply to donalddotfarmer

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp The Passenger by Iggy Pop from the album Lust For Life JK--Theme song of baby boomer frequent flyers. La la la la.... 5:08 PM Oct 23rd via TweetDeck

Curious who were the first bunch of humans to notice concept of year, to enumerate days within it, to notate that symbolically.......and why 2:40 PM Oct 23rd via txt

Jimmy Fallon. He's clearly been the biggest beneficiary of the NBC-Leno-Conan nonsense. Hope he stays, moves to Tonight eventually, & stays 2:06 PM Oct 23rd via txt

Saturday at home between a short trip and a longer one. I always unpack completely from the earlier trip. Repack 4 next. Each one is unique. 11:58 AM Oct 23rd via txt

Colors are turning in northern Virginia. I estimate peak two weeks from now, later than usual. Blame the lack of summer rain. 11:32 AM Oct 23rd via txt

Can't believe the power of insomnia. Sat here in the middle of the night and banged out 3 consulting deliverables in rapid succession. 7:53 AM Oct 23rd via TweetDeck

@kurtbreighley Kirsty was such an original. I fell in love with her in the early 80s, and still mourn her passing 10 years ago. 8:08 PM Oct 22nd via TweetDeck in reply to kurtbreighley