Migration Mistakes" (http://bit.ly/P5EV1S )
JK--Good list, but applies just as much without "big" in the
Tackles Longtime Salesperson Headaches" (http://bit.ly/P5EtAQ )
JK--Lead prospecting and qualification. Very interesting. Hmmmm
What's this "for delivery only" special offer from Burger King? They deliver? People order out for that stuff? Am I missing something?
Cool mosaic of profile photos from Twitter fake accounts (http://bit.ly/P5Bics ). Majority are young, female, and attractive.
"The Twitter Underground Economy: A Blooming Business" (http://j.mp/Rsdhdq ) JK---I'll sell this tweet to the highest bidder. Any takers?
Emmylou by First Aid Kit from The Lion's Roar JK--"I was born to endure
this kind of weather."
Thought leadership. Often, it's "thought clarifier-ship." If you've expressed old idea more clearly than others, you can lead the discussion
I expect reporters to do homework before speaking. I don't relish responding 2 someone's 5-year-out-of-date stereotype of
is same as small data: SQL. But executing Big Analytics on data, struct v
unstruc, just as central. That's where SemWeb key
Keep in mind that Big Data is fundamentally Big Virtualization. Wrap everything behind abstractions. Semantic interop. Higher-lvl vocabs.
(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone by The Monkeys from More of The Monkeys
JK--Prefab Four's hardest rocking hit.
"Marissa Mayer Husband Just Launchd Fund 2 Invest In
(http://read.bi/QVV9xX ) JK--Hey obscure hubbies of famous wives. Get
Interesting video morphs try 2 render famous pretty people unattractive (http://bit.ly/MH3rWT ). Note: "ugly" Beyonce & Gwyneth still lovely
"Interviewing data scientist candidates? Ask these questions" (http://bit.ly/QVSF2D ) JK--Interesting focus on cognitive/creative athleticism
"Meet The Research Scientist Who Is Turning YouTube Into A Data Goldmine" (http://bit.ly/QVRArE ) JK--Video analytics on people's self-presos
http://bit.ly/QVQ0WO Of course U dont necessarily require PhD 2
In fact, PhD may B counterproductive...
http://lnkd.in/VANTCk Of course you don't necessarily require a PhD to analyze big data. In fact, a PhD may be counterproductive. a PhD...
"Growth In The Financial Markets Starring the Quants" (http://bit.ly/QVMagj ) JK--Not sure I follow logic of "core of
"NASA Applies Text Analytics to Airline Safety" (http://bit.ly/QVLpE9 ) JK--Detect/prevent safety issues by mining human reports & convos
"7 Ent-friendly Ways o Dealing w/
(http://bit.ly/N0yHCp ) JK-- @LoraineLawson didnt
make clear she intervu'd me when w/ #forrester
Boys Don't Cry by The Cure from Boys Don't Cry JK--Robert Smith. British
post-punk's best male eyeliner
It's My Life by The Animals from Retrospective JK--Eric Burdon. British
Invasion's best righteous shouter.
"New Memory Method Lets Users Remember Long Passwords" (http://bit.ly/P512Wa ) JK--Chief skill is recall where stashed post-it where scribbld
Harvesting tons of great fresh reading material from LinkedIn
discussion groups. Even when discussions limp, brain food abounds
Baby by Donnie & Joe Emerson from Dreamin' Wild JK--1979. Quiet, slow,
yearning blue-eyed soul. Very nice.
Hadnt visited local Starbucks in quite some time. But impressed the other day. CDs for sale: Alabama Shakes, Edward Sharpe & Magnetic Zeros
"Decision scientists? Game theory perspectives valuable in modeling next best actions" (http://linkd.in/OWxSt2 ) Yesterday's
All in memory? Depends on what you mean by "all" (http://bit.ly/OWxrPi ) Today's #IBM
All in memory? Depends on what you mean by "all": http://lnkd.in/GjV58k
faring in enterprise?" (http://zd.net/P1JWXj )
JK--"Sidelining of relational data model"? Hardly. Specialization
more like it
Crack Rock by Frank Ocean from channel ORANGE JK--Very much a smooth/sensitive
70s Marvin Gaye groove on this.
Did you hear part 2 of my podcast with @jameskobielus? It's
a good one! Listen to it here! http://ow.ly/cSvsd
Barenaked Ladies to perform, fully clothed, at
IOD 2012 in October. Delivering the very best in whimsical 1990s Canadian indie
Rain has not been an Olympic showstopper, contrary to Londoner fears. It's simply been local color. Grey.
WSJ article lists women's volleyball PDA moves: group hugs, pair hugs, high fives, low fives, double-high fives, double-low fives, bum taps
Looks like USPS desperately in need of a bailout.
@4thWeb I'm not
normally a religious man, but if you're up there, save me, Superman! +http://goo.gl/j4Fp0
I'm unfriending Donald Farmer because he posted a cat video on Facebook. On principle.
Proudest accomplishment today? Banging out a quick-hit bringing quantum computing into
ABBA "Dancing Queen" (http://youtu.be/xFrGuyw1V8s ) JK--2 Qs: 1) Why cite tambourine as disco beat instrument? 2) Why no tambourine on this?
"Apache Cassandra db upgrade due this fall" (http://bit.ly/MDldN2 ) JK--V2. October. Concurrent schema change, virtual node, JBOD deploy supt
I avoid LinkedIn discussion groups where it's just people starting "discussion" that simply involves them plugging their product or report
I just saw somebody tweet that he wants you to vote for him as "analyst of the year"? If so, please vote for me as "ex-analyst of the year."
George Harrison "What is Life" (http://youtu.be/3XFfUt7HQWM ) JK--During early 70s period when his recordings better than Paul John & Ringo's
"Apache Hama" (http://bit.ly/S5dweT ) JK--Pure Bulk Synchronous Parallel compute fw on HDFS 4 massive sci comps eg matrix graph & ntwk algos
"Deceiving w/data" (http://bit.ly/S5czDn ) JK--Crush o clever correlations can cloud causation & cloak con jobs in crap confidence intervals
"StrataRx: Data science & health(care)" (http://oreil.ly/S5bFXm ) JK--Sounds interesting. Hopefully analytics can help "affordable" in HC act
"Virtual machine software is only the beginning" (http://zd.net/S5bcEO ) JK--Excellent discussion. Mentions
pioneering in 1960s
"The Internet is getting faster" (http://zd.net/S59kf2 ) JK--Last-mile broadbanding of planet Earth proceeds apace. Fat pipes everywhere!
Housing crisis spurs entrepreneur to start a business focused on green building techniques. http://ibm.co/NmHWYg
Mike and Ike candy manufacturer drives social responsibility in Bethlehem, PA. http://ibm.co/NmHWYg
Just draft my quick-hits for next week. Pushing the envelope on several new themes. You'll see.
"Flying Nun Opening Theme 67 - 70" (http://youtu.be/mPlrR_WjSYE ) JK--Avionics tolerated post-Vatican II, but sisters strictly grounded now
Decision scientists? Game theory perspectives valuable in modeling next best actions: http://lnkd.in/JSAVzs
Decision scientists? Game theory perspectives valuable in modeling next best actions: http://lnkd.in/ZTkmij
Touting oneself as "thought leader" is bit like calling self "funnyman." That's the target youre aiming for, professionlly. Results may vary
"Love in the Age of
If someone can embed an infatuation optimization algorithm in the human heart,
that would be freaky.
Market is Evolving. Where 2 Find Future Growth?" (http://bit.ly/O7mmft ) JK--"consulting, data storage, &
"Hacking Humanity: Human Augmentation on Horizon" (http://bit.ly/O7j2kp ) JK--Headline creeps me out: Freddy Krueger meets Dr. Frankenstein
Steal Work frm ETL Sol'ns?" (http://bit.ly/O7hG9w )
JK--Steal? Hardly. Hadoop'll handle unstruct ETL that trad'l EDW not doing
Remember 90s rocksong w/ line "tell me all your thoughts on God"? I feel that way when someone asks 4 all mine on
(btw, not a god)
A morning of continuous activity. Will continue well into the afternoon. Different activities along
spectrum of the known cosmos
"Ham radio." Terms sounds so quaint. Let's call blogging "ham journalism." Let's call Facebook "ham socializing." Yeah, that's the ticket.
Marissa Mayer will have succeeded if she gives me one good reason to check my Yahoo email account daily.
Your Show of Shows: Sid Caesar "This is Your Story" w/ Carl Reiner & Howard Morris (http://youtu.be/gNbT9Lf9xZo ) JK--Brilliant physicality
Ernie Kovacs "Nairobi Trio" (http://youtu.be/DoLTFQsFswM ) JK--A daringly absurd conceptual set-piece comedy gem from TV's early years
Jack Benny & Mel Blanc classic skit (http://youtu.be/O9s8U0O0XPE ). If you look past indolent Mexican stereotype, the "si Cy Sue" still funny
Arlo Guthrie "Reuben Clamzo" (http://youtu.be/uo9TxeqeDCE ) JK--Live, tour of '78. Tom & I saw him on that tour. He sang it as "Reuben Ramzo"
Cisco Houston "Deportee" (http://youtu.be/00jCtvC8Zc8 ) JK--His perfect rendition of the Woody Guthrie classic.
Roll On, Buddy by Odetta from One Grain of Sand JK--Amazing deep preacher-lady
voice, excellent guitar fingering.
Pardon me, but every one of the women who ran the Olympic final 100m sprint was a looker. And all super-fast.
More About John Henry by Tom T. Hall from The Storyteller JK--Brilliant
continuation of the saga of steel-driving man
Catch me moderating
Twitter Chat Aug 30 1-2pm (ET): " #Big
Data & Healthcare: How B.D. is Changing Patient Care" (http://bit.ly/P6vVeE )
Saw "Of Gods & Men" on DVD. French Trappist monks terrorized by Islamist rebels in the Atlas Mts. Excellent "test of faith" story.
Whew! The "they're saying bad things about you" squad is back on Internet duty. Was worried they'd lost heart. Stay vigilant my protectors!
Have bought and downloaded, and now enjoying Gotye's LP "Making Mirrors." He definitely sounds like Sting meets Squeeze. A great throwback
Missus & I both love the big Gotye hit. Gonna buy the LP tonight off iTunes. Odds-on fave right now for Grammies next year
http://lnkd.in/VicTF5 To Djamal: Are you referring to data science being used in the service of decision support (e.g., business...
A day of very cool intra-IBM discussions. Now my brain must cool down. Going upstairs for an iced tea.
Catch my response to Gregory Esau on Google+ (http://bit.ly/OGGJiv ) JK--"Very stimulating discussion. So, if I understand correctly, and ...
"Extended enterprise poses identity and access management challenges" (http://bit.ly/Th7YR5 ) JK--Excellent discussion by
Smarter" (http://bit.ly/Th6G8G )
JK--Interesting discussion that includes #knowledgemanagement
http://lnkd.in/PXRn2t Food-truck-business analytics initial project for competitive advantage? Block-level map of overweight loiterers...
@NoazDad Trailer 4
"Revolution" shows Wrigley Field abandoned & dark. That's not the
future--that's called "October" > that's cold
If we do indeed find little green men on Mars, they would add a nice splash of color to a world that's too damn red for my tastes.
Companies that adopt big data R building data science teams.
podcast w/IBM @jameskobielus. http://bit.ly/MJocPk #IBMbigdata
"Podcast: IBM’s James Kobielus on How to Implement Big Data" (http://bit.ly/OZHG4O ) JK--Pt 2 of my discussion w/
Dear Presidential Candidates (including the one I support): Quit fouling our YouTube musical experiences with your loathsome ads. Thanks.
Drafted my next
original blog: "Next Best Action: Its Leading Synonyms and Trailing
Superstar by Sonic Youth from If I Were a Carpenter JK--Astonishing cover made
me re-listen to Carpenters afresh.
"Visualizing Social Graph of Presidential Campaign Donors" (http://bit.ly/QFmz96 ) JK--Visualize Obama & Romney w/millions o hands in pockets
Makes Things Better" (http://bit.ly/QFme6v )
JK--Do they actually pay people to write limp headlines like this?
"Study: Data scientists are top athletes of the enterprise world" (http://bit.ly/QFlFtp ) JK--Huh? Studs or nerds? Make up yr mind, geeks!
Curious turn of phrase: "I would agree." You would? Why the conditional? Do you agree or not, now, no conditions attached or implied?
Yeah! Oh, Yeah! by Tracey Thorn & Jens Lekman from Score! 20 Years of Merge
Records JK--Wow! Their voices together!
"Redefining Visualization as AVI Story telling" (http://bit.ly/QFkSZs ) JK--"though sometimes...it is like a powerful poem."
"Data Scientists Should Be Design Thinkers" (http://bit.ly/QeXSMy ) JK--U mean "pattern thinkers"? Visualize pattrn of future youre birthing!
http://lnkd.in/hAcQTC Low-latency version of MapReduce? Try #IBM
Adaptive MapReduce in BigInsights...
cut through yr growing resume pile?" (http://bit.ly/QeWIjX )
JK--Need BS-filter 2 reduce resume padding. Petabytes of the stuff
"Data shows FB commerce does work — just not 4 big brands" (http://bit.ly/QeW5Hk ) JK--Strike right conversation tone. Strategic "drop-in"
http://lnkd.in/BzyHmy Is Big Data actually a new innovation? Well, the term refers to emergence of many new approaches, alongside and..
http://bit.ly/QeUroW Key factors 2 consider when doing pred
analytix? Here's my list: Prepare: discover, profile, sample,.
http://lnkd.in/panua9 Key factors to consider when doing predictive analytics? Here's my list: • Prepare: discover, profile, sample,...
Godless by The Dandy Warhols frm Thirteen Tales Frm Urban Bohemia JK--Begins a
bit like "My Sweet Lord." Intentional?
Beakman's assistant: "Don't you think you humiliated him too much?" Beakman: "No, I think I humiliated him just the right amount."
"Overhype." Ridiculous word. "Hype" means "exaggerate." Since when is exaggeration the norm? But overdoing the exaggeration? Shocking!
"Wozniak is wrong about cloud computing" (http://bit.ly/QeQ6ST ) JK--Or freaking out way too much. BTW he should have sitcom called "Woz Up?"
"Rod Serling on Where Good Ideas Come From" (http://bit.ly/QeQe4Q ) JK--From everywhere. Hardest thing is writing them well. BTW, great voice
Prediction markets? Markets won't succeed if offer no better predictions than in-house (http://bit.ly/QePfS1 ) JK--Today's
I doubt that most chatting on socials goes beyond 2-3 back&forth volleys. Most would-be conversation starters fail at that. Most peeps graze
RIP Marvin Hamlisch. Best known for performing at Sonya Kobielus' highschool graduation, June 2008, DAR Constitution Hall, Washington DC.
http://lnkd.in/H3zKpt 5% most valuable data in what sense? To store near-line in expensive/fast disk? In priority loading into your data...
"7 tricky sentences 4 NLP & text mining algorithms" (http://bit.ly/S16EPM ) JK--I assume they're all trained on "Eats shoots & leaves" by now
"You don’t need to convince everyone" (http://bit.ly/S16w2P ) JK--What segment of your population is influence-able?
"Models Behaving Badly" (http://bit.ly/S16nMF ) JK--Can unfit models be updated quickly enough to compensate for changes in the population?
"Decision trees vs. Logistic Regression" (http://linkd.in/ONaEmB ) JK--DT 4 intrXn/nonlin/multi-pred vars. LR 4 few vars/intrXns w/linear
"Tracking Seasonal Online Searches for Sex" (http://buswk.co/QdlHUR ) JK--Sexalytics? Will this graph past muster w/yr Web browsing controls?
"Apple to Pull YouTube App From Devices" (http://on.wsj.com/QdjicM ) JK--No big whoop. Apps overrated. I prefer browser interface to YouTube.
"Amazon's New Secret Weapon: Delivery Lockers" (http://on.wsj.com/QdiR2f ) JK--Their defensive move against retail "showrooms".
Desire Lines by Deerhunter from Halcyon Digest JK--Wonderful heart-pounding
remorseless beat--like a great workout!
Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye frm Making Mirrors JK--Classic song will
probably signify "2012" in your memory
THINK App 4 iPad, Android Tablets Chronicles Centuries of Innovation" (http://bit.ly/NaY9Do ) JK--Not all invented here, obviously
Umami (http://bit.ly/48RA6 ). More than sweet, sour, bitter, or salty, it's the only fundamental taste that is inherently organic.
article: " #Hadoop
(http://bit.ly/OWK6Bk ) JK--Yrs truly, sole author.
article: " #BigData:
Data Quality’s Best Friend? Part 1" (http://bit.ly/OWJOub )
JK--Yrs truly co-authored with @thomasdeutsch
The German Model (http://goo.gl/fb/4fID7 )
JK--Curious how many clicked thru expecting Heidi Klum.
"Quant"? That's so quaint. They're "data scientists" now, one and all.
blogpost: "Week's Worth of Koby Quick Hits: July 30 - August 3, 2012"
That's Entertainment by The Jam frm Compact Snap! JK--Deeply bitter
workingclass grievance song is quite entertaining
Saw "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" on DVD last night. Pleasant lightweight romance with Ichthyology, engineering, & Ewan McGregor's burr.
The Nationals are one of the best teams in baseball this year, but the local media continue to fixate on longtime loser Redskins. Go figure.
Tweaking my Facebook newsfeed experience. Ah, the unbearable lightness of no longer seeing crap that gets on my nerves.
9/11 has not been mentioned, not even once, in this campaign. US culture has shaken off the PTSD from that event.
Saw "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" on DVD. Overlong, overplotted, & emotionally manipulative. Don't need more post-9/11 PTSD.
Yes, yes, it did.
Let's see if this new Twitter photo takes hold.
I do in fact consume tons o research. Always have. Happy not 2 have 2 produce the stuff myself day in/day out, as long as I find gr8 sources
As always, blown away by
Reading "The #Forrester
Wave™: Self-Service Business Intelligence Platforms, Q2 2012"
"Must-Have Analytics For Your Retention Tool Kit" by Srividya
Sridharan. We never met
"Navigating The Customer Lifetime Value Conundrum" by Srividya
Reading excellent new
report: "Market Trends: Analytics, BI & Performance Management 'to Be
All-Pervasive by 2020" (Sommer, Sallam)
Reading "Identify And Influence Identity Stakeholders" by one of my fave
analysts, the always insightful @xmlgrrl
Listen 2 P2 of our podcast w/ #IBM
http://bit.ly/QFuMMT ! How 2 impl #bigdata
"Deontology and data mining" (http://bit.ly/QFusgY ) JK--Refers to duty-bound behavior, not utilitarian. Sez privacy viol fundamentally wrong
"Smartphone, Tablet, Or Phablet?" (http://bit.ly/QFu3v7 ) JK--That latter nouveau portmanteau term makes me phoam at the mouth. Phooey!
"Beyond smartphone: Emerging platforms that devs should target next" (http://bit.ly/QFtAce ) JK--Car, TV, wearable, grid, appliance, retail
Millennials. Term 2 characterize generation that came of age in past decade. Why were 1976 highschool grads like me not the "Bicentennials"?
Never heard o any1 literaly "working their fingers 2 the bone." But starving 2 the bone--that I've heard of. Working is key 2 avoid starving
Swimming Horses by Siouxsie & Banshees frm Hyaena JK--Love seahorse/fetus
dubl-expos o lyric: "she gives birth to..."
Wife tossed a bag of one of my favorite work munchies downstairs to me. Fetched it at the bottom of the stairs. Raisinets. Mmmm...so good.
Kaukonen & Casady each discuss their respective signature riffs from "Somebody to Love" & "White Rabbit." (http://youtu.be/uwwYAzNz9I4 )
67th anniversary of Hiroshima: EMC2//Take matter and factor/in light's second power/then stand back and ask if/it's fungus or flower.
Cherokee by Cat Power from Sun JK--Can't wait for release next month. She
evolves style in cool way from LP to LP.
Did something unprecedentd (4 me) this morning. Engaged in tech discussion on Google+ (http://bit.ly/OGGJiv ). May deepen there. Not sure yet
"SSDs and Understanding Storage Performance Metrics" (http://bit.ly/OGFO1r ) JK--Good discussion. Filing this away for mental reference.
"Why I'm skeptical re Twitter Political Index" (http://bit.ly/OGD0kO ) JK--Feels like potential "Dewey Defeats Truman" (http://bit.ly/8vuJNd )
Lost by Frank Ocean from channel ORANGE JK--I notice myself stopping &
asking "who's that?". This is a new star.
i Shops Find BI in Document Distribution" (http://bit.ly/OGAWcD )
JK--Achieve gr8r process efficiencies. Can U measure payoff?
Already mapped out my quick-hit topics day by day for next week. Getting even more proactive on this so my brain can process in background
Natural One by The Folk Implosion from Kids JK--One of those burning brooding
90s rock songs that builds and builds
I Got Burned by The Bamboos from Medicine Man JK--Great fresh new rocking soul
PETA-scale. People 4 Ethical Treatment of
elephant? Intelligent behemoth being made 2 carry backbreaking loads. But he's
Would be nice if LinkedIn allowed U 2 participate in discussion groups without being bombarded by help wanteds. But that's their rev model
Coming up! Forrester Research Webinar : Big Data Predictive Analytics 101 (http://bit.ly/Mfb9Z4 ) JK--Sounds interesting
Peta-governance? Controlling explosion o Big Data models will prove difficult (http://bit.ly/QERZyH ) Today's #IBM
Peta-governance? Controlling the explosion of Big Data models will prove difficult: http://lnkd.in/349--W
Asking sci-fi writer to predict future is bit like asking pro gambler to tell you next roll of the dice. Spins a fine story.
"'Penis Snake' Discovered In Amazon, Looks Exactly As You'd Think" (http://huff.to/OEDzM9 ) JK--Stand back! Don't arouse it!
"Most Disastrous Typos Of All Time" (http://bit.ly/OVYuLE ) JK--Popeye didn't notice decimal place error exaggerated spinach iron content
"Write a letter 2 your future self" (http://bit.ly/Nd7xUZ ) JK--Dear Me (in future), don't ever invent time machine & prevent parents meeting
Running a bit short on ideas. Hope I'm not tempted to whip out Webster's, comment on the etymologies of the words "big" & "data."
~$40K/PB raw storage retail now. That's $1K/PB compressed/deduped if assume 20:1 comprss ratio & 20:1 ddp rat. Raw cost dropping constantly
Listening to Arthur & Yu "Afterglow" from "In Camera." One of those unsung awesome indie LPs from the Millennium Decade.
Listening to Enya "Orinoco Flow" from "Paint the Sky with Stars." "Sail away, sail away, sail away...turn it up turn it up..."
Relaxing on a Sunday afternoon with Dusty Springfield's definitive recording of "The Look of Love." Her most soulful.
"Scientists create first quantum router" (http://engt.co/RoD0b4 ) JK--Enabling you to lose packets in The Twilight Zone.
Hey sportscasters, stop with the badminton putdowns. It's a very challenging sport. Every shuttlecock trajectory is like curveball/slider.
If the Internet is the new religion, we're all tithing with our time.
Re-rented "The Artist" so Sonya can watch it. One of few films in recent memory that I wanted to replay immediately after first viewing.
The next orig blog I plan to write will be called "Next Best Action and Its Leading Synonyms (& Trailing Cynicisms)"
"8 women following Mayer 2 major CEO-dom (http://erict.co/Ozl7lh ) JK--Why the rush 2 elev8 her 2 major role model? Hasn't yet produced results