The cooler, terser term for "social graph" is "sociogram."
Drafted my next
#IBMdatamagazine article: "Graph Analysis Powers
the Social and Semantic Spheres of #BigData".
Have a good weekend
"Want to Cheat In
Japan? There's a Phone for
That" (http://on.wsj.com/XkLTAN ) JK--Haiku.
Origami. Bonsai. Japanese do everything with style
Killer app 4 Facebook Graph Search: search for ghost of a shred of a clue that Manti Te'o really luvd that fictionally real ghost of a girl
"Q&A: the technology behind ‘
analytics" (http://on.ft.com/XkHNZt ) JK-- #IBM Rod Smith: retail and finance most
advanced in adoption
#IBMdatamanagement article on graph analysis.
@kexpplaylist #kexp Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie from Hot Space
JK--Stunningly perfect collaboration: Freddie & David
http://lnkd.in/TA9NxE Yes, the historical context determines relevance to current and future circumstances and decisions. The relevance...
Topological data analysis (http://bit.ly/10ErbU4 ): algos 4 blind analysis show patterns in data, rather than correl8ns btwn pre-selectd vars
#BigData DNA analyss herald new era in
medicine?" (http://bbc.in/10EqBFP ) JK--Caveat:100%
DNA readout doesnt perfectly predict illness
"Facebook Open Compute Project Shapes
#BigData Hardware" (http://bit.ly/10EpYfA )
JK--Design themes "commonality" and "disaggregation"
"Analytic Imagination and Business Bets" (http://bit.ly/10EpshH ) JK--Good SMiller piece focuses on hypothesis testing of spurious patterns
#BigData Will Play Key Role In Security's
Future, Study Says" (http://bit.ly/10EpfLk ) JK--Very good
whitepaper from RSA.
"I don't do drugs. I am drugs." ~
"Under the Hood: Building Graph Search Beta" (http://on.fb.me/XbJnNl ) JK--Facebook engineering director provides greater depth into approach
WSJ "Incubator For Velvet Underground" (http://on.wsj.com/WdoeTV ) JK--John Cale writes about NYC tenement where he Lou & others forged sound
"Google Denies Killing Donkey on Street View Expedition" (http://bit.ly/WdnXAv ) JK--Kind of "tech" story they run on a slow news day.
#IBM Koby qh's: http://linkd.in/WdlcPx http://linkd.in/Wdlg1G http://linkd.in/WdlhTk http://linkd.in/WdllT1 http://linkd.in/Wdloyb
Big data in the cloud? Governing a sprawling business resource:http://lnkd.in/ny8Cb7
@kexpplaylist #kexp To Love Somebody by Nina Simone from
Bittersweet: The Very Best of Nina JK--Excellent Bee Gees cover
"Vint Cerf Envisions Interoperable Clouds Driving Collaborative Computing, Analytics" (http://bit.ly/Wdkba4 ) JK--Good summary of his talk
Lance Armstrong. Gotta hand it to him. At least the man had the ball to admit he doped.
Yes, I own a trenchcoat. If we ever need to refight World War I, I'm as ready as any pathetic aging Yankee can be for frontline action.
Mind is the membrane mediating the messy mambo of meat and milieu.
If I ever write my memoirs, I think I'll call it "Lumbar Support, or How I Learned to Love Sitting on my Ass All the Livelong Day."
Some of the quick-hits I wrote this week are foundational to other stuff I'm going to need to develop soon. Gotta get the foundation tight.
Finished all 5 of next week's
#IBM quick-hits. Now, I'm going to cool
down by staring stupidly out the window for a little while.
I'd like a public directory sign that displays a real-time video of you and captions it "you are here, dumbass."
Just overhead a wonderful new saying that I'm going to attribute to Yogi Berra: "I'm getting old from aging." At least thatswotIthinkIheard
You can tell in a split-second if someone has an analytical mind by how succinctly they outline a topic & get to the freakin' point.
"Eight questions to ask before using cloud storage" (http://bit.ly/UwvoDj ) JK--Good guidance.
"Ask This & Kiss Yr Data Strategy Goodbye" (http://bit.ly/UwuIO6 ) JK--Good one
dont put "kiss" & "ask" together. Tempts me
"Top 3 Analytics Trends for 2013" (http://bit.ly/Uwuruz ) JK--Good one from
@hsmalltree , someone I've rambled with in several
"Is Your Brand More Human? Reveal With Social Media Analytics" (http://bit.ly/Uwuab2 ) JK--Humor important. BTW, I wisecrack 4 a reason
@kexpplaylist #kexp Ohm by Yo La Tengo from Fade JK--New.
Note to self: another gr8 one. Get this upcoming LP?
#BigData Change Who You Are?" (http://youtu.be/8CrwICToUqw )
JK--"Quantified self" discussion. It changed me (my career, that is).
"How Often Should U Update Predictive Models?" (http://bit.ly/Uwt9j8 ) JK--Good guidance. Model decay is
#bigdata vulnerability. This mitig8s
"Thumbtack Releases YCSB Benchmark Analysis of Ultra-High Performance NoSQL DBs" (http://bit.ly/UwsA9d ) JK--Looks like interesting study
"What's Next In Tech? Computers That 'Sense' Experiences" (http://huff.to/Uws0Ix ) JK--Sensor-rich world can augment the 5 that God gave us
#BigData Keeps Cable TV Watchers Hooked" (http://linkd.in/SPtTTu )
JK--Predictive analytics for QoS/online bandwidth alloc & ad opt'zn
Likeness. Ya wanna, like, search who you like is likely to like stuff like you like that stuff or stuff sorta like that stuff. Like, cool!
"Finding structure for unstructured data" (http://bit.ly/SPmzav ) JK--BAH uses "Cloud Analytics Reference Architecture." Very interesting
I'd like to see improv called "Technically Fiction" where all performers play characters with their actual 1st name. Dirty secrets spill out
I think the US Bureau of Engraving & Printing should change name to Bureau of Printing Dollars & Other Stuff.
Magruder's. Founded in 1875, tiny DC-area supermarket chain seems to be nearing end of the line. Honestly, I have always found them shabby
Hedy Lamarr. For gender equity, we need to single out some devastatingly handsome male inventors who also engaged in the performing arts.
RIP Conrad Bain. "Diff Strokes" & conservative neighbor foil on "Maude." "Nixon's the One, Maudie!" "Yes Arthur, and you're the other one"
"First Impressions of FB New Graph Search. It's Your Personal "
JK--Yr personal social-embedded graph db
Promoted tweets? Promote them to what? From minor to major nuisance?
Obama's second inauguration coming up. Birthers retrenching? I'll bet they're going to claim wasn't inaugurated the 1st time.
@karashemin: Thanks to @jameskobielus I've got ice cream sundaes on the
brain. It's Wed so I'll treat myself to a little something...
Video+blog: Boosting email
#marketing effectiveness ttp://ibm.co/13D09LC How @ConstantContact improved performance 25%
#IBM Software Targts 'Omni-Channel' Cust
Exper" (http://bit.ly/X91UZO ) JK--Prtnr
w/Toshiba: TCxGravity is POS app linkd 2 IBM order mgt tek
Sundaes. Why do they call them that? Were they sacramental confection in some now-defunct sect? If so, what felled them? Ice cream headache?
Speaker discussing NSF/NIH
#bigdata initiative. Management, integ, &
analysis of large biomedical datasets.
Cerf notes an advantage of self-driving cars: "they don't have road rage."
Cerf anecdote of GGL hosting chair of Joint Chiefs o Staff in self-driving car at general's request, w/ human in driver seat "just in case"
Vint Cerf is quite out front with his hearing impairment. He jumped off stage to stand close to the questioner.
Cerf: "Tech that's tickled me...memristor at MIT...process & store data in fixed way...avoid boot-up problem...integr8 proc & mem together"
Cerf: "[In semiconductor design" can't push data into and out of multicore chips fast enough to keep all the processors busy."
diagrams remind me of Feynman diagrams. Force you to [visually] go thru all
cases in doing your Bayesian analysis."
Cerf: "We are about to experience Bayesian analysis more deeply...fundamental to what we [Google] do." Recommends Judah Pearl books.
Cerf: "Software is an endless frontier. You can go anywhere you want as long as you can figure out how to program it."
Cerf: "It's not enough to just move data from one cloud to another...how 2 move metadata & have it interpreted correctly on other side?"
Cerf: "Intercloud communications is in the same state of infancy that Internet computing was in 1970s."
In retrospect, it was significant that I first met Vint Cerf, by happenstance, on the occasion I saw my first Web browser. 1995. ComNet. DC
Vint Cerf speaking without slides. I love his motto: "Power corrupts, but PowerPoint corrupts absolutely."
Keynote @ NIST
#cloud #bigdata workshop is none other than Vint Cerf,
Internet pioneer, TCP/IP co-devel & Google VP. Cerf's a gr8 visionary
I'm @ NIST in
all today & tomorrow 4http://1.usa.gov/VUzZwz Gaithersburg
MD #cloud #bigdata standards/practices conference. It'll
The pattern is nauseatingly predictable. When hi-profile athlete emphatically denies doping, they usually turn out emphatically guilty.
That Coldplay video where Chris is nose2nose with Rihanna. Gwyneth cool with all that?
Nose rings seem to be a sort of metallic booger. They always look nasty on faces, even marring the looks of otherwise attractive people
Univision. El Gordo y La Flaca. Hoy hay dos flacas calientes. Me gustan. Mas flacas, por favor.
Today was so busy that I'm crazy & dizzy.
@kexpplaylist #kexp Charmer by Aimee Mann from Charmer
JK--Luv Laura Linney on this music video. Well, I just luv her generally.
Unsolicited postal mailings from Scientology present an ecological problem. I don't have a recycling bin for hazardous waste.
Have written two-fifths of next week's
#IBM quick-hits. Will multitask my brain
cells over next few days for the rest, while at NIST event
Stop Focusing On Size" (http://bit.ly/106ZUbV ) JK-- #IBM Rich Rodt: big data-driven engagement
can "endear" consumers to brands
Universities Team Up To Build Data Scientists" (http://bit.ly/VgzLTZ )
JK--No, not like Frankenstein. Partnerships w/many schools.
Ever hear odd sound in yr environment & you're not sure if it's the music or your system(s)? I just did. I turned down volume. Was the music
Yeah, it's overcast, cool, and damp. But, as January days go, I'll take it.
JK--Article doesn't actually really critique Hadoop. It just calls for
all-scale analytics focus
@kexpplaylist #kexp He's Frank (Slight Return) (feat. Iggy
Pop) by Brighton Port Authority JK--Luv Iggy's voice. Gravelly manly tenor
Sitting here whacking my
#bigdata quick-hit themes over the head to see
if friction produces fresh sparks & electro-bolts, as in cartoons
A bit cold out there. LA weather, for sure. Wait, whoa, I'm still in northern Virginia, right?
Doonesbury the other day had a gr8 line, voiced by writer Rick Redfern. When a professional writer has nothing to say "he says it anyway"
@kexpplaylist #kexp Where Are We Now? by David Bowie from
The Next Day JK--New. Nice. Romantic. Sounds a bit Lambchop
#IBM Svy: Shoppers Poised 2 Dramatcly
Expand Purch Power Beyond Store" (http://ibm.co/106Hec3 )
JK--Showrooming drives >50% of online sales
#IBM Helps Retailers Deliver Consistent
Brand Exper Across Expanding Consumer Buying Channels" (http://ibm.co/106GRyn )
"Images & videos: really
JK--Image/video analytics. Key to Big Media (http://bit.ly/RMvCT5 )
Spent a wonderful half-hour on the phone with Jane Ashley, aka "Jane Aire" of JA & the Belvederes.Legitimate biz reason, which was supercool
How many performers managed that tricky transition from precocious child actor to precious & childish adult actor?
@kexpplaylist #kexp Rise by Public Image Ltd. from The
Greatest Hits, So Far JK--So Mr. Lydon are you working thru your anger mgt
Big data in the cloud? Establishing agile development practices:http://lnkd.in/K_2rpg
Big data in the cloud? Integrating disparate service layers:http://lnkd.in/6HcXa2
Big data in the cloud? Aligning approaches: http://lnkd.in/AXEDv3
"5 places your data goes to hide" (http://bit.ly/VfnNtQ ) JK--Big dark dispersed undiscovered data can be a big security vulnerability.
I've stopped following me on Twitter. I can't keep up.
Twitter sucks. It send me a list of suggestions similar to
@brittaphillips& there wasnt a beautiful
indie-rock woman guitarist in the bunch
@kexpplaylist #kexp Twenty Miles by Deer Tick from The
Black Dirt Sessions JK--Luv the lonesome yearning road warrior feel of this
Toughest anti-flu/cold tip to implement effectively: "keep your face hands-free." Involves unnatural level of self-awareness/restraint
20th Year Of Record US Patents Leads w/ Cognitive Computing" (http://onforb.es/XaRvOb )
JK--IBM invests $6B/yr on research
"Slashdot: Rise and Fall of Black Box Analytics" (http://bit.ly/XaQW6V ) JK--Quotes
#IBM Advani re need for "analytics
factory" & IP reuse
"Motley Fool: Is
#IBM a Buy on #BigData?"
JK--Dumb def'n: "analyzing impossibly large data sets." Far from
@kexpplaylist #kexp Games Without Frontiers by Peter
Gabriel from So JK--"Adolf builds a bonfire & Rico plays w/it."
Romanticizing about the 1995-era World Wide Web is a bit like a longtime driver getting teary-eyed about how cool it was to work a stick.
@kexpplaylist #kexp See a Little Light by Bob Mould from
Poison Years JK--1994. I love Bob Mould's voice. Metallic timbre suits his
@kexpplaylist #kexp I'm Free by The Rolling Stones from
Out of Our Heads JK--Love this early Stones rocknroll. Feels like raw demo
WSJ article on Missy Franklin enjoying her normal adolescence with a vengeance, winning every single
Colorado highschool girls swim meet
WSJ article on finding perfect sleep position. IMHO, there is no "perfect." However you lie, U unbalance some muscles & compress some nerves
CBS puts screws on its CNET division plans to honor ad-zapping device that broadcasters fear. Sad story for tech news integrity.
Read article that noted that stock market doesn't necessarily move in tandem with GDP. Former buoys the rich. Latter the poor.
Whatcha wanna bet
Cuba becomes the go-to vacation
spot for Americans when these idiotic restrictions are lifted & it develops
I've got it! I've got it! One of those short-term rental places, but 4 floor coverings. Daily rates! I've got just the name. "Carpet Diem"!
Smart cars should come equipped with nag-cancellation technology in case of backseat drivers.
Social media have made the planet a village. And we all get to play the village idiot.
"The Internet Of Pointless, Perilous Things" (http://bit.ly/ZQjMuT ) JK--Internet of unnecessary gadgets?
"2013: The Year Of Engagement" (http://bit.ly/ZQjwMl ) JK--Dumb "year" theme. Implies in past all humans have been living separate lives.
"How To Scare Off Your Best IT People" (http://bit.ly/ZQj8NX ) JK--4th paragraph reports one of cruelest lines I've ever heard from recruiter
Big Blue's Century Of Growth" (http://bit.ly/UXVizy )
JK--Good SWOT analysis by Derek Barrett
"On The Importance of Design at
Love and Margins" (http://bit.ly/ZQd8Vs ) JK--Very good
analysis by @monkchips aka
"How Steampunk Inspired
#IBM Trend Tracking 4 Brands" (http://bit.ly/ZQ8E11 )
JK--1800s: birth era o telecom photography rail incandescence
@kexpplaylist #kexp Mama Said Knock You Out by LL Cool J
JK--Tell Mama 2 put on the gloves & step into the ring herself if she's so
Santa Clara on Feb 27-28 & #IBM #BigData Developer Day in Foster City Mar 1. Hope to see you at it all.
"DARPA wants to dot ocean floor w/ntwk of robotic pods that can spy, explore" (http://bit.ly/ZQ6U83 ) JK--Sounds like deep-sea depth charges
Drafting a blog that curates/extends my own responses on a
#bigdata #cloud tweetchat from Dec 13...just before I
took my year-end break.
@kexpplaylist #kexp Space by The Beta Band from Heroes to
Zeros JK--Luv this line: "do you seem to control your rage? more or
"Four Business Insights from the Universe" (http://linkd.in/RSz17L ) JK--Great post from one of my fave outside-the-box thinkers:
OMG. I love
#KEXP @djcherylwaters . All my prayers go to her. Great
lady. I met/chatted with her on the street in Seattle a few years ago.
A morning of frustrating glitchy administrivia. It's straightening itself out, but it's trying my patience.
"NoSQL, huh, what is it good for?…" (http://bit.ly/Y5uJNy ) JK--Excellent market overview with detailed tech & use-case/patterns discussion
My rule of thumb is, the more clickthrus to get to the content, the worse the content itself usually is.
It takes me about one second (not exaggerating) to glance at an article & determine whether anything of substance therein. If not, adios.
Many LinkedIn posts, when you follow the clickthrus to the content, turn out to be disappointing uninformative motherhood/applepie write-ups
Lots of LinkedIn discussion group posts are simply links to stuff, some of it interesting, but many requiring clickthru mktg junk to view
"Interview with Rayid Ghani, Chief Scientist Obama 2012 Campaign" (http://bit.ly/Y5tJZN ) JK--Interesting detailed tech discussion.
Al Qaeda Disbands; says job of destroying US Economy now in capable hands of
#IBM SocialSentIndx Predicts Nu Retail
Trend in Making" (http://ibm.co/Y5okC6 ) JK--"'Steampunk."
Let's see. Golden Globes. Big story: Jodie Foster pretty much "comes out." Old news. Anybody who saw her on TV as child actress knew already
Big data in the cloud? Identifying priority applications: http://lnkd.in/EJ-2-n
@kexpplaylist #kexp Stupid Things by Yo La Tengo from Fade
JK--Indie group's classic low-key, lo-fi, lo-volume shoegazer guitar sound
Growing up near
my impression of US
auto industry was clouded watching them resist sensible pollution controls.
Growing up near
my support for pollution controls was reinforced by dramatic improvements in
Motown air quality after Clean Air Act
Saw "Beasts of the Southern Wild" on DVD. An OK fabulist tale of the
swamps with a global warming overtone to it.
Listening to Lady Gaga "Paparazzi." Only one of her mega-hits that I'm not thoroughly tired of.
Megan Fox Goes Silent on Twitter, Asks ‘What is the Point?’http://ow.ly/2uf3OO
Megan Fox. I was hoping to follow her on Twitter simply to see her pretty face every now and then. Same role movie producers use her for.
Tackiest celeb profile I ever read quoted Rita Hayworth saying she'd "never forget" something then writer noted Alzheimer's robbd her memory
That Ugly American myth is so untrue. We stopped traveling the world in plaid and horn-rimmed attire ages ago.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell blasts GOP's "dark vein of intolerance" http://cbsn.ws/13s1zs9
Cold snap in
Angeles. @andydick has
been downgraded to dwarf.
Laughter and yoga serve that exact same purpose for me, oddly. The part about relieving nervous tension. At least I don't abuse substances.
The older I get, the more I realize that I have make myself laugh constantly. Simply to relieve nervous tension. And unnerve others.
Redbox has that Oscar-nominated flick with the Oscar-nominated little girl with the strange Q name. We rented it. Will watch it later.
Fun fact: Moody Blues started as an evil cult: the Knights of White Satan.
People don't wear dungarees while reclining on the davenport and listening to the hi-fi anymore. Our lives are immeasurably poorer for it.
Trick 2 effectively tweeting complex thoughts is compositional focus on syntax cadence wordchoice sense impact. All other rules secondary.
Jimmy Fallon was the Harvey Korman of SNL. Gifted sketch comedian who often cracked up at what fellow performers were doing.
Stress origin8s from (in descending order) 1) your body, 2) yr social environmt, & 3) world at large. U control all that in same rough order
Felow club membr took initiative to change TV channel in men's locker room, saying "no one should hav2listen2 Fox." Sez I "thankUeversomuch"
Thick fog. Driving 2 club. Turn on car radio. Catch end of Moody Blues "Nights in White Satin." "Breathe deep the gathering gloom." Perfect!
Facebook gives you access to largest audience of all social media & ability to craft richest continuing story of words, pictures, & media
Would be kind of humorous if Putin takes issue with one or more of Depardieu's movies and claps him in a gulag. Just saying.
People are so keen on Talk like A Pirate Day. But nobody ever advocates for Talk Like A Horny Sailor On Shore Leave Day.
"5 Best Day Trips from
JK--Glad they put Bogor
(proximity, agreeabl temps, botanic gardn) 1st. I been there
Now for a quick-hit...of Riesling.
Watched all o season 2 of "Portlandia" & totally blown away. Even better than the first. Special shout-out 2 regular Kyle McLachlan as mayor