Washed the cars. By myself. By hand. Outdoors. Short pants. January. Warm out there. Why not.
Beetle Bailey. Sarge is constantly knocking the teeth out of his mouth and dislocating all of his joints. But he snaps it all back. How?
A quick shout-out to Peter G.W. Keen. He got me going long long ago.
@TheOnion: [American Voices] “The flu! It’s
perfect! I’ll tell Terry I have the flu!” http://onion.com/Sp8wZ7
Sleater-Kinney "Jumpers" (http://youtu.be/vZA_7FtttRY ) JK--Corin Tucker, Carrie Brownstein, & Janet Weiss were righteous rockers
Religion & science in alignment now. Astronomers have promoted Sun to deity, demoted Pluto/beyond to hell, & recognize planets as paradise
"2013 Predictions for NoSQL" (http://bit.ly/V1vTWS ) JK--Kudos to
@johnlmyers44 for the astute tech forecasts &
clever musical pun-ditry!
"National Institutes of Health 2 appoint chief data official" (http://bit.ly/V1vofb ) JK--Assoc dir 4 data science key 2 govt agency mission
#BigData Storage Costs Require Info
Monetization:Gartner" (http://bit.ly/WJMprl ) JK-- @doug_laney sez
monet'zn key 2 justify big data projex
"Analyst Randy Kerns discusses the state of file-based storage" (http://bit.ly/WJLhUn ) JK--Fundamental to storage & analysis of
"The Soft Skill that Drives Your Analytics Team" (http://bit.ly/WJIkDl ) JK--Suggestions for "nailing down curious, creative analytic talent"
Mobile: Not a
Question of 'When' But 'How'" (http://bit.ly/WJH6rC )
JK--Good discussion by @joemckendrick
"Netflix shows off how it does
#Hadoop in the cloud" (http://bit.ly/WJFSg9 )
JK--ETL, storage, in-database analytics, data science, test/dev
Why They Need Each Other to Thrive" (http://bit.ly/WJEEBr )
JK--Analytic-driven mobile decision-support guidance
"Computer, Electrical Engineers Working to Help Biologists Cope With
JK--Partnering with #IBM
#BigData & Thought Crime" (http://bit.ly/WJBHAR )
JK--Interesting interview by chief privacy officer on potential abuse o
"On becoming a data scientist – part 1 – the destination" (http://bit.ly/WJA2eB ) JK--Munging, mining, & meaning from massive mounds of data
Yeah, I'm "addicted" to social media in roughly the same way I'm addicted to earning a paycheck.
Seattle flag flies
over " (http://wapo.st/V1h9r1 ).
DC surrenders 2 the cloudy ones, who rule from their own Capitol Hill Wilson Building
Ah....the "Internet of things" is so last year....I'm focusing now on the Internet of stuff, doodads, bric-a-brac, and thingamabobs.
Big Data in the Cloud: Preparing for the Future: http://lnkd.in/rhQJpd
#IBM Koby q-h's: http://linkd.in/VPJXU7 http://linkd.in/VPJYHy http://linkd.in/VPJYY5 http://linkd.in/VPJZeu http://linkd.in/VPK1TG
I can't believe
@thetroynelson scrapes his icy windshield with an
empty CD jewelcase....dude, those stupid things are fragile as all get-out
Security of big data?: http://lnkd.in/_Uy6g3
Just saw the phrase "
#big data talent cliff." Oh, brother.
Reminds me of 1970s, when everything got escalated to a f***ing
It's Coming Out of .... (http://ibm.co/WvO4AZ ). I noticed sentence I had right
after cartoon oddly missing
@kexpplaylist #kexp Gloria by Patti Smith from Horses
JK--Patti took a big plunge doing this. She's heterosexual but did from male
@kexpplaylist #kexp Gloria by Patti Smith from Horses
JK--Patti took a big plunge doing this. She's heterosexual but did it from male
My only comment on the Oscar nominations is that I'm rooting for Tommy Lee Jones for best supporting actor in "
Eric Schmidt back from
North Korea. Fact-finding mission.
Google needed first-hand report on evil for clearer sense of what not to be.
Big Data in the Cloud: Preparing for the Future: http://lnkd.in/Qb-P8G
#IBM jk BA blogpost "Actionable
Analytics: It's Coming Out o Dilbert Boss' Mouth--Is it Useless Industry
Jargon?" (http://ibm.co/WvO4AY )
#IBM Biz Analytics blog: "Actionable
Analytics: It's Coming Out o Dilbert's Boss' Mouth..Is it Useless Industry
Jargon?" Up soon
@kexpplaylist #kexp If I Only Had Tomorrow (Second
Chances) by West End Motel JK--One o th singers sounds like DThomas/Pere Ubu.
@kexpplaylist #kexp He Gets Me High by Dum Dum Girls from
He Gets Me High JK--Thank U muchly @thetroynelson . U is gettin me (legal) high
#IBM Helps Growing Businesses Expand Global
Technology Support" (http://ibm.co/WE5v1U ) JK--Managed
Vendor Support Services addresses SMB
Thing I hate re VPN clients re email access is, when VPN down, it doesnt scream it's down. U simply see no new email. You relax like a dummy
#kexp DJ @thetroynelson to play my request (via FB): Dum Dum
Girls "He Gets Me High" from 2011.....c'mon c'mon
"How To Fill
#BigData Talent Gaps Fast" (http://bit.ly/UPyuWq )
JK--Ramp up training, recruitment, & higher-ed degree programs.
"A Marketing Department Data Uproar Like Never Before" (http://bit.ly/UPxWQs ) JK--IDC says half of new mktg hires will have tech background
#BigData Warehouses and the Intelligent
Enterprise" (http://bit.ly/UPvp8J ) JK-- @williammcknight calls for data virtualization.
@kexpplaylist #kexp Default by Atoms For Peace from
Default 12" JK--This outfit is essentially Radioheaad. Thom Yorke. Same
"Futuristic marriage of machine translation & speech recognition" (http://bit.ly/WS9ZTi ) JK--What's R2D2 saying to C3PO? Translate 4 us, pls
"Rise of Quantum Age of IT" (http://bit.ly/WS96dn ) JK--What the f***?! Generic agile IT consultantspeak that has nothing to do w/quantum
Patient similarity analytics?: http://lnkd.in/GSCxvS
Ten years ago (SOA mania) when I saw new acronym w/ "ML" I assumed "markup language." Today (
#BigData mania), I assume "machine
My fave "Leave It To Beaver" was when Ward & boys wore suits 2 baseball game. Fave "
Munsters" was when Herman mentioned
"Leave It To Beaver"
"Portlandia" recycling service spoof--"Sanitation Twins"--is perfect. They have dozens of color-coded bins for every micro-category of trash
We need asterisk-shaped wing to the Baseball Hall of Fame for all players who played after the season was lengthened to 162 games.
Drafted all 5 of next week's
#IBM quick-hits on #bigdata in the #cloud.
Now shifting focus elsewhere.
@kexpplaylist #kexp Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles frm A
Hard Day's Night JK--1964. The most explosively infectious of their early hits
@kexpplaylist #kexp Destroy Rock & Roll (Tom Neville's
clean edit) by Mylo JK--Exactly the feeling that FM rockjock overkill inspires.
"Numbers Are Never Enough (especially when dealing w/
JK--Also need subject-matter & modeling experts. Duh
#BigData fails" (http://tek.io/WtlwYD )
JK--No...YOU have failed Big Data. Just kidding: good discussion of
"Analytics Vendors Must Make Prediction Easier" (http://bit.ly/Wtl2BY ) JK--
#forrester @mgualtieri updates/evolves
my PA/DM Wave from 2010
@kexpplaylist #kexp Bloodbuzz Ohio by The National from High Violet JK--Hey
Matt, OH dont remember U cuz those nasty bees freakd em out.
"Library o Congress can index all 170 billion tweets ever postd (http://bit.ly/VfAB4e ) JK--I wont rest til create Kobielus wing 2 house mine
#BigData Analytics Masters Degrees: 20 Top
Programs" (http://bit.ly/Xk4EWR ) JK--In the US
Data of desire?: http://lnkd.in/3fCdBB
If the disgraced ex-cycling champ confesses to doping, will he stripped of "strong" and just go by "Lance Arm"?
"F*** MongoDB, F*** Node.js, and F*** You" (http://java.dzone.com/articles/f-mongodb-f-nodejs-and-f-you …) JK--Best tech headline of morningl
"I am Paul Newman riding you on the handlebars and I am also Ali Macgraw
in the basket"- Sufi poetry me.
Retweeted by jameskobielus
What's the deal with Diane Sawyer's downfacing slump of perpetual dismay? What's bugging this woman?
Optimist is someone who, viewing a graveyard, notes that everything's coming up roses.
"Personal digital assistants." That phrase is almost as antiquated in today's gadget-rich world as, say, calling car a "horseless carriage"
@kexpplaylist #kexp Casimir Pulaski Day by Sufjan Stevens
from Come On Feel The Illinoise! JK--Masterpiece ballad. Classic album
@kexpplaylist #kexp Casimir Pulaski Day by Sufjan Stevens
from Come On Feel The Illinoise! JK--Masterpiece ballad. Classic album.
"Snow expected in
Jerusalem on Wed" (http://bit.ly/ZD7BGp )
JK--Oddly unmentioned in Bible. Let he who is without sin lob the first
by !!! from Strange Weather, Isn't It? JK--Worth noting that #kexp rarely "talks too much."
Their DJs aren't egotists
@kexpplaylist #kexp The Word by The Beatles from Rubber
Soul JK--1965. Hippie/preacher-ish POV foreshadows "All You Need is
@kexpplaylist #kexp Only Good For Conversation by
Rodriguez from Cold Fact JK--Wow! This sounds sorta "Smoke On the
Drafted my next
#IBM blog: "Data Scientist: Closing
the Talent Gap"
I don't wish the dead happy b-day, but I'll note Elvis was born on this date. Here's a fave: "Little Sister" (http://youtu.be/OSGGmOf_zdU )
Anybody who commences a "friend" connection by specifying constraints re messaging over that connection is asking for immediate unfriending.
Happy 66th birthday David Bowie. Here's my personal fave
recording: "Young Americans" (http://youtu.be/ScVi_L817ec )
@thetroynelson "Cute as the dickens"
essentially means "cute as hell." The noun "dickens" refers
to the devil. Scrooge was the dickens
#IBMdatamag jk article: "The Role of Stream
Computing in #BigData Architectures" (http://bit.ly/XhsylS )
STMicroelectronics and Shaspa Advance Smarter Home Initiative" (http://ibm.co/Xhq72F )
JK--Cloud drives home-based internet of things
#BigData in Demand for Intelligence
Community" (http://bit.ly/XhpuGu ) JK--NSA is
top-secret front-line of convergence of big data & cloud
"Data Scientists Will Unlock
#BigData Promise" (http://on.wsj.com/UTEISz )
JK--Ex-IBM-er Irving W-B focuses on interdisciplinary data science
#BigData 101: Use Web Data 2 Understand Customer
Intent" (http://bit.ly/UTE7jE ) JK--I prefer to
think of what'll make the customer CONtent
#Bigdata analytics, CloudStack top hot cloud
computing trends in 2013" (http://bit.ly/UTDLcQ ) JK--Stacks
& standards still emerging. Slowly
#BigData 101: New Vendor-Neutral Guide" (http://bit.ly/UTDiHB )
JK--Open Data Center Alliance. Guide downloadable here: http://bit.ly/TKM09X
Ten years ago, while an industry analyst, I took phone briefing from Thomas Dolby Robertson. I had to restrain myself not 2 shout "SCIENCE!"
I laugh when somebody asks permission over the phone to friend me on a social. Just friend me, for pete's sake. I'm not the King of Siam.
@HuffingtonPost: Police chase runaway kangaroo
JK--Disappointed. I thought Aussie cops chase 'em on pogo sticks.
A big shout-out to Sonya Kobielus for the impromptu preparation of an egg-on-bagel breakfast sandwich for her dear old dad. Thank you girl!
"Customer intent." Phrase implies customer has crisp objective. Sometimes they do. Often, though, they simply have propensities & sentiments
Hadoop uber-alles? Capacity limitations have yet to be reached:http://lnkd.in/WN3ZBn
Wow. Yet another study says you'll be healthier if you exercise, eat & drink sensibly, and don't smoke. Maybe people will heed this one.
@kexpplaylist #kexp I Dig Everything by David Bowie from
Early On (1964-1966) JK--Love it. That's undeniably him.
Astronomers estimate 17 billion Earth-size planets in Milky Way. We're just a tiny polyp hidden inside a massive coral reef.
What I love about today's fucked-up
Washington politics is that even when Obama
nominates a Republican the GOP gives him hell.
"Gamification: What If the Game Is Over?" (http://bit.ly/RCESOl ) JK--Maybe I'm a fuddy-duddy, but I like interfaces that don't play games
Plan to call my next
#IBM blog "Data Scientists: Closing
the Talent Gap"
Facebook. The most powerful name-dropping technology ever invented. Just by "friending" someone, it implies you're close personal friends
"Data scientists matter because data science is future of IT" (http://bit.ly/XeIky0 ) JK--IT system & interaction optzn thru decis automation
"Data-driven science is failure of imagination" (http://bit.ly/118hI6y ) JK--Bad headline but good point: science is tango btwn data & theory
#BigData Lambda Architecture" (http://www.databasetube.com/database/big-data-lambda-architecture/ …)
JK--"Batch, serving, & speed layers"? Correspond to staging, hub,
and access layers.
#BigData Isn’t Like Every Other IT
Project" (http://www.information-management.com/blogs/big-data-isnt-like-every-other-IT-project-10023758-1.html?ET=informationmgmt:e5840:2182073a:&st=email&utm_source=editorial&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=IM_Daily_010413 …) JK--Same
applies to much data science: explore without crisp outcomes
"Creating effective analytical processes: Tips from analytics leaders" (http://bit.ly/VO6IEO ) JK--Good discussion by
"Storage tech trends 2 veer off course in '13?" (http://bit.ly/VO5ol4 ) JK--I've read this several times & still dont see "course" veered off
"Why You'll Need A
#BigData Ethicist" (http://bit.ly/VO4Nju )
JK--No point in constraining it to "big data." Ethics apply
regardless of tech
@alfamale156: Wolves raid east Russia villages #bbc(http://bbc.in/VO38KN )
JK--False alarm: just an unshaven Depardieu & entourage
"Are We All Being Fooled by
JK--Inflammatory, misleading headline. Predictive models are NOT perfect.
"Does Big Data Always Require Big Money?" (http://onforb.es/VO3nFw ) JK--Huh? You realize open-source software powers much of this?
"Using Algorithms to Predict Elections: A Chat w/ Drew Linzer" (http://bit.ly/VO33a3 ) JK--Let's not overpredict this stuff. Self-fulfillling
"Amusement park analytics: increasing both fun & ROI" (http://bit.ly/VO2NaM ) JK--If you want 2 complicate the experience. Or just go 2 beach
"Hot data stor tech 4 '13" (http://bit.ly/VO1Dfv ) JK--All-flash arrays, cloud DR, snpsht bkp, svr flsh cach, stor 4 virt , cld file shr/sync
"Voice o Customer: Analyzing What People Say & How They Say It" (http://bit.ly/VO1bxR ) JK--Voice analytics 2 help overwhelmd call ctr agents
@kexpplaylist #kexp No Cars Go by Arcade Fire from Neon
Bible JK--Quiz? Is the place no transport goes the center of the earth?
@kexpplaylist #kexp The National Anthem by Radiohead from
Kid A JK--Good but doesnt inspire me to pledge allegiance to Thom Yorke &
"All computing isn’t equal: Here are the four types" (http://gigaom.com/cloud/all-computing-isnt-equal-here-are-the-four-types/?utm_source=General+Users&utm_campaign=2338ff4e4c-c%3Acln%2Cmob%2Ctec%2Cvid%2Ccld%2Capl%2Ceur+d%3A01-06&utm_medium=email …) JK--Disappointing. No clear definitions of these 4 "types"
We're still in the early stage of the year when, by mindless default, I record today as being in January of the previous year.
Big-data single version of the truth?: http://lnkd.in/YMS8Sb
CES this week. I've never been involved in consumer tech industry, so I follow it only with moderate interest. Gadgets etc.
"Portlandia" lampoons liberals more devastatingly than any conservative could do. Perfect caricatures, not mean-spirited distortion.
I turned off the Skins game with 5 minutes left. Too depressing.
Haven't seen diddley-squat about biofuels in media since fracking unlocked more fossil fuels. Humanity sucking the crust ever drier.
Good WashPost/Slate piece about how too-busy people let coping strategies lock themselves into an endlessly viciously busy hamster-wheel
I have not yet watched this series that everybody's talking about, about business-district hooker named Downtown Abby. Must get around 2 it
Nivea says Rihanna too sexy for its commercials. But consistently gorgeous run-of-the-mill aspiring actresses who usually do them aren't?
Absolutely no truth to rumor they'll convert the roads of the DC area into bowling alleys for duration of today's playoff game at FedEx.
For a change of pace, I'd like to see pharmaceutical commercials where doctors portray actors, rather than vice versa.
CBS Sunday Morning. What I like most about it are Charles Osgood's calm genteel bow-tied words of weekly avuncularity.
Extent to which "Oscar buzz" performers historically out-earn/review peers is metric of substance beneath entertnmt indstry hype noise floor
I'd like to see analytics looking at extent 2 which "Oscar buzz" performers of past 20 years have out-earned or out-reviewed avg prfrmr.
Oscar buzz. The phrase just reeks of obnoxious publicists feeding deadline-desperate reviewers with transparently client-serving hype-ola.
Finally! They're tearing down those ugly-ass Navy Annex buildings on Columbia Pike to expand
. Highly visible
Is liking your boss' Facebook post sucking up? Discuss amongst.
Watching "Portlandia" season 2's "allergy pride parade." My fondest memory of a biz trip to
Portland in 2003 was getting skin rash on