Good not to be an analyst. No PR flacks trying to influence me to say nice things about their clients. That shit got old.
I try not to stress the order of execution of work tasks. Stuff gets done or not done in various orders, some of it slapdash hook-or-crook.
My tactic is to refuse no reasonable requests. Best to try practically anything. No telling what I'll go for.
Relaxing day at home. Egidia's the mixmaster. Acai iced tea with some bitters and liquor from the cabinet we rarely open. Good tang.
When some peeps see me accessing Facebook in business setting, they assume it's goofing off. Dont assume. I evangelize 4
#IBM on all socials
I'm on my 4th consecutive listenthru of the entire new Yo La Tengo LP. A perfect record to have on while you're doing almost anything
Huge-ass meteors seem 2 B attracted 2
Russia 4 some
reason. That landmass is like broadside of a barn that even a wild pitcher can
The Vatican Bank's ATM offers transactions in Latin. No joke.
Why would they eliminate wrestling from the Olympics? One of the most purely aboriginal & athletic forms of human competition. Stupid move.
Felt good to work out at the club tonight. I'm finding a feel for loosening my knees, which tend to lock up. I can spring more in my walk
Married people wealthier on average than single people? Really? Two incomes produce higher household net worth than one? Show me the math!
Bought and downloaded Yo La Tengo's excellent new LP "Fade." Veteran indie group just stays in a cool deep fertile groove, year after year
Why social graph analysis requires low-latency database architecture to power apps like anti-fraud http://ibmdatamag.com/?p=6675 by
Why graph analysis demands an end-to-end, low-latency database architecture http://ibmdatamag.com/?p=6675 by
Why predictive modeling of human behavior demands an end-to-end, low-latency database architecture http://ibmdatamag.com/?p=6675 by
#IBMDataMag jk article: "Graph Analysis
Powers the Social and Semantic Spheres of Big Data" (http://ibmdatamag.com/?p=6675 )
#IBMDataMag jk article: "Graph Analysis
Powers the Social and Semantic Spheres of #BigData"
"Scientists push plan 2 ‘evaporate’ asteroids using lasers (4 real)" (http://bit.ly/XDT72G ) JK--Dr Evil consulted, showd how"frickin'" works
"Scientists invent self-repairing computer that'll never crash" (http://wapo.st/VZya2K ) JK--Massive fine-graind intrasys redundancy+failover
@kexpplaylist #kexp Sheena Was a Punk Rocker by The
Ramones from Greatest Hits Live JK--I always assumed this was NOT about Sheena
Next week, I'll be drafting a blog and quick-hits all around the topic of stewardship in the era of
#bigdata for posting the week after
@kexpplaylist #kexp The Harder They Come by Jimmy Cliff
JK--Good WSJ interview with Cliff re song's creation: http://on.wsj.com/UnMs0s
"Innumeracy: How Yr Pricing Strategy can take Advantge o Math Ignorance" (http://bit.ly/UnFCZ4 ) JK--I'd advise against making this yr motto
"Analytics in Healthcare: 5 Initiatives" (http://bit.ly/UnDyQD ) JK--Excellent analysis of the potentially differentiating apps/use case
#BigData th New Black Gold?" (http://bit.ly/UnBAzR ) JK--Or nu
Kinfolk say 'Jed get away from there'? Californey th place 2 B?
hear ya. Having a newborn around house is only time you'll ever take keen
interest in another human being's bowel movements
Uhhh, let's see, somebody somewhere wants me to speak on graph analysis, havent I written on that recently?, when? oh, yesterday, time flies
@kexpplaylist #kexp Lithium by Nirvana from Nevermind
JK--Fun fact: if Cobain had lived, he'd have written a song for every element
@kexpplaylist #kexp Drown by The Smashing Pumpkins from
Singles JK--DJ @loserboy doing
90s grunge nostalgia set this a.m. Gnarly good.
@kexpplaylist #kexp Release by Pearl Jam from Ten JK--Does
Eddie Vedder have a great rock n' roll voice, or what?
"That Daily Shower Can Be a Killer" (http://nyti.ms/127JVej ) JK--Jared Diamond on how we underestimate risks of common events we control
This wk Koby
#IBM q-h's: http://linkd.in/VaRmgC http://linkd.in/VlgfsC http://linkd.in/Vlgioj http://linkd.in/Vlgl3v http://linkd.in/VlgnIB
Big data under control? The challenge of new mandates:http://lnkd.in/HGp2jM
Confirmation bias. Every time there's a cruise ship fiasco in the news reminds me of the sorry experience we had on one 20 years ago.
Aging means the sponge in my head has soaked up way too much. I have to wring my noggin occasionally to keep it light and porous.
Now that blogpost works. A blog about visualization that lacks visualization is ridiculous.
Graph-o-mania: The Flowering of a New Visual Paradigm in Biz Analytics http://ibm.co/VUeoLi New
#SmarterAnalytics post from @jameskobielus
@kexpplaylist #kexp Stoned And Starving by Parquet Courts
from Light Up Gold JK--Love the jumpy/pushy/nervous beat & vocal on this.
@kexpplaylist #kexp Another Nail for My Heart by Squeeze
from Singles: 45's and Under JK--Cool/unusual tight/echo harmony on chorus.
#bigdata means fit for a particular enterprise
application. Productionized big data means fit for robust enterprise service.
"And the eagle flies with the dove"? Hey Stephen Stills, predator zeroing in on an easy mark not gr8 example of "loving the one you're with"
I can breathe again. I've written most of the articles & blogs I was on the hook for in February & this week.
Multitasking professional man is one who, on Feb 13, remembers to buy Valentine's Day cards for wife & daughter before hopping on plane home
#IBM jk blog: "Controlled Explosion:
with Security, Governance and Info Lifecycle Mgt" (http://ibm.co/VUgydN )
#IBM jk #SmarterAnalytics blogpost: "Graph-o-mania: The
Flowering of a New Visual Paradigm in Business Analytics" (http://ibm.co/VUeoLi )
Drafted next ITKnowledgeExchange article: "Building
#BigData Skills: Closing the Talent Gap"
@kexpplaylist #kexp Valentine by Bobby Bare Jr.'s Young
Criminals' from From The End Of Your Leash JK--He killed his valentine.
There. Whew! Wrote next week's quick-hits. Now for other stuff.
I feel a pang of guilt when a message says another person is following me on a social that I don't post to. But I let it pass.
Wrote my next
#IBM blog: "Productionizing Your #BigData:
A Checklist of Key Considerations." Now for the quick-hits
@kexpplaylist #kexp Laid by James from Laid JK--On
Valentine's Day, it's good to meditate on benefits only a special friend can
Asteroid. That's sorta what it looks like when hemorrhoids are out of control.
@kexpplaylist #kexp No Children by The Mountain Goats from
Tallahassee JK--Oddly refreshing 2 balance luv songs with exquisite hate song
@kexpplaylist #kexp Jackson
(with June Carter) by Johnny Cash from At Folsom Prison JK--Their real
couplehood gives this delicious zing
@kexpplaylist #kexp Home by Edward Sharpe & the
Magnetic Zero from Up From Below JK--Mock love dialogue on this makes me laff
"Re-identifying anonymous people with
(http://bit.ly/12O9WPY ) JK--The
"Lone Ranger" challenge: who was/is that masked man/woman?
Big data under control? The challenge of new stakes: http://lnkd.in/f8pbyb
"TDWI Big Data Analytics Maturity Model" (http://bit.ly/11HjsW2 ) JK--
TDWI as the Research Director for Advanced Analytics
"Evolution of Data Masking" (http://bit.ly/11Hjc9m ) JK--De-identification key to privacy protection in data sets modeled by data scientists
12 Best Practices 4 Analysts" (http://bit.ly/12fzUMs ) JK--BTW #IBM didnt number or rank-order the
practices.All R importnt
12 Best Practices for Analysts" (http://bit.ly/12fzUMs ) JK--Cites #IBM infographic
Another IBM-er recognized me at breakfast in the hotel. I'm always embarrassed when I don't recognize right back. Fame is asymmetrical
"Language 'time machine' a Rosetta stone for lost tongues" (http://cnet.co/X1yuQo ) JK--Deep discussion is here: http://bit.ly/X2hHNa
"“Riot” – Big Brother’s data mining tool" (http://bit.ly/X2aZGZ ) JK--Note that this opinion from "
Homeland Security Home."
"If I havent heard of it its probably NoSQL" (http://bit.ly/X2ai0j ) JK--PHoward coins phrase for the ages! I can't keep them straight either
Quiet morning in the
Boston exurbs. Actually, that would be a good
word for a ghost town. An "ex-urb." Lexicographers: gimme credit.
Big data under control? The challenge of new scales: http://lnkd.in/QCtJWg
Banner ad promises yet another weird testosterone trick that works. I know two: 1) be born male & 2) go thru puberty. Work like a charm!
Glad to spend a few hours by myself in the "mobile cubicle" in
I wrote 3 articles/blogs. Meetings tomorrow.
"Map Math: The United States of Ratios" (http://bit.ly/X38yVZ ) JK--Every fresh data visualization of the
feels like spectrometry. Cool
I'd say about 90% of the
#BigData & #DataScience discussions in the press that I read
say nothing new. I glance to confirm their redundancy
Resisting the urge to photograph and facebook the large piles of snow everywhere in the
area. They plowed it quite well and fast.
Smart entrepreneurs are using Big Data analytics to glean insight from mobile data http://huff.to/WTxHAY
Big data under control? The challenge of new domains:http://lnkd.in/3gDDiA
#IBM jk article in http://Wired.com : "Integrated Systems Unlock
True Potential of Big Data" (http://bit.ly/WiH2SV )
Listening to Matisyahu "King Without a Crown" (http://youtu.be/ChV5BZ8SmS0 ). Dedicated to
on local FM radio (http://youtu.be/HoRkntoHkIE ). My wife seems to have it stuck
in her head. It's good Phillip
Phillips " Home "
#IBM & #BigData:
Acquisitions Drive Big Blue's Strategy" (http://bit.ly/U6WcfE ) JK--Many finely focused acqs, comprehensive
"How To Beat The
#BigData Disconnect" (http://bit.ly/U6U8nS ) JK--How
to connect business imperatives with technical enablers?
http://lnkd.in/8ENmCR Big data as a paradigm refers to the unstoppable business need to keep scaling your your data management...
"Noam Chomsky on Where AI Went Wrong" (http://bit.ly/VGOYuD ) JK--Stat learning tech unlikely to yield genl principles re intel/cognition.
@kexpplaylist #kexp Emotional Rescue by The Rolling Stones
from Rewind JK--Sounds better than I remember. Holds up. Good one, Mick.
@kexpplaylist #kexp Marquee Moon by Television from
Marquee Moon JK--Tom Verlaine is a strangely uncelebrated guitar hero from the
Try wrapping your head around
Try wrapping your head around Big Blue. Now trying wrapping yr head around them
both. That's my job
@kexpplaylist #kexp I Got Nothing by Dum Dum Girls from
End of Daze JK--These girls have a great Pretenders-like vibe
@kexpplaylist #kexp Making Plans for Nigel by XTC from
Drums & Wires JK--Sounds like they're only planning to put Nigel in a
I'm reasonably good at discussing the relevant
#IBM solution within particular use cases
and customer scenarios. We have a vast portfolio.
My review of
@Tudorscribe Nancy Bilyeau "The
Crown" (http://on.fb.me/WZY6hU ).
Excellent historical novel.
Interviewed by Cynthia Clark of 1to1 Magazine on "Customer Analytics on Qualitative Research." Discussed customer scenarios &
Let's see if they choose a non-European and/or non-white pope this time around. I give it 50:50 odds.
#BigData Can Teach Us About Language" (http://huff.to/Y4Hxh9 ) JK--How
individuals acquire, use, and interpret language over time
http://lnkd.in/6nzq5Y Big data "mentality"? I'd take issue with "mentality," which is a pejorative word. "Perspective" is more neutral....
#IBM Watson..New Breakthrus Transform
Quality Care 4 Patients" (http://ibm.co/VaQpF7 )
JK--Interactive Care Insights 4 Oncology ...
Remember: no matter how puny your actual accomplishments, if you can sell your inflated self-conceit as an accomplishment, you're full of it
Is there an ethics of email, as opposed to an etiquette? What I mean is, an ethics other than don't lie, manipulate, or threaten via email?
This year's Grammies coincided more with my music purchases over the past years than recent Grammies. I bought winners Black Keys & Gotye
@kexpplaylist #kexp Your Arms Around Me by Jens Lekman
from Night Falls Over Kortedala JK--This guy should score romantic comedies.
Pope resigns, citing health reasons. Apparently, he had no desire to die in office.
Big data in the cloud? Integrating disparate service layers:http://lnkd.in/mXNeaC
Big data in the cloud? Integrating disparate service layers:http://lnkd.in/mJT_Rm
Plan to see Jewel in concert with my daughter in March. Bob Dylan compared her voice to Joan Baez. Must play some Baez for my girl.
This just in: archaeologists in
unearth horse Richard III gave up kingdom for. Most romantic abdication till
Edward VIII Leicester, England
It is weird when you see acquaintances you thought had guts shrink & wilt & withdraw under pressure. Your respect for them diminishes.
My sense is that the friends portraits displayed in my Facebook page are simply those who most recently clikd on it (http://on.fb.me/WNqHpk )
"Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart?" (http://nyti.ms/TMyllg ) JK--Same applies to adults. Smarts & guts: not the same