Please don't give snowstorms names. In fact, don't give any storms names. Even hurricanes. Makes 'em seem like malicious evildoers.
"IBM SmartCamp Finals Take NYC By Storm" (http://bit.ly/WYFhse ) JK--2-day-long events judging best startups in different cities of world.
"A Declaration of Interdependence of Cyberspace" (http://bit.ly/WYETu3 ) JK--If you're like me, declarations & manifestos trigger gag reflex
We've had a heap of heavy wind in the DC area today. I've shoveled 3 feet of the stuff so far with my air shovel.
I trust that the good people of
Boston will have it all plowed neatly to the
side by the time I make my grand tour of the area in mid-week.
Shorthands for my 5 productionizing
#bigdata themes to develop next week: stakes
stacks scales skills seamlessness
Mindfulness. It's all about tuning your entire being to be an omni-sensor with the agility to absorb & adapt seamlessly to oncoming signals
Personalized medicine. Given how thoroughly the personal is habituated within communities, shouldn't "communitized medicine" be explored?
Next week I'll focus the blog and the quick-hits for the following week on "productionizing
Studying the newly downloadable slides from
#PMWCintl last week in Mountain View. All of these are densely
absorbing. Everything -omics!
"Big institution" has been practically synonymous w/"impersonal institution." But w/
#bigdata & finely targetd personalization,
it neednt be
"5 Insurance Impacts of the Internet of Things" (http://bit.ly/VLn2vp ) JK--Embedding o risk-mitig sensors, monitors, responders in our lives
Big data in the cloud? Integrating disparate service layers:http://lnkd.in/tmNRyt
"What Is The Difference Between Infographics & Data Visualization?" (http://bit.ly/VLlFge ) JK--IMHO, visual narrative vs. visual exploration
#BigData 2 Discovr ‘Nu Silk Roads’" (http://on.wsj.com/VLlem9 )
JK--"trans data..ID nu trade pttrns,nxt big cities in emrgng mkts"
"Forrester's Top 15 Emerging Technologies To Watch: Now To 2018" (http://bit.ly/VLl9Pv ) JK--
mobility on top
"The data black hole that could suck the life out of internet economy" (http://zd.net/VLksFR ) JK--Suddenly everybody's Stephen f-ing Hawking
"Are black holes slowing the evolution of storage technology?" (http://bit.ly/VLkg9J ) JK--Dumb metaphor should be flushed down that vortex
"Mentality." Funny pejorative. Essentially, what you regard as your philosophy, perspective, outlook, or POV others consider crazy/crackers
Hurray! I have one of the top 1% most viewed
@LinkedIn profiles for 2012. http://www.linkedin.com/pub/profile/6/ab2/8b0?trk=200tw …
"Largest known prime number - 17M digits long - discovered" (http://bit.ly/TU5xqZ ) JK--There'll be a pop quiz. Have you memorized it yet?
#IBM mainframe chief eyes mobile, social
workloads" (http://bit.ly/TU4gjN )
JK--Operational analytics a big driver of mainframe usage
#IBM Completes Acq Of StoredIQ" (http://ibm.co/YWYGjp ) JK-- ILM
& gov within our #bigdata portfolio. This wk's blog: http://ibm.co/XbIyr3
@johnbreslin @jameskobielus @acroll I can't markup my mind either :)
Retweeted by jameskobielus
#IBM q-hs: http://linkd.in/YfjI6R http://linkd.in/YfjKM2 http://linkd.in/YfjLj5 http://linkd.in/YfjLQe http://linkd.in/YfjMn7
@kexpplaylist #kexp Good Morning, Good Morning by The
Beatles frm Sgt. Peppers JK--Lennon mentions seeing wife (Cyn) & other
I've evangelized one precisely one topic this week.
Big-data maturity? As soon as users crystallize clear best practices:http://lnkd.in/zNepBr
Friday conference calls with my NY & New England colleagues are being rescheduled by them for next week. No explanation needed.
I'm all pumped up. Today's I'm a-gonna evangelize the dickens outa everything that ain't nailed down.
Big data in the cloud? Aligning approaches: http://lnkd.in/p8jkzc
Big data in the cloud? Identifying priority applications: http://lnkd.in/id2cqG
#IBM jk blogpost: "The Maturing of #BigData:
From Herding Cats to Taming Tigers" (http://ibm.co/XbIyr3 ) Thanks Angela 4 the gr8 grafik
Read "The Crown" by Nancy Bilyeau (http://bit.ly/yUJlGH ) aka
Superb historical novel. Fuller review soon on my Facebook.
I recommend shortening the Nation's Capital's football team name officially to "Skins." That's inoffensive & what we already call it.
Having been married to an Indonesian for almost 30 years & visited the country several times, I sorta know the pop sounds of the archipelago
"Gadis Extravaganza" (http://youtu.be/S72wsvkPE-c ) JK--This one's dedicated to
@jasonkobielus . GADIS EXTRAVAGANZA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
@kexpplaylist #kexp Oh Ya Ya oleh Rajah Ahmad & Dengan
Dendang Iram asalnya Pop Yeh Yeh: Psych Rock Singapura+ Malaysia
Since Obama was re-elected, I've gone back to drinking tea in clear conscience. Don't want to be perceived as partying on toxic potions.
@kexpplaylist #kexp Here I Am by Adam Green & Binki
Shapiro JK--New. Very Lee & Nancy. BTW, "Bikini Shapiro" would be
good name too.
Four-letter words. Would it be more polite if we screamed multisyllabic synonyms at each other? "Intercourse"? "Excrement"?
@kexpplaylist #kexp Line of Fire by Junip from Junip
JK--Time suspends momentarily while you're inside a Junip song.
@kexpplaylist #kexp Ooh La La by Goldfrapp from
Supernature JK--2005. Great song. So was the (different) Faces 1973 song with
Mental map of
#IBM various/sundry products/svcs that I
built up 4 years pre-joining Big Blue is coming in quite handy now. I keep it
"Unlimited Messages in
#BigData Inbox" (http://bit.ly/WDs4qH )
JK--"Small slow sure" data consumption. Aesop fable? (http://bit.ly/WDsywU )
"5 develpmts we need in data storage mkt in 2013" (http://bit.ly/WDr8mb ) JK--Stds, classification, better dedupe/compress, virtzn, RAID alts
#Hadoop Emerging as Dominant #BigData Analytics Platform: 10 Reasons
Why" (http://bit.ly/WDqmFQ )
JK--Excellent slide-based discussion
"Health Info Exchange Debate Gets Fiery" (http://bit.ly/WDoAo6 ) JK--Federation, interop, data, privacy, metrics, etc. Many unresolved issues
"Defining Data Analytics Svcs in Support of Biz Process Optimization" (http://bit.ly/WDntot ) JK--
@DavidLinthicum on svc-oriented analytics
"Is The Medical Device Industry Ready for
(http://bit.ly/WDm9Sz ) JK--New
era of implanted vital-signs sensors/sources
All about Location Location Location" (http://ibm.co/WDljoR ) JK--GDeshpande on need for CSP
subscr granular geo opt-in
Little Data" (http://bit.ly/WDhn7o )
JK--Travel agency has successful portal-bsd intent-centric
banner-ad-promo-optzn bigdata app
#BigData latest beneficiary of solar
innovation" (http://bit.ly/WDfRSJ ) JK-- US DOE
allocated $9M 4 bigdata studies re solar energy deploymt
"Monster blizzard could slam Northeast" (http://bit.ly/WDffN4 ) JK--I definitely sense that
#IBM colleagues in NY & New England are
"Business Agility: How Does Cloud Computing &
#BigData Help?" (http://bit.ly/WDcD1L )
JK--Data/analytics/svcs enable faster decis automation
"Why Innovators Love Constraints" (http://bit.ly/WDbcQF ) JK--Options are defocusing distracting time-wasters. Cut to the freakin' solution!
"Chaotic Nihilists & Semantic Idealists" (http://bit.ly/WD9j6w ) JK--
need 4 manual semantic tagging + algorithmic semantic mining
"Statistical evidence of global warming ??" (http://bit.ly/WD6RNu ) JK--Umm....all the science that's been & being done on this topic ??
The Polish are supreme. Why do I say that? Well...we Poles have staked out both ends of the Earth. Rebuttal?
Social predictions become self-fulfilling prophecy when they psyche out people who would have been instrumental in invalidating them.
"Cause or Effect? Why I Am Relieved Nate Silver Was Wrong About SuperBowl" (http://bit.ly/WD4PwX ) JK--Enough with the nattering about Nate
@kexpplaylist #kexp The Passenger by Iggy Pop from Lust
for Life JK--He better STAY a passenger. I dont trust Iggy at the wheel. Would
"Connected car of future" (http://bit.ly/WD0kCr ) JK--Ancient dream. See Network World article I authored 23 yrs ago (http://bit.ly/WD0t8R )
@kexpplaylist #kexp Holland,
1945 by Neutral Milk Hotel from In the Aeroplane Over the Sea JK--1998.
A rollicking indie-rocker Athens GA.
Big-data maturity? Standards will signal when it's approaching:http://lnkd.in/iq-26C
I like to add a dash of macho authority to every statement by prefacing it with "in this man's army."
@kexpplaylist #kexp Kembali Lagi by AHalim &
DeFictions frm Pop Yeh Yeh: Psych Rock frm Singapore/Malaysia 1964-70 JK--Means
Friendly advice to servers at Chili's: don't address me with patronizing "my friend" unless U want me to fling hot sauce in yr stupid face.
End of Saturday mail deliveries by USPS starting in August. That means we'll have to wait till Monday for fresh junk mail. Bummer!
If you wish to be thought a
don't always be tooting your own horn with your amps ramped to "11."
Wrote all 5
#IBM quick-hits for next week. All on " #bigdata under control?" heading. Core
discussion from the blog, extended and tweaked.
Drafted my next
#IBM blog: "Controlled Explosion:
with Security, Governance, & Information Lifecycle Management"
coin moves closer to reality" (http://wapo.st/UVnCnJ ) JK--I'm a Virginian & think
this insane. Let's recall the idiots in Richmond
@kexpplaylist #kexp The Shrine/An Argument by Fleet Foxes
frm Helplessness Blues JK--Exceptionally gorgeous cinematic rafter ringer song
@kexpplaylist #kexp Regiment by Brian Eno & David
Byrne from My Life in the Bush of Ghosts JK--1981. Landmark LP. Sounds like
@kexpplaylist #kexp Santa Fe
by Beirut from The Rip Tide JK--Leader Zach
Condon is not from Lebanon.
He's from Santa Fe NM USA
"Optimizing In-Building Coverage" (http://bit.ly/Xo9lga ) JK--3-1-98. Written by me a few months B4 enterd analyst biz. Wireless covrage maps
#IBM make Social Business connection with
SMBs - and does it need to?" (http://bit.ly/Xo8MDg ) JK--Agreed. It is a complex
Back in the day, used to drive me nuts when people obsessed over scores/rankings of my Waves. The underlying model & data WAY more important
"Gartner releases 2013 DW MQ' (http://zd.net/Xo8ah1 ) JK--IMHO as ex-analyst, more useful 2 examine analyst assumptions/data than rankings
#BigData Helps Build Better Wireless Coverage
Maps" (http://bit.ly/Xo7S9E )
JK--Crowdsourced smartphone-as-sensor/source app. Cool.
I'm always delighted to work the word "whence" into anything I write. Makes me feel so precious and erudite.
@kexpplaylist #kexp Remains by Young Fathers from Tape One
JK--Hm, where've I heard that programd rhythm? Young Marble Giants "The
"Alicia Keys: Next Steve Jobs?" (http://bit.ly/TK2ykU ) JK--Fun facts: Jobs slovenly, didnt shower or flush toilet, cried to get way, mean
"Alicia Keys joins BlackBerry as global creative director" (http://bit.ly/UU3nab ) JK--Wow. Y the sudden career shift? Just played Super Bowl
"Twitter acquires TV analytics firm Bluefin Labs" (http://bit.ly/TJZHII ) JK--Uses comments on soc nets 2 measure comercial/prog effectivness
"What the Intelligence Community Is Doing With
(http://buswk.co/VDGNje ) JK--If
you think they're leveling with you, you're naive
"The Philosophy of Data" (http://nyti.ms/VDGcy4 ) JK--Hey, David Brooks, it's the philosophy of science (http://bit.ly/bZm5nU ) & it's not new
Big-data maturity? Waiting for an innovation plateau that may take years: http://lnkd.in/YZsUir
@kexpplaylist #kexp Bombs Away by Eels from Wonderful,
Glorious JK--New. Good. Mark Everett has a cool natural desperado voice.
Legality of drones targeting US citizens fighting for Al Qaeda overseas? Targeting treasonous turncoat enemy combatants? There's a case.
Next week quickhits:
#bigdata under control? New platforms, domains,
scales, stakes, mandates.
Conference I'll speak at asked presenters to say something "noteworthy" about self. All I had was "I'm deeply into yoga." Boring!
At 11:30am (EST), live from the
#IBM PureSystems Executive Summit watch new PureSystems announcements (http://ibm.co/WsjVFk )
"Infographic: periodic table of smartphones" (http://bit.ly/WsfKcD ) JK--Not joke. Shows rare-earth elements in iPhone. Most mined in
@kexpplaylist #kexp Dead Sound by The Raveonettes from
Lust Lust Lust JK--I automatically crank this to "11" on my best
#IBM Simplifies... #Cloud..w/New
PureSys Offerings" (http://ibm.co/k9imX ) JK4--MSP
editions4 PureFlex & Flex Sys. SmartCloud desktop infra
#IBM Simplifies... #Cloud..w/New
PureSys Offerings" (http://ibm.co/k9imX )
JK3--Smaller PureApp, PureApp on PWR7+, expand sw pttrns catalog
#IBM Simplifies #Big Data...w/New PureSystems
Offerings" (http://ibm.co/k9imX ) JK2--New
PureData for Analytics powered by #Netezzatech
#IBM Forges New Routes 2 Market w/Power
& Storage Systems Tuned 4 #BigData Cloud " (http://ibm.co/WsaTZ0 )
JK--POWER7+ for midrange/entry
"Is data mining still sin against norms o econometrcs?" (http://linkd.in/Ws9mCb ) JK--Interesting. What 2 do 1st? Build model or explor data?
"Programming savvy is the new digital divide, Berners-Lee says" (http://bit.ly/Ws7GZk ) JK--I dunno. Feels like Dream of the 90s
"Media consumption: Lean Forward, Lean Back & 'Curl-up Computing' experiences" (http://bit.ly/Ws6Goe ) JK--Insightful. Suggest ergonomic reqs
#BigData projects signal change in
documenting" (http://tek.io/Ws5OQs ) JK--Good
discussion of need for new breed of tech writers
Big-data maturity? Reinventing the production-readiness wheel for new platforms: http://lnkd.in/rnH-nj
@kexpplaylist #kexp Wired for Light by School of Seven
Bells from Alpinisms JK--Good MidEast-inflected one from their first LP
"The 4 most likely reasons you were hacked" (http://bit.ly/UUOkNu ) JK--Forgot to add "there are bad people in the world" & "you sinned."
For me, best Super Bowl commercial was Amy Poehler as customer in retail store obsessing over cloud everything. "Are we in the cloud now?"
#IBM brings Watson techs to new Power
servers for SMBs" (http://bit.ly/UULWWN ) JK--Power
Express svrs integr8 BigInsights/Hdp & other sw/hw
What the...? Social network asking if I want to friend myself? We're already friends. In fact, he's got my back. Literally.
This just in: new evidence supports theory that Richard III was slain by Lee Harvey Oswald acting alone.
#IBM kills name, but software and founders
live on" (http://bit.ly/UUGyTy ) JK--Don't
worry. We didnt put a hit out on Mitch
@kexpplaylist #kexp Enola Gay by Orchestral Manoeuvres in
the Dark JK--Ah, nostalgia. Nothing says dance like airplanes that drop A-bombs
Staple of my morning routine is checking the latest
#IBM news releases at http://ibm.co/k9imX . If not public yet, I don't
@kexpplaylist #kexp The Chain (Demo) by Fleetwood Mac from
Rumours (Super Deluxe) JK--Very nice. Just Stevie on acoustic guitar.
RIP Reg Presley. Leader of 60s rock band the Troggs. Who were the Troggs, you ask? "Wild Thing" (http://youtu.be/XRXt2A7inIU )
Considering that the late Sen Kennedy was the one pushing for it year after year, "Obamacare" is dumb nickname for law. Call it "Teddycare"
"Trump threatens to sue Bill Maher over joke" (http://yhoo.it/14AdZOl ) JK--The joke is funny in classically pugnacious Maher style. Read it
Confirmation of 500+ year-old mortal remains of leader of system of govt we repudiated 200+ years ago. Reassessing his legacy is priority #1
@kexpplaylist #kexp That's When I Reach For My Revolver by
Mission of Burma JK--In those moments, I reach for my Magical Mystery Tour.
Well, now we know where they parked Richard III's carcass.
"Internet of Things – The Tipping Point" (http://bit.ly/YxA9gL ) JK--Great detailed discussion of spread of smart products optzn automation
"What MapReduce can't do" (http://bit.ly/YxyQ1q ) JK--Detailed illustration of data-science use cases where MR suboptimal.
"Why Big Testing Will Be Bigger Than
(http://selnd.com/YxxZxT ) JK--Wrong
phrase. Actually: "real-world experiments" using big data
"Scientists capture video o thought being formd in brain" (http://bit.ly/Yxxa85 ) JK--Not so fast. Thought? Those R fishbrain neural firings
"Data Monetization: A Road Paved On Top Of Data Sets" (http://ht.ly/hmnxb ) JK--Hey data scientists: awesome list of sources.
"Open data economy: Eight business models for open data and insight" (http://oreil.ly/YxwfEB ) JK--Thought-provoker from Deloitte
"An Internet for Manufacturing" (http://bit.ly/YxvR9k ) JK--Industrial Internet is where every "thing" remembers its full provenance.
"When do support vector machines trump other classification methods" (http://bit.ly/YxvxHz ) JK--Excellent overview if you're a true quant
@kexpplaylist #kexp Odessa
by Caribou from Swim JK--When I'm on a roll, my inner thought processes sound
like this song.
A lot of these too-general "how-to" article on high-level tech topics should be replaced w/cookbooks showing your mom how to make apple pie
"How two scientists using New York Times archives to predict the future" (http://bit.ly/WmcbEX ) JK--I predict: if it bleeds, it will lead
"Increasingly blurry line btwn
#BigData & Big Brother" (http://bit.ly/Yxtsve ) JK--Peeps
w/dystopic mental models seek Orwellian confirmation
"Realities of the Enterprise Data Scientist" (http://bit.ly/YxrJ9a ) JK--Anand Rao PwC discusses setting up enterprise data-sci ctr of excel
"Data Laboratory: Is It For You?" (http://bit.ly/YxrdrZ ) JK--
#BigData explor sandboxes, data-scientist
skills/tools, & institutional context
"Context: Customer Data's Secret Sauce" (http://bit.ly/YxqqHq ) JK--Without context guiding engagement, yr longtime customer remains stranger
#BigData Security Discussion" (http://bit.ly/Yxq17S ) JK--Good
high-level architectural planning discussion.
"Staggering Revelations About
JK--Article spoonfeeds you some tsunami-sized gulp numbers.
#BigData Retains Popularity" (http://bit.ly/Yxphzr )
JK--Crossed the key threshold from IT buzz to business buzzword of day.
"Build a Strategy: Attend an
Integration & Governance Forum" (http://ibm.co/Yxo4bp ). Many cities. #forrester analysts
Everybody's endorsing me for stuff on LinkedIn. My exit strategy is some zillionaire endorsing blank check made out to "James Kobielus"
"Eight Secrets All Masters Know" (http://linkd.in/WG6pw3 ) JK--
@RitaJKingsays masters made through
determination, discipline, practice.
#IBM Smarter Computing: What's Next. Ready
Now. Join the Feb 5 webcast" (http://youtu.be/bBstECQFQ3w )
Twitter because he calls himself a "quantrepreneur." Great coinage!
Just remembered gr8 character name from classic TV: "Dash Riprock." A movie star from "Beverly Hillbillies." Why suddenly popped into head?
#Big Data challenge: DONT be
objective," Prof RCarraway, Darden School of Biz (http://onforb.es/Tzt7cx ) JK--Profs
say the dardenest things
I don't have a bucket list. But I have a mental list of buckets to pour streams of stuff into. Helps me avoid drowning in the everstream.
"The Office Fax Machine Is Alive and Well" (http://bit.ly/TzmZAM ) JK--Boring as it is, fax refuses to die.
@kexpplaylist #kexp O... Saya by M.I.A. & A.R. Rahman
from Slumdog Millionaire JK--M.I.A hopes to live to 50. Lady, it's no big deal.
I have daring new theory. Actress Anne Hathaway is Shakespeare's actual wife Anne Hathaway, come to us through a time warp. DNA test needed
#IBM to Acquire Star Analytics, Inc" (http://ibm.co/Vtt52i )
JK--Speeds/orchestr8s business analytics app access to specialized data sources
Do we have to wait 500 years for them to positively identify Jimmy Hoffa under some future parking lot? Can we speed this up?
"How 2 scientists R using New York Times archives 2 predict future" (http://bit.ly/WmcbEX ) JK--New motto: all the news that's fit to predict
Big-data maturity? Paradigm's far from played out: http://lnkd.in/UCQT9Q
Richard III remains confirmed thru DNA. The mystery endures. Why did they fight the Battle of Bosworth in a parking lot?
Watching the Super Bowl in spite of the wife's usual dumb comments. She can't stand sports.
Phil Simms Spends Super Bowl Broadcast Talking Up New Orleans Sex Trade http://onion.com/VJv051
Retweeted by jameskobielus
"Genomic Analysis, Office Edition" (http://nyti.ms/UkLL9D ) JK--In recent years, cost of sequence one person genome dropped from $250K to $6K
Early on, caught The Flaming Lips on a Hyundai commercial. That was my fave so far on the Super Bowl.
What I love most about Beyonce is not her looks or music, but the muscularity and agility of her on-stage movements. Like a figure skater
Peering into the skeleton that once was Springfield Mall. Can't wait to see how they redevelop this prime commercial location.
"The End of the Web, Search, and Computer as We Know It" (http://bit.ly/YIPKxU ) JK--Gelernter touts searchable browsable stream computing
Al Gore. Interviewed by Fareed Zakaria. Former VP is one the greatest Americans.
Robert De Niro. Interviewed on CBS Sunday Morning. Retains a watchably intense cool and warm face into old age. Wry eyes.
Super Bowl coverage from NOLA. CBS Sunday Morning on
Tabasco: the notsohot
sauce Americans mistake 4 hot. Gimme any superspicy salsa instead
I am a terrible terrible man. Wait...no...correction: I'm cool. Whew!
"NRA Scoffs At Obama Skeet Shooting Photo" (http://huff.to/14J4Fsk ) JK--Sez strong leader would mow down inanimate objects w/ assault rifle
"When we cheer for our team, do we have 2 cheer 4
too?" (http://wapo.st/WkOWwL ) JK--We
should demilitarize displays of athleticism
Boy Scouts of
America considering rescinding its
ban on gays. They'd better. The military did. BSA models self on military.
Look to the left of your tweet or Facebook status update--did you see this pic of you? lol
Nice little layer of snow overnight. Nothing wheel-stopping or treacherous. Thanks.
Big data in the cloud? Aligning approaches: http://lnkd.in/hUqjBe
"The Origins of ‘Big Data’: An Etymological Detective Story" (http://nyti.ms/14DxNBx ) JK--Whatever. Came into industry currency in fall 2010
Wanda Sykes made us laugh on Leno last night. She's torn between rooting for
Baltimore (cuz she's from
MD) vs. San Francisco
(cuz she's gay)
Always feel torn between whether I should stay online vs. read hardcopy newspapers/mags/books vs. watch TV/listen to radio vs. cold turkey