An "unknown error" is always occurring. For which there's an unknown solution. And an unknown cause for concern. Unknown why they inform us.
Was I actually in
this week? Feels like Las Vegas
was a hologram that was projected around me, then switched off. Back in Virginia
@TheSocialPitt Yes, grad school on Wisconsin Alumni Research Fellowship in Journalism. Undergrad: UM-Ann Arbor, Econ. Wanted 2 B Biz Journo
"The best websites aren’t just built, they’re calculated." Gr8 statement from recent GigaOm Structure Data panel (http://ow.ly/vHkAl )
"Embryonic days of data journalism industry R upon us" (http://ow.ly/vHikF ) JK--Dedicated 2 my UW-Madison J-school adviser: Jim Baughman
"Delightful Exploration o Math, Mars & Feces" (http://ow.ly/vHi4E ) JK--"How many cubic feet of soil can you fertilize w/your excrement?"
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp
by Quilt from Held In Splendor JK--2014. Tuneful lite-psychedelia with a kind
of wispy air about it. Mary Mountain
Barney Ales. BGordy Motown partner. 4-pt intvu http://ow.ly/vGRuw http://ow.ly/vGRwB http://ow.ly/vGRym http://ow.ly/vGRAE
Life's just a rolling calculation grounded in odds. Descartes inner voice probably whispered "I think therefore I probably am."
"Understanding #Hadoop-DW balance of power" (http://ow.ly/vGr7i ) JK--JKelly says Hdp won't replace DW, just grab some DW workloads
"Why use R? Five reasons" (http://ow.ly/vGqyl ) JK--Free. Popular. Powerful. Flexible. Supported.
Received a tech business email from David Letterman. Looks legit. I had to blink several times & realize other people may have that name.
#Forrester Wave #BigData #Hadoop Solutions, Q1 2014 (http://ow.ly/vGiEJ ). Read to see why #IBM InfoSphere BigInsights was named a leader
Stephen Colbert taking over CBS' "Late Show." This is totally cool. I am sure he will absolutely rock 'n' roll in his own distinctive way.
Ritzy jewelry stores should include bodyguard services as premium add-on. Women plan to advertise their obscene wealth around their throats?
This wk #IBM qhs: http://ow.ly/vGeBJ http://ow.ly/vGeDl http://ow.ly/vGeE9 http://ow.ly/vGeFi http://ow.ly/vGeGg
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction by Devo frm Q: Are We Not Men? A: We R Devo JK--1978. Brilliantly nerdish deconstruct
Big identity? The #bigdata challenges of identity management in the IoT p1: http://ow.ly/vGdBv p2: http://ow.ly/vGdDe Fri #IBM qh
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Save It for a Rainy Day by The Jayhawks frm Rainy Day Music JK--2003. Love this entire album. Superb country-pop-rock
New #IBM jk blogpost: "The embryonic days of the data journalism industry are upon us" (http://ow.ly/vG62X )
A10: #cloudchat I want #IBM #Watson to solve the problem of searching the world's vast strove of real-t... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/q801
A9: #cloudchat Here's what I EXPECT/WISH for #Watson in 5 years: it'll be the core of all our BigData, ... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/s246
A9: #cloudchat Well, I'm not in Watson Solutions Division, so I can only give U my personal wishlist. E... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/n043
A8: #cloudchat #IBM has acquired #Cloudant as our #NoSQL cloud platform. You can expect to see that pla... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/w1zf
A8: #cloudchat As cloud-computing platforms become more scalable, real-time, agile, etc, we'll bring al... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/1b8q
A7: #cloudchat #IBM #Watson Mobile Developer Challenge demonstrates that ISV-enablement and mobile-enab... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/0wm3
A7: #cloudchat Submit proposal for mobile app idea that would benefit from Watson. Finalists get Watson... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/hdge
Submit proposal for mobile app idea that would benefit from Watson. Finalists get Watson access to prot... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/s8yt
Watson Cognitive Fabric. Yes, indeed. Providing evolving set of APIs, tools, methodologies, SDKs, and i... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/a7a2
A6: #cloudchat #IBM #Watson is also a powerful search engine leveraging NLP, machine learning, stream c... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/k1t7
A6: #cloudchat Think of #IBM #Watson as a "sensemaking" service: sifting signal from the noise of unstr... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/am9n
A5 #cloudchat It will make it easier for customers of all sizes, from very small to very large, to use ... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/v7ap
A5: #cloudchat Keep in mind that #IBM moving all of our solutions--not just #Watson--to cloud. Decision... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/p8wc
I agree. Simplicity is something we have to work feverishly hard at as we roll out the Watson Cognitive... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/ht0k
A5: #cloudchat IBM acquired a robust public cloud infrastructure with @Softlayer. It was clear from the... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/wium
A4: #cloudchat #IBM #Watson most significant contribution so far is in demonstrating not only that we d... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/fyhc
Actually, we want to encourage those "distractions" from other IBM business units. Our push with Watson... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/q6dh
A3: #cloudchat By being its own business unit, the Watson team is also growing the technology by bringi... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/8m5k
A3: #cloudchat #IBM has been growing #Watson from the start through deep investments in R&D, partner en... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/6cpd
RT @IBMAnalytics: IBM roundtable discussion w/ @jameskobielus answers all #bigdata questions http://bit.ly/1qlAUIa http://bit.ly/1qlASQt
A2: #cloudchat #IBM Watson is the focus of our new Watson Solutions Division, headquartered in NYC's "S... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/pkwi
A2: #cloudchat #IBM #Watson DeepQA tech is fundamental to our delivery of new cloud apps that bring uns... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/j3k7
A2: #cloudchat #IBM #Watson is hear of #IBM big data, information management, advanced analytics, and c... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/8u0w
A1: #cloudchat #IBM #Watson was designed using the core cloud-computing features: on-demand, self-servi... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/336j
A1: #cloudchat #IBM #Watson clouds (plural) provide distinct platforms for retail, travel, healthcare, ... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/r88u
A1: #cloudchat #IBM #Watson has been a cloud service from the get-go: public cloud available to custome... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/zn5n
A pleasure to be here tweeting on this #cloudchat. I have Watson embedded in my cranium to assist my co... #cloudchat http://via-cc.at/v6e3
April #cloudchat #IBM Watson & Cloud--Driving Innovation (http://ow.ly/vET6d ). At the top of the hour. Join us!
Saving my hair, skin, muscles, & nerves to get good workings over in
Jakarta. Plenty of good
stylists, spas, & masseuses at reasonable rates
Cherry blossoms. Cheery blossoms. The flourishing burst of a bright, warm early April day in the DC area. The
's welcome bouquet Tidal
"Feds Seek To Expand Open Data" (http://ow.ly/vEnPA ) JK--Fed-agency open-data roundtables through program dev'd by NYU's Governance Lab
"Harvest machine data using #Hadoop & Hive" (http://ow.ly/vEmQi ) JK--Good drilldown in #IBM developerWorks
"#BigData: A Time to Save, a Time to Delete" (http://ow.ly/vEmn0 ) JK--Good overview of apps/benefits in legal profession.
"Nine large problems with #bigdata" (http://ow.ly/vE4Sf ) JK--Good discussion of caveats & constraints
"How NASA Is Meeting #BigData Challenge" (http://ow.ly/vE4el ) JK--Links to NASA paper (http://ow.ly/vE4nv ) for details.
"#BigData needs software-defined storage" (http://ow.ly/vE3wj ) JK-- #IBM Ronald Riffe explains how it as hardware-independent solution
The Monkees "Star Collector" (http://ow.ly/vDR9P ) JK--1967. One o 1st pop records 2 feature Moog synthesizer. Ownd/playd by Micky Dolenz
#IBM acquires @Silverpop to make personalization easier for any marketer http://bit.ly/1gVDBbS #SmarterCommerce
.@Silverpop acquisition scales personalized marketing for any sized B2B & B2C business http://bit.ly/1gVDBbS #SmarterCommerce #IBM
#IBM powers marketing personalization via automation with @Silverpop acquisition http://bit.ly/1gVDBbS #SmarterCommerce
"#IBM To Acquire Silverpop To Help Marketers Deliver Personalized Customer Engagements" (http://ow.ly/vDOtK ) JK--Cloud-based offering
Betting big on the future of #bigdata. #IBM helps schools provide the best #BigData & #Analytics coursework: http://on.wsj.com/1he3A3j via @WSJ
Big Science? The rigid regimen of reproducible computational findings p1: http://ow.ly/vDDfd p2: http://ow.ly/vDDgI Thurs #IBM q-h
@chrisonea I'd say productivity is every economy's problem. Downtime crimps productivity. I work on airplanes.
I'd prefer never to hear the word "evil" brandished in tech circles ever again until the people doing so show their theologian credentials
Argggghhh! I get 1st class upgrades on both legs of my trip and on neither one do the underseat electrical outlets work. Batteries dwindling
Totally digging this PBS special on the Dave Clark Five. Awesomely powerful drum-driven rock combo with killer vocalist! Definitely classic
Going down to do #IBM booth duty on the expo floor at #oaug #C14LV . Call me a "booth dude." Yes, they hired me for my looks.
Join the #Bigdatamgmt convo 2morrow 12 EST!!: U/standing value of complex event process’g http://bit.ly/1ilTo58 w/ @BigDataAlex
Gore Vidal? What? What's this article about Gore Vidal? He's no longer among us. Oh, actually called "Gone Viral." I have to slow down.
"Hits, Sessions & Users: Understanding Digital Analytics Data" (http://ow.ly/vzQLj ) JK--Essential #CEM reading: #bigdata of experience
"The Science and Art of Customer Matching for MDM" (http://ow.ly/vzQfQ ) JK--Good discussion of fuzzy-matching algorithms.
"#Hadoop & #BigData: Where Apache Slider slots in & why it matters" (http://ow.ly/vzPQM ) JK--Enable existing apps run unmodified on YARN
"10 #BigData Analytics Use Cases for Healthcare IT" (http://ow.ly/vzP96 ) JK--Everything from analyzing EHRs to nurse/doc deploy optimizn
"#BigData & Big Food: Where to draw the line?" (http://ow.ly/vzOOg ) JK--I know where. Waiter, there's a file in my soup!
"Athlete and Fan Analytics! New Weapon in Sports" (http://ow.ly/vzOx0 ) JK--Talks up potential of IoT wearables on everybody in ballpark
"Learning and Teaching Machine Learning: A Personal Journey" (http://ow.ly/vzMzq ) JK--Essential reading! Historical evolution of ML.
"Selecting the right SQL-on- #Hadoop engine to access #bigdata" (http://ow.ly/vzLxl ) JK--Sharp analysis by Rick van der Lans.
"Inside Major League Baseball’s 'Hypothesis Machine'" (http://ow.ly/vzKRD ) JK--Playbook-optimization via 10-billion-edge graph analysis
JJoyce: "forge in smithy of my soul uncreated conscience of my race." "Smithy"? Saxon word? No McGowan in JJ's soul (http://ow.ly/vzEMK )
"Made in #IBM Labs: Enabling Secure Notifications 2 Mobile Devices via Cloud" (http://ow.ly/vzEhP ) JK--And we commercialize R&D avidly
"#IBM Accelerates Mobile Innov 4 Biz w/New MobileFirst Services" (http://ow.ly/vzE2L ) JK--Includes IBM Smart & Embedded Device Security
"#IBM Debuts new
Mobile, Storage & #Hadoop
Offerings 4 Mainframe" (http://ow.ly/vzDlv ) JK--zDoop is 1st
industry Hdp 4 Linux on Sys z
"#IBM Brings New Cloud Offerings, Research Projects & Pricing Plans 2 Mainframe" (http://ow.ly/vzCOM ) JK--New IBM Enterprise Cloud Sys
American geeks. No truth to the rumor that when they travel to the
UK they must
refer to selves as "boffins" or face immediate deportation.
"Facebook open sources code 4 managing A/B tests" (http://ow.ly/vzdgW ) JK--PlanOut code helps data-sci build+manage real-world experimts
The R for Open Science Project (http://ow.ly/vzd2P ).
"24 Interview Questions & Answers for #Hadoop MapReduce developers" (http://ow.ly/vzbsv ) JK--More like an FAQ reference for those U hire
"Does Data Science Come w/Ethical Responsibilities?" (http://ow.ly/vzazi ) JK--Can any1 address this topic 4 data domains other than PII?
"How Deep Learning Analytics Mimic Mind" (http://ow.ly/vz855 ) JK--Draws interesting graphical comparison: "deep" vs "shallow" learning
Prepping for my #C14LV preso starting about an hour from now. By "prepping," I mean replaying th preso's narrative flow in my head once more
"Sexiest Job of the 21st Century is Tedious & that Needs 2 Change" (http://ow.ly/vz73o ) JK--Dump the "sexy" jazz. Tedium intrinsic 2 job
"'Thingularity' Triggers Security Warnings (http://ow.ly/vz60W ) JK--Thingularity threatenth. Tholutionth thyould thecure thmartphoneth
"Illegal drugs: they really work?" (http://ow.ly/vz4U3 ) JK--Granville examines diff question: how measure diff people sensitivty 2 them?
"Scientific method: Statistical errors" (http://ow.ly/vz46x ) JK--Controversy over use of "P value" as prinicipal metric of stat signif
"MapReduce ...." (http://ow.ly/vz2f7 ) JK--Curious if NLP engines know not to equate "Map+Reduce" w/ "(It's a) Small+World (after all)"
"#BigData is secretly scoring you" (http://ow.ly/vyQJl ) JK--No. Data brokers, analytics firms & retailers are. "Big Data" not an entity
I've prewritten 8 blogs (so far) that will all post during period I'm on vacation. So you'll see my work. But I'll be anything but working
Reshaping Healthcare and Empowering Doctors & Patients http://bit.ly/PYqWiO
"Real-Time Analytics Platform Maturity" (http://ow.ly/vyuJz ) JK--Link to details on new IBM InfoSphere Streams Version 3.2.1 #IBMDataMag
"Exploring Streaming Data in Real Time" (http://ow.ly/vyukF ) JK--Madia & Potter on viz discovery in #IBM InfoSphere Streams #IBMDataMag
"Rock-Solid Business Analytics" (http://ow.ly/vyu0h ) JK--Cuneyt Goksu discusses biz analytics on #IBM zEnterprise System #IBMDataMag
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Moving To the Left by Woods from With Light & With Love JK--2014. "R we floating by & by...R we moving with th rest?"
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Smells Like Teen Spirit by Patti Smith from Outside Society JK--2011. Punk poet does it bluegrass. Go figure.
Machine learning? When data scientists struggle 2 keep foothold in ground truth (http://ow.ly/vynw6 ) Wed #IBM qh in adv. Travel tomorrow
Open data? Climate data should move as freely as the atmosphere that cloaks our warming planet (http://ow.ly/vylQ9 ) Tues #IBM quick-hit
"8 (No, 9!) Problms w/ #BigData" (http://ow.ly/vxAqt ) JK--Authors construct/incinerate a strawman that'd do the Burning Man folks proud
A to Z. Android into Zune. An infinite regression. http://ow.ly/i/5a8WB
Find out how to lower the cost of running your #Oracle apps with #DB2 with BLU Acceleration at #C14LV http://bit.ly/1lnEwqV #C14LV #ibmblu
Will you be at #Collaborate14 ? Visit Booth #348 to learn more about next gen #inmemory analytics with #ibmblu Acceleration #bigdata
#Hadoop uber-alles? Hdp beginning 2 stare newer #bigdata apprches in face p1: http://ow.ly/vvW53 p2: http://ow.ly/vvW54 Mon #IBM qh
Prepping to speak at #C14LV #oaug tomorrow. By "prepping," I'm mean in present perfect simple tense (finished result). Have already prepped.
WashPost article about how Internet-jumpy scan-reading is rewiring our brains. Actually, maybe this is the best way to read "Ulysses."
RIP Mickey Rooney. His life illustrated how a legendary
brat can mature into full brattitude.
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Carolyn's Fingers by Cocteau Twins from Blue Bell Knoll JK--1988. Practically the only album I bought in the late 80s
RT @IBM_DB2: Attending #C14LV ? Meet Koby on Tue Apr 8: "IBM Data Warehousing: Modern Ecosystems 4 #BigData Analytics" @jameskobielus #oaug
Once in a while in my normal life, I actually discuss what I do in the exact terminology I use on the job. Too stressful to always translate
So-called "Moneyball" is only application of analytics that's literally "game-changing." Please don't use this phrase in any other context.
Continuity fields. Key concept in human perception, cognition & experience. Social media & multi-everything Web totally disrupt continuities
E pluribus unum. Reified early in our history when people's verbal default switchd frm "the
States of America are" 2 "th US of
A is "
Kurt Cobain. Much as I love all those Nirvana records, I'm perhaps half generation too old 2 hav fallen 4 th hero worship tht surrounded him
RT @ZacharyJeans: "Any product that needs a manual to work is broken" ~@elonmusk | @EntrepreneurQ pic.twitter.com/LZuYqRLTDl
Deleting yet another promo email from 2nd-tier vendor that's been going nowhere fast 4 years.
Pings from the abyss of the ocean of
Video webcast panels always logistical crapshoot. Either people's local equipmnt and/or bandwidth deficient, or video over IP connection bad
Washington Post predicts "pollenpalooza" will assault area's air soon. So far, cold & rain have kept it all at bay. Will be pent-up intense
Panera's overhead music programming is exquisite. It's exactly the current song mix I would have arranged.
My trees are beginning to blossom. In a few weeks, I'll have to sweep fallen petals off driveway, otherwise we'll track them into the house
Got tired of giving my girl spoken advice. Just started playing songs with the themes I wanted to put forth. I'd rather hear them than me.