Saturday, October 18, 2014

Aweekstweets October 11-18 2014: the week the mall and mag relaunched

Announcing relaunched #IBM Data magazine ( ). More visually, socially, & intellectually engaging resource for data pros

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Shadowplay by Joy Division from Unknown Pleasures JK--Title reminds me of Javanese wayang. The shadowplay of politics

What is it with idiots at the gym who ask if they can “break in” when you’re on a piece of equipment? This is just rude. Wait your turn!

Good week. I don’t recall anything about it. But it was good. I feel it in my bones.

Totally grooving to brand-new LA Fitness @ brand-new Springfield Town Center. Much better than th noisy poorly maintained Landmark facility

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Almost Like The Blues by Leonard Cohen from Popular Problems JK--2014. He's 80 years old. Keeps doing cool stuff.

"Biology, Deceit & Security in Internet of Things" ( ) JK--Interesting discussion. Large attack surface. Like your skin

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Sometimes by James from Laid JK--1993. A good 90s FM radio memory.

Engaging customer as individ? Quantification of student performance p1:  p2:  Fri #IBMDataMag qh

When did "vanish" vanish and "went missing" take its place in the language? Explain why vanish went missing.

My "meh list" includes editorials ending w/"please share your thoughts" & entertainment content ending w/"enjoy." Must readers be prompted?

"11 Ways Data Has Changed How We Travel" ( ) JK--Cool time-travelogue through the evolving infofabric o human mobility.

Caltech's comprehensive machine-learning video library: 

"12 things I hate about #Hadoop" ( ) JK--List of @acoliver peeves is deep in the weeds of the elephant's habitat

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Please Don't Let Me Be So Understood by Tweedy from Sukierae JK--2014. Great one from the Wilco dude & his son.

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Am I Safe by Ryan Adams from Ryan Adams JK--2014. Wow! What a great new song from this prolific artist!

#BigData ethics? Diff btwn targetd segmentation & discrim profiling p1  p2  Thurs #IBMDataMag qh

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Teardrop by Massive Attack from Mezzanine JK--1998. Unmistakable voice of Cocteau Twins' Elizabeth Fraser. Laid bare

New #IBM jk blog: "Collaborations and correlations in the common cause" ( )

"Machine Learning Workflow" ( ) JK--Covering supervised learning methods. Good overview. Good graphic.

"Gartner Debunks Five of the Biggest Data Myths" ( ) JK--Good roll-up. I second their debunk of all 5.

"How Analytics Helping To Predict Blockbusters" ( ) JK--Online services give more granularity into viewer propensities

"4 Self-Study Machine Learning Projects" ( ) JK--Good discussion of autodidactic on-ramps to ML skill acquisition

"Big Thinkers. #BigData. Big Opportunity: LinkedIn Economic Graph Challenge" ( ) JK--Global. Map talent 2 opportunities

" #BigData and Quantified Self-Awareness" ( ) JK--Good piece by Jim Harris on cultural peril o ubiquitous self-tracking

Join me et al for #IBM #makedatawork tweetchat Demystifying the Data Refinery Wed Oct 22 1-2pm ET  . Be there. Aloha.

Finished Patti Smith “Just Kids.” Beautiful, tender, sober, loving reminiscence and homage to her first love. A work of pure heart & soul.

RT @CloudExpo: Big Data Potential in Helping Secure Internet of Things  @jameskobielus #BigData #IoT #InternetOfThings

Headed to #ibminsight? Watch this video and be sure to take InsightGo with you!  #ibmblu

Why #UofT Loves #IBMBLU: Faster, Smaller, & Simpler in Only a Few Hours - Tue Oct 28, 10- 11 am at #IBMInsights 

Adoption Guidelines & Lessons Learned @ Coca-Cola Bottling Company: Mon Oct 27, 3:30-4:30 pm at #IBMInsights  #ibmblu

Join the next #DB2Night Show @iqbalgoralwalla talks about his experiences with DB2 "Cancun Release" & shadow tables - 

Reporting #headaches on #OLTP systems? Cured with Shadow tables in the new #DB2 10.5 "Cancun Release"! 

98% faster access to business data & 50% faster response times in #SAP ERP for @BALLUFF with #IBMBLU: 

.@Balluff gains 7X fast insight into critical data for better business decisions   #PowerSystems #IBMBLU

Find out how @Balluff gained a faster insight into critical data for better decision making.  #ibmblu

Why clients like @Balluf love how BLU Acceleration made a huge difference to their business -  #BI #analytics

#UOFT uses #ibmblu for fast data insights on global recruitment efforts. Just another way #ibmblu enhances business! 

Showdown: IBM DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration vs. Oracle 12c In-Memory Option  #ibmblu #Oracle #analytics #database

How does DB2 stack up to the competition? Join us Thurs at 12:30p EDT to find out. Register:  #oow14 #db2 #Oracle

Sharing successes from the Internet of Things: What 3 companies are doing.  #IoTWF #ibmiot

Another of these "we noticed U haven't downloaded our whitepaper" emails. Geez. I've also noticed I haven't climbed Mt. Everest. What of it?

" #BigData for social good" ( ) JK-- #IBM Courtney Pallotta on the Big Data for Social Good Challenge. Sign up now!

Prepping for IBM Insight 2014 in Vegas. By "prepping," I mean practicing my Elvis moves in the mirror. Viva Big Data! 

Drafted next #IBM jk blog: "Collaborations and Correlations in the Common Cause."

Create an app for social good using #Hadoop  ( ) #Hadoop4Good #BigData Challenge

Use city data sets and make an app for positive change. Coding starts 11/10/14  #Hadoop4Good #IBM #BigData

Use your developer skills & create an app 4 social good.  ( ) #Hadoop4Good #BigDataChallenge

Sometimes, #developers need 2 train like athletes. Chip & Jason take coding 4 social good to new level.  #Hadoop4Good

Are you training as much as developers Chip & Jason are for @IBM #Hadoop4Good Challenge? VIDEOLINK #Hadoop4Good

Finger obstacle course? Chk. Coding & push ups? Double chk. Developers, up 4 #Hadoop4Good Challenge? 

Do you have what it takes to out-develop Chip & Jason?  #Hadoop4Good #Hadoop #bigdata

Learn about strategy for optimizing Internet of Things. Watch live IoT World Forum keynote –10/15, 3:15pmCT:  #ibmiot

Big identity? Facial recog, deep learning & end o anonymity in public p1  p2  Wed #IBMDataMag qh

" #IBM and SAP Partner to Accel Ent Cloud Adoption" ( ) JK--SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud on IBM Cloud Mgd Svcs & SoftLayer

" #IBM Extends Bluemix w/Cloud Service for IoT" ( ) JK--New IBM Internet of Things Foundation svc for biz IoT app dev

#Temporal #datamanagement is an intrinsic feature of any mature #datawarehousing governance & stewardship practice 

More “Insight” into the present & future of #analytic #databases at #IBMInsight 2014  @IBMDataWH Blog by @rahulag80

What does the future hold for #analytic #databases?  “#IBMInsight – 2014”  : @rahulag80 Blog for @IBMDataWH

One of the key goals of #IBM #datawarehouse modernization is to *NOT* put additional load on the #RDBMS  @IBMDataWH

#Northwestern Mutual improved its #data analytics & ability to provide faster insights with #IBMBLU  @IBMDataWH

Typical morning. A handful of PR types reading my stuff emailing me "story ideas" about their clients' stuff. Do PR people look at bylines?

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Let's Dance by David Bowie from Best of Bowie JK--1983. Late great blues-rocker Stevie Ray Vaughan on guitar.

ISIS. At least it rhymes with “crisis.” Topical songs and doggerel much easier to bang out, Mark and/or Nipsey Russell-grade.

Stretching my head into some advanced mathematics relevant to big-data analytic programming models. Stretching till all my membranes ache.

#Hadoop uber-alles? Data modeling...U'll still need 2 pay ETL piper p1  p2  Tues #IBMDataMag qh

" #BigData digest: Set your happiness gadget to bliss" ( ) JK--Allende invented big data? New Yorker needs factcheckers

Lots of interesting "I didn't realize she knew" revelations in Patti Smith "Just Kids." Janis Joplin, for example. Janis called Patti "Poet"

" #IBM Insight Internet of Things Adventurer’s Challenge Weekend" ( ) JK--Deep dive Oct 26 11am (pacific) #IBMDataMag

"Accelerating Insight to Support Regulatory Compliance" ( ) JK--Case study vid: DB2 w/BLU for compliance #IBMDataMag

"Strategy Shifts 4 Analytics & Transaction Processing" ( ) JK--#IBM ITG reports: DB2 cost-benefit analysis #IBMDataMag

"The CDO Perspective" ( ) JK--Video: Learn more about transformation from chief data officers #IBMDataMag

"Reimagining the Business of Data" ( ) JK--#IBM Chief Data Officer whitepaper. Download: 

"What Does Wedding Ring Have in Common with Tablet?" ( ). Come to #IBM Insight & find out. Reg: 

Hear former MythBusters host Grant Imahara keynote #IBM Insight 2014 ( ) #IBMDataMag. Register: 

"Target Behav in Real Time 4 Effectiv Outcomes Pt 2" ( ) JK--Sathi Thomas Sathi & Vora conclude 2-pt series #IBMDataMag

"Exploring a Public Open Data Proj Pt 2" ( ) JK--Jennifer Shin on pitfalls to avoid when using openFDA API #IBMDataMag

"Agony & Ecstasy of Scalable Disaster Recovery" ( ) JK--D.Birmingham on #IBM PureData System for Analytics #IBMDataMag

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Black Flowers by Yo La Tengo from I Am Not Afraid of You & I Will Beat Your Ass JK--2006. One of gr8st LP titles ever

Distracted driving laws. If lawmakers wanted to curtail things that distract drivers, they'd also ban car radios, cupholders, and passengers

Bought & downloaded Stuart Moxham's EP "Six Winter Mornings." Six songs. All of them like a crackling fireplace glow to warm your soul over

Whew! I am so relieved that Kim Jong Eun has made his first public appearance in over a month. Wait. No. What am I saying?

Drafted latest #IBM blog: "What's Keeping Data Science from Playing a More Central Role in Public Policy?"

"Discrimination drives the need for ethics in #bigdata" ( ) JK--Good comprehensive, careful analysis by Richard Lee.

Please don't say data was "mined" when U simply mean "analyzed." And don't give "mined" a perilous spin, as if discussing, say, land mines

Stuart Moxham "Blue Loop" ( ) JK--I'm a Moxham fanatic, but this I've never heard till now. Quite nice. Love his voice

"Disruption Coming For MDM: Hub of Context" ( ) JK-- @FORR_Mgoetz discusses graph analytics in master data mgt context

"Portland enlists #bigdata to make biking safer" ( ) JK--Using cyclist data collected from Strava, GPS-pwrd app

"Algo Predicts Neighborhood Crime Rate Using Google Street View" ( ) JK--And also finds unlabeled McDonald's outlets

"Next Step in Securing Border: Fido & Smart-Sensor Collar" ( ) JK--Real-time canine olfactory-arousal handler-alerting

"CDC Tracks Cell Phone Location Data to Halt Ebola" ( ) JK--Tracking geog distrib of dialing to emergency call centers

Kylin: open source distrib analytics engine from eBay w/ SQL i/f for multi-dim OLAP on #Hadoop 

"Guest Post: Are You Pouring Pollution into the Data Lake?" ( ) JK-- #Gartner @merv @databeyer give their take on this

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Orange Sky by Alexi Murdoch from Live on KEXP JK--Soulwarming autumnal feel to this classic acoustic love song.

Bugs Bunny "Hare We Go" ( ) JK--1951. Wherein Christopher Columbus is an "otsamottawitchoo" Chico Marx soundalike.

Smarter cities? p1:  p2:  p3:  Monday #IBMDataMag quick-hit

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Mi Baby by Marisel from Chicas : Spanish Female Singers 62-74 JK--Me gusta esta cancion. Un poquito Dusty Springfield

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Jesus Built My Hotrod (Short Pusilanimous So-They-Can-Fit-Mor-Comercials-on-th-Radio edit) by Ministry JK--Gr8 title!

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp On Fire by Sebadoh from Harmacy JK--Deep song about deeply conflicted impulses. Very autumnal sort of brooding mood.

Having a so-called bucket list is nonsense. Th assumption is that you need external things to make your life complete. When internal is all

RT @Skepticscalpel: I predict airport screening for Ebola will be as effective as asking people if anyone else packed their bags.

Tattoos. The more skin area they cover the more I wonder about the psychology of a person who would voluntarily disfigure him or herself.

Mainstream journalists now slap “big” onto humdrum data analytics stories that none o them would’ve covered just a few years ago. Progress?

Britain has a “Serious Fraud Office.” I hope they establish a Comical Fraud Office and put John Cleese in charge of it.

Paleo diet? No, thanks. Mastodon meat is too gamey for my tastes.

High up on my "meh list": attempts at written humor that milk th potential o auto-correct to put people in awkward but salvageable positions

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp I Wanna Be Adored by The Raveonettes from single JK--Cool cover of great Stone Roses song.