Saturday, December 06, 2014

Aweekstweets November 29 to December 5 2014: the week thoughts occurred to me while reading recent articles

With AutoCorrect errors on voice to text, I sometimes wonder if the problem is more with my diction than their algorithm

New #IBM jk #InfoWorld column: "Peeling back the layers of the smarter city" ( )

Crazy week of system issues that's under control. Damn--jinxed it!

Catch me Monday at the Enterprise Mobility Forum, Orlando. " #Watson: Transforming #BigData into Smart Decisions in the Mobile App Economy."

Internet of Things? IoT insights that can best be revealed through graph analysis ( ) Friday #IBMDataMag quick-hit

Another Twitter supplicant of the "I am interested to learn big data, please tell me what you know" variety. U kidding? U follow me, right?

I just asked a seeming robocall "U a recording?" The voice, seemingly a doctor @ my HMO, kept talking. Could be a live MD w/listening issues

Most phrases are in fact paraphrases of something that's been said before. Strive to be the phraser who everybody else parrots.

My personal feeling is that waiting for your own neural connections to align in the proper direction for "creativity" is futile. Force them!

"Tired of People Wasting Your Time?" ( ) JK-- @RitaJKing on time managemnt's connection to "neuroscience of creativity"

Spam solicitations to make "serious cash." Why so grim? That the opposite of "funny money"? Which I suppose is what comedians get paid.

" #IBM Watson Analytics Beta Now Open" ( ) JK--Sign up today for freemium predictive/visual/cognitive cloud analytics

" #IBM & Docker Announce Strategic Prtnrshp..." ( ) JK--IBM premier provider of Docker flagship product for enterprise

Hmm, tech conf freebie from 1998. Swiss army knife. Yes, a knife for people to bring on plane home. This was 3 years before 9-11-01, mind U

What's this? Stephen Hawking thinks AI could precipitate the apocalypse or whatever? Hence, history of time would be briefer than we'd wish.

Naive Bayes? No, it has nothing to do with whether you believe Hasselhoff was watching the bay more than the babes ( )

"SQL-on- #Hadoop: Who leads the herd?" ( ) JK--Gord Sissons on #IBM BigSQL benchmarking.

December in high-tech industry annual cycle. Breather 4 marketing after an autumnload of events. Do-or-die 4 sales as ends o qtr & year near

I'm a bit harder on myself than others are regarding whether something I say is "original." I keep mental track of what's been said before

Day 2 of no access to work email. Awaiting my replacement laptop shell. If you need me, message me via socials (FB, Twtr, or LinkedIn).

"If a tree falls in th forest & no one's around 2 hear it"? What an outmoded thought experimnt. Remote sensing making that scenario unlikely

Experience optimization? Assessing #bigdata role in the grand scheme of human happiness ( ) Thurs #IBMDataMag quick-hit

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Space Captain by Barbra Steisand from Barbra Joan Streisand JK--1971. A fairly convincing Aretha Franklin-like turn

Reading "Th Lost World o Bletchley Park" by Sinclair McKay about UK WW2 codebreaking operation. Gripping account o ingenuity & determination

Conf organizers ask me to present on "big data," & indulge me while I grope for originality. They say "that sounds fine." I think "really?"

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp At My Front Door by Harry Nilsson from Son Of Schmilsson JK--1972. Great rocking update of a 1950s doo-wop classic.

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Itchycoo Park by The Small Faces JK--RIP Ian McLagan. (Small) Faces keyboardist.

North Korean leader forbids his people to name selves or keep name "Jong-Eun." Also off-limits: "Seth" "Rogen" "James" & "Franco."

RIP Bobby Keys. Wild wailing debauched saxman on many Stones recordings. Here's him on "Can't You Hear Me Knocking" ( )

Stressed out by system issues. Few things bend me out of shape like my own personal technology screwing up. Caffeinating myself through it.

"6 categories of Data Scientists" ( ) JK--Visualization looks like poisonous sea creature. Watch those data-tentacles!

"How Google "Translates" Pictures Into Words Using Vector Space Math" ( ) JK--Closed captioning via cognitve computing

OK, just because your data scientists are working w/big data & are expected to be

"5 #BigData Blunders to Dodge" ( ) JK--Underscoped, underinvested, underqualified, underplanned, under too tight sched

Add to "big data pitfalls to avoid" a separate list of "big data blunders to dodge." And don't forget "big data peccadilloes to finesse"

System issues putting a major crimp in my work day. Reverting to personal laptop.

New #IBM jk #Dataversity column: "The Challenges of Master Data Management in the Internet of Things" ( )

Healthcare analytx? Electrified “3rd rail” o deep psychog cust enggmt p1  p2  Wed #IBMDataMag qh

New #ITKE #IBM jk column: "Optimized object storage is key to streaming media" ( )

"What data are you willing to lose?" ( ) JK--Consider recovery point & recovery time objectives in backup strategy

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Bad Seeds by Beat Happening JK--1985. Calvin Johnson seemed to tune his flat grating vocals to the key of "bad."

Drafted latest #ITKnowledgeExchange column: "Optimized object storage is key to streaming media"

"Hoisted by One’s Own Master Data" ( ) JK--Video: #BigData in a Minute #IBMDataMag

"Ten Ways #BigData Is Revolutionizing Manufacturing" ( ) JK--Good summary of recent McKinsey study.

"1 World Trade Ctr - Analyzing New Elevator System" ( ) JK--Data modeling to optimize efficiency throughput timeliness

"Creighton Data Science Students Take Aim @ Human Trafficking" ( ) JK--Bottlenecks in trafficking flow for interdiction

"Scaling Up Machine Learning, the Tutorial" ( ) JK--In-depth stuff, multi-slide deck, for the autodidacts in us all.

“Statistical Crisis in Science” ( ) JK--When correl8ns corrobor8ng pseudo-science significant ( )

"Life beyond algorithm: Turing & future o cmptg" ( ) JK--Also looked at intrinsic algorithmic limits: "incomputability"

"Spark lights a fire under #bigdata processing" ( ) JK--Core data structure is a resilient distributed data (RDD) set

In Alan Turing days, "computer" was the title of occupation performed by people. With #bigdata, will "analyst" job evolve away from humans?

Healthcare analytics? Possib of appliance-enbld whole-body self-diag p1  p2  Tues #IBMDataMag qh

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp In the Morning by Junior Boys from So This Is Goodbye JK--2006. For me, a classic song from the decade gone by.

"Putting Together Innovation Puzzle" ( ) JK-- #IBM Video: solving puzzles inspires innov thru context cmptg #IBMDataMag

"Uncovering Data Clues Everywhere" ( ) JK-- #IBM Video: Discover context-aware stream computing #IBMDataMag

"Business-Transforming Context-Aware Analytics" ( ) JK-- #IBM Software ebook: making sense of #bigdata #IBMDataMag

"Cloud & On-Premises SaaS Integration" ( ) JK-- #IBM Redbook: Integrate InfoSphere MDM & SaaS apps #IBMDataMag

"Evolving Information Management System" ( ) JK-- #IBM Redbook technical overview of IMS Version 13. #IBMDataMag

"Raising the Performance Bar" ( ) JK--Robert Catterall on DB2 11 for z/OS performance enhancements #IBMDataMag

"Accel Query Workloads to Streamline Biz Operations" ( ) JK--Cuneyt Goksu on #IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator #IBMDataMag

" #BigData Ethics 4 Targeted Segmentation" ( ) JK--Me exploring blurry line btwn profiling & discrimination #IBMDataMag

"Constructing Internet of Things Solutions" ( ) JK--Dec 10, #IBM Executive Briefing Center, London #IBMDataMag

Petards. Do they exist only to hoist their owners? And what's a petard anyway? I'm even losing my grip on "hoist." Help!

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Staircase at the University by Morrissey JK--2014. "If it breaks yr legs then dont come running to me." Ah, Morrissey

"Join #IBM at the TDWI Orlando Conference, Dec 7-12" ( ). Booth #205 at the Expo. Next-gen data mgt & BI solutions

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp My Sad Captains by Elbow from The Take Off And Landing of Everything JK--2014. Very PeterGabrielesque. Very Elbow.

Starting to see a shift toward people reaching out to me because they heard me at a conference vs. having read the same in my blogs. Hmmm.

I love the secular Christmas songs of the pre-rock era best. Nostalgia for my parents’ era. Memories of my parents.

Catch me speaking next week at Enterprise Mobility Forum in Orlando. #BigData #mobility #IBM #Apple

"Bump Tracker: Nine Months of #BigData" ( ) JK--Prenatal tracking to benefit expectant mother & unborn child.

How #bigdataanalytics powers #profiling applications that offer a #360degreeview of the customer  by James Kobielus

Why profiling in a commercial context is legit if customers are content with the value they realize  by James Kobielus

Organizations should evaluate their intentions when engaging models for profiling customers  by James Kobielus

#BigData Ethics for Targeted Segmentation  by James Kobielus

Drafted next #IBM jk #InfoWorld column: "The Challenges of Algorithmic Counterfeit Busting"

"Astronaut watches NFL game in space" ( ) JK--Didnt realize were playing games in space. BTW, I shot elephant in my PJs

New #IBMDataMag jk column: "Big Data Ethics for Targeted Segmentation" ( )

Dec 1 is World AIDS Day. #KEXP playing artists who succumbed. Here's Freddie Mercury w/Queen: "We Will Rock You" ( )

"TheGoodData wants your browsing data to benefit good causes" ( ) JK--Microloans in developing countries, 2 B specific

"Crocodile attack database ‘will aid conservation efforts & save lives’" ( ) JK--Save lives? Better than common sense?

"A Climate Model of White Christmases—Through 2100" ( ) JK--Not sure if this is a joke. How about 24 days from now?

"Inside 1st Audio Library o Alcohol-Addled Speech (Which Just Might Help Stop Drunk Driving)" ( ) JK--Tricky to perfect

"New Gene Studies Suggest There Are Hundreds of Kinds of Autism" ( ) JK--Like "cancer," a category for diverse maladies

"Data Innovation in Africa" ( ) JK--Data science to tackle disease, crime, corruption, hunger, & poaching

Cognitive computing? Fathoming photos at algorithmic speed p1:  p2:  Monday #IBMDatMag quick-hit

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Crosseyed And Painless by Talking Heads JK--The "facts are simple" rap reminds of Tom Tom Club "Wordy Rappinghood"

"Thanksgiving Sets Historic Milestone as Mobile Drives > 50% o Shopping Traffic, Per #IBM Digital Analytcs Bnchmrk" ( )

Please stop using "the father of..." honorifics for male pioneers in various fields unless U evenhandedly designate women "the mother of..."

It was a good 4-day. I barely noticed one day slipping into the next. A slipstream of pleasant distractions. That's what holidays are for.

It's December. Think I'll play me a little Decemberists. "This is Why We Fight" ( )

Saw “The Fault in Our Stars” on DVD. Lovely little tearjerker.

Nearing 10th anniv of 1st time I blogged. Wrote it in Denver. Was the thing to do, per Zevon: 

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Champions Of Red Wine by The New Pornographers from Brill Bruisers JK--2014. Great atmospheric use of their voices

Smartwatches in lieu of smartphones. On the theory that the time is more accurate if the device it’s displayed on is strapped to my body.

RT @bobehayes: Top 10 presentations about #datascience / #bigdata on SlideShare  w/ @jameskobielus @DiegoKuonen

Ron Burgundy also advises the Obama girls to stay classy.

"Statistics Are Dead..." ( ) JK--Not entirely true. Only 7 out of 100 statistics are dead, with a margin of error of 3