Saturday, April 18, 2015

Aweekstweets April 12-18 2015: the week that went by just like that

Getting ready for the Silicon Valley trip starting tomorrow. Speak in Santa Clara on Tuesday. Cognitive computing. BAC PASS.

Tired from a day of working out & chores outside the house. The mid-80s is a bit of a shock to the system. That + the pollen. I'll acclimate

Enjoying the warmer weather. Nice to not shiver when I go out to grab the morning papers.

"Open Data Platform Hits Milestone" ( ) JK-- #IBM, #Hortonworks, & #Pivotal products are now aligned on ODP core.

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp My Sister by The Juliana Hatfield Three JK--1993. I love the emotional honesty of this.

"Structured Data Ain't Dead" ( ) JK--"Ain't" makes me chuckle in any context. Especially dropped into tech headlines

"TED Talk: Your brain + the cloud = super humans" ( ) JK--I always chuckle at the phrase "implanted in our brains."

"Map of Complexity Sciences" ( ) JK--Need new science just to study this map, then add that science to map. Recursion

"How mch should humans intervene w/wisdom o algrthms" ( ) JK--Unfortunate headline. Implies all-knowing robot overlords

"Cloud machine learning wars heat up" ( ) JK--Brust oddly overlooks market pioneer/leader: #IBM #Watson.

"The Hype Around Graph Databases & Why It Matters" ( ) JK--Why the hype matters? It's only singular antecedent of "it"

"Apple tech applies mach learnng to 3D mapping 4 accurat in-air gesture recog" ( ) JK--Would make cool new-age theremin

"NIST Wants 2 Standardiz ‘Big Data’" ( ) JK--Not clear whether NIST has plan 2 harmonize w/ODP ( )

"Giving Out Private Data for Discount in Insurance" ( ) JK--Free Fitbit auto-uploads activity levels to John Hancock

There needs to be a "Bulls***-Literal Nonfiction Contest" for worst tech writing. Counterpart to the Bulwer-Lytton ( )

"Redefining power distribution using #bigdata " ( ) JK--Plus sensors & algorithms to simplify power infra in data ctrs

"Who should really 'own' data science initiatvs?" ( ) JK--Me, that's who. I'd charge data scntsts a nickel per variable

"Auto Nausea: The Downside Of Self-Driving Cars" ( ) JK--The "spam-in-a-can" feeling you might get on a rollercoaster

"Spark data streaming opens faster path to online ad analytics" ( ) JK--Cool case studies.

A Look Back at Spark Summit East ( ) JK--Catch #IBM at Spark Summit West June 15-17 San Fran ( )

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp (Keep Feeling) Fascination by The Human League from Fascination JK--1983. Great cheesy synth-bass/synth-keyboard vibe

"Businesses Make Greater Investment in Threat Intelligence" ( ) JK--See this recent #IBM news ( )

#IBM CEO Ginni Rometty on the @CharlieRoseShow: 'Health Care Will Be Our Moon Shot' 

Your Apple Watch health data assist clinical care in the future 

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Librarian by My Morning Jacket from Evil Urges JK--2008. "Another lovely victim of the mirror."

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure 

" #IBM Acquires Explorys 2 Accel Cognitive Insights 4 Health+Wellness" ( ) JK--One o world's largest clinical data sets

" #IBM Opens Threat Intellignce 2 Combat Cyber Attacks" ( ) JK--IBM X-Force Exchange, new intel shrng plat on IBM Cloud

Drafted latest #IBM jk #InformationWeek column: "Does Spark Risk Code Bloat?"

Drafted latest #IBM jk #Dataversity column: "Debunking the Myths Around Cognitive Computing"

Cognitive computing? Automation of mining of low-hanging meaning..taggings p1:  p2:  Fri #IBM qh

"What If Lincoln Had Lived?" ( ) JK--For starters, he'd be 206 years old. Definitely a freak of nature. Possibly zombie

Joel Horwitz on Hadoop standardization. 

Great new perspective from Michael Schrage. 

Hey world, when you think to ask "do you know so-and-so at IBM?", I'll spare you the wasted breath. I don't. It's a big company.

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp There's More Where That Came From by Lee Ann Womack JK--1995. Lovely little lady warble. Pure Appalachian twang.

How The Internet of Things Is a Transformational Opportunity (for #IBM)  via @themotleyfool

Dear People I Was Only Dimly Acquainted With in the Distant Past: Quit using social media to ask for "one big favor" in your careers.

Data-scientist skillsets? Everything on the cheap for the aspiring autodidact data scientist ( ) Thursday #IBM quickhit

The End of Moore’s Law and the Search for the Next Switch 

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Everybody's Been Burned by The Byrds from Younger Than Yesterday JK--1967. David Crosby. Very CS&N. Very "Guinnevere"

5 days left to register for #IIUG 2015 conference. Great sessions on #IoT, #Informix #database security..Register- 

Intel & IBM bring intelligence to #IoT! Attend event @ San Diego on April 30! Register here 

Tech-talk on April 20 - Learn about Pattern matching & its use in #IoT sensor data #analytics. Register-  #Informix

What's new: #PureData for Operational Analytics with #DB2 + #Power Systems is refreshed! 

Save the date: April 30 Webcast on latest features of DB2 for improved availability, scalability and usability  #DB2
Exciteddddd! #Hadoop4good winner reveal in T-minus 20!! #bigdata #hadoop 
 jameskobielus retweeted

#Hadoop today sits at the center of an #analytics revolution similar to that of the #internet :  #ODP #Bigdata

#ODP gives customers a rich #technology palette to work with” @AnjulBhambhri #Hadoopsummit #OpenData  #Hadoop

"Standardizing on #ODP customers won’t have to worry about whose #Hadoop they will use"  #ODP #Hadoop #Bigdata #IBM

New #IBM jk LinkedIn Pulse blog: "Questioning The Authority Of Intuition And The Intuition Of Authorities" ( )

Hadoop uber-alles? Spark’s expanding footprint of .... libraries p1:  p2:  Wednesday #IBM qh

IBM teams with Apple, J&J, Medtronic to transform healthcare via @Forbes  #IBMWatsonHealth

IBM Creates Watson Health to Analyze Medical Data via @nytimesbits  #IBMWatsonHealth

IBM's Watson HealthCloud is on a mission to reduce healthcare costs via @mashable  #IBMWatsonHealth

"That’s Data Science: Airbus Puts 10,000 Sensors in Every Single Wing!" ( ) JK--It's a multi-thing'd thing with wings.

"Open Data Platform is Real Deal" ( ) JK-- #Hadoop vendors who deny that risk marginalizing selves & hurting customers

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Girl Called Alex by Kurt Vile from Wakin on a Pretty Daze JK--2013. Nice psychedelic guitar/keyboard groove on this.

Quantum analytics? Quantum approaches in high-dimensional machine learning p1  p2  Tues #IBM qh

How to get started with data governance 

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp A Day in the Life by The Beatles from Sgt Pepper'€™s Lonely Hearts Club Band JK--1967. Only speak-sung Beatles song.

"Concentration is focusing on one thing. Meditation is focusing on every thing." BKS Iyengar

Hey, analytcs vndr, who told U it'd B good idea if your ads go interstitial on YouTube, altern8ng w/"embarrassed o pooping in public" spots?

Improve employee efficiency with #WatsonAnalytics 

"Cut the cord." The phrase misses the mark. You still need an electrical cord to recharge your computer. What you mean is "cut the cable."

New #IBM jk #InfoWorld column: "No, the data warehouse is not dead" ( )

TV & movies always use sound of ancient computer keyboards to represent typing. I doubt your laptop keys go "clackety clackety clack."

Brooks Brothers. In all honesty, their suits are not much better than those at Men’s Wearhouse.