Saturday, April 04, 2015

Aweekstweets March 28 to April 4 2015: the week of amply orchestrated assets

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My exercise club. Best place for experiencing one pointless and ruinous remix after another of pop songs I otherwise like. Stop the madness!

“Family Circus” dog Barfy. Bil Keane also gave them a cat Poopy & rabbit Pissy.

Critics’ incessant gushing about “Mad Men” & all those quality shows on premium cable TV channls. We subscribe to none o them. Waste o money

Stupid letter to editor of Washington Post on whether newspapers should use “fancy” words. Just use the right words. Don’t dumb it down

Is there anybody whose actual name is Yours Truly? It must get kind of confusing when other people to refer to them.

Enough with the "do's & don'ts" already! Just give me a Mountain Dew and a donut, and be off with you!

New #IBM jk #ITKnowledgeExchange column: "Stemming the deluge of analytic-driven overnotification" ( )

Better Tax Administration Through Better Use of Data 

"Are you seeing red? Top 6 reasons to move to DB2" ( ) JK--Infographic enumerates & elaborates them #IBMBigData

"IBM Fluid Query 1.0: Efficiently Connecting Users to Data" ( ) JK--Rich Hughes on agile PDA/Hadoop queries #IBMBigData

"Changing what we know (and do) about th weather" ( ) JK--Andy Rice on the #IBM Weather Channel partnership #IBMBigData

"How social data is helping biz make smarter decisions" ( ) JK--Sarah Warsaw on Twitter in Watson Analytics #IBMBigData

"Meet the IoT: How the Jetsons help us understand IoT solutions" ( ) JK--Pete Karns on disruptive potential #IBMBigData

Drafted latest #IBM #InfoWorld column: "The Absurdity Of Declaring The Data Warehouse Dead"

Drafted latest #IBM #ITKnowledgeExchange column: "Stemming the Deluge of Analytic-Driven Overnotification."

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp A Man and a Half by Wilson Pickett JK--You're what? That doesn't mean you have 3 testicles, right? No? Whew!

Data-scientist skillsets? Driving it deeply into line-of-business domains ( ) Friday #IBM quick-hit

"Underbelly"? Is this like "underdog" in lacking an "over" counterpart? And are underbellies ever illuminated? Why always so dark?

"How to Become a Data Scientist for Free" ( ) JK--Everything for the aspiring autodidact on the cheap.

"Artificial Intelligence Almost Ready for Business" ( ) JK--Interesting range of viewpoints on cognitive computing apps

" #IBM Rolls Out Social Msgng Software for New Way 2 Work" ( ) JK--IBM Verse. Includes team org graph analytic insights

The Internet of Things won't be complete until it's inconceivable that any tree can fall in any forest anywhere and not be heard.

Yes, please invite all your Facebook friends to constantly like everything you like up to the point when they all utterly hate you.

I'd like to see Jamie & Adam bust the myths of big data. Race them at top speed off a cliff with a full tank of gas & watch the big kaboom!

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Foreign Object by The Mountain Goats from Beat The Champ JK--2015. As shocking & funny as his classic "No Children."

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Fool For Love by Lord Huron from Strange Trails JK--2015. Great new charging rocker from this LA-based group.

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Sad Days Lonely Nights by Junior Kimbrough from the album You Better Run JK--1994. Nice slice of electrified blues

Radio Shack getting a downsized reboot under new owners. Why are "Radio" & "Shack" still in their name? Connotes "obsolete" & "rickety."

Keep getting spam for something that touts self as a "walk-in tub." Not sure. I prefer being airlifted into mine.

Ayoh Jokowi dan pemerintah! Orang asing tidak akan mau kerja di sana kalau harus belajar bahasa Indonesia. Inggris bahasa bisnis di dunia.

New #IBM jk blog: "Fluidity: The key to continuous confidence in cloud analytics" ( )

RIP Cynthia Lennon. She got burned badly by her 1st husband, not only in their marriage but in his nasty oblique references in his songs.

The universe is indifferent your headache.

"Artificial neurons & single-layer neural networks." At my age, I could use a brain-cell booster now&then. Howevermany layers. Lay 'em on me

"Social strategist"? My wife's better at that than me. Women usually are. I just follow her lead. I don't strategize. I just socialize.

Meet the Internet of Things 

Changing what we know (and do) about the weather 

New #IBM jk LinkedIn Pulse blog: "Something Singular May Or May Not This Way Come" ( )

Good to see Mike Gilpin, from way back in my Forrester Research days, at #EDW2015 yesterday. It's been 3 years.

Good to see Peter O'Kelly, from way back in my Burton Group days, at #EDW2015 yesterday. It's been 10 years and 4 months.

Today's my 3rd anniversary of joining IBM.

Geospatial analytics? Engineering scalable high-perf geo analytics DBMSs p1:  p2:  Thurs #IBM qh

Learn from your peers about #Informix & #IoT by attending the @IIUG 2015 event! 

Register for IoT event in San Diego - April 30 featuring #IoT solutions from #IBM and #Intel- 

Share your passion and #DB2 expertise by presenting at the IDUG #DB2 tech conference in Australia. 

Plansee optimized its SAP transactional and #analytical environment with DB2 BLU and reduced costs.   #ibmblu #DB2

Easy installation and no clunky navigation? You bet!  Experience simplicity of IBM Data Server Manager. Watch  #DB2

Predictable database server execution? Yup! Diagnosing and solving performance problems have never been simpler … #DB2

The Gist "Fool for a Valentine" ( ) JK--1983. Sort of a Lent song. The 2 quasi-holidays that roughly bracket the season

Catch me et al in panel discussing cognitive computing this morning at #EDW15. Same panelists as at last August's 

Great discussion with James Kobielus @jameskobielus at #EDW2015. An analyst rock star who stays true regardless of where he is.

 jameskobielus retweeted

R. Dean Taylor "Indiana Wants Me" ( ) JK--1970. Song needs to add asterisk ** "hold it just a sec...that all depends"

"Analytics Powerhouse" ( ) JK--IBM Fluid Query 1.0 in PureData System for Analytics and Hadoop #IBMDataMag

"Information Insight for Business Innovation" ( ) JK--Sushil Pramanick on big data in the info supply chain #IBMDataMag

"Spark Is the New Black" ( ) JK--Bob DuCharme on rapid rise of Apache Spark in Hadoop arena #IBMDataMag

Fun fact: letter "V" didn't enter English till the Normans introduced it after the Conquest. Credit the French with inventing big data?

#DidYouKnow Energy and utility companies say weather causes 70% of power outages? #WeatherMeansBiz 

#DidYouKnow: Businesses lose $500 billion every year in the U.S. because of weather. #WeatherMeansBiz 

If a tree falls in the we'll be able to hear it. #IBM #IoT #InternetOfThings 

IBM and The Weather Company Partner... ( ) JK--WSI shifting to IBM Cloud, integrate data with IBM analytics cloud svcs

IBM Connects “Internet of Things” to Enterprise ( ) JK--Invest $3B next 4 years. New #IoT biz unit. Cld-bsd open plat

The Rise of the Insights Economy 

The Internet of Things Begins to Fulfill its Promise 

Graph analysis? Analyzing the infinite graph of endless joins p1:  p2:  Wed #IBM qh in advance

Stream computing? Spark: fog, cloud, or stream p1  p2  Tues #IBM qh in advance. Offsite tomorrow

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Daft Punk Is Playing at My House by LCD Soundsystem from London Sessions JK--2010. Faster alternate version. Way cool

I never ask anybody else to like, promote, or amplify anything I'm doing. That's my job. Let them toot theirs, me mine, and everybody's fine

"10,000 years of war .... DNA map of Britain" ( ) JK--Confirms what this much-documented people already knew of selves

"‘Open Humans’ platform wants 2 democratize DNA" ( ) JK--Allows people to share their genomic & other bio data w/rschrs

"An Introduction to Recommendation Engines" ( ) JK--Nicely structured and eminently readable primer on the topic.

"10 Common Misconceptions about Neural Networks" ( ) JK--"Neural networks are not models of the human brain"

Neuroscientists and behavioral data scientists should team up to build algorithms to predict when someone's getting on your nerves

I stopped reading a tech blog midway when the author used "majorly" as an adverb. I'm linguistically permissive. But have my standards.

"Hypothesis Testing & Experimenting in Business" ( ) JK--Cites Michael Schrage. One of our new contribs at IBM BD&A Hub

I'm going to suggest that everybody reserve their "[blank] is the new [blank]" proclamations for the next round of Terminally Hip Mad Libs.

"Hadoop and Spark: Friends or Foes?" ( ) JK--Good comparative stack diagrams.

"Artificial Intelligence as Auto-Suggest for Your Life" ( ) JK--Predictive think-ahead for behavioral next-best actions

"Full Hardware Guide to Deep Learning" ( ) JK--Deep dive into topic of critical importance to cognitive computing speed

"Algorithms Deciding Whom To Hire Based On Voice" ( ) JK--Sounds like asking 4 civil-right discrimin class-action suit

The fabled Ned Ludd. People don't realize he had a cousin, Len Dudd, who rebuilt & recalibrated the machines after Ned & buds'd smashed 'em

"Analytics and the Customer Journey" ( ) JK--Nice bit of dissecting of the journeys, plural.

"Goodbye Spreadsheets, Hello Alternatives" ( ) JK--You say "goodbye," but users say "good enough."

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Golden Blunders by The Posies from Dear 23 JK--1990. Totally love the rousing build to the chorus on this one.

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Ritual Union by Little Dragon JK--2011. A nice piece of smooth soothing dance electronica.

That Indiana law saying OK to cite religion in discrimin8ng against LGBT. Are they also claiming same grounds justify racial discrimination?

"Hadoop ignited 'Cambrian explosion'" ( ) JK--Uh, no. Elephant family tree branched in Eocene ( )

"Targeting Villages for Rural Developmt Using Satellite Image Analysis" ( ) JK--Surfaces acute needs in remote villages

"Human Rights Event Detection from Heterogeneous Social Media Graphs" ( ) JK--Social media reports it before news media

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp El Jefe by Mexican Institute of Sound from Politico JK--2012. Straight-ahead rock with mariachi flourishes.

New #IBM jk DW blog: "One Query Drives It All: IBM Fluid Query Is The Foundation Of The Logical Data Warehouse" ( )

Fight "Blacklist" criminals using real-time actionable intelligence 

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Find Yourself by Jacco Gardner from Find Yourself JK--2015. Nice one. Grabs your ear. I'm not familiar with th artist

"RSA Conference bans ‘booth babes’" ( ) JK--Nope. Just sexually suggestive attire on booth personnel of either gender.

Reading a book on yoga by BKS Iyengar. Reading about yoga is like dancing about architecture. Better to be present inside an actual edifice

Poetic expression is simply the art of fusing word and meaning into something singular.

LIVE on #Periscope: Home, reading Seamus Heaney, listening to classical music radio …

LIVE on #Periscope: Waiting outside CVS for the wife … JK--To see how captivating my mundane life is to others

Supposed importance of STEM education in today’s high-tech world. My background is in none of that. I’m IBM’s big data evangelist. Go figure

People are much more susceptible to becoming captive to their own thought processes than to other people. We know we can resist the latter.