Jim Gaffigan. Funny comedian who routinely delivers laughs. But if he screws up, he has a good excuse: "I gaffe, again."
"American Idol" ending after way too long. I've never once watchd an episode from start2finish. But I've ignored it while switching channels
I'm actually starting to follow the Washington Nationals more closely. A real solid squad. They're on a streak. 1st place in their division.
Monkees "Last Train to Clarksville" (http://ow.ly/Nkxym ) JK--What the? WashPost says this Boyce/Hart from POV of soldier bound 4 Vietnam
Hmm. Hillary received emails warning about dangerous conditions in Benghazi. As if she didnt receive similar re every other place in Mideast
"Outlet stores." Outlet for what? The same exact merchandise you can buy anywhere else that will carry it? The crap they can't give away?
"First World problems." Problem #1 is thinking of yourselves as the "First World." There's only one world, folks, and every people are in it
WSJ article about Saddam Hussein craving for Doritos in prison. Couldn't help but munch a few while I read it. My bad.
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Look Good in Blue by Blondie JK--1976. Most trad-pop of the CBGBs group. Beautiful lady singer, well-crafted melodies
Read WSJ "anatomy of a song." Bob Seger on writing Night Moves." Inspired by KK's"Me & B McGee," "American Graffiti" film, Boss "Jungleland"
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Necessary Evil by Unknown Mortal Orchestra from Multi-Love JK--Bit of a Steely Dan vibe here.
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Stoic Resemblances by The Helio Sequence JK--2015. Great exercise song, Get that cardio pumping.
Will now mow the lawn and clear my brain. Have a good 3-day. I know I will.
Fight the cold cyberwar with analytics http://dy.si/MhoYc
5 ways to make better merchandising decisions http://dy.si/q8GM
Geospatial analytics with IBM SPSS Modeler http://dy.si/XqzqR
@Semaphorecomms @IBMSmrtrCmptng frontiers: PB vols, real-time veloc, multistruct variety...as data pushes those magnitudes, becomes #bigdata
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp In a Big Country by Big Country JK--1983. If Scotland separated from UK, would it be a big or smaller country?
"What R Th Most Common Mistakes Made By Aspirational Data Scientists?" (http://ow.ly/NhH03 ) JK--The aspirationals' most exasperationals
"7 Techniques for Data Dimensionality Reduction" (http://ow.ly/NhGxW ) JK--Good reference. Could not be more essential to data science
"Why Data Scientists Dont Have Time to Do Analysis" (http://ow.ly/NhFRI ) JK--And why didnt David Byrne have time for Mudd Club or CBGBs?
"Silicon Chips That See R Going to Make Your Smartphone Brilliant" (http://ow.ly/NhF8K ) JK--With what impact on your own visual acuity?
"Say hello to machines that read your emotions to make U happy" (http://ow.ly/NhEwE ) JK--Like a hip flask of wearable Internet of Things
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Rainbow by Robert Plant & the Sensational from Lullaby and The Ceaseless Roar JK--2014. His post-Zeppelin work is gr8
I seriously hate those webpages w/embedded ad video that plays as you scroll over it. Like annoying person always trying to get last word in
This week's #IBM quick-hits: http://ow.ly/Nhxo1 http://ow.ly/Nhxsa http://ow.ly/Nhxtt http://ow.ly/NhxvJ Hiatus next week.
#Hadoop uber-alles? Surmounting scaling and acceleration challenges surrounding #Spark (http://ow.ly/NhwXI ) Friday #IBM qh #SparkInsight
The lesson I learned from "National Lampoon's Animal House" was the wisdom of the road trip. When the going gets tough, trip out.
Fitz & The Tantrums "Spark" (http://ow.ly/NgJ2e ). 2013.
The Shadows "Apache" (http://ow.ly/NgJ0m ). 1960.
Never understood old slogan about Coca-Cola being "the real thing." Yeah, it's really secret syrup dissolved in carbonated water. That thing
Kudos to the great @louistcherian for his masterful orchestration o today's very successful #SparkInsight Crowdchat (http://ow.ly/Ngl6X )
Congrats to @acoliver for getting today's #sparkinsight CrowdCaptain https://www.crowdchat.net/chat/c3BvdF9vYmpfMTMxNA== …
This has been an amazingly (over-)stimulating Crowdchat on #Spark. Wow! #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/02stc
@IBMbigdata The next generation of business application developers--the "Millennials" and beyond-... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/52st9
@IBMbigdata #Datascience is the core of app development in the 21st century, in which big-data an... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/42st4
@IBMbigdata Here's a cool case study from France of Spark machine learning on accelerometer data ... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/02ssx
@acoliver You are quite right on that, Andrew. As Spark matures as a market, expect to see soluti... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/92ssi
@IBMbigdata #Datascientists need to implement in-memory big data development and runtime platform... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/82ssd
@IBMbigdata #Datascientists need to deepen their skills in iterative development of machine learn... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/02ss6
@pagal882 #Spark can access and process data stored in HDFS, Apache HBase, Apache Cassandra, and ... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/42srz
@IBMbigdata Spark is another big-data environment---alongside Hadoop, various stream-computing, v... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/42srq
@IBMbigdata Spark is a data-scientist real-time exploratory machine-learning development environm... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/02sri
@IBMbigdata #Spark accesses "data lakes" built on #Hadoop HDFS, complements the low-latency strea... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/92srd
@IBMbigdata Spark-suited scenarios describe many projects in social analytics, mobile analytics, ... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/72sqz
@IBMbigdata Spark’s machine-learning tools are fundamental for boosting data-scientist productivi... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/92sqx
@IBMbigdata Spark’s graph analytics are well-suited for anti-fraud, influence analysis, sentiment... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/82sqv
@IBMbigdata You may want to include Spark’s streaming analytics capabilities if you’re doing low-... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/82squ
@IBMbigdata If you're a data scientist building models in Spark, you may build a starter in-memor... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/12sqr
@IBMbigdata Data scientists would use #Spark for “schema on read" development, freeing them from ... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/82sqq
@IBMbigdata Data scientists would use #Spark to rapidly model and simulate alternate scenarios, e... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/92sqh
@IBMbigdata Spark is well-suited for exploratory analytics by teams of data scientists using Hado... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/12sqc
@IBMbigdata Spark includes runtime engines that are optimized for in-memory processing, streaming... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/02sq6
@elesinOlalekan I'd be remiss if I didn't mention that IBM BigInsights 4.0 has Spark inside: ... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/12spz
@elesinOlalekan Register for Spark Summit next month in San Francisco: http://www.ibmbigdatahub.com/event/spark-summit-2015 … #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/12spv
@elesinOlalekan Start learning about #ApacheSpark today at http://bigdatauniversity.com/ #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/92spr
@IBMbigdata D-Streams are a continuous sequence of RDDs representing data streams that are create... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/42spn
@IBMbigdata An RDD is a read-only partitioned collection of records. It includes data-integration... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/02spj
@IBMbigdata Where Hadoop has abstraction layers in MapReduce and YARN, Spark Streaming relies on ... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/12sph
Hi @rxin Please join the #ApacheSpark #SparkInsight crowdchat in progress #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/92sp7
Hi @matei_zaharia @holdenkarau @andykonwinski @pwendell @MichaelArmbrust @xmeng . Please join the... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/02sp2
@IBMbigdata Spark boosts data-scientist productivity through in-memory performance, easier APIs, ... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/52sok
@IBMbigdata Developers and data scientist can bring existing expertise from familiar programming ... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/82soi
@IBMbigdata Spark enables organizations to do more and deeper analytics with less coding and fast... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/32soh
@IBMbigdata Currently in version 1.3.1, Spark is a layered distributed-computing framework that c... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/42so4
@IBMbigdata Forward-looking organizations see Spark as a platform to complement their investments... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/02so1
@elesinOlalekan Not a matter of #Spark over #Hadoop. It's more a matter of Spark leveraging and e... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/82snx
Remember to post your replies under the question frames (e.g., Q1: What is Spark?) so that others... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/62snr
@avi_patwardhan Spark is not an extension to MapReduce; instead, it complements MapReduce through... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/42snm
@IBMbigdata Spark's performance advantages come from parallelizing models across distributed in-m... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/72snf
@andbflo_denny Advantages of Spark are speed, simplicity, versatilitiy, ability to work with your... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/92snc
@IBMbigdata This capability makes Apache Spark well-suited for the growing range of real-time app... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/92sn7
@IBMbigdata Apache Spark's core design feature is the ability to support iterative, distributed, ... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/82sn5
@IBMbigdata Essentially, Spark is a next generation cluster-computing solution, runtime processin... #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/52sn2
@IBMbigdata Spark is a distributed in-memory analytics tool. #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/52sn0
@IBMbigdata Glad to be on this Crowdchat discussing Apache Spark. #sparkinsight http://www.via-cc.at/42smw
Join #crowdchat starting at top of the hour: "What is #Spark?' #sparkinsight #apachespark http://bit.ly/1HkaXPp . Use your Twitter to access
Join our #crowdchat starting at the top of the hour, 11am ET, on 'What is #Spark?' #sparkinsight #apachespark http://bit.ly/1HkaXPp
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"Spark insights from the recent Cambridge meetup" (http://ow.ly/NeQ3d ) JK--IBM's Monica Fox reports, #SparkInsight
Machine learning as a fluid intelligence harvesting service http://dy.si/eWLgP
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Stoned And Starving by Parquet Courts from Light Up Gold JK--2013. Song ends before learn if stooped to cannibalism
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp To Have and to Have Not by Billy Bragg from Life's a Riot With Spy vs. Spy JK--1983. Great raw working-class anthem
Machine learning? Distinguishing voices from chatter and beauty from clutter (http://ow.ly/NesMU ) Thursday #IBM quick-hit
RT @ibmbigdata: Join our #crowdchat starting in a few hours on 'What is #Spark?' http://ibm.co/1Kluq8F #sparkinsight
Join our #crowdchat starting in a few hours on 'What is #Spark?' http://ibm.co/1Kluq8F #sparkinsight
I do recall Letterman’s short-lived morning show in th early 80s. He would feature a fat guy drinking out of a garden hose. I said what the?
New #IBM jk blog: "Machine learning as a fluid intelligence harvesting service" (http://ow.ly/NdBhb )
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Moses Pain by Jonathan Wilson from Fanfare JK--2013. Good song. Sounds like Tom Petty at his peak. But better voice
Today's Koby LinkedIn Pulse post had a helluva 1st day in views & likes: http://ow.ly/Ndu1s
Not sure who's ghost-writing all those blogs with my name on them. But whoever it is, I want them to cut it out. You're wearing me out!
New #IBM jk blog: "Trusting the ecosystem that sustains and maintains the Internet of Things" (http://ow.ly/NceCz )
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Lavinia by The Veils from The Runaway Found JK--2004. If she were from my hometown, she'd be Lavinia from Livonia.
After I print out all the important emails for the morning, I staple them & arrange in nice piles. Then I stare & smile at them.
Applying cost-effective, off-premises cloud-based analytics http://dy.si/iaCK
Taking On the Data Compression Challenge http://dy.si/4vDe
Cloud Computing: A Path to Tech Success for Young People Around the Globe http://dy.si/824KA
Only a short window of time each summer when groundwater warms house foundation enough for me to work w/bare feet on basement floor. Not yet
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Jane Says by Jane's Addiction from Kettle Whistle JK--True: the actual Jane kept wig to mask hair loss from addiction
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Love Burns by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club JK--2001. Band took name from Brando-led biker group in "The Wild One."
Hallelujah. It was cool again last night. Windows remained open. Comforter snugly wrapped around my sleeping self. Couldn't be better.
Drafted latest InformationWeek blog: "Drones and Their Impact on Data in the Internet of Things"
Drafted latest Dataversity blog: "Deep Learning Lives and Dies By Dimensionality Reduction"
Experience optimization? The delicate art of sensitivity mapping in data-driven application development (http://ow.ly/NbozI ) Wed #IBM qh
Taking a break from the quick-hits next week. Memorial Day is Monday. That's my excuse. Otherwise, I'm working.
The pace of change and the sheer dizzying rush of new stuff to absorb has me feeling punch-drunk & sucker-punched in equal measure.
"Changing the world" is trivial. Anybody can change it. However, much of it gets changed right back. Change it for good. And for good.
Taking the next step toward text analytics http://dy.si/cRFpm
Deloitte and IBM to Deliver Risk Intelligence Solutions http://dy.si/d1qP
What Mobile & Analytics have in common: The Consumer http://dy.si/dPPZ
Morning. When I wrestle my unruly inbox to the ground. Not a pretty sight. But somebody has to show it who's boss.
"Great R packages for data import, wrangling & visualization" (http://ow.ly/N8k5l ) JK--Near dizzying variety of available tools
Learn about what makes #Informix the ideal database for #IoT. Video featuring IBM's Steve Shoaf - https://ibm.biz/SteveSh #cloud #analytics
Presentation on " #IoT architectures & capabilities" from the IBM and Intel event https://ibm.biz/IoTArch via @SlideShare #Informix #cloud
IBM invites you to attend joint webcast with Intel- “Constructing the #IoT solution” on May 28. Register- http://bit.ly/IBMIoTWeb #Informix
Balluff uses IBM #DB2 BLU ! 50 times faster access to complex #analytics reporting in #SAP BW system https://ibm.biz/BdXjeC #ibmblu
New ROI study finds #ibmblu #inmemory to be cost efficient and mature! More details in this Wikibon Study- http://bit.ly/1bmsPQI
Want to learn more about sizing DB2 BLU solutions? Attend the May 28th #DB2 Tech-talk. Register here - https://ibm.biz/BdXHDy #ibmblu
Share your expertise with thousands of peers at the #IBMINSIGHT 2015 conference. Submit session proposals by May 29- https://ibm.biz/BdXYhU
Big data under control? Warring imps in the debate over AI impact p1: http://ow.ly/N8eE3 p2: http://ow.ly/N8eF0 Tues #IBM qh
No useful pattern in readership metrics on my LinkedIn Pulse posts. Most populars vary widely in subject matter, style, & intended audience
Hey folks who want me to praise their books to help them market them: If any of you write poetry, and it's good, I might. Otherwise, nah.
I listen to music played overhead at stores. Sometimes I hear good songs I wasnt aware of, eg Sheryl Crow "Abilene" (http://ow.ly/N7brv )
A day my head was in the zone from first to last. Might have been the Twilight Zone.
Comes time in each workday when I walk outside to grab the physical mail. Not that I badly need to get it now. But I badly need fresh air.
Please join us on “What is Spark?” #SparkInsight #ApacheSpark Crowdchat Thurs May 21 11am ET http://bit.ly/1Ago3zX
"Go ahead, get grandma out of your feed" (http://ow.ly/N5nbG ) JK--No. Just be 100% yourself to 100% of family/acquaintances on socials
"Working with Apache Spark Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Shuffle" (http://ow.ly/N5m7b ) JK--Insights from data scientist
Interesting preso on Apache Ignite (incubating), a distributed framework for in-memory data management (http://ow.ly/N5lS7 )
"Machine Learning Methods For Captcha Recognition" (http://ow.ly/N5ksM ) JK--Interesting preso on topic of great import to online security
Statisticians know that regression to the mean is inevitable. But regression to the nasty or the just plain unpleasant is to be avoided.
"Outliers." Word is a sort of a conceptual shibboleth. Business geeks interpret it in Malcolm Gladwell terms, analytics geeks in stat terms.
"An Introduction to Deep Learning...." (http://ow.ly/N5eSs ) JK--Statistical analysis learning through hierarchical layers.
Are you paying attention to your telecommunications customers? http://dy.si/CxxD
Getting started with Spark: How smart is your app? http://dy.si/yaS3
How smart retailers turn data into differentiation http://dy.si/Zen8p
A week till Memorial Day. Bugs starting to come out in summer formation. My hands are starting assume battle stations in the swatting war.
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Servant by Hanni El Khatib from Moonlight JK--2015. Great one. You don't know if this show of submissiveness is token
My work email inbox on a Monday morning. It's a bit like waking up to find the lawn you mowed Friday afternoon is once again waist-high.
Pointed out to my Deadhead friend that, like them, musicians can build large loyal followings without substantial airplay. Wilco for example
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Heinrich Maneuver by Interpol from Our Love 2 Admire JK--2007. Thought this calld "how are things on the west coast?"
Basic cable seems to have an endless supply of documentaries about World War II and the Nazis.
Which evolved first: the chicken or the egg? I think the answer is obvious. Nobel committee: just wire me the award money.
CNN wonders why its ratings are anemic. I don't. Last night, it, typically, broadcast a 3-hour straight "Atlanta Child Murders" documentary
Sitting here contemplating strategy for dodging all obnoxious online campaign advertising that's sure to come during 2016 presidential race.
Waiting for Connecticut friends to traverse the Eastern Seaboard in their automobile and get here so we can commence Sunday evening partying
Need to adopt “-ghazi” as standard suffix for concocted scandal designed to discredit a political opponent.
Wife learning power of multi-channel e-commerce. Shopped/bought new patio set via smartphone, laptop browser, call center, & in-store visit
Chicken gizzards. Just grossed out my daughter with the fact that her paternal grandfather enjoyed eating those nauseating digestive organs.