It's weird to say "we expose our students to great literature." As if it's a weakened chickenpox virus. Build up immunity against a pathogen
Will I outlive my savings? Well, if I do, my savings won't inherit my savings. So we're even.
RT @brainpicker TSEliot reads “The Naming of Cats” in rare '47 recordng http://buff.ly/1LKEI1v JK--His accent was odd
My latest calculations show that if I'd responded to all spams over th years that promised unimaginable wealth, I'd be worth ~$24.76B by now
Not sure which I love more: chicken pad thai or chicken pot pie.
Excellent reader proposal in letter to editors of WashPost: create a “politics” section for BS campaign stories. Keep out of A-section news.
Earth: dwarf planet. Compared to Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.
If a Behemoth and a Goliath met on the field of battle, which would prevail? If a Juggernaut made the scene, they’re both toast
"How...turned their basements into stunning wine cellars" (http://wpo.st/_H-S0 ) JK--Cool, but I prefer my wine cellar 2 B my wine seller
Introduce yourself to the world of IBM Analytics for Apache Spark: https://console.ng.bluemix.net/catalog/apache-spark-starter/ … #SparkInsight
While waiting to exhale I forget so much. When I inhale, the memories flood back. That's not an analogy. My brain seems to work that way.
When #disaster strikes data can help you respond & recover! http://bit.ly/1OANiQ8 #emergencymgmt #analytics #saferplanet
Keeping Time http://bit.ly/1KoXtZG
New #IBM jk LinkedIn Pulse post: "The Irrelevance of Mathematical Certainty in Deep Learning Analytics" (http://ow.ly/Q2a5E )
Recent news about wireless hacking of smart cars is disturbing. Perhaps vehicles should have smart fenders. So they can fend for themselves.
"How #IBM Learned To Love Open Technology" (http://ow.ly/PZw3b ) JK--Substantial shift in center of gravity. It's the IBM culture I'm in
Big Data and Karl Marx http://bit.ly/1CWOCvj
Big data and digital skills essential for future retail success http://bit.ly/1CWOyvz
7 big data management best practices for your IT playbook http://bit.ly/1CWOw73
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp No Condition by The Method Actors JK--1981.
group with hard-edged guitar
sound, a la "Rock Lobster" Athens
"The Quantified Workforce Drives Improved Productivity And Safety" (http://ow.ly/PZ2gj ) JK--Metrics & mindfulness? Latter abhors former
"2 Types o Data Scientists" (http://ow.ly/PZ1DX ) JK--False dichotomy: analytics for machines v people. Many data scientists produce both
"Comment Your F**king Code!" (http://ow.ly/PZ0uC ) JK--Best programming practice is to use all 7 of GCarlin's dirty words in comments
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Boy Child by Scott Walker from Scott 4 JK--1969. Apparently NOT that
governor. Unless he recorded at age 2
After I follow you on a social, don't introduce yourself in unsolicited email with "I won't abuse your trust." The phrase sounds mild alarm
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Wide Awake (feat. Cat Power) by J Mascis from Tied To a Star JK--2014. Interesting blend of world-weary voices.
"How hackers can control your car from miles away" (http://ow.ly/PYQ7J ) JK--Dark side of the vehicular Internet of Things.
Did they ever find that 404 file? I’d like to suggest an all-points bulletin.
RIP Theodore Bikel. Actor-folksinger was orig Capt von Trapp in Broadway “Sound of Music.” I loved that LP as kid (http://youtu.be/jX8q0gjg-rg )
I'm sorry, but "foodie" sounds like someone with an eating disorder. Or at least someone with a weird food fetish.
Some PR person writes "Big data doesn’t have to be intimidating or feared." I say it does. I want you all to tremble when I enter the room.
Dear Well-Known Ice-Cream Store Franchise: If U reach out asking for consumers to participate in panel, it's polite to offer lifetime supply
New #IBM jk #SparkInsight blog: "How Spark is tuning up the logical data warehouse" (http://ow.ly/PVXqj )
The POWER of Crowdsourcing - Social Business Insights Blog http://bit.ly/1RQ12fn
"Web-scale." Phrase feels archaic. Suggests Berners-Lee WWW of homepages, HTML, REST etc. Cloud/IoT/streaming feels more scalable than "Web"
New #IBM jk LinkedIn Pulse post: "How Long Should We Wait For That Quantum Leap?" (http://ow.ly/PW1oP )
"Actionable intelligence." Feels a bit overstuffed & pretentious. Think of it as "news you can use."
"Ashley Madison Dating Site Members Face Multiple Security Threats" (http://ow.ly/PVXJd ) JK--Not including attacks by cuckolded spouses
Soyuz User Manual (http://ow.ly/PVU2O ). Not a joke. At European Space Agency's
Guiana Space Centre.
March 2012. Arianespace.
Hmmm. IT trade journo sent email interview questions. Want to know about me as person just as much as about me as big data wonk. About time
“@IBMCAI: Here's a sneak peak to our new #ibmCDO study launching tomorrow, 07/22! ” @createmarkets @jameskobielus
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp She Cries Your Name by Beth Orton from Trailer Park JK--1997. Her earnest fragile wistful smoky folky vibe.
"Learning humans' common sense--Spain AI rschrs teaching robots to know their limits" (http://ow.ly/PU8jx ) JK--Don't show them
"What Every Manager Should Know About Machine Learning" (http://ow.ly/PU7af ) JK--Good HBR article by Harvard post-doctoral econ fellow
"Ten Truths About the Future of IoT" (http://ow.ly/PU4wm ) JK--Good discussion of architecture & business strategies.
"Future of Cloud Computing: Fog Computing & the IoT" (http://ow.ly/PU3zC ) JK--Good overview of pros & cons of fog computing.
Ridiculous when a tech writer feels they must phoneticize ordinary English words, eg, buyer as "bahy-er." Makes more difficult to pronounce
"Rise of the
" (http://ow.ly/PSVVo )
JK--"Graphicacy"? I'm not even sure how to pronounce it. Data Visualization Competency
Where and how do I start my digital business journey? http://bit.ly/1MmjJ6O
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Semantics by The Mynabirds from Lovers Know JK--2015. Very nice. Sounds like some vintage 80s hit.
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Protection by Lucinda Williams from Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone JK--2014. Very cool southern roadhouse rock.
"Inside fake town in
Mich where self-driving cars
being tested" (http://ow.ly/PRSII ) JK--But State & Liberty is real Ann
David Thomas & The Pedestrians "Sound of the Sand" (http://ow.ly/PRQIN ) JK--1981. Quiet soulful one from Pere Ubu frontman's 1st solo LP
LinkedIn ad asks "Are You Michigan Alumni?" No. I'm a
Michigan alumnus. I know the difference
because I attended the . University
EUE/Screen Gems Studios in
. Our shuttle driver chauffeurd a fair
number of actors. Long gig w/Susan Sarandon. I wanna meet her Wilmington NC
Buster Poindexter "Hot Hot Hot" (http://ow.ly/PQfnX ) JK--1987. Obvious one for day like today. But blistering heatwaves ain't too subtle
Vacations don't actually vacate anything. If anything, they bloat your work email inbox to the bursting point while you're away. Oy vey!
What's hot: Query more data without worrying about where it lives! Learn new Fluid Query 1.5 in this 2.5 min video. http://bit.ly/1I5Xyik
How cool is this? #FluidQuery 1.5 - Query #PureData stores with #Hadoop, #DB2 and much more! http://bit.ly/1TEWbv1
Context is key to deriving analytic value with Hadoop http://bit.ly/1GvtF5M We become smarter everyday
Going under the hood with automated and autonomous driving:... http://bit.ly/1GvsgMu We become smarter everyday
Survey - #BigData Challenges that are holding companies... http://bit.ly/1Gvse7d We become smarter everyday
Context is key to deriving analytic value with Hadoop http://bit.ly/1Gvscw0 We become smarter everyday
IBMer Robert Andrews is 1 of 10 hurricane comms responders.... http://bit.ly/1GvscfM We become smarter everyday
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Almost Cut My Hair by Crosby Stills Nash & Young JK--1970. Contains tongue-twisting lyric: "let my freak flag fly"
"Tesla’s New ‘Ludicrous Speed’ Might Make Yer Brain Explode" (http://ow.ly/PPCmP ) JK--Replaces gear numbers w/ g-force blastoff settings
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Bang a Gong (Get It On) by T. Rex from Electric Warrior JK--1971. Follow-up "Gang A Bong" banned by radio stations.
Pushing 100 on our way back home. Traffic is nuts on I-95. Cooling down for a pitstop in
A historic exurb of Washington
Apparently, Donald Trump thinks the draft dodgers, deserters, and cowards served their country more bravely than those who fought in
Far more people die each year from summer heatwaves than winter blizzards. Which season is friendlier to mortal flesh?
Annoying to hear
Sunbelt retirement homes marketed as a
refuge from northern winters. I love winter. Not crazy about summer
Harper Lee's twist on Atticus Finch suggests JD Salinger may have hidden novel where older Holden Caulfield is a pretentious phoney-baloney
Local news announcer: "This woman credits God & basketball to her long life." Apparently, her advanced age brought deity & b-ball into being
isn't Savannah GA. Doesn't have the
colonial feel, the squares, or the party district. But it is quiet & kind
of relaxing. Wilmington NC
Did Chris ever live up to his end of the bargain and open a Ruth Steak House?
Stilling the mind. It’s all about distilling the mind down to the ego-free me.
What if inner planets are solar system’s “Tornado Alley”? Crater-free Pluto may be geologically inert but beyond comet/asteroid strike zone
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Eyes on You by Veruca Salt from Ghost Notes JK--2015. Shockingly great for a group that's been inactive for 2 decades
Not sure if beer or wine is the best food lubricant. Oh well, here goes another real-world experiment. Why choose? Down the old hatch.
Advice to those who pitch retirement communities: don’t tell us where the hospital is before you say where the fitness facilities might be
Ahh. The green & pleasant forests o
@ summer’s peak. I never tire o th drive. Definitely needed this getaway. North Carolina awaits
RT @IBMbigdata: #IBM #SparkInsight blog: How to enable interactive applications against Apache Spark http://www.spark.tc/how-to-enable-interactive-applications-against-apache-spark/ …
#IBM #SparkInsight blog: How to enable interactive applications against Apache Spark http://www.spark.tc/how-to-enable-interactive-applications-against-apache-spark/ …
"If U Buy Stuff No One Else Likes, U Just May Be Harbinger o Failure" (http://ow.ly/PF044 ) JK--Our economy mandates TOTAL CONFORMANCE!
"The $11 Trillion IoT, Big Data & Pattern Of Life (POL) Analytics" (http://ow.ly/PEYSZ ) JK--"POL"? Nouveau term for behavioral tracking
"10 Traits of Modern Data-Driven Applications" (http://ow.ly/PEWtP ) JK--Not a bad rollup by Phil Russom of TDWI.
It's Prime Day. That's because Amazon wants customers to purchase an irrational number of things online.
New #IBM jk LinkedIn Pulse post: "Orchestrating Predictive Policing in Real Time" (http://ow.ly/PDZe1 )
50 Cent files for bankruptcy. His name is now worth more than he is.
IBM Insight 2015 Chat: Applying Insight Everywhere with Data Science https://youtu.be/uL7fgh_ZfZw via @YouTube
RT @IBMAnalytics: This week #ibminsight team talks w/ @jameskobielus about big data, Spark, prog w/ R & more. Watch: https://youtu.be/uL7fgh_ZfZw
Amazing that humanity can propel a flyby marble 4.67 billion miles through space. Bet we could have pinged the duck dead-on if we'd tried.
Drafted latest ITKnowledgeExchange column: "Modeling Mind and Body with Spark"
Pluto. Only planet named for a Disney character. I think. Did Clyde Tombaugh have to negotiate with Walt's lawyers on this?
Sign up for webcast: "Becoming an Enterprise Digital business - A perspective from featured Gart... #ibmdigitalbiz http://www.via-cc.at/331dq
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RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Oh Yoko! by John Lennon JK--1971. I don't call my wife's name in the middle of a shave unless I'm bleeding profusely
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp All Buttoned Up by Richard Thompson from Still JK--2015. Great one. He's essentially American artist w/English accent
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp All Mixed Up by Red House Painters from Songs for a Blue Guitar JK--1996. Sad. Beautifully sad. But sad. Absorbingly
"MIT proves flash as fast as RAM & cheaper for big data" (http://ow.ly/PA8cN ) JK--40 svrs w/10TB RAM no faster than 20 svrs w/20TB flash
"How To Turn Data Into Stories" (http://ow.ly/PA7J1 ) JK--Beyond the usual "a primary key and a stored procedure walk into a bar" variety
After 10 years of doing yoga, I noticed a week or two ago that I'm now able to keep my feet flat on the floor in down dog without straining.
A day of pushing & pushing myself. A day much like any day. Pushing and pushing, searching for an edge, a ledge to stand on, admire the view
Here's th sort of IT industry knuckle-cracking "story idea" I ignore: "digital transformation." Like Ed Norton "
on piano. Pow! Swanee River
"Why IBM's CEO is hiring
Brooklyn teens" (http://money.cnn.com/video/news/economy/2015/07/10/ibm-ceo-ginni-rometty-ptech-school-skills-gap.cnnmoney/index.html …).
Ginni Rometty on why IBM is betting on P-TECH to address the skills gap
"Outer Space is Crowded" (http://ow.ly/Pxjps ) JK--You mean "near earth orbit is crowded." Outer space is whatever's beyond that.
"Artificial Intelligence Stops Nearly All Spam" (http://ow.ly/Pxiss ) JK--But you still have to check your spam folders, regardless.
"Sequencing genome cre8s so much data we dont know what 2 do w/ it" (http://ow.ly/PxhBH ) JK--Expect 2-40 fresh exabytes/yr within decade
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Chloe Dancer/Crown of Thorns by Mother Love Bone from Singles JK--1992. Far more 70s stoner than 90s grunge in vibe
"Why Should Business Care About Quantum Computing?" (http://ow.ly/Px8rP ) JK--Interviews manager of #IBM Theory Quantum Information Group
"Which freaking Hadoop engine should I use?" (http://ow.ly/Px6I6 ) JK--Depends on what your goldurned requirements are.
Measuring the artificial intelligence quotient http://bit.ly/1CACkc2
The Promise of Deep Learning http://bit.ly/1dVHV0A
Accelerating Cognitive Computing Through Collaborative Research http://bit.ly/1CACekG
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp 6'1" by Liz Phair from Exile in Guyville JK--1993. What she lacked in range as a singer she made up pure attitude.
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Love You Less by Veruca Salt from Ghost Notes JK--2015. This 90s indie group resurfaces with a good new one.
"Musk-Backed Group Probes Risks Behind AI" (http://ow.ly/PwUlc ) JK--Why not? Rockets, electric cars, & hyperloops are perfectly safe
Comic-Con in danger of outgrowing the
year, they're limiting admission only to native Klingon speakers. San Diego
Startup.ML Launches Deep Learning News (http://ow.ly/PwTnb ). Good news aggregator. Where's the email notification feature?
This morning's industry news: Yet another fresh crop of game-changing startups. Not so fast. Let's see if you can play it before changing it
"The Good Data Contest: The Top Eight Innovative Concepts" (http://ow.ly/PwSq6 ) JK--Winners of recent #IBM sponsored contest.
Here's a cool solution based on #Informix TimeSeries - An ETSI standards based Telco Data Retention solution: http://tinyurl.com/ntp73zl
Informix is the only enterprise-class database that supports #Mac OS. Download the #Informix edition for MAC OS- http://ibm.co/1NNyzk6
The 2015 #Informix Roadshow is coming to your city. Sharpen your skills- SQL, nosql, #Iot, hybrid #cloud . Register- http://bit.ly/InfRdShow
IBM & #Intel bring intelligence to #IoT! Register for event - “Constructing the IoT solution” at
San Jose on Aug 17 http://bit.ly/IoTSnJose
IDUG #DB2 AP early registration deadline is July 20th. More details at this link: http://bit.ly/1JwbKR1 #idugdb2
Learn why IBM #DB2 continues to be a key database option for #SAP BW! Attend the DB2 webinar on July 30th http://bit.ly/1NuSbtB
#DBU BLU helps Yazaki Europe reduce supply-chain holdups and save 63% on data storage costs.Read full story- http://bit.ly/1NPfuhb #ibmblu
As Djokovic enthralled
Wimbledon, IBM #Watson served up insights
for fans in real-time. Did you know- #DB2 at the back-end made
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Like a Rolling Stone by Dylan from Hwy 61 Rvstd JK--1965. Older Dylan now frequently compromises w/ the Mystery Tramp