Eddie Murphy wants to play Marion Barry in a biopic. I think he’d be perfect for the role.
Self-driving cars need continuous human hand on wheel and eyes facing road, though actual steering & braking are almost entirely autonomous
Justin Trudeau leads in race for Canada’s PM. Would be the GWBush of their country. In line of descent from ex-PM. Not political leaning.
Getting all our ducks in a row for Insight 2015 a week from now. But the ducks might be disappointed that there are no ponds in the desert.
Not sure whose free WiFi I prefer: McDonald’s or Starbucks. Both source their caffeinated bandwidth from fair-trade sources.
Starting my weekend with a bit of repair work on the older car. Grinding brakes are thoroughly unnerving.
Donovan wrote several late-60s pen-pal style songs to California "hippie" friends/lovers: "To Susan...", "Fat Angel," "Mellow Yellow."
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp To Susan On The West Coast Waiting by Hamilton Leithauser from Gazing With Tranquility JK--2015. Donovan cover.
Guided analytics templates for self-service analytics http://bit.ly/1GhNmo9
In 30 MIN - Join us as we challenge assumptions, explore bold ideas & unexpected insights at #TEDatIBM! Register Now http://thndr.me/jxP9L9
New #IBM jk #RockYourData #Datapalooza blog: "Datapalooza: What’s so funny 'bout peace, love and data science?" (http://ow.ly/TrpLZ )
Spark in the world beyond Silicon Valley http://bit.ly/1RcH1uO
IBM CEO: It is the 'dawn of a new era' where computers think and make decisions... http://bit.ly/1RcGybZ
OMG! My workday is nothing but timeslots that are double- or triple-booked! Steady, Jim, steady!
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Since When Are You Gay? by Childbirth from Women's Rights JK--2015. Punkish song with great title. Made me laugh.
"Information and Data Quality Awards presented to ....Piyush Malik ....." (http://ow.ly/TqNE4 ) JK--Congrats Piyush! With #IBM GBS
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Books Written for Girls by Camera Obscura frm Underachievers Please Try Harder JK--2003. RIP Keyboardist Carey Lander
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Leaving the City by Joanna Newsom from Divers JK--2015. Indie's premier harpist. She's also married to Andy Samberg.
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp I've Done It Again by Grace Jones from Nightclubbing JK--1981. A pretty romantic one from the austere disco diva.
@ibminsight The key to leading in the insight economy is to always put the scientific process at th... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/43ew6
@ibminsight And my post from a few years ago taking a big picture on the philosophies of big data: ... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/83eva
@ibminsight And here's one on building machine learning algorithms that can act in accordance with ... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/63ev5
@ibminsight Here's one I wrote on data science in the public good: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/statistical-modeling-head-heart-soul-james-kobielus?published=t … #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/93euz
@ibminsight An article I wrote last year on big data ethics: http://www.dataversity.net/larger-stakes-behind-big-data-ethics/ … #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/83euu
@ibminsight My response to them: http://www.dataversity.net/the-bogus-bogeyman-of-the-brainiac-robot-overlord/ … #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/33euo
@kzeidenstein Seeing "polls" doesn't prove anything. There are dueling market research in practical... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/03eue
@ibminsight However, there is this "anti-algorithm" meme going around in the media these days. Sens... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/13eu6
@ibminsight I don't think most Americans are skeptical of any of that. That's only the skewed portr... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/63etp
@ibminsight The road near my house, about a year ago, after the leaves had fallen: ... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/93eth
@ibminsight Franconia, Fairfax County, Virginia. Just outside the Capital Beltway in the DC suburbs... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/93et4
@ibminsight It will be my 10th Insight/IOD as well...my 4th as an IBM-er. Previously, I was an indu... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/33esq
@ibminsight I should note that IBM uses Watson as our intranet search engine....and it's insanely g... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/73es7
@ibminsight Data science smarts are availlable widely too. And many people are bootstrapping themse... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/93erz
@ibminsight I don't think this data-driven new culture is "prohibitive," if by that term you mean "... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/43erk
@ibminsight Access to analytic technology empowers, but it also complicates. What data? Which analy... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/33er7
@ibminsight Tech change is definitely transformational in high tech. Among other things, our entire... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/83eqy
@ibminsight In this new era, individual human domain experts will give way to crowdsourced communit... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/63eq2
@ibminsight The fundamental shift is that all developers in this new era must become, at core, data... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/13epw
@ibminsight Cognitive systems learn from humans through natural language processing. They learn fro... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/13epj
@ibminsight Cognitive systems learn adaptively and in real time from fresh data and from engagement... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/43epc
@ibminsight An insight-driven economy uses cognitive computing/machine learning on big data to evol... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/23ep5
@ibminsight For every industry, an insight-driven economy means one where every customer is empower... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/33eor
@ibminsight For all industries, an insight-driven economy is one where data scientists are the key ... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/23eoj
@ibminsight In high-tech, it means that our customers use data, analytics, intelligent search, and ... #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/43eo7
@BigDataGal Remember to respond under each question as it appears. #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/33eni
@BigDataGal Hi Lillian! Can't wait to see you in Las Vegas at Insight. #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/63enf
@ibminsight A pleasure to be here. Ready to tweet my thoughts. Let's hear from the invited experts. #ibminsight http://www.via-cc.at/63en8
At @IBMWatson event listening to panel about Expert Storybooks in #sports. #analyticsforall #datascience #bigdata
Use of analytics has exploded in sports from teams to fans to providing excellent stadium experiences. -- @arikaplan1 #AnalyticsforAll
Stephen Dubner, Freakonomics author, talking about sports analytics and showing his visualizations #analyticsforall
Kaplan of Ariball, Baseball Analytics: Getting players to stand in unusual places for fielding is difficult. #analyticsforall #sabermetrics
#AnalyticsForAll Eyesight & leg strength drive putting, which drives golf wins. Data analysis found youth advantage.
Stephen Dubner noticed trend in ages of tennis & golf champs. See what he found in #WatsonAnalytics #analyticsforall
Decisions, decisions: Stephen Dubner talking sports analytics #analyticsforall while IBM also hosting #IoT Jam: https://www.collaborationjam.com/jam4/jam/index.action?jamId=1257932#welcome …
#WatsonAnalytcs Expert Storybooks powers insights and consumption guided by an expert ecosystem #AnalyticsforAll.
Omni channel B2B Commerce Solutions https://www.mtsdevelopment.com/en-us/b2b-commerce … #omnichannel #analyticsforall
Stephen Dubner @freakonomics uses #WatsonAnalytics to relate kick direction to goalie stops. #AnalyticsForAll #soccer
Stephen Dubner sharing sports analytics visualizations in #WatsonAnalytics #Freakonomics #analyticsforall
With #WatsonAnalytics how can goalies avoid soccer hooliganism? Dubner uses data, dispels intuition #analyticsforall
RT @VirtualMRX: "Courage and the data in your pocket" is key to success :) #analyticsforall Like this.
Dubner, Football Freakonomics: sometimes analysis begins with data set and sometimes with observation or theory #analyticsforall
Definite intersection of #IoT (wearables, equipment sensors) and sports analytics for performance, fan experience #analyticsforall
#FantasyFootball players have moved from analyzing newspaper stats to online data analytics w/ tools like #WatsonAnalytics #AnalyticsforAll
Watson Analytics makes analytics useful to casual users in fantasy sports #analyticsforall
. @arikaplan1: Scouts & managers can use #WatsonAnalytics Expert Storybooks to analyze player health & readiness #AnalyticsforAll
Deven Tasgaonkar & Fred Sass #AnalyticsForAll blog: "High-value guided analytics templates for sales" (http://ow.ly/To3kt )
Deven Tasgaonkar #AnalyticsForAll blog: "Guided analytics templates for self-service analytics" (http://ow.ly/To2Wk )
New #IBM Kobielus+Archut #AnalyticsForAll blog: "When the analytics storybook becomes your business playbook" (http://ow.ly/To2zf )
"DARPA wants vanishing drones" (http://ow.ly/TnWCf ) JK--Like hummingbirds, bats, or off-duty pilots gone barhopping.
"10 new words you need to know in Silicon Valley" (http://ow.ly/TnWqR ) JK--This has got to be a put-on!
"What a difference a year of Watson Analytics makes" (http://ow.ly/TnVx5 ) JK--Listen to Rennie on 10am stream: http://ow.ly/TnVEB
"IBM Expands Data Discovery and Q&A Power of Watson Analytics" (http://ow.ly/TnU85 ) JK--Livestream at 10am ET: http://ow.ly/TnUfn
"All-inclusive vacation"? Do they also include the big wad of cash you'll need to pay for it all? If so, sign me up!
Reading John Cleese autobio. Says stillness intensifies his anxiety. Has the opposite effect on me. Calms me deeply. I’m a meditative soul.
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Wendover by The World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die from Harmlessness JK--2015. Wha....?
Aesop's "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" (http://ow.ly/TlKIi ). Nowadays, he'd be the social-media denizen who cried URGENT!!!!
Five signs an organization should try cloud-based streaming analytics http://bit.ly/1k1y516
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Mother and Child Reunion by Paul Simon JK--1972. He didn't skip a beat in transitioning to an awesome solo career.
If the devil's in the details, the angels are in the generalities. Moral of the story: the path to heaven is paved with vague non-committals
'Twas a car-themed weekend in th Kobielus household. Mrs+I bought a new one for ourselves. Giving older one to our son. I cleaned daughter's
I know the music I'm playing is good when my wife starts to hum the melody on her first listen. Whatever makes my lady purr.
Check out the #Informix sessions at IBM Insight 2015 at these links- http://bit.ly/1VNJz3O http://bit.ly/1G8I5PN #ibminsight
IBM #IoT Kit Demo Using Node Red and #Informix on Raspberry Pi 2: http://youtu.be/pcIg5ih_7VU?a via @YouTube
Informix running on the Intel gateway powering the Intel Smart Building. Great video https://ibm.biz/SmrtIntl #IoT #Informix
Knorr-Bremse improves reporting performance using IBM #DB2 BLU Acceleration. Watch the video here- https://ibm.biz/BdXc5F #ibmblu
Call for presentation abstracts is open for the 2016 IDUG #DB2 Conference in Austin, Texas - May 23rd-May 26th! http://bit.ly/1KAiSKT
IDC Whitepaper now in German: IBM #DB2 pureScale delivers affordable, scalable OLTP for Cloud and #BigData. http://bit.ly/db2idcgerman
Take a sneak peek into the exciting DB2 topics to be covered at #ibminsight 2015 - http://bit.ly/1FUIm8O #DB2 #ibmblu
Register for Tech-talk on October 22nd to learn about #DB2 differentiators compared to other choices such as Oracle http://bit.ly/tt2015oct
In the #CognitiveEra, we can build into every digital application a kind of thinking... http://bit.ly/1jZOXoM
Homecoming. Never understood why it was felt that coming back to school equated with coming "home."
Washington Post reports ex-Nixon aide portrait of him as petty & paranoid. Breaking news: ex-president also had shifty eyes & jowls.
Diet soft drinks. I stopped drinking them a few years ago. Figured that if I’m going 2 enjoy carbonated beverages, I might as well go all in
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp My Heart’s Not In It by Yo La Tengo from Stuff Like That There JK--2015. Group does wistful exceptionally well.
It’s good to have a working knowledge of lots of technologies. I can read beneath the superficial discussions in general-circulation media.
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Quinn the Eskimo (The Mighty Quinn) by Kris Kristofferson JK--Very cool. As if sung by a hobo.
Voting absentee ballot in upcoming county elections. Best this way. Gives leisure to research candidates/issues, sniff out ideological bozos
New car, newly resurfaced cul de sac. Suburban vehicular life turns another GPS-guided corner.
Grand opening at LA Fitness near Ft Belvoir. Just got done with yoga. A vendor tried to sell me supplements to reduce stress. Unh-uh
Tom Petty OKs another “unauthorized biography” on himself. Explain to me again the definition of “unauthorized.”
“Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” It’s the definition of probability. Rolling dice, for example.
I heard the long list of nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. IMHO, the only one that deserves it is The Smiths.
"Bot master and techno serf: Your future in a world dominated by machines" (http://ow.ly/Tf974 ) JK--Article takes alarmist POV.
Waiting for the leaves to turn colors. Then I'll be waiting for th colors to blanket the lawn. Then for the white of winter snow to bury all
Never quite sure whether to accept connect requests online from people who never tried to connect in person in any meaningful way.
@jameskobielus Hey James, my team published a report about the State of Data Science that I think may interest you: http://buff.ly/1VDKCsi
One of those kinds of days. My time in the dentist's chair was actually the highlight.
On slow days, TV news focuses on anniversaries of important stuff that happened on this day in th past. Nostalgia masquerading as journalism
New #IBM jk blog: "Weather analytics help forecast, prevent and mitigate outages" (http://ow.ly/TdjC6 )
Almost 5 years later, competitors @IBMWatson and @KenJennings catch up http://youtu.be/lszB8muRqQA #CognitiveEra http://bit.ly/1hub9Wm
My favorite presumptive close on email is "you forgot to register for [some event you never had any intention to register for]." Good try.
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Dang Me by Roger Miller from All Time Greatest Hits JK--1964. Very cool song. Sounds like he spontaneously wrote it
"Now Alphabet Has All 26 Letters" (http://ow.ly/TbZrs ) JK--If Formerly Google keeps acquiring, they'll have to change name to Unicode
Looking forward to watching my skin steadily dry, redden, and crack in Las Vegas later this month at Insight 2015. Love that sinus dust!
"NoSQL simply isn't hip anymore" (http://ow.ly/TbYJL ) JK--But it may still be fab, gear, cool, rad, far out, with it, ginchy, & swell.
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Empire Is No More by Midday Veil from This Wilderness JK--2015. Big bold dramatic. Like a really good movie theme.
Meet Simon: a remarkable athlete whose life was transformed by the power of @Runkeeper and IBM Cloudant: http://ow.ly/TbgKt
Thinking of asking cognitive computing expert Bob Dylan to author a blog for my channel. Or at least compose a "Talking Big Data Blues"
When a telemarketer calls out of the clear blue with a presumptive close first thing out of their mouth, I respond with a presumptive hangup
MythBusters: "Sneeze Travels 100 mph" (http://ow.ly/Tah1R ). They should have called this segment "It's Snot-Rocket Science!"
Every notice that people in movies all stand facing stiffly forward in elevators? In real life, people cram, fidget, & face all directions
Aren't rhetorical questions a way of making a point rather than expressing an interrogative?
Loved Colbert's bit about how unnerving it is when a large company has to remind itself "don't be evil"....and then stops reminding itself
"McAfee plans 2 B elected president in landslide on backs of 40M tattooed voters" (http://ow.ly/Ta7IM ) JK--No longer person of interest
WSJ "IBM’s New Unit Bets on Boom in Artificial Intelligence" (http://ow.ly/T5btB )
Ginni Rometty on @CNBC: Think about digital business, married with digital intelligence, you get cognitive. http://cnb.cx/1FRRV8R
Turning your big data into actionable, fast data http://bit.ly/1PgHAFn
Big Data: 20 Mind-Boggling Facts Everyone Must Read http://bit.ly/1hoxuV5
Bob Dylan + IBM Watson. See how Watson can think with us to outthink the limits of creativity. #CognitiveEra https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=2&v=pwh1INne97Q …
Bob Dylan + IBM Watson. See how Watson can think with us to outthink the limits of creativity. #CognitiveEra http://ibm.co/1QQFIS9
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Occasional Magic by Yppah from Tiny Pause JK--2015. Waiting for them to do country-western LP: "Yppah Yi Yo Ki Yay!!"
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Complexity by Eagles of Death Metal from Zipper Down JK--2015. Not death metal at all. A bit rockabilly-feeling.
"Alphabet, GGL new parent firm, issues new motto: ‘Do the right thing’" (http://ow.ly/T4s6N ) JK--Is "the right thing" sometimes "evil"?
"33 worst lines ever said by tech recruiters" (http://ow.ly/T4ppS ) JK--How about "You'll start on the help desk & move up from there"?
"Apple's Project Titan: 8 Rumors We're Following" (http://ow.ly/T4oE9 ) JK--Will it shut off driver usage of distracting Apple products?
I'm watching "The Daily Show" again regularly. Trevor Noah's great & Jessica Williams has come into her own. Funny: http://ow.ly/T4olx
"Smart machines are about to run the world: Here's how to prepare" (http://ow.ly/T4nGu ) JK--Hint: stock up on duct tape & bottled water
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp My Ever Changing Moods by The Style Council JK--1984. One of my fave videos from the early MTV rotation.
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Jacksonville by Sufjan Stevens from Illinoise JK--2005. Released on July 4, no less. Classic indie-Americana!
New #IBM jk blog: "Analytics-driven targeting, personalization and engagement in the insight economy" (http://ow.ly/T1MBh )
"What happens when Big Data tech goes wrong?" (http://ow.ly/T1ry8 ) JK--Last week's SiliconAngle interview w/ #Gartner @merv
"ODPi Doubles Membership, Announces Technical Milestones and Open Governance Structure" (http://ow.ly/T1rnn ) JK--IBM an ODPi member
Videos from last week's Strange Loop conference (Kafka, MapReduce, distribted system design, stream processing etc): http://ow.ly/T1raq
Slides from last week's Apache Big Data Europe event in Budapest (http://ow.ly/T1qXS )
"Not Even People Who Write Algorthms Really Know How They Work" (http://ow.ly/T1qj1 ) JK--Complex artifacts developed by teams over time
"Why self-service is everything in BI and big data" (http://ow.ly/T1pxt ) JK--Says business intelligence is Hadoop's killer app
"3 key ways Hadoop is evolving" (http://ow.ly/T1pfO ) JK--Cites #IBM Rob Thomas statements at #Strataconf
"Tesla, Big Data & Industrial Disruption" (http://ow.ly/T1opL ) JK--Brings agile closed-loop customer experience optzn into hw/sw eng
"10 Misconceptions About Moving Big Data to Cloud" (http://ow.ly/T1nN7 ) JK--Forgot "Launch it into low earth orbit." Diff kind o cloud
"Feature Engineering Tips 4 Data Scientists & Biz Analysts" (http://ow.ly/T1mtI ) JK--How U abstract a problem into variables to model
"A Master Algorithm?" (http://ow.ly/T1lRX ) JK--That can discover any knowledge from data? Can it discover the limits of that knowledge?
"NIST Releases Draft Framework for Cyber-Physical Systems" (http://ow.ly/T1leU ) JK--Throws another IoT standards framework on the stack
"Revolution Will Be Semantic: Web 3.0 & Emergence of Collab Intelligence" (http://ow.ly/T1kwn ) JK--Title's a mash of shopworn paradigms
"Deep Learning & New Bayesian Golden Age" (http://ow.ly/T1hYz ) JK--One Strata keynoter confusingly speedtalkd Bayesian analysis last wk
"VW Exposes Massive Flaw In I'net o Things" (http://ow.ly/T1gKD ) JK--Embedded things may lie. Need watchdog 3rd party things to catch
I've come to realize that Siri implicitly knows I'm stressed. I speak less distinctly than normal. It "recognizes" the wrong words. I mumble
"Voice Processing: We Near New Speech Recog Apps?" (http://ow.ly/T1fyJ ) JK--Predicts machnes soon B better than us at understand speech
Thinking inside the box is perfectly fine. As long as you realize you're in a box, and don't mistake it for the big blue sky.
"Trick-or-Treat a Data Scientist" (http://ow.ly/T1cn0 ) JK--Interesting. Thanks for analyzing all the fun out of it.
"Data Transmutation vs. Data Analytics: Round 1" (http://ow.ly/T1c9Z ) JK--Confusing, and that zodiac wheel doesn't help. Data prep?
"The Biggest Risks of Big Data" (http://ow.ly/T1bEo ) JK--Forgot to mention "bad data-driven decisions."
RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Pretty Pimpin' by Kurt Vile from B'lieve I'm Goin Down JK--2015. New album. This song's got a country-grunge vibe.
"How to Become a Data Scientist on a Shoestring" (http://ow.ly/T1axQ ) JK--Per Bernard Marr: "literally 1000s of free, online courses"
"Data Scientist vs. Decision Scientist - Is There a Difference" (http://ow.ly/T1aqb ) JK--IMHO, former's a quant, latter a domain expert
Did a little shopping at Whole Foods. Surprised to find no whole milk. Not even any doughnut holes. What's the deal?
Jennifer Aniston got married 2 months ago & I just learned now. Tabloid culture not doing its job of spammably informing us on such matters