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Vincent Lowe
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What do you do when your #bigdata  outpaces your cluster? The folks at +Qubole say you should just Drag 'n Drop! How's that #Hadoop?

#apache-spark #apache-hive #nosql  
Introduction As the Big Data stack has matured, many companies have started using large clusters for running business critical applications. Workloads in such clusters are often long running (for hours or even days) and restarting a cluster poses a big problem: What happens to jobs that are already running? Restarting all these jobs wastes a …
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Predatory piggyback video! Uses a popular YouTube title to lure viewers in to see their (actually very lame) self-promotion video.
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Laying in the infrastructure to get Enterprise class data analytics keeps getting easier. Take a look and see how you could get started right away. #bigdata  #apache-spark #apache-hive #nosql  
Choosing a big data-as-a-service company can be tough. Here are the things you should consider when it's time to make a decision.
The world of big data is all around us. Transactions, sensors, social media, mobile devices, wearables, and a host of other sources are generating datasets of unprecedented volume, velocity and variety. This big data explosion presents enormous opportunities for organizations that are able to capture, manage, and analyze massive volumes of disparate data for insights …
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Has anyone else been exploring Bookmark+ as a tool for cloud storage and organization of knowledge links? I'd love to hear about your experiences with it.
Your Bookmarks are not Zombies! Organize, Discover & Share great content with
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Most people think of Enterprise class corporations when we say #bigdata  but you might also think of the possibilities for collaboration and community good. #hadoop  #apache-spark 
Major funding agencies should ensure that large biological data sets are stored in cloud services to enable easy access and fast analysis, say Lincoln D.
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Not everyone believes this yet, but ignore it at your own peril. Yang says, "Companies are now in an 'arms race' for data. Businesses that don't adopt predictive [data] will be left in the dust,"   #bigdata   #apachespark   #apachehive  
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Heh. Is this a prediction?
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Everyone has a perspective on what we believe about gamification. It's just that mine is the right one!

 #edtech #education #corporatetraining   #educationdesign   #edchat  
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It's been an interesting run. And the best is yet to come! #hadoop  #apache-hive #apache-spark #nosql  
Another look at Hadoop Happenings. This time, we check out some of the coolest big data products that have been released so far this year.
Grab the latest news and commentary about Hadoop in one place with this week’s Hadoop Happenings. This week Gartner once again addressed the question of, “what is hadoop?” Several posts addressed big data challenges, and LANDR gained funding for its intelligent mastering engine. See the full stories below. 1. Now, What is Hadoop? In …
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The good news just keeps rolling in.
Did you know that Planetary Resources is about to field test some of their technology? ISS will be deploying their test spacecraft soon.

Planetary's goal is to mine asteroids. That is their actual business plan.
Our co-Founders Peter Diamandis and Eric Anderson often refer to this time in history as being “exponential”. This phrase is ringing true with our team this year, as we forge a path towards asteroid prospecting with two launches in 2015 of our technology demonstration spacecraft! The first of these spacecraft launched successfully into space today....
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Somebody knows how to tame the elephant. #bigdata  #apache-hive #apache-spark #hadoop  
In this week's Hadoop Happenings, look for the common problems found when using Hadoop. The article also discusses how to overcome those challenges.
Grab the latest news and commentary about Hadoop in one place with this week’s Hadoop Happenings. This week Gartner once again addressed the question of, “what is hadoop?” Several posts addressed big data challenges, and LANDR gained funding for its intelligent mastering engine. See the full stories below. 1. Now, What is Hadoop? In …
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Sure is looking good down at Van Ness and Market. Somebody's been working it here.
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Programming (Java, Python, C, Perl, others), Video Production (Pre-production, Editing, Distribution), Social Media (brand management, performance metrics), Writing (technical, corporate, comedy, entertainment)
  • Schoolhouse Earth
    Managing Director, present
    Oversee programs and staff. Create and manage alliances with other learning organizations and community leaders committed to excellence in education.
  • xMatters Inc
    Training Manager, 2012 - 2013
    Curate, create, and deliver training material for customers and internal audiences.
  • Sun Microsystems
    Deliver training for Java, Perl, Solaris Internals, and ad-hoc technology matters.
  • Cisco
    Deliver training to internal engineering audiences.
  • Meru Wireless Networks
    Deliver training on installation, setup, and maintenance of high-density, high throughput wireless networks.
  • Cable & Wireless
    Perform data analysis, develop software, train salesforce in the operation of customer-facing software products.
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    Deliver training to customers and internal audiences
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    Deliver training on Unix, networking, programming, and other IT infrastructure issues.
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Do You Know or Do You Understand

You've been fooled. We have ALL been fooled. We were brought up in an education model that prizes knowing things. If you proved in school th

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Come on down to the All-American Valley General Store tonight 6-9pm for some music and a farm fresh dinner!

Open Letter to an Old Friend

You used to be "too good to be true!" We loved you and looked forward to hearing from you every time the mailman came down the sidewalk. We

The Terrible Yelp Ruling Isn’t So Bad

Might a company like Yelp be tempted to manipulate user-generated content to make more money? Perhaps, but it’s unlikely.

How to view the ~/Library folder in Mavericks

Ever since Lion (OS X 10.7), Apple has hidden your personal Library folder (~/Library) by default. In Lion and Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8), yo

Remember The Milk

Take your to-do list anywhere with this feature-packed app; never forget the milk (or anything else) again. Remember The Milk (RTM) for Andr

Apple and the US Law Enforcement

What is Apple able to copy from your locked iPhone/iPad device New legal guidelines released by Apple for use by US law enforcement make cle

Communicating in 3D

So it goes like this. The ones among us who love the shine and polish of a new technical idea, or the view from a new plateau -- we adore th

These Patterns Move, But It’s All an Illusion

What happens when your eyes and brain don't agree?

Trail of Techs

Technologies I've Known. I'm not sure what provoked the idea, but some reflection of mine on a long gone technology inspired me to make a wo

Journey Through Fire: A Documentary

An intimate, unprecedented, and in-depth look at the healing process of a survivor of childhood rape and abuse.

Parenting and Pregnancy Advice for Moms and Dads - HuffPost Parents

Get information about raising a child from pregnancy to high school graduation. Read personal stories, get expert parenting tips or share yo

HIdden Money Hoards Revealed...and Other Transparency News

You may have heard that a consortium of journalists, working on a cache of 2.5 million recently spilled files, has cracked open the secrets

Job vs. Passion

Question:I'm 30 yr. old male and I followed 21-day meditation program to meditate and already see a lot of difference in my life, attitude,

This is the sort of place you take your out-of-town guests to visit when they are in town. It's authentic, it's open late, and the black bean soup is worth a drive across town. The Portuguese fare is complemented with typical burgers and soups for the more pedestrian tastes, but we recommend letting the kitchen show you what they've got. You'll be impressed.
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reviewed 3 months ago
We've always found the staff to be friendly and helpful. The cupcakes are remarkable and we often drive many miles out of our way to have some. This is a one-of-a-kind destination.
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reviewed 5 months ago
...the agonizing part about getting a Via Mia pizza is the time between when you get it and when you can put it in your mouth. The aroma assaults you even through the thick sides of the take-home box. When it's Via Mia night at our house, I always volunteer to drive, but I'm always in trouble when I arrive with pieces missing.
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reviewed 4 years ago
5 reviews
Professionalism, courtesy, prompt polite service. It's all here. If you can't get an appointment right away, it's because others know this is the right choice. It will be worth the wait!
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago partner and I were far from home (Northern California is a long way from Maine, after all) but we were able to get a great haircut, and a wonderful style/cut from a very competent stylist. Nikki was friendly, professional, and very good with both of us. I had the feeling that we'd get the same great service from any of the hairdressers in Cliff's excellent salon. (Don't look too hard for Cliff, he's not there anymore though.) The price was very reasonable, and the service was great. I recommend it. ---v
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