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TODAY at 10am PST: Get started running #ApacheSpark on #ApacheMesos w/@OReillyMedia author @pacoid http://goo.gl/vnAaZC
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Help Michael Nielsen make it with this interesting book project, (indiegogo campaign).
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Simple real-time large-scale machine learning infrastructure. https://github.com/cloudera/oryx
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"Introducing “Business Source”: The Future of Corporate Open Source Licensing?"
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New release of April-ANN toolkit, A Pattern Recognizer In Lua with ANNs, for research and deployment of pattern recognition systems.
The project is open source, and its version 0.3-beta comes with more documentation (stills incomplete).
https://github.com/pakozm/april-ann
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I am in Washington today to announce a large initiative involving NYU, the University of Washington and UC Berkeley.
The 5 year initiative is funded by a $37.8M grant from the Sloan Foundation and the Moore Foundation.

I am the lead faculty for NYU. My counterpart at UW is +Ed Lazowska and at Berkeley +Saul Perlmutter.

The initiative is called the Moore/Sloan Data Science Environments. It seeks to jump-start 'data-intensive science and discovery'.

And we are hiring: faculty, data science postdoctoral fellows, and data science tool builders.

NYTimes: Program Seeks to Nurture ‘Data Science Culture’ at Universities
http://nyti.ms/1ckszfM

Update: article at the Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/vicki-chandler/a-bold-experiment-to-tack_b_4255809.html

Moore Foundation press release: http://www.moore.org/programs/science/data-driven-discovery/data-science-environments

Sloan Foundation press release: http://www.sloan.org/fileadmin/media/files/press_releases/datascience.pdf


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Awesome (plain english) explanation of Fourier transforms: http://bit.ly/1b8k7SA - aka, the magic behind audio compression, plus a very large number of other applications.
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MOA is an open source framework for data stream mining. It includes a collection of machine learning algorithms (classification, regression, clustering, outlier detection and recommender systems) and tools for evaluation. Related to the WEKA project, MOA is also written in Java, while scaling to more demanding problems http://moa.cms.waikato.ac.nz/
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Coursera Triple Milestone announcement! >100 partners, >500 courses, and >5 million students. It's amazing how far we've come in the last two years. http://blog.coursera.org/post/64907189712/a-triple-milestone-107-partners-532-courses-5-2
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