Coopetition and community. I thought I'd close out January with a quote from an article in Harvard Business Review by Thomas J. Tierney (Collaborating for the Common Good, July 2011): Collaboration among competitors is ...
One of the key challenges with this type of architecture is when you need to get state from the database. Clients end up polling for many real-time tracking scenarios. This presents a problem when, for example, you have 1000s of vehicles confirming state every second. Polling the database at this rate can create an overwhelming and unnecessary amount of traffic. And it doesn’t scale.
Times of Oman ITA launches ëBig Data Ideaí contest Times of Oman Muscat: The Oman Open Data Initiative, launched by the Information Technology Authority (ITA) earlier this month, would help boost the eTransformation plan towards creating eGovernment.
IT PRO HP unveils open Haven platform to analyse Big Data IT PRO HP has unveiled its Haven platform which aims to help enterprises analyse the petabytes of structured and unstructured data they generate.
The first is Applied Predictive Modeling by Max Kuhn and Kjell Johnson. Max Kuhn is the author of the caret package, an extremely useful and powerful R package for fitting and optimizing all kinds of predictive models in R. It's available now on Amazon Kindle and will be published in hardcover by Springer in July.
The second is Dynamic Documents with R and knitr by Yihui Xie, the author of the knitr package. With knitr you can easily create beautiful documents and reports, with text, tables and figures all dynamically generated by R. It will also be available in July.
Data Driven management is spontaneously emerging within organizations but like in every changing situation there are several antagonist. Not private data but open data will probably accelerate the process and reduce the fear
Coopetition has been buzzing around as a way to describe co-operative competition. Ingo recalls hearing much skepticism about this approach in the beginning: “People are going to go at each other's throats on this.
cooperative competition is the baseline of the emerging sharing economy
Facebook has detailed its extensive improvements to the open source Apache Giraph graph-processing platform. The project, which is built on top of Hadoop, can now process trillions of connections between people, places and things in minutes.
A couple of weeks ago on Halloween night, I was out with some friends when my advisor sent me a message to check web.mit.edu, right now. It took me a few seconds of staring to realize that an article about my masters thesis work on a nonparametric approach to detecting trends on Twitter was on thehomepage of MIT. Over the next few days, it was picked up by Forbes, Wired, Mashable, Engadget, The Boston Herald and others, and my inbox and Twitter Connect tab were abuzz like never before.