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6/17/2014 4:00 PM10/22/2014 5:00 PM
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Training Intelligent Camera Systems with Python and OpenCV

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Tuesday, June 17 at 1 PM PT | 4 PM ET

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Derivatives Analytics with Python

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Tuesday, June 24 at 10 AM PT | 1 PM ET

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Analyzing Data with Python

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Wednesday, July 9 at 10 AM PT | 1 PM ET

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Gabriele Lanaro

Writing Faster Applications with Python

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Wednesday, August 27 at 10 AM PT | 1 PM ET

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Penalized Linear Regression in Python

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Wednesday, October 22 at 10 AM PT | 1 PM ET

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8/4/2014 9:00 AM8/14/2014 12:00 AM
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1. Building Pipelines

Hadley Wickham describes a new operator from the magrittr package that makes it easier to use R for data analysis. (Hadley will be speaking at R Day at Strata + Hadoop World—check it out.)

2. US Cluster Mapping Project

This project uses cluster analysis to uncover the economic composition of regions.

3. Data Glue

Max Ogden wanted to make it easier for governments to share their data with a world of software developers. The result? Dat, an open source project that provides a streaming interface between every file format and data storage backend. Wired described the project here.

4. Strata 2015 CFP Deadline Sept. 15

If you have a great idea you'd like to share with the data community, technological skills you'd like to impart, a new way to approach an old problem, or an especially instructional case study to unveil, you'd better hurry. The deadline for the call for proposals is Sept 15.

5. Data Selfie

This is what a data selfie looks like.

6. Machine Learning Repository

UC Irvine is providing 295 "classic" datasets for learning machine learning.

3 Big Data Myths, Busted

Big data is a big topic. But many organizations are not realizing the true value of big data, despite the fact that they've invested in it. Maybe that's because they are thinking about it all wrong. Download this e-book from Qlik to learn the truth about three big data myths.

7. You Probably Use One of These 4 Languages

A KDnuggets poll indicates a consolidation of data languages—91% of respondents use at least one of these 4 languages: R, SAS, Python, and SQL.

8. Burnermap!

Here's a viz of the most connected camps at Burning Man.

9. Now Let's See It in Winter

Researchers identified transient attributes and used crowdsourcing to come up with an image database that incorporates those attributes. Machine learning algorithms were allowed to build a photo editing system that lets users manipulate attributes related to weather, time of day, season, and other factors.

10. What's Happening at Strata + Hadoop World

·         Speakers like Amanda Cox, Merici Vinton, and Michael Stonebraker

·         Deep dives into topics like: PyData, R, hardcore data science, and Spark

·         Sessions on subjects like deep learning, application development, and real-time data processing (and much more)

·         Case studies from companies like Goldman Sachs, L.L. Bean, Uber, and Transamerica

Strata + Hadoop World sells out every year. Register now to save your spot.

11. How Flash Changes the Design of Database Storage Engines

Andy Oram discusses how high-performing memory throws many traditional decisions overboard. Aerospike is conducting a survey about the use of flash for databases here. Answer the questions and you'll get the results, and be entered into a drawing for an Apple Mac Mini.

12. Freebie of the Week

54 collaborators from 14 different countries came together to create this free ebook (story here): Data + Design: A Simple Introduction to Preparing and Visualizing Information. It's worth a look. Download it here.

 

8/30/2014 1:00 PM9/15/2014 12:00 AM
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1. No Finger Pointing Here

A funny thing happens when engineers make mistakes and feel safe giving details about it. They are not only willing to be held accountable, they are also enthusiastic in helping the rest of the company avoid the same error in the future.
—John Allspaw

Failure is going to happen; it's a given. The traditional response is to seek out the person responsible and punish them accordingly. Should they be fired? Retrained? Moved to a different position where they can't cause such havoc again?

In a recent episode of the Radar Podcast, Jenn Webb sat down with John Allspaw to get his take on blameless postmortems, the importance of cultivating a just culture in an organization, and the difference between how we think we work and how our work actually gets done.

2. Get the Inside Track for Velocity

You're invited to a Special Office Hour: Tim O'Reilly and Mikey Dickerson in Conversation About How the New USDS Playbook Uses Velocity Principles. Bring your questions about Healthcare.gov, anything else .gov, and web operations, DevOps, and performance in general.

If you're not going to Velocity, you can still join the conversation. Just tweet your questions with the hashtag #Velocitychat. We'll let you know if your question is among those we randomly select to ask during the live event.

Fall is a peak time for travel and hotels are selling out fast. Don't miss out on the special, negotiated rates for Velocity conference hotels in New York and Barcelona.

3. B.F. Skinner on DevOps

Skinner: What's needed is to give satisfaction back to people. It's the difference between a craftsman who makes a complete chair and an assembly line who makes only the legs. The DevOpsGuys draw some apt parallels between Skinner's vision of a better workplace, circa 1985, and one of the central tenets of the DevOps movement.

4. Don't Call it WebDevPerfOps

Making sure your numbers don't slip is not the same thing as actively trying to make them better. Chris Corriere examines this and other insights that came to him at Velocity in Santa Clara and Webperfdays.

5. The Epistemology of DevOps

How do we know that we know what DevOps is? What do English coal miners of the 1940s have to do with DevOps? And where is DevOps headed in the next five years? Episode 46 of the ShipShow talks with Kevin Behr, coauthor of the Phoenix Project, and Jabe Bloom about these and other heady questions.

How Flash Changes the Design of Database Storage Engines

Andy Oram discusses how high-performing memory throws many traditional decisions overboard. Aerospike is conducting a survey about the use of Flash for databases. Answer the questions and we'll share the results with you, and enter you into a drawing for an Apple Mac Mini.

6. What a Broken Arm Teaches Us About Incident Response

Akamai's Bill Brenner finds a teachable infosec moment in his son's breaking his arm: no matter how careful you are as a parent or business owner, the unexpected will still throw you off step.

7. Ready for iOS 8?

By all accounts, iOS 8 is going to be a game changer. (Have you heard that before?) It could easily become a tester's nightmare, notes Josh Gaide as he lists some of the performance-related changes that you'll want to be prepared for and some of the challenges you're likely to face.

8. Dissecting the Time Warner Cable Outage

While only lasting 90 minutes, the Time Warner outage had a huge impact and was one of the top stories of the day. Before it made the news, however, Pete Anderson was greeted by a slew of alarms and other signs indicating that a major outage was in the works. He tells us what he did to get a handle on the situation.

9. Mobile Web Stress: Understanding the Neurological Impact of Poor Performance

By now, most of us have internalized the fact that slow pages hurt mobile user metrics—from bounce rate to online revenues to long-term user retention. At Radware, they wanted to understand the neuroscience behind this, so Tammy Everts and team engaged in the first documented study of the neurological impact of poor performance on mobile users.

Join Tammy Everts as she shares the results and implications of this groundbreaking study, Thursday, Sept. 4 at 10am PT.

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10. Teaching Engineering as a Social Science

Thanks go to John Allspaw for sharing this piece written by Edward Wenk, Jr., which originally appeared in PRISM, the magazine for the American Society for Engineering Education in 1996.

"While I think that there's much more than what Wenk points to as 'social science'," observes Allspaw, "I agree wholeheartedly with his ideas. I might even say he didn't go far enough in his recommendations. Enjoy."


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The Human Side of Postmortems

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Wednesday, Sept 3 at 1 PM PT

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Mobile Web Stress: Understanding the Neurological Impact of Poor Performance

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Thursday, Sept 4 at 10 AM PT

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What's in a name? 7 Deadly Risks You're Exposed to Through Your Domains

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Wednesday, Sept 10 at 09 AM PT

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Support Everything: Building Apps that Run Everywhere with HTML5, REST, and JSON

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Thursday, Sept 18 at 10 AM PT

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Mobile Web Stress: Understanding the Neurological Impact of Poor Performance

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Communicating Data with Tableau

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Tuesday, Aug 26 at 10 AM PT

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Writing Faster Applications with Python

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Understanding Complexity by Clustering Data with Machine Learning and R

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Michael Collins

Intrusion Detection and Response: We're Not Jack Bauer

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The Human Side of Postmortems

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LEGO EV3 vs. VEX IQ Robotics, a Comparison in Sensor Control Systems

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Mobile Web Stress: Understanding the Neurological Impact of Poor Performance

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Come to SPTechCon for technical classes and tutorials for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 administrators, IT professionals, business users and developers.

Learn from the best SharePoint experts, including dozens of SharePoint MVPs and Certified SharePoint Professionals. Meet and network with your colleagues, bootstrap your learning in SharePoint 101 sessions, test drive SharePoint solutions in the Exhibit Hall, exchange SharePoint tips and tricks in after-hours Lightning Talks and Ask the Expert discussions. Study SharePoint governance, find out about SharePoint 2013, master document management, team up for collaboration and tons more. If you or your team needs Microsoft SharePoint training come to SPTechCon San Francisco!


What's at SPTechCon for IT professionals?

Earn your Certificate Microsoft SharePoint is way more than a collaborative corporate portal. These days everyone wants to leverage it for their intranets and Web sites, document management, business process management, corporate compliance and more . At SPTechCon, we offer Sharepoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 training where you'll learn the best practices for managing a SharePoint environment and integrating it with other systems to unleash the full power of the software ... and your company! Are you migrating from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013? SPTechCon is chock-full of training on how to make your SharePoint 2013 migration smooth.


What's at SPTechCon for business managers and analysts?

Above all, SharePoint is a platform for business applications, and can bring great efficiencies to businesses through use of such things as new social media capabilities that make for richer collaboration. SPTechCon offers SharePoint tutorials that can get you started. Then you can choose from dozens and dozens of SharePoint training classes to teach you how to take full advantage of SharePoint, from managing your content, working with lists and libraries, creating business intelligence reporting and much more.


What's at SPTechCon for SharePoint developers?

The SharePoint developer training tutorials and classes at SPTechCon are consistently rated at 9 or above on a ten-point scale. You'll learn how to create applications for SharePoint that solve real business problems, and also see what kind of third-party applications have already been created to run on top of SharePoint.

 
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Big Data TechCon is coming back to the San Francisco Bay area for three days October 27-29, 2014. Last year more than 500 people attended the event, allowing for excellent networking on top of the more than 45 Big Data classes and tutorials that were offered. The three previous iterations of Big Data TechCon have allowed us to select and bring back only the finest speakers and top scoring classes to make sure that your Big Data conference experience is unparalleled.


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Big Data TechCon features practical, how-to classes and tutorials for IT and Big Data professionals, including data and business analysts, developers, software architects, data scientists, and project managers. Big Data TechCon is the how-to Big Data training conference for professionals implementing and analyzing Big Data.  Attend Big Data TechCon to get practical Hadoop training, classes on MapReduce, R, Hive and Pig. Take a Big Data analytics tutorial, dive deep into NoSQL, learn how to master Mongo DB and Cassandra, discover best practices for using graph databases and more - from Avro to ZooKeeper, you'll get the best Big Data training at BigData TechCon! 

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