ArchiveJune 2015

Big Data 101


As the spectrum of big data products grow in number and nuance, below are some primers on thinking about data complexity and  about solutions. I’ll keep this space updated as more good stuff comes handy. Feast on the seminal papers on big data: Hadoop, Big Table, Spark, Storm…..

On creation and collaboration


On creation and collaboration from John Steinbeck’s Nobel speech – Our species is the only creative species, and it has only one creative instrument, the individual mind and spirit of a man. Nothing was ever created by two men. There are no good collaborations, whether in art, in music, in poetry, in mathematics, in philosophy. Once the miracle of creation has taken place, the group can...

Owning your career – basics


Amidst the one and half billion career advice articles published on linkedin every hour, I’ve found careerealism’s posts more relevant and to the point. Here’s one that talks about….you know, the things you already know. Make a list of everything you’re awesome at. Stop waiting for your boss to give you a promotion, stop waiting for recruiters to reach out to you with new...

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