Yoda: Why open source is the “new normal” for big data

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yoda with light saberWhy open source is the ‘new normal’ for big data

Openness is driving the Hadoop ecosystem, Talend’s CEO says

It’s no secret that Hadoop and Apache Spark are the hottest technologies in big data, but what’s less often remarked upon is that they’re both open-source.

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Jan 24

Antechinus: Research-Led Publishing

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Antechinus

Antechinus

Researcher-Led Publishing

Ubiquity Press is an open access publisher of peer-reviewed academic journals, books and data operating a highly cost-efficient model that makes quality open access publishing affordable for everyone.

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Jan 6

Berto Jongman: Social Media OSINT Largely Worthless — Russian Trolls Confuse US Butts in Seats w/o a Clue

Russia’s Troll Army Is Making Life Harder for US Spies

US Spies Find Open Source Investigations Worthless, Blame ‘Russian Trolls’

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Aug 20

Jean Lievens: Rob Kitchin on Data-Driven Urbanism — Not So Smart, Serving Special Interests

Categories: Cloud,Data,IO Impotency
Jean Lievens

Jean Lievens

Data-Driven, Networked Urbanism by Rob Kitchin offers a a useful overview of the various critiques of smart cities.

Abstract:

For as long as data have been generated about cities various kinds of data-informed urbanism have been occurring. In this paper, I argue that a new era is presently unfolding wherein data-informed urbanism is increasingly being complemented and replaced by data-driven, networked urbanism. . . . HOWEVER, whilst data-driven, networked urbanism provides a set of solutions for urban problems, it does so within limitations and in the service of particular interests.

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Aug 18