IoT and Data Management

IoT and Data Management

In a recent article, Gartner was cited as saying that IoT will bring about an enormous data crunch. All those machines and sensors, they predict, will create so much diverse and streaming data that the task of managing it will be beyond the ability of our current...
AlphaGo and the Analytics Stack

AlphaGo and the Analytics Stack

As an introductory note, if you are interested in the technology, people, and companies working to create those technologies, the Andreeson-Horowitz podcast covers interesting subjects with some excellent guests. Here is the link:  https://soundcloud.com/a16z/ai-go A...
Automation, Machine Learning, and the Future of Work

Automation, Machine Learning, and the Future of Work

A common thread in technology is the impact that progress will have on how we work, and more specifically how progress leads jobs to be replaced by machines. This discussion is particularly curious in data science because the practice of data science is at once both...