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Postmortems, sans finger-pointing: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

Aug 21, 2014 5:33 PM
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Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes, SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. You can download this individual episode via this link. When you’re dealing with complex systems, failure is going to happen; … (translate)

How Technology Is Helping Fight Obesity In Georgia’s Oldest City

Aug 21, 2014 3:34 PM
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With America’s spiralling obesity epidemic showing no signs of slowing down, one Georgia city has decided to tackle the problem head on, and is taking advantage of technology to help reach its ambitious goals for a fitter populace. The Savannah Story The city of Savannah is the oldest in the state of Georgia, and was […] (translate)

Building pipelines to facilitate data analysis

Aug 21, 2014 3:34 PM
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In every data analysis, you have to string together many tools. You need tools for data wrangling, visualisation, and modelling to understand what’s going on in your data. To use these tools effectively, you need to be able to easily … (translate)

Four short links: 21 August 2014

Aug 21, 2014 11:34 AM
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Dat — an open source project that provides a streaming interface between every file format and data storage backend. See the Wired piece on it. Smithsonian Crowdsourcing Transcription (Smithsonian) — 49 volunteers transcribed 200 pages of correspondence between the Monuments … (translate)

Updated Flash Player 15 and AIR 15 betas available on Adobe Labs

Aug 20, 2014 11:21 PM
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Updated Flash Player 15 and AIR 15 betas, code named Market, are now available on Adobe Labs. This beta release includes new features as well as enhancements and bug fixes related to security, stability, performance, and device compatibility for Flash Player 15 and AIR 15. Learn more about Adobe AIR 15 beta Download Adobe AIR […] (translate)

James Foley Beheading Images and Videos Removed From Twitter

Aug 20, 2014 9:34 PM
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The images and videos of U.S. journalist James Foley beheading by Islamic State militants are being removed from Twitter. According to Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, “We have been and are actively suspending accounts as we discover them related to this graphic imagery”. Before the announcement, Foley’s family had used social media to appeal for privacy, […] (translate)

Featured Artist: Rob Holmes #AGjuly2014 Winner

Aug 20, 2014 3:36 PM
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Last month we saw our first ever Twitter competition winner, John Harman, receive a one-off t-shirt printed with his winning entry. This month, we’ve welcomed many more entries and can congratulate Rob Holmes on his winning design. As the winner of #AGjuly2014, Rob has been lucky enough to also receive his amazing artwork printed on a [...]The post Featured Artist: Rob Holmes #AGjuly2014 Winner appeared first on Astute Graphics. (translate)

Benefits of Call Recording in the Organization

Aug 20, 2014 3:35 PM
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The world of business has evolved tremendously in recent years particularly because of advancement in technology. Nowadays, business owners and employees can successfully record the calls they make and receive thanks to technologies such as lync call recording solutions. Specifically, call recording software is extremely useful and commonly included in the majority of call centers. […] (translate)

Not just the government’s playbook

Aug 20, 2014 11:35 AM
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Whenever I hear someone say that “government should be run like a business,” my first reaction is “do you know how badly most businesses are run?” Seriously. I do not want my government to run like a business — whether … (translate)

Four short links: 20 August 2014

Aug 20, 2014 11:35 AM
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Machine Learning for Plant Properties — startup building database of plant genomics, properties, research, etc. for mining. The more familiar you are with your data and its meaning, the better your machine learning will be at suggesting fruitful lines of … (translate)

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