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Martin Odersky, "Working Hard to Keep It Simple" - OSCON Java 2011
 
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Today's world of parallel and distributed computing poses hard new challenges for software development. A rapidly increasing number of developers now have to deal with races, deadlocks, non-determinism, and we are ill-equipped to do so. How can we keep things simple, in spite of the complexity of the underlying runtimes? In my keynote I present some of the core technology that was developed in Scala to deal with the parallelism challenge: Parallel collections, actors, and parallel domain-specific languages. They have in common that each involves a sophisticated implementation, yet provides a simple, intuitive toolkit to the developer. About Martin Odersky (Typesafe): Martin Odersky is the inventor of the Scala language, a professor at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, and Chairman and Chief Architect of Typesafe. His work concentrates on the fusion of functional and object-oriented programming. He believes the two paradigms are two sides of the same coin, to be unified as much as possible. To prove this, he has worked on a number of language designs, from Pizza to GJ to Functional Nets. He has also influenced the development of Java as a co-designer of Java generics and as the original author of the current javac reference compiler. Don't miss an upload! Subscribe! http://goo.gl/szEauh Stay Connected to O'Reilly Media by Email - http://goo.gl/YZSWbO Follow O'Reilly Media: http://plus.google.com/+oreillymedia https://www.facebook.com/OReilly https://twitter.com/OReillyMedia
Views: 151527 O'Reilly
Velocity Europe, Theo Schlossnagle, "A Career in Web Operations"
 
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Theo Schlossnagle (OmniTI) takes us on a whirlwind tour through the world of web operations and try to get a handle on both why it is a challenging occupation and how to be better. Read more.
Views: 10462 O'Reilly
OSCON 2011:  Paul Fenwick, "All Your Brains Suck - Known Bugs And Exploits In Wetware"
 
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Humans. As a species, we suck. The only real evolutionary advantage we have is our brains, and by using them we've become the dominant species on the planet. Our brains are superbly adapted for our survival and success in the environment in which they evolved... the African savanna 200,000 years ago. Our brains are not-at-all suited for modern life, and are plagued by a raft of bugs and unwanted features that we've been unable to remove. Join us in a tour of some of the most amusing bugs and exploits wetware has to offer. Paul Fenwick Perl Training Australia Paul Fenwick is the managing director of Perl Training Australia, and has been teaching computer science for over a decade. He is an internationally acclaimed presenter at conferences and user-groups worldwide, where he is well-known for his humour and off-beat topics. In his spare time, Paul's interests include security, mycology, cycling, coffee, scuba diving, and lexically scoped user pragmata.
Views: 23593 O'Reilly
Velocity 2011:  Artur Bergman, "Artur on SSD's"
 
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Artur Bergman (Wikia/Fastly), Artur Bergman, hacker and technologist at-large, is the VP of Engineering and Operations at Wikia. He provides the technical backbone necessary for Wikia's mission to compile and index the world's knowledge. He is also an enthusiastic apologist for federated identity and a board member of the OpenID Foundation. In past lives, he's built high volume financial trading systems, re-implemented Perl 5's threading system, wrote djabberd, managed LiveJournal's engineering team, and served as operations architect at Six Apart. His current interests extend to encompass semantic search, large scale infrastructure, open source development, federated instant messaging, neurotransmitters, and the future of cyborgs.
Views: 24559 O'Reilly
Reason vs. Emotion: Two Systems at War?
 
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Spencer Greenberg presents, "Reason vs. Emotion: Two Systems at War?", at Strata Ignite 2011
Views: 7662 O'Reilly
Symbolic Violence and Social Media
 
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Luca Sartoni presents Symbolic Violence and Social Media at Web 2.0 Expo SF 2011 Ignite
Views: 8445 O'Reilly
Chris Poole, "High Order Bit" Talk - Web 2.0 Summit 2011
 
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Christopher Poole (aka moot; founder of 4chan, Canvas) speaks about the value separating your online identity from your public identity at the 2011 Web 2.0 Conference. As Facebook and Google+ move toward ensuring that your online persona is always linked to your real name, does it alienate the audience for anonymity? Don't miss an upload! Subscribe! http://goo.gl/szEauh Stay Connected to O'Reilly Media by Email - http://goo.gl/YZSWbO Follow O'Reilly Media: http://plus.google.com/+oreillymedia https://www.facebook.com/OReilly https://twitter.com/OReillyMedia
Views: 121322 O'Reilly
Web 2.0 Expo NY 2011, A Conversation with Fred Wilson and Carlota Perez
 
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Carlota Perez. British-Venezuelan researcher, lecturer and international consultant, specialized in the social and economic impact of technical change and on how it changes opportunities for growth, development and competitiveness. In her acclaimed book Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital: The Dynamics of Bubbles and Golden Ages she presented a theory of the role of finance in the creative destruction process brought about by technical change that has helped understand the boom and bust episodes of the last two decades. She is Professor of Technology and Development at the Technological University of Tallinn, Estonia, Research Associate at CFAP/CERF, Cambridge Finance, Judge Business School and Visiting Scholar at the Faculty of Economics, both at Cambridge University, U.K. and Honorary Professor at SPRU, Science and Technology Policy Research, School of Business, Management and Economics, University of Sussex, U.K. Her articles from the early 1980s have helped understand the relationship between technical and institutional change, between finance and technological diffusion and between technology and economic development. As consultant and lecturer she has worked for various public and private organizations, for major corporations (IBM, Cisco, Ericsson, Telefonica, etc,) and for governments in Latin America, North America, Europe and Asia as well as for the EU, the OECD, the UN and several multilateral agencies. In the early 1980s, when acting as Director of Technological development in the Ministry of Development in Venezuela, she founded the first venture capital agency in the country. She is frequently invited to participate as keynote speaker in major international academic, public policy and business events.
Views: 14953 O'Reilly
OSCON Java 2011:  Josh Bloch, "Java: The Good, Bad, and Ugly Parts"
 
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In my technical presentation ("The Evolution of Java: Past, Present, and Future"), I'll be discussing all of the changes to the Java programming language since its inception. In this this keynote, I'll focus my attention on the starting point: I'll present my candidates for the best and worst features in the platform as it was originally released (JDK 1.0), and explain the reasoning behind my choices. Some of my choices may be obvious, but others will likely surprise you. A splendid time is guaranteed for all. Josh Bloch Google Joshua Bloch is a software architect in the Open Source Program Office at Google, author of the bestselling, Jolt Award-winning "Effective Java" (Addison-Wesley, 2001; Second Edition, 2008), and coauthor of "Java Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases" (Addison-Wesley, 2005) and "Java Conurrency in Practice" (Addison-Wesley, 2006). He was previously a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems, where he led the design and implementation of numerous Java platform features including the Java Collections Framework and JDK 5.0 language enhancements. He holds a Ph.D. from CMU and a B.S. from Columbia.
Views: 57271 O'Reilly
Data Viz: You're Doin' it Wrong
 
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Noah Iliinsky presents, "Data Viz: You're Doin' it Wrong", at Strata Ignite 2011
Views: 6897 O'Reilly
O'Reilly OSCON Java 2011:  Raffi Krikorian, "Twitter: From Ruby on Rails to the JVM"
 
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"Twitter: From Ruby on Rails to the JVM" Raffi Krikorian Twitter At Twitter, @raffi leads the Applications Services group, the custodians of Twitter's core logic -- his teams manage, amongst other things, the business logic, scalable delivery, APIs, and authentication of Twitter's application. Previously, he was the lead of the public APIs as well as being the one of those behind Twitter's Geospatial APIs. Before Twitter he used to create technologies to help people frame their personal energy consumption against global energy production (Wattzon -- Business Week's "Best Idea" 2008), and also ran a consulting company building off-the-wall projects. At one point, he used to teach at NYU's ITP (created the class "Every Bit You Make") and spent way too much time as a student at MIT and the MIT Media Lab (Internet 0 -- Scientific American September 2004).
Views: 44288 O'Reilly
Velocity 2011:  Jon Jenkins, "Velocity Culture"
 
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Operations is can play a critical role in driving revenue for the business. This talk will explore some ways in which the ops team at Amazon is thinking outside the box to drive profitability. JJ will also issue a challenge for next year's Velocity Conference Jon Jenkins Amazon.com Jon Jenkins is the Director of Platform Analysis at Amazon.com. He leads a team focused on designing and implementing highly-available architectures capable of operating within tight performance requirements at massive scale with minimal human intervention. Jon still loves getting his hands dirty and can't resist the thrill of solving emergent problems. Prior to joining Amazon Jon spent time at several startups and he has a strong background in personalization technologies.
Views: 42013 O'Reilly
Strata 2011:  Werner Vogels, "Data Without Limits"
 
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Werner Vogels (Amazon.com), "Data Without Limits"
Views: 7512 O'Reilly
OSCON 2011: Piers Cawley, "Child of the Library"
 
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OSCON 2011: Piers Cawley, "Child of the Library"
Views: 9465 O'Reilly
Strata New York 2011: John Rauser, "What is a Career in Big Data?"
 
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Quantitative Engineer? Business Intelligence Analyst? Data Scientist? The data deluge has come upon us so quickly that we don't even know what to call ourselves, much less how to make a career of working with data. This talk examines the critical traits that lead to success by looking back to what may be the first act of data science. John Rauser Amazon John has been extracting value from large datasets for over 15 years at companies ranging from hedge funds to small data-driven startups to amazon.com. He has deep experience in machine learning, data visualization, website performance and real-time fault analysis. An empiricist at heart, John's optimism and can-do attitude make "Just do the experiment!" his favorite call to arms.
Views: 30665 O'Reilly
Sergey Brin interviewed at Web 2.0 Summit 2011
 
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Sergey Brin (Google) talks with Tim O'Reilly during Web2.0 - Don’t miss an upload! Subscribe! http://goo.gl/szEauh - Stay Connected to O'Reilly Media. Visit http://oreillymedia.com Sign up to one of our newsletters - http://goo.gl/YZSWbO Follow O'Reilly Media: http://plus.google.com/+oreillymedia https://www.facebook.com/OReilly https://twitter.com/OReillyMedia
Views: 33693 O'Reilly
Chris Poole interviewed at Web 2.0 Summit 2011
 
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Christopher "moot" Poole (4chan, Canvas) sits down with O'Reilly correspondent Alex Howard at the 2011 Web 2.0 Summit to talk about the expansion of 4chan, the role of anonymity online, and more. Don't miss an upload! Subscribe! http://goo.gl/szEauh Stay Connected to O'Reilly Media by Email - http://goo.gl/YZSWbO Follow O'Reilly Media: http://plus.google.com/+oreillymedia https://www.facebook.com/OReilly https://twitter.com/OReillyMedia
Views: 76103 O'Reilly
Steve Yegge, "What Would You Do With Your Own Google?" - OSCON Data 2011
 
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It's 2021. You have a petabyte drive on your keychain, your startup company leases bulk cloud storage by the exabyte, and you have a million cores for data crunching. You even can have your own copy of the entire world's public semantic data. What do you do with it? If you're not sure yet, I've got plenty of ideas for you. About Steve Yegge (Google): Steve Yegge is a software engineer with over twenty years of industry experience. He has worked on everything from embedded systems to distributed systems to e-commerce, online games and much more. Steve has been at Google for the past six years, where he has worked on Ads and Music systems, and most recently on a project to organize and serve all the world's compiler output. Prior to joining Google, Steve was a Senior Engineering Manager at Amazon.com, where he spent nearly seven years leading teams in Developer Tools and Customer Service systems. Steve graduated from the University of Washington with a B.S. in Computer Science. Don't miss an upload! Subscribe! http://goo.gl/szEauh Stay Connected to O'Reilly Media by Email - http://goo.gl/YZSWbO Follow O'Reilly Media: http://plus.google.com/+oreillymedia https://www.facebook.com/OReilly https://twitter.com/OReillyMedia
Views: 61339 O'Reilly
Android Open 2011: Jay Freeman, "Hacking A Closed Ecosystem"
 
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Android Open 2011: Jay Freeman, "Hacking A Closed Ecosystem"
Views: 13824 O'Reilly
20 funny research articles in under 5 minutes
 
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Meredith Carpenter & Lillian Fritz-Laylin present, 20 funny research articles in under 5 minutes, at Ignite Sci Foo 2011
Views: 58034 O'Reilly
Velocity 2011:  Jonathan Heiliger, "Facebook Open Compute & Other Infrastructure"
 
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Jonathan Heiliger Facebook Jonathan Heiliger is the Vice President of Technical Operations at Facebook, where he oversees global infrastructure, site architecture and IT. Prior to Facebook, he was a technology advisor to several early-stage companies in connection with Index Ventures and Sequoia Capital. He formerly led the engineering team at Walmart.com, where he was responsible for infrastructure and building scalable systems. Jonathan also spent several years at Loudcloud (which became Opsware and was later acquired by HP) as the Chief Operating Officer. Earlier in his career, Jonathan was the CTO of Frontier GlobalCenter, and later founded Global Crossing's corporate venture capital group. He was recognized by MIT as a "Young Innovator under 35" for his work in sparking Global Crossing's services and technology investments.
Views: 2903 O'Reilly
Strata Jumpstart: Kathryn Dekas, "People Analytics: Using Data to Drive HR Strategy and Action"
 
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Strata Jumpstart: Kathryn Dekas, "People Analytics: Using Data to Drive HR Strategy and Action"
Views: 38392 O'Reilly
RailsConf 2011: Eric Ries, "Lessons Learned"
 
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RailsConf 2011: Eric Ries, "Lessons Learned"
Views: 11582 O'Reilly
Where 2.0 2011, Genevieve Bell, "Context is Everything"
 
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Answering the question, "where are you," seems perfectly straightforward. It on the surface a question about location. However, location is not a straightforward as: I am here. Many of us own digital devices, services and applications that tell us where we are and where we should be going, or tell others where we say we are, or at least where might wish we were. In a world of GPS, 4-square, facebook places, checking in and google maps, how do we think about where we are? In this talk, Genevieve uses a series of ethnographic moments to challenge our notions of location, direction, and place to suggest some other ways of making sense of where we might be. Genevieve Bell Intel Corporation Dr. Genevieve Bell is an Australian-born anthropologist and researcher. As director of User Interaction and Experience in Intel Labs, Bell leads a research team of social scientists, interaction designers, human factors engineers and computer scientists. This team shapes and helps create new Intel technologies and products that are increasingly designed around people's needs and desires. In this team and her prior roles, Bell has fundamentally altered the way Intel envisions and plans its future products so that they are centered on people's needs rather than simply silicon capabilities. In addition to leading this increasingly important area of research at Intel, Bell is an accomplished industry pundit on the intersection of culture and technology. She is a regular public speaker and panelist at technology conferences worldwide, sharing myriad insights gained from her extensive international field work and research. Her first book, 'Divining the Digital Future: Mess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing,' was co-written with Prof. Paul Dourish of the University of California at Irvine and released in April 2011. In 2010, Bell was named one of Fast Company's inaugural '100 Most Creative People in Business.' She also is the recipient of several patents for consumer electronics innovations. Moving to the United States for her undergraduate studies, she graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1990 with a bachelor's degree in anthropology. She then attended Stanford University, earning her master's degree (1993) and a doctorate (1998) in cultural anthropology, as well as acting as a lecturer in the Department of Anthropology from 1996-1998. With a father who was an engineer and a mother who was an anthropologist, perhaps Bell was fated to ultimately work for a technology company, joining Intel in 1998.
Views: 14178 O'Reilly
Thomas Drake interviewed at Web 2.0 Summit 2011
 
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Thomas Drake (Knowpari Systems, LLC)
Views: 2733 O'Reilly
Margaret Atwood interviewed at TOC 2011
 
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Margaret Atwood (Author), Margaret Atwood was born in 1939 in Ottawa and grew up in northern Ontario, Quebec, and Toronto. She received her undergraduate degree from Victoria College at the University of Toronto and her master's degree from Radcliffe College. Throughout her writing career, Margaret Atwood has received numerous awards and honourary degrees. She is the author of more than thirty-five volumes of poetry, children's literature, fiction, and non-fiction and is perhaps best known for her novels, which include The Edible Woman (1970), The Handmaid's Tale (1983), The Robber Bride (1994), Alias Grace (1996), and The Blind Assassin, which won the prestigious Booker Prize in 2000. Atwood's dystopic novel, Oryx and Crake, was published in 2003. The Tent (mini-fictions) and Moral Disorder (short stories) both appeared in 2006....
Views: 10838 O'Reilly
Velocity 2011:  Theo Schlossnagle, "Career Development"
 
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This keynote will be a whimsical whirlwind tour through the evolution of a "career" in web operations.
Views: 15334 O'Reilly
Velocity 2011:  John Rauser, "Look at Your Data"
 
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Modern monitoring software makes it easy to plot a statistic like average latency every minute -- too easy. Fancy dashboards of time series plots often lull us into a false sense of security. Underneath every point on those plots is a distribution, and underneath that distribution is a series of individuals: your customers.
Views: 12687 O'Reilly
Web 2.0 Summit 2011:  Joanne Bradford, "High Order Bit"
 
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Joanne Bradford (Demand Media)
Views: 3159 O'Reilly
Where 2.0 2011, Jack Dangermond, "Living Maps -- Making Collective Geographic Information a Reality"
 
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With the pervasiveness of mobile technology and greater opportunities for crowd sourcing, it has become possible to integrate everything that moves on the planet into a geospatial framework. Using the web infrastructure, we can pull real-time observational information into our maps and distribute them with other data and services which can be openly discovered and made available to anyone for application development. These distributed maps become living maps that can be accessed anywhere, from any device. You can sketch on top of your living map, share it back to a server, and make it available to anyone so that they, in turn, can sketch on top of it. This allows us to move to the idea of collective geographic information. Jack Dangermond Esri Jack Dangermond is the founder and president of Esri. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Redlands, California, Esri is widely recognized as the technical and market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, pioneering innovative solutions for working with spatial data on the desktop, across the enterprise, in the field, and on the Web. Esri has the largest GIS software install base in the world with more than one million users in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide. Dangermond fostered the growth of Esri from a small research group to an organization of over 2,900 employees, known internationally for GIS software development, training, and services. Dangermond holds ten honorary doctorates from California Polytechnic University-Pomona, State University of New York at Buffalo, Technical University for Civil Engineering of Bucharest -- Romania, University of West Hungary, City University in London, University of Redlands in California, Ferris State University in Michigan, Loma Linda University, University of Arizona, and University of Minnesota.
Views: 5690 O'Reilly
Sean Parker, "A Conversation with Sean Parker" - Web 2.0 Summit 2011
 
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Sean Parker (Founders Fund) talks to John Battelle (Federated Media Publishing) during the 2011 Web 2.0 Summit. Parker is the co-founder of Supyo, and previously founded or co-founded Napster, Plaxo, Facebook, and the "Causes" application on Facebook. Don't miss an upload! Subscribe! http://goo.gl/szEauh Stay Connected to O'Reilly Media by Email - http://goo.gl/YZSWbO Follow O'Reilly Media: http://plus.google.com/+oreillymedia https://www.facebook.com/OReilly https://twitter.com/OReillyMedia
Views: 83662 O'Reilly
Listening to Black Holes
 
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Janna Levin presents, "Listening to Black Holes", at Strata Ignite 2011
Views: 17894 O'Reilly
Web 2.0 Summit 2011:  Mary Meeker, "Internet Trends"
 
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Mary Meeker (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers)
Views: 32032 O'Reilly
RailsConf 2011: Aaron Patterson, "Double Dream Hands: So Intense!"
 
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RailsConf 2011: Aaron Patterson, "Double Dream Hands: So Intense!"
Views: 24655 O'Reilly
Bob Lee, CTO Square, Inc. talks about the Java community
 
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Bob Lee, CTO of Square, interviewed here by O'Reilly Media at Oracle's OpenWorld/JavaOne 2011 discusses his talk on Java references and his general thoughts on the direction and health of the Java community.
Views: 3706 O'Reilly
The SMAQ Stack for Big Data
 
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Edd Dumbill, program chair for Strata, explains SMAQ, the predominant architecture for big data systems. Comprising Storage, MapReduce and Query, SMAQ systems will streamline data centers, foster innovation at the edges of an organization, and enable new startups to cheaply create data-driven businesses.
Views: 6322 O'Reilly
Android Open 2011: Bob Lee, "10 Innovations in 10 Minutes"
 
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Android 2011: Bob Lee, "10 Innovations in 10 Minutes"
Views: 1040 O'Reilly
Information Diet
 
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Clay Johnson is best known as the co-founder of Blue State Digital, the firm that built and managed Barack Obama's online campaign for the presidency in 2008. In his new book, "Information Diet," he shows you how to develop data literacy, attention fitness, and a healthy sense of humor. (Available at shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920019978.do)
Views: 3067 O'Reilly
Exploring Microsoft Word 2010 User Interface - Part 1
 
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Chapter 1 of exploring and learning how to use Microsoft Word 2010 software. Visit http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780735626935/ to download practice files for this video presentation by Mike Halsey, and to buy "Microsoft® Word 2010 Step by Step" by Joyce Cox and Joan Lambert. Explore the Word 2010 user interface and learn how to use Word's features: 1.) Working in the User Interface 2.) Creating, Entering Text in, and Saving Documents 3.) Opening, Moving Around in, and Closing Documents 4.) Viewing Documents in Different Ways Follow O'Reilly Media: http://plus.google.com/+oreillymedia https://www.facebook.com/OReilly https://twitter.com/OReillyMedia "Educators: Teach with Microsoft Press and O'Reilly Books and Videos If you are a qualified educator selecting video or books for an accredited school in the U.S. or Canada and are interested in licensing our materials for use in your classroom, contact us at [email protected] or visit, http://oreilly.com/corporate/
Views: 174146 O'Reilly
RailsConf 2011, David Heinemeier Hansson
 
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RailsConf 2011, David Heinemeier Hansson
Views: 49121 O'Reilly
There's Only One Test
 
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Can I use a t-test if my data are non-normal? What if the sample size is small? What's an exact test? And how many tests are there, anyway? People working with real data are often confused about hypothesis testing and paralyzed by the number of tests and their requirements. But for many common problems, you don't need specialized tests at all. In this talk, I present a framework for using simple simulations to estimate p-values. This framework works well for a wide range of problems, which is why I say that there's only one test. You don't need prior knowledge of statistics (and you might be better off without it). I show programming examples in Python, but the talk is accessible to anyone with basic programming skills. About Allen B. Downey: Allen B. Downey, author of Think Stats. Allen is a Professor of Computer Science at Olin College of Engineering. He has taught at Wellesley College, Colby College and U.C. Berkeley. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from U.C. Berkeley and Master's and Bachelor's degrees from MIT.
Views: 1645 O'Reilly
O'Reilly MySQL CE 2011: Jeremy Cole, "Big and Small Data at @Twitter"
 
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O'Reilly MySQL CE 2011: Jeremy Cole, "Big and Small Data at @Twitter"
Views: 22715 O'Reilly
The Expansion of the Sun
 
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Lucie Green presents, The Expansion of the Sun, at Ignite Sci Foo 2011
Views: 5362 O'Reilly
HBase Schema Design - Things you need to know
 
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When designing schemas for HBase, be it from scratch or porting an existing application over from a relational database for example, there are a set of architectural constraints that a user should be aware of to avoid common pitfalls. This session discusses the basic underlying concepts of the storage layer in HBase and how an application should be combined with the appropriate schema to achieve the best possible performance. About Lars George: Lars George has been involved with HBase since 2007, and became a full HBase committer in 2009. He has spoken at various Hadoop User Group meetings, as well as large conferences such as FOSDEM in Brussels. He also started the Munich OpenHUG meetings. He now works for Cloudera to support Hadoop and HBase in and around Europe through technical support, consulting work, and training.
Views: 112844 O'Reilly
OSCON 2011:  Gabe Zichermann, "Designing for Engagement with Gamification in Open Source"
 
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Creating engaging user experiences in software have become the mantra of businesses big and small -- but what about open source? Do we do enough user-centric design and are we creating the kind of long-term user engagement we want? What are the challenges for open source advocates and developers to building truly engaging experiences and how can gamification make open-everywhere a reality? Gabe Zichermann Gamification.Co & Gamification Summit Gabe Zichermann is an author, highly rated public speaker and entrepreneur. He is the chair of the Gamification Summit and editor of the industry's leading publication, The Gamification Blog. His most recent book, "Game-Based Marketing" (Wiley, 2010) has achieved critical and industry acclaim for its detailed look at innovators who blend the power of games with brand strategy. His next book, Gamification by Design (O'Reilly, 2011) looks at the technical and architectural considerations for designers in this burgeoning field. A resident of NYC, Gabe is a board member of StartOut.org, advisor to a number of startups and Facilitator for the Founder Institute in Manhattan. For more information about Gabe and Gamification, visit http://Gamification.Co
Views: 3040 O'Reilly
Web 2.0 Summit:  Vic Gundotra and Sergey Brin, " A Conversation with..."
 
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Vic Gundotra (Google) Sergey Brin (Google)
Views: 47419 O'Reilly
How Picasso Helps to Solve a Murder Case, Amy Herman
 
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Amy Herman presents How Picasso Helps to Solve a Murder Case, at Ignite NYC
Views: 6876 O'Reilly
O'Reilly OSCON Data 2011:  Tom Quisel, "Finding the Perfect Match"
 
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Dive into the distributed system that powers OkCupid's match searches. Learn how we use C++, event-based programming, and SSDs to solve problems that crop up when building a high performance, high availability distributed system. Tom Quisel OkCupid Tom Quisel is OkCupid's Director of Technology. For the past four years, he's been devoted to helping millions across the world find love through smarter algorithms and better data analysis. Currently, Tom is giving his all learning to lead the phenomenally talented technical team at OkCupid. The path is as littered with pitfalls as it is with opportunities, but he wouldn't trade it for any other position in the world. Tom has a B.S. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon where he focused on Statistics and Machine learning. Tom also studied bioinformatics at EPFL in Switzerland, where he co-authored a paper on extracting meaningful information from large but noisy biological datasets. In his free time Tom loves to hike the hills of upstate New York, crossing his fingers that the servers stay up.
Views: 2271 O'Reilly
OSCON Data 2011:  Dwight Merriman, "Databases for Agile Development"
 
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Much has been made of scalability as a driver for choosing a database, but the choice of a database influences much more than the scaling architecture. Different database choices drive different data models which in turn influence the development process. Dwight Merriman, founder and CEO of 10gen and a core MongoDB committer, will draw on his experiences from DoubleClick, where he was founder and CTO, as well as his experiences founding Gilt Groupe, ShopWiki, and Business Insider, to discuss how the influence of the database on the development process and how making the right database choices can allow agile development. Dwight Merriman 10gen Dwight is CEO of 10gen which sponsors the open source MongoDB project. Dwight is an active MongoDB committer. Dwight was cofounder of DoubleClick and CTO of DoubleClick for 10 years. Dwight is the original architect of the DoubleClick DART ad serving system.
Views: 3674 O'Reilly
Strata Summit 2011:  Marc Goodman, "The Business Of Illegal Data..."
 
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While businesses around the world struggle to understand the how to profit from the information revolution, one class of enterprise has successfully mastered the challenge—international organized crime. Globally crime groups are rapidly transforming themselves into consumers of big data. Lessons in how organized crime and terrorists are innovatively consuming both illegal and open source data will be presented. Marc Goodman Future Crimes, Singularity University Marc Goodman is a global thinker, writer and consultant focused on the profound change technology is having on crime security, business and international affairs. Over the past 20 years, he has built his expertise in cyber crime, cyber terrorism and critical infrastructure protection working with organizations such as INTERPOL, the United Nations and NATO. Marc frequently consults with global policy makers, security executives and industry leaders on technology-related security threats and has operated in nearly seventy countries around the world. Marc founded the Future Crimes Institute to inspire and educate others on the security implications of disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence, the social data revolution, synthetic biology, virtual worlds, robotics, ubiquitous computing and location-based services. The Institute has more than 1,000 associate members in 37 countries and brings together experts from around the world to discuss crime, security and technology. Marc serves as the faculty advisor for security at Silicon Valley's Singularity University, a NASA and Google sponsored venture dedicated to using advanced science and technology to address humanity's grand challenges. He is also the Chief Cyber Criminologist of the Germany-based Cybercrime Research Institute and a fellow at the Hybrid Reality Institute. Since 1999, Marc has worked extensively with INTERPOL, the International Criminal Police Organization, headquartered in Lyon, France where he continues to serve as a Senior Advisor to the organization's Steering Committee on Information Technology Crime. In that capacity, Marc has trained police forces throughout the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Latin America and Asia and has chaired numerous INTERPOL expert groups on next generation security threats. In recognition of his professional experience, Marc was asked by the Secretary General of the United Nations International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to join his High Level Experts Group on Global Cybersecurity. He has also worked with other UN entities including the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research on cyber warfare and has served as a Senior Researcher for the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force on technical measures to counter terrorist use of the Internet. Marc has authored more than one dozen journal articles and ten book chapters on cybercrime, information security, critical infrastructure protection and cyberterrorism. Representative works have been published by the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Oxford University Press, the American Bar Association, the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, the Institute of Electronic and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and McGraw Hill Publishers. Marc holds a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University and a Master of Science in the Management of Information Systems from the London School of Economics. In addition, he has served as a Fellow at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation. Marc is experienced in media relations, having been interviewed by CNN, ABC, NBC and Fox News. He speaks fluent French, Spanish, Italian and German with limited proficiency in several other languages.
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