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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
April 17, 2014

Introduction to Hadoop: The Basics

This session assumes absolutely no knowledge of Apache Hadoop and will provide a complete introduction to all the major aspects of the Hadoop ecosystem...

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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
April 9, 2014

Getting Serious about MySQL and Hadoop

Lean, mean MySQL and hulking Hadoop clusters may seem like an odd couple, but tying them together is now priority #1 for many MySQL...

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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
March 12, 2014

Machine Learning Meets Economics

Economists often build “structural models,” where they specify a specific model of individual behavior and then use data to estimate the parameters of the...

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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
March 6, 2014

Big Data Moonshots and Predictive Interaction

“Automation is not the solution to data transformation and data cleaning.” “Predictive Interaction is a new model for high-level human-data interaction that radically improves...

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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
March 6, 2014

The Mobile Revolution and Opportunities for Big Data

Factual founder and CEO Gil Elbaz spoke at Startup Grind in Mountain View, CA this past February. Listen to his talk about the great...

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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
March 6, 2014

Introducing the Wolfram Language – Knowledge-based Functional Programming

In this video, Stephen Wolfram introduces the Wolfram Language, a “knowledge based” symbolic programming language that enables powerful functional programming, querying of large databases,...

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