ENTRIES TAGGED "compression"

Four short links: 24 March 2010

Four short links: 24 March 2010

Digital Subscriptions, Graph Database, Data Science, and High Speed Compression

  1. Digital Subscription Prices — the NY Times in context. Aie.
  2. Trinity — Microsoft Research graph database. (via Hacker News)
  3. Data Science Toolkit — prepackaged EC2 image of most useful data tools. (via Pete Warden)
  4. Snappy — Google’s open sourced compression library, as used in BigTable and MapReduce. Emphasis is on speed, with resulting lack of quality in filesize (20-100% bigger than zlib).
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Strata Week: Money, mayhem, and media

Strata Week: Money, mayhem, and media

LAPD goes precog, Mint shares its data, journalists get a new data viz tool.

In this week's data roundup: The LAPD gets ahead of crime with "predictive policing" techniques, Mint shares large quantities of consumer financial data, compression technology patents coming up for auction, FlowingMedia releases a vizualization tool for journalists, and Ellen Miller questions the federal government's commitment to data transparency initiatives.

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