ENTRIES TAGGED "data tools"
Questions surround the Aaron Swartz case and Microsoft wants to help scholars with big data.
Aaron Swartz faces felony charges for downloading "big data" (more than 4 million academic journals) from the MIT library, Microsoft's new data tool is aimed at scholars, and David Eaves looks at open data efforts in Canada.
Why Java matters, inside Node.js, predicting Android's ubiquity
This week on O'Reilly: We offered seven reasons why Java is worth your time, the utility of Node.js was duly noted, and Marko Gargenta offered three Android predictions that have nothing to do with mobile phones.
Best practices for evaluating Hadoop and setting up an initial cluster (updated March 2012)
Focusing on the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) and MapReduce, this in-depth piece — updated March 2012 — offers tips for organizations that are looking to evaluate Hadoop and deploy an initial cluster.
Vendors jockey for Hadoop positioning, Facebook visualizes PHP modules, Shaq's stats
Competition among Hadoop vendors heats up, Facebook visualizes its PHP code modules, and a Many Eyes tool visualizes the stats from Shaquille O'Neal's basketball career.
Another AVOS acquisition, the political power of data, and data's storytelling prowess.
In the latest Strata Week: An AVOS acquisition hints at what's to come, a ranking tool reveals data's intimidation factor, and a look at how scientific papers might evolve.
The barrier to entry for mapping is getting lower thanks to new platforms.
Development Seed is creating open source tools with the intent of making mapping easier for organizations and activists. The Node.js framework is playing a big role in that process.
A data task illustrates the importance of simple and flexible tools.
While we have an extraordinary wealth of power data tools at our disposal, we'll be the
poorer if we forget the basics. Here's an example of how simple data tools can be put to use.
A new tool from Google makes it easier for anyone to visualize data.
Making data visualizations just got a bit easier as Google has added Public Data Explorer to its suite of free data tools.