ENTRIES TAGGED "radar top stories"

Radar's top stories: June 27-July 1, 2011

Radar's top stories: June 27-July 1, 2011

Getting started with Hadoop, a look at Clojure, publishing lessons from Pottermore

This week on Radar: We took a deep dive into Hadoop, Stuart Sierra discussed Clojure's growing popularity, and we looked at two key aspects of J.K. Rowling's Pottermore that publishers should copy.

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Radar's top stories: June 20-24, 2011

Radar's top stories: June 20-24, 2011

HTML5's influence on web development, data and genetic secrets, and how to build big JavaScript apps with big teams

This week on Radar: We looked at the how HTML5 is shaping web development, scientist Charlie Quinn revealed how open source and big data are advancing life sciences, and Nicholas Zakas explained how big teams can build big JavaScript apps.

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Radar's top stories: June 13-17, 2011

Radar's top stories: June 13-17, 2011

Big data and the semantic web, choosing the right license for data, 3 great ideas you should steal

This week on Radar: We looked at the links between big data and the semantic web, the thought process behind OpenStreetMap's move to the Open Database License was revealed, and we highlighted three ideas you should lift from HubSpot.

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Radar's top stories: June 6-10, 2011

Radar's top stories: June 6-10, 2011

Face recognition is here to stay, why everyone needs to learn JavaScript, and the secrets of Node's success

This week on Radar: Tim O'Reilly offered a different take on Facebook's face recognition technology, a self-described JavaScript "hater" explained why everyone now needs to learn the language, and the secrets of Node's success were revealed.

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Radar's top stories: May 30-June 3, 2011

Radar's top stories: May 30-June 3, 2011

Inside the Library of Congress' Twitter archive, 10 ways to botch a mobile app, the story behind Velocity '11

This week on Radar: We checked in on the Library of Congress' Twitter archive, Ken Yarmosh revealed 10 ways to screw up a mobile app, the story behind Velocity 2011 was told, Steve Souders discussed mobile optimization, and we wondered if readers would fund their favorite authors.

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Radar's top stories: May 23-27, 2011

Radar's top stories: May 23-27, 2011

The data differences between PC software and mobile apps, "human density data," and lessons from the Victorian age.

This week on Radar: A deep look at how PC-based software and mobile apps handle data acquisition; why "human density data" could be a game changer; interesting data lessons from the Victorian age; friction at the eG8 forum; and a look at Google's new Wallet.

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