It is easy to lie with statistics. It is hard to tell the truth without it.
― Andrejs Dunkels
At this year’s EuroClojure I gave a talk about probabilistic programming with Clojure, using the Anglican probabilistic programming system. Abstract: Probabilistic Programming Systems aim to merge general purpose programming with probabilistic modelling. They provide powerful statistical inference and thus allow developers to focus on the modelling with tools and environments they are comfortable with. These […]
The Art of Manliness podcast (I know, just try to ignore the name, I don’t like it either) has this great episode with Kevin Kelly (Wired, Whole Earth Catalogue) about the next big things in tech. Check it out: The Art of Manliness: #267: The Technological Forces That Are Shaping Our World
Do you think your company should leverage Big Data? Are you looking for Hadoop and Apache Storm engineers already? Did you evaluate cloud service to run distributed computations and your DevOps team enjoys some good trainings about how to manage those? That’s awesome! Well, as long as you actually need all that stuff: Yes, there […]