Category Archive for: Big Data

Data Visualization – Seeing the Bits for the Bytes they Provide

One of my favorite pass times is to surf the grand expanse of the Interwebz for new and exciting things in the world of technology and one of my favorite sites to start that search is over at betalist.com where they showcase the amazing world of Start Up companies from around the globe.  Today, in…

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Infographic of the Week – The World Needs Data Scientists

The world is filled with lots of Data.  Everything from your wants, desires and purchasing habits, to the co-relation of socioeconomic needs for the cities we live in…but there is a shortage of people who can look past the bits and bytes and see the Data for what it is…a gold mine of information.  What…

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Big Data for the Little Guy

The turning of the calendar to a new year has had me thinking long and hard about the direction of Krispy’s Bytes.  Within the world of Technology there are 3 core areas that always seem to get my attention: Open Source (Linux and GNU Software) Big Data Risk Management So as I sat back over…

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I'm Lost Without Zite!

Before all the Flipboard fans out there jump all over me about some of the negative statements I may make here about their beloved App that feeds them their daily news content…I am not a fan, never have been…I just don’t get it…not at all.  I fell in love with Zite, an app that gave…

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When Risk Outweighs Reward – The Ocean of Data

The amount of Data being generated by individuals, corporations and governments everyday is daunting and in many ways scary.  If so much data is being created (by most estimates it is around 2.5 Exabytes per day or enough to fill 2.5 Million 1TB Hard Drives) then what is being done with it all?  Is it…

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Disruptive Technology is like…

Ok so we have to keep this on the down low, I don’t want Tyler Durden to find out that I am doing this.  I stumbled across a great article over at Information Week that describes Disruptive Technology like being a participant in Fight Club but as intrigued as I was with Peter Waterhouse’s look…

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Free App Friday – Replacing WordPress

This is a topic that I have been flirting with for some time (basically since I started Krispy’s Rants in April of 2011.  While the power of the world’s most popular Content Management Solution (CMS) has served me well through several redesigns and a Web Host switch…a “corruption” of the Database last night is the…

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Big Data and Small Business

A funny thing happened to me the other day as I was trudging through my new job as a Small Business Consultant and trying to find some relevancy between what I have been doing for the past several years and the reality that I am facing today as a “Sales Guy”.  It is hard to…

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Social Media Monday – The World of WolframAlpha

It really is not just good enough to post a comment or participate in a Social Discussion.  To leverage the insights and information that comprehensive analytics can provide you have several options most of them will cost you an arm and a leg as they are designed to enhance and monitor a “Brand’s Social Profile”.…

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Who or What or How is Hadoop being used?

I got curious today, mainly because I looked at how my current employer is harvesting potential “customers” and feeding them to us and realized that Big Data needs to be brought to the forefront for every company and understanding that it does not need to be a massive 1100 Node Cluster with 12 PB of…

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