Justin Davies

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Misadventures in React with Ethereum

Oh GOD I hate Javascript! The first language I started with 25 years ago was Basic on the Commodore Plus/4 and then I upgraded to an Amstrad CPC …

Containers, Containers, Kontainers: What’s all the fuss about Kubernetes | SkillsCast | 21st February 2018

What is this Kubernetes business, and what's the big fuss? Check out this talk by Microsoft's Justin Davies who'll be telling us all about the …

Justin Davies on LinkedIn: “So this is one of…

So this is one of those weird things. I started to learn about Blockchain, because Microsoft is doing a lot with Blockchain. I like my Data …

The Andersons Inc. The Andersons Inc. up on the day

Shares of The Andersons Inc. (ANDE) ended the trading day Thursday at $36, representing a move of 13.21%, or $4.2 per share, on volume of 147 …

NanoString Technologies Inc. showing potential upside reversal with Bullish Doji

NanoString Technologies Inc. has Bullish candle patterns appearing in the form of Bullish Doji, Bullish High-Wave Candle, Bullish Long Legged Doji, …

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. showing potential upside reversal with Bullish Inverted Hammer

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. has Bullish candle patterns appearing in the form of Bullish Inverted Hammer.<p>Coupled with an RSI of 16, this could …

Knowles Corporation showing potential upside reversal with Bullish Doji

Knowles Corporation has Bullish candle patterns appearing in the form of Bullish Doji, Bullish High-Wave Candle, Bullish Long Legged Doji, Bullish …

National Grid Transco PLC PLC (NEW) American Depositary Shares showing potential upside reversal with Bullish Doji

National Grid Transco PLC PLC (NEW) American Depositary Shares has Bullish candle patterns appearing in the form of Bullish Doji, Bullish High-Wave …

Inklin

Setting up CNTK and Keras in Bash for Windows

This got me very excited. I’ve followed the CNTK development since I joined Microsoft, but have never had the time to wrap my head around using it. …

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Consciousness

5 Telltale Signs You Don't Understand Big Data

I’ll admit it: Big Data is not my favorite term. It really trivializes and summarizes the trend too far, creating misconceptions and misperceptions of what this incredible shift in our technology, culture and world actually is.<p>Despite the fact that I bill myself as a “big data” expert, I wish we …

Big Data

Will Cloud Kill The IT Star?

It’s a question I hear often when speaking with companies across the globe: Does cloud computing spell the demise of the CIO and IT department?<p>The short answer: No. The longer, more complicated answer: The cloud will force IT leaders and their organizations to fundamentally change what they do (and …

Customer Service

Pachyderm Challenges Hadoop with Containerized Data Lakes

The folks at Pachyderm believe there’s an elephant in the room when it comes to data analytics, namely the weaknesses of Hadoop. So they set out to …

Spark and R: The deepening open analytics stack

As Spark continues to mature into mainstream adoption in the data science community, the open data analytics stack and open source tools grow more …

Big Data

5 Unique Features Of Google Compute Engine That No IaaS Provider Could Match

Google Compute Engine (GCE), the infrastructure service of Google Cloud Platform, is a late entrant in the market. Amazon EC2 was announced in 2006 while Microsoft added VMs to Azure in 2012. Google announced the general availability of GCE only in late 2013.<p>Despite being the laggard in the IaaS …

Cloud Computing

What is Human-Centred Machine Learning?

This sunday we are running a workshop at ACM CHI 2016 called “Human Centered Machine Learning”. I thought I would write an article to explain the …

Saudi Arabia approves ambitious plan to move economy beyond oil

Saudi Arabia has approved an ambitious strategy to restructure the kingdom’s oil-dependent economy, involving diversification, privatisation of massive state assets including the energy giant Aramco, tax increases and spending and subsidy cuts.<p>King Salman bin Abdulaziz announced cabinet backing for …

Saudi Arabia

This open source tool from MIT Data Lab will change how you see big data

Data USA is an atlas that helps business, government agencies, and schools make better, faster decisions by visualizing big data in fresh ways.<p>In the …

How to Install Your Own Cloud Platform with OpenStack in RHEL/CentOS 7

OpenStack is a free and open-source software platform which provides IAAS (infrastructure-as-a-service) for public and private clouds. OpenStack …

OpenStack

An independent organization just ranked Google as the best cloud, beating Amazon

So says a cloud benchmark of top US clouds developed by French IT business news site JDN, based on a similar benchmark of clouds in France.<p>JDN banded together with two companies that test cloud performance, CloudScreener and Cedexis, to determine the best clouds.<p>They looked at Amazon Web Services, …

Are We Fundamentally Good or Evil? Neuroscience Has an Answer

What underlies every box office hit, bestselling novel, and most compelling video games? A fight between good and evil, of course.<p>The argument over …

The Seven Enemies Of Big Data

The unfortunate truth is, big data has a lot of enemies — and the largest group of opponents might just be those of us who have simply been force fed too much media spin on the subject in the first place. Of course there is no real big data i.e. all the data out there is still just data. As we …

Big Data

DevOps advocates bust myths around use of agile software development in enterprise

Continuous software delivery experts set out why enterprises could be missing out by shunning DevOps

Agile Development

The Real Reason Behind Saudi Arabia's Threat To Sell U.S. Securities

For more than two years, Saudi Arabia has been pumping oil as fast as it could to hamper U.S. shale gas.<p>Now this mission has been accomplished— the US oil rig count has collapsed —and Saudi Arabia seems to be prepared to put pressure on another part of the US economy… securities markets.<p>As reported …

Oil

New Saudi King's big challenges: Yemen, Iran and ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> King Salman of Saudi Arabia has inherited the throne from his older brother and with it a host of pressing challenges in a turbulent region.<p>To the south, Yemen is in chaos. To the north, the militant group ISIS is wreaking havoc in Iraq and Syria. More broadly, Saudi Arabia remains locked …

Middle East

Fixing business models by design

We live in a time of new business models, exponential technologies and digital native customers. Businesses are being challenged and looking for innovation. Some designers who design products and services today are the creators of new organisations and businesses tomorrow. Let me share some of the …

Why Everyone Should Fear Trump's Foreign Policy

Although the American presidency is not normally thought of as an entry-level position, Donald Trump has emerged as the frontrunner in the Republican …

Amazon Cloud Partners Face Tricky Proposition

News that Amazon plans a service that would let big customers more easily manage IT services running offsite in Amazon’s cloud caused a furor in some …

Scott Murray on designing, coding, and data visualization

In this week’s Design Podcast, I sit down with Scott Murray, designer, creative coder, and artist who writes software to create data visualizations. …