Damian von Schoenborn

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Lifetimes: Measuring Customer Lifetime Value in Python

Lifetimes is my latest Python project. Below is a summary, but you can also check out the source code on Github.<p>Introduction<p>As emphasized by P. Fader …

Spark Summit EU 2015: Spark DataFrames: Simple and Fast Analysis of Structured Data

A technical overview of Spark’s DataFrame API. First, we’ll review the DataFrame API and show how to create DataFrames from a variety of data sources such as Hive, RDBMS databases, or structured file formats like Avro. We’ll then give example user programs that operate on DataFrames and point out …

Startup Spotlight: UW grads create DataBlade to help companies draw insights from disparate data

Data can come in all shapes and sizes, from various sources and software. Taking all that information and gleaning actionable insight can be …

GitHub’s Large File Storage is no panacea for Open Source — quite the opposite

I was pretty excited a few months ago when GitHub and other code hosting sites announced efforts to improve on a critically lacking aspect of the …

Businesses Adopting Big Data, Cloud & Mobility Grow 53% Faster Than Peers

• Orchestrating big data, cloud and mobility strategies leads to 53% greater growth than peers not adopting these technologies.<br>• 73% of midmarket …

When Lobbyists Write Legislation, This Data Mining Tool Traces The Paper Trail

Big data is helping to bring transparency to the darker corners of politics.<p>Most kids learn the grade school civics lesson about how a bill becomes a law. What those lessons usually neglect to show is how legislation today is often birthed on a lobbyist’s desk.<p>But even for expert researchers, …

An Experiment In Reviving Dead Open Source Projects

Earlier this week I did a keynote at All Things Open. While the topic covered the opportunity of us building effective community collaboration and …