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Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.2) New Features

1 Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.2) New Features<p>This chapter contains descriptions of the features that are available in Oracle Database 12c …

Best TED videos on Data Visualization - Big Data Made Simple - One source. Many perspectives.

Visualization is critical to data analysis. Data by itself, consisting of bits and bytes stored in a computer hard drive, is invisible. In order to …

The future of Oracle PL/SQL: some thoughts on Sten Vesterli's thoughts

I have been given the honor of building a new team at Oracle: <b>Oracle Database Evangelists</b>.<p>The Oracle Database Evangelists team is responsible for …

18 free eBooks on Machine Learning

Every great data visualization starts with good and clean data. Most people believe that collecting big data would…<p>Qubole™, a provider of the next …

Comment on Moving away from Puppet: SaltStack or Ansible? by Bill

We run with a similar problem when implement puppet in our environment. SysOps, developer, tester, application support teams are not good to support …

My Gender-Neutral Childhood: Lessons in Raising Girls Who Succeed in Tech

Raised as the only child of Ukrainian immigrants, I never thought much about my childhood. It was certainly different from the way most of the other …

Why Depression Ruins Your Memory

It can impede the brain's ability to encode different, but very similar, memories, a process called pattern separation.<p>Depression has been linked to memory impairment, but being depressed doesn't affect all types of memory uniformly. A new study suggests that people with depression can remember the …

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Nobel prizewinning neuroscientist David Hubel dies aged 87

Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist David Hubel died of kidney failure on Sunday, 22nd September, aged 87. Hubel shared the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his contribution to our understanding of the structure and function of the visual system. His work, performed largely with …

British highway to become internet-connected 'network of sensors' over 50-mile stretch

In a team-up between the UK's Department of Transport, BT and Cambridge start-up Neul, the A14 (which connects Felixstowe to Birmingham) will be transformed into the country's first internet-connected road, with the aim of preparing the country for future tech from wireless toll chargers to …

Intel joins the maker movement with Arduino partnership

First use of the 400MHz Quark system-on-chip<p>Brian Krzanich, the successor to Paul Otellini in the Intel CEO chair, describes himself as a passionate "maker." At the Rome Maker Faire today, Krzanich is announcing Intel's new Galileo development board, which is designed to be a cheap and accessible …