Mário Miguel Fernandes Cordeiro

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Twitter trend detection algorithm

Stuff happens, and people tweet about it. Something major happens, and a lot of people tweet about it. Masters student Stanislav Nikolov and his …

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The Art of Data Visualization

PBS Off Book’s recent episode is on “the art of data visualization.” It feels like a TED talk — kind of fluffy and warm — with several names and …

How to use MongoDB Redis-style: pure in-memory database

Antoine Girbal:<p>One sweet design choice of MongoDB is that it uses memory-mapped files to handle access to data files on disk. This means that MongoDB …

Databases

Onda de novos negócios rebenta em plena crise

Entre jovens licenciados e reformados, desempregados e gente que só procurou um segundo emprego - todos investiram tudo do próprio bolso -, o <b>Negócios</b> …

Big Data Industry Atlas

Forbes published this chart based on Wikibon data:<p>It’s an $18 billion industry heading to $50 billion in five years, according to tech researchers at …

Big Data

Martim e Raquel

Ontem, no Prós e Contras, um jovem de 16 anos, Martim Neves, contava como tinha iniciado o seu próprio negócio, a marca de roupa Over It. Eis senão …

Yitang Zhang Proves 'Landmark' Theorem in Distribution of Prime Numbers

On April 17, a paper arrived in the inbox of Annals of Mathematics, one of the discipline’s preeminent journals. Written by a mathematician virtually …

Bob comments on The Secret to 10 Million Concurrent Connections -The Kernel is the Problem, Not the Solution

I would explore process termination, driver disabling, and processor affinity options before writing a custom (non-portable) driver, ... but then …

git

All statistical/computational scientists should use git and github, but it can be hard to get started. I hope these pages help. (More blather …

DevOps

Schedule

During the morning there will be lectures focusing on the main areas of ML and their application to NLP. These areas include but are not restricted …

Data Points: Sample chapter

It’s hard to believe it’s been over a month since Data Points: Visualization That Means Something hit the shelves. Thanks to all of you for the …

Efficiency vs robustness

Something is <b>efficient</b> if it performs optimally under ideal circumstances.<p>Something is <b>robust</b> if it performs pretty well under less than ideal …

NHK and Mitsubishi develop the first H.265 encoder for 8K video

NHK's 8K Super Hi-Vision is an extremely bandwidth-heavy format -- so much so that earlier tests used gigabit-class internet links rather than traditional TV broadcasting methods. Thankfully, both the broadcaster and Mitsubishi have developed an encoder that could keep data rates down to Earth. The …

Dois gráficos sobre educação

(fonte: Pordata)<p>Adenda: alguns leitores repararam que o segundo gráfico mostra alunos do básico e número de docentes total, incluindo secundário. …

Diagram of probability distribution relationships

Probability distributions have a surprising number inter-connections. A dashed line in the chart below indicates an approximate (limit) relationship …

Governo aprova regime de IVA de caixa para volumes de negócios até 500 mil euros

“Com este regime, Portugal entra no grupo de oito países europeus a ter IVA de caixa e irá fazê-lo antes de Espanha”, destacou o responsável, …

Flipboard brings magazine curation to Android, gains web tools

If you're a Flipboard user, you'll recall that the app was recently updated to let you create your own magazines. Unfortunately, this functionality was limited to the iOS version. This changes today, as Flipboard brings magazine curation to Android. Creating a magazine is simple: just tap the plus …

Putting today into perspective

When you focus on all the small events and decisions that happen throughout a single day, those 24 hours can seem like an eternity. Graphic designer …

How To Design For A Maturing Android

22 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

YouTube Trends map shows most popular videos by region

I don’t know about you, but when I go to YouTube, I check my subscriptions and then look at what videos are currently popular. Because you know, it’s …

Whiteboards, Visions And Banned Words

8 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Disruptive technologies | High Tech

In the first of a series of video interviews with high-tech experts, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt explores the technologies likely to have …

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5 Remarkable Ghost Towns Drowned by Damming

Dams are as old as civilization itself, but it’s only been within the last century that humans harnessed the construction savvy to build structures …

Hydroelectric Power

Taming Big Data Is Not a Technology Issue

One thing that has struck me recently is that most of the focus when discussing big data is upon the technologies involved. The consensus seems to be …

Dragged Kicking-and-Screaming Into Clandestinity

The events in the Assembly today were deeply shocking. With dissident congresspeople now not merely barred from speaking, not merely deprived of …