When I assembled my first data science team, the term was barely getting printed in the Harvard Business Review. I had no clue that I was building a team pioneering […]

The checklist is updated for ATO 2019! All Things Open 2018 (ATO 2018), a premier open source conference, will open its doors on October 21st 2018 in the Raleigh Convention Center, […]

Yesterday, during Ignite 2018, Microsoft announced that they will integrate Apache Spark more tightly with SQL Server 2019. If you missed previous announcements around SQL Server, it now runs on […]

Apache Spark has been a game changer for distributed data processing, thanks to an easy to understand API, a focus on simplicity, and an adoption of modern infrastructure. However, rumors […]

NCDevCon is a yearly event in the Triangle, targeted for developers of all breeds, from front-end to back-end. Its origin starts in the ol’ days of Adobe ColdFusion, and thus […]

A Little History On August 18, 1227, the well-known Mongolian emperor Genghis Khan passed. Despite numerous criticisms, based on rumors of genocide and brutality, he united Mongolia. One of his […]

Right before Halloween, from October 24th to October 27th, I went to WoW. Of course, when I told that to my kids they assumed I was going to play World […]