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Standards organisation publishes software modularity requirements for smart home HGI Open Platform 2.0 15 May 2014 HGI, a leading organisation responsible for setting requirements for the smart home, has published a landmark document which brings service providers a step closer to maki...
by Joseph Rickert I recently wrote about some R resources that are available for generalized linear models (GLMs). Looking over the material, I was amazed by the amount of effort that is continuing to go into GLMs, both with with respect to new theoretical developments and also in resp...
It appears as though proponents of open source can finally say that the technology has emerged from its nascent stage. In recent news, yet another open source company, Hortonworks—the Hadoop company that branched out of Yahoo—received substantial financial backing to the tune of $100 m...
KAAZING was the first organization delivering formal, instructor-led HTML5 and WebSocket training globally back in 2008. Since then, we have trained thousands of web developers and engineers on the latest best practices and techniques for building state of the art … Continue read...
Technology used by ICANN, the only solution certified to the highest security standard of FIPS 140-2 Level 4, now availableLoudwater, UK, 14 May 2014: Ultra Electronics AEP has launched a new Hardware Security Module (HSM) based solution, specifically aimed at customer facing applicati...
I’m a little proud of this, although it’s a total hack job, and not in the good sense.Take it as a library mashup. Harvard Library has 13M items in its collection. Harvard is digitizing many of them, but as of now you cannot do a full text search of them. Google Books had 3...
Imagine you’re the general manager for a baseball team in an independent league. Wanting to put together the strongest team possible, you take ballplayers from all parts of the country—and the world—rather than fielding nine local men.  That’s because the best players aren’t conce...
After all the alarmed coverage in the media, after all the advice to change passwords and patch affected websites, how worried did we all get about the Heartbleed vulnerability, really? Not so much, it seems, according to two bits of research that studied responses from people on diffe...
By Bob Gourley Students of history know what happens when adversaries learn how the good guys collect intelligence on them. They change their tactics, techniques or procedures and it gets much harder to know their intentions. Most of us knew this is what would happen with the disclosur...
By ShannonPerry Since the bug became public knowledge in early April, the Heartbleed vulnerability has captured media headlines across the U.S. The hole existed in OpenSSL, an open-source program used by hundreds of thousands of websites. The bug affected some of the world’s most popul...
#OpenStack #cloud Momentum behind OpenStack continues to accelerate as the releases for the often touted open source cloud management framework mature and stabilize. Some of that momentum comes from early adopters who've put the system through its paces in real enterprise and web-sca...
Principal Engineer Joins as Company Intensifies Focus on Open InitiativesSAN JOSE, Calif, May 8, 2014 - Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) announced today the hiring of networking and open-source veteran Colin Dixon to the position of Principal Engineer. An active contributor to the OpenDaylight P...
In a new article for FastCoLabs, journalist Tina Amirtha has published a follow-up article to last month's piece on R's impact on open science. In her latest article, the focus is on how R is used at companies and displacing legacy statistics software like SAS: SAS is no match for the ...
By Bob Gourley We previously wrote about NGA on GitHub here and have also provided a few tutorials on GitHub and what enterprise professionals should know about it here. With this post I would like to provide an update on what NGA is up to now in this area. The main GitHub page for NGA...
I was asked by Black Duck Software to contribute this article to the Open Source Delivers portal focusing on Open Source in 2014. Open source users benefit not only from free software, but the ability to customize solutions to your needs for added agility in your IT infrastructure. If ...
For more than 7 years, Revolution Analytics has provided expert technical support to users of the R language, as part of their annual subscription to Revolution R Enterprise (RRE). Now, all users of open source R can get the same expert technical support with our new AdviseR program, f...
If you’ve been keeping up with Plexxi, you know we’re proud of our roots on the East Coast. However, we have exciting news this week for the West Coast contingent of our team. Our San Francisco team has just moved to into the communal office space called WeWork (the SOMA one, not the G...
Following in the steps of the OpenSSL vulnerability Heartbleed, another major flaw has been found in popular open-source security software. This time, the holes have been found in the login tools OAuth and OpenID, used by many websites and tech titans including Google, Facebook, Micros...
Indie game Lords of New York selected as most innovative game built on free 20-user edition of Perforce version managementALAMEDA, Calif (April 29, 2014) - Perforce Software today announced it selected Lunchtime Studios, creators of the game Lords of New York, as the winner of its 20/2...
This is a very bare overview of Marc Smith’s talk at The NextWeb [twitter: thenextwebEurope]. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly. Not running a ...
25 April 2014: OWASP has announced four world-renowned keynote speakers for AppSec Europe 2014 that takes place at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, UK from 23-26 June and will put the spotlight on the latest threats and trends in web application security. Jacob West, CTO for Ente...
I’m at the Next Web conference in Amsterdam. A large cavern is full of entrepreneurs and Web marketing folks, mainly young. (From my end of the bell curve, most crowds are young.) 2,500 attendees. The pening music is overwhelming loud; I can feel the bass as extra beat in my hear...
by Joseph Rickert Pasha Roberts, Chief Scientist at Talent Analytics, is writing a series of articles on Employee Churn for the Predictive Analytics Times that comprise a really instructive and valuable example of using R to do some basic predictive modeling. So far, Pasha has publishe...
Mountain View, CA, April 24, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Engineers in US and India Team Come Together to Create Apps Making India More Resilient to Natural Disasters Code for India, the non-profit organization that inspires techies to volunteer their time and talent to the developing world, to...
Twenty years ago I started my professional career working in a niche field of IT called Geographical Information Systems (GIS) – basically mapping systems. This is an area where Big Data was prevalent, long before the term was officially coined, GIS covered a range of concepts from sat...
By Bob Gourley We previously wrote about the 21-22 May O’Reilly Solid Conference in San Francisco and just heard from the organizers that a significant number of registrations came from that write-up. That makes this event even more exciting for me, it means our readers are into ...
[This post is penned by Plexxi executive Bill Koss] Two months ago I read an interesting blog post by Greg Ferro titled “Cheap Network Equipment Makes a Better Data Centre.”  At Plexxi, I am the person who leads our sales team and I found the post interesting because I think there is a...
by Joseph Rickert One of the remarkable features of the R language is its adaptability. Motivated by R’s popularity and helped by R’s expressive power and transparency developers working on other platforms display what looks like inexhaustible creativity in providing seamless interface...
By Michael Johnson We read this press release with pleasure and have deep respect for the incredibly hard work required to achieve the kinds of success demonstrated here. It is not easy to get things like this done in government. From: the NGA pless release at http://ctolink.us/PYD2IQ ...
By Bob Gourley This is a follow on to our post on planning your time at the Geoint Symposium. With this post I want to make some technology recommendations that may be helpful to you as you plan out your time at the Geoint Symposium 14-17 Apr. There are so many great firms on the expo ...
This year I changed my job and became in charge of the Cloud business at WSO2. This means that now on this blog you will have even more “cloud stuff”, so I thought I would start with a quick This year I changed my job and became in charge of the Cloud business at WSO2. This...
Best in class Wireless-AC router now available for purchase with even more features and OpenWrt supportRushden, UK - April 10, 2014 - Linksys® today announced that it has started shipping the new WRT1900AC to arrive in e-tail and retail stores in the UK from 21st April, 2014. The ...
Here we go again, another huge vulnerability exploit detected in open source security software:
By Peter Rogers, Principal Architect, Mobility, CognizantHTML5 is still one of the most discussed topics amongst us technical types.  The key challenge, however, has remained unanswered for a long time. How do you effectively wrap HTML5 for use in native mobile applications? Unfor...
Monday 7 April, 2014 Open Source, generic Java client and server library implementation of the OData (Open Data Protocol) standard for interoperable querying and sharing of data across applications in enterprise, Cloud, and mobile environments Forest Hill, MD –07 April 2014– T...
The rabbit is out of the hat: I'm indeed working on a new book. It's called "RabbitMQ Essentials" and is published by PackT Publishing. Yes, you're reading right, after Mule, it's now RabbitMQ's turn! Clearly, I'm specializing in writing about animal-named technologies.(C) Kallisto Stu...
FastCompany magazine recently published an in-depth feature on Open Science, with a focus on the R language and the ROpenSci project. If you're not familiar with ROpenSci, the article gives a nice introduction from Ted Hart, a member of the ROpenSci development team: A big sea change w...
Last weekend I was a judge at the Toronto Startup Weekend – Library Edition and was reminded again not ony how much I love hackathons, but how unexpected they are. The Toronto event wasn’t strictly speaking a hackathon. A hundred people met, many pitched ideas, and then peo...
GoundWork LogHub Beta 1 Features Integration with Open Source Elasticsearch ELK StackSAN FRANCISCO, CA - April 2, 2014 - GroundWork, Inc. (www.gwos.com), the leading Unified Monitoring solution for IT operations management and cloud monitoring, today announced the first beta program fo...
GoundWork LogHub Beta 1 integriert Open Source Elasticsearch ELK Stack und schließt damit Monitoring-LückeSAN FRANCISCO - 02. April, 2014 - GroundWork, Inc. (www.gwos.de), führender Anbieter von Unified-Monitoring-Lösungen für IT Operations Management und Cloud...