What does big data say about Sri Lanka » LIRNEasia – a regional …

What does big data say about Sri Lanka?On 8th August 2014, LIRNEasia held an event titled “Big data for development: Responsible use of mobile meta-data to support public purposes” in Negombo, Sri Lanka that was attended by all the MNOs in Sri Lanka as well as MNOs/ industry representatives from Pakistan, Bangladesh and India.The purpose of the event was two-fold:Show how mobile […]

Facebook open-sources Haxl: Big Data Haskell library | SiliconANGLE

Yesterday, Facebook announced the open-sourcing of Haxl, a Haskell library used to greatly simplify access to remote data, such as databases and API web-based services. This release continues a trend of Facebook’s strong bent towards data science and the processing of complex datasets, and at the same time sustains a commitment to the open source community.The Haxl project (the combination […]

Open Big Data Computing with Julia | Intel Science & Technology …

By Jiahao Chen, MIT and the larger Julia communityWhilst the abstract question occupies your intellect, nature brings it in the concrete to be solved by your hands. — Ralph Waldo Emerson, Prospects, in Nature; Addresses and LecturesWhen I first learned about the Julia programming language at the beginning of 2012, I was skeptical about its ability to succeed. Writing a new programming language […]