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Open data for open lands

By Tim O'Reilly
October 20, 2014

President Obama’s well-publicized national open data policy (pdf) makes it clear that government data is a valuable public resource for which the government should be making efforts to maximize access and use. This policy was based on lessons from previous …

Open data for open lands

By Tim O'Reilly
October 20, 2014

President Obama’s well-publicized national open data policy (pdf) makes it clear that government data is a valuable public resource for which the government should be making efforts to maximize access and use. This policy was based on lessons from previous …

Open data for open lands

By Tim O'Reilly
October 20, 2014

President Obama’s well-publicized national open data policy (pdf) makes it clear that government data is a valuable public resource for which the government should be making efforts to maximize access and use. This policy was based on lessons from previous …

What happens when fashion meets data: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

By Jenn Webb
October 16, 2014

Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes, SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. In this podcast episode, I talk with Liza Kindred, founder of Third Wave Fashion and author of the new free …

What happens when fashion meets data: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

By Jenn Webb
October 16, 2014

Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes, SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. In this podcast episode, I talk with Liza Kindred, founder of Third Wave Fashion and author of the new free …

What happens when fashion meets data: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

By Jenn Webb
October 16, 2014

Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes, SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. In this podcast episode, I talk with Liza Kindred, founder of Third Wave Fashion and author of the new free …

Resume Driven Development

By Mike Loukides
October 13, 2014

I had a conversation recently with Martin Thompson (@mjpt777), a London-based developer who specializes in performance and low-latency systems. I learned about Martin through Kevlin Henney’s Tweets about his recent talk at Goto Aarhus. We talked about a disturbing trend …

Resume Driven Development

By Mike Loukides
October 11, 2014

I had a conversation recently with Martin Thompson (@mjpt777), a London-based developer who specializes in performance and low-latency systems. I learned about Martin through Kevlin Henney’s Tweets about his recent talk at Goto Aarhus. We talked about a disturbing trend …

Resume Driven Development

By Mike Loukides
October 11, 2014

I had a conversation recently with Martin Thompson (@mjpt777), a London-based developer who specializes in performance and low-latency systems. I learned about Martin through Kevlin Henney’s Tweets about his recent talk at Goto Aarhus. We talked about a disturbing trend …

Challenges facing predictive APIs

By Beau Cronin
October 6, 2014

In November, the first International Conference on Predictive APIs and Apps will take place in Barcelona, just ahead of Strata Barcelona. This event will bring together those who are building intelligent web services (sometimes called Machine Learning as a Service) …

Challenges facing predictive APIs

By Beau Cronin
October 6, 2014

In November, the first International Conference on Predictive APIs and Apps will take place in Barcelona, just ahead of Strata Barcelona. This event will bring together those who are building intelligent web services (sometimes called Machine Learning as a Service) …

Challenges facing predictive APIs

By Beau Cronin
October 6, 2014

In November, the first International Conference on Predictive APIs and Apps will take place in Barcelona, just ahead of Strata Barcelona. This event will bring together those who are building intelligent web services (sometimes called Machine Learning as a Service) …

A foundation of empathy: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

By Jenn Webb
October 2, 2014

Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes, SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. In this podcast episode, Tim O’Reilly talks about building systems and services for people, keeping a close eye on the …

A foundation of empathy: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

By Jenn Webb
October 2, 2014

Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes, SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. In this podcast episode, Tim O’Reilly talks about building systems and services for people, keeping a close eye on the …

A foundation of empathy: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

By Jenn Webb
October 2, 2014

Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes, SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. In this podcast episode, Tim O’Reilly talks about building systems and services for people, keeping a close eye on the …

What Amazon, iTunes, and Uber teach us about Apple Pay

By Tim O'Reilly
September 30, 2014

Something’s been nagging at me about Apple Pay, and the hype about it. The Apple-Pay web page gushes: “Gone are the days of searching for your wallet. The wasted moments finding the right card. The swiping and waiting. Now payments …

What Amazon, iTunes, and Uber teach us about Apple Pay

By Tim O'Reilly
September 30, 2014

Something’s been nagging at me about Apple Pay, and the hype about it. The Apple-Pay web page gushes: “Gone are the days of searching for your wallet. The wasted moments finding the right card. The swiping and waiting. Now payments …

What Amazon, iTunes, and Uber teach us about Apple Pay

By Tim O'Reilly
September 30, 2014

Something’s been nagging at me about Apple Pay, and the hype about it. The Apple-Pay web page gushes: “Gone are the days of searching for your wallet. The wasted moments finding the right card. The swiping and waiting. Now payments …

Inside Solid: who will build the “god platform” for the Internet of Things?

By Jon Bruner
September 24, 2014

Everyone’s racing to build the “god platform” for the Internet of Things: the highest, most generalized layer of intelligence and user interface that ties together connected devices and web services. It’s tempting to look for analogy in mobile phone platforms, where …

In pursuit of universal IoT standards

By Peter Lewis
September 24, 2014

The first remotely operated domestic machine — a toaster — was connected to the Internet less than a quarter-century ago, in 1990. The Internet of Things (IoT) doubled in size a year later with the addition of a coffee pot. …

Scaling NoSQL databases: 5 tips for increasing performance

By Alex Bordei
September 24, 2014

Editor’s note: this post is a follow-up to a recent webcast, “Getting the Most Out of Your NoSQL DB,” by the post author, Alex Bordei. As product manager for Bigstep’s Full Metal Cloud, I work with a lot of amazing …

In pursuit of universal IoT standards

By Peter Lewis
September 24, 2014

The first remotely operated domestic machine — a toaster — was connected to the Internet less than a quarter-century ago, in 1990. The Internet of Things (IoT) doubled in size a year later with the addition of a coffee pot. …

In pursuit of universal IoT standards

By Peter Lewis
September 24, 2014

The first remotely operated domestic machine — a toaster — was connected to the Internet less than a quarter-century ago, in 1990. The Internet of Things (IoT) doubled in size a year later with the addition of a coffee pot. …

Inside Solid: who will build the “god platform” for the Internet of Things?

By Jon Bruner
September 23, 2014

Everyone’s racing to build the “god platform” for the Internet of Things: the highest, most generalized layer of intelligence and user interface that ties together connected devices and web services. It’s tempting to look for analogy in mobile phone platforms, where …

Inside Solid: who will build the “god platform” for the Internet of Things?

By Jon Bruner
September 22, 2014

Everyone’s racing to build the “god platform” for the Internet of Things: the highest, most generalized layer of intelligence and user interface that ties together connected devices and web services. It’s tempting to look for analogy in mobile phone platforms, where …

The promise of Promise Theory: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

By Jenn Webb
September 18, 2014

Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes,SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. As systems become increasingly distributed and complex, it’s more important than ever to find ways to accurately describe and analyze those systems, and …

The promise of Promise Theory: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

By Jenn Webb
September 18, 2014

Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes,SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. As systems become increasingly distributed and complex, it’s more important than ever to find ways to accurately describe and analyze those systems, and …

The promise of Promise Theory: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

By Jenn Webb
September 18, 2014

Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes,SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. As systems become increasingly distributed and complex, it’s more important than ever to find ways to accurately describe and analyze those systems, and …

Be a squeaky wheel, but always bring oil

By Jenn Webb
September 17, 2014

There are times when we all wish we could clone ourselves so we could get more done at work. In a Velocity New York 2014 keynote, Camille Fournier, CTO at Rent the Runway, presented an alternative, practical solution, that she …

Be a squeaky wheel, but always bring oil

By Jenn Webb
September 17, 2014

There are times when we all wish we could clone ourselves so we could get more done at work. In a Velocity New York 2014 keynote, Camille Fournier, CTO at Rent the Runway, presented an alternative, practical solution, that she …

It’s time for a “commitment escalation”

By Jenn Webb
September 17, 2014

In a keynote address at Velocity New York 2014, Mikey Dickerson described his journey from working for Google to working in the West Wing of the White House, leading the US Digital Services group. He told the story of how …

It’s time for a “commitment escalation”

By Jenn Webb
September 17, 2014

In a keynote address at Velocity New York 2014, Mikey Dickerson described his journey from working for Google to working in the West Wing of the White House, leading the US Digital Services group. He told the story of how …

Prepare for change now, and you’ll be ready for it later

By Jenn Webb
September 16, 2014

Companies and developers have plenty of mobile development challenges — OS platforms, the growing number of devices and screen sizes, and the myriad requirements of browsers, to name a few. Soon — or already — the Internet of Things is …

Prepare for change now, and you’ll be ready for it later

By Jenn Webb
September 16, 2014

Companies and developers have plenty of mobile development challenges — OS platforms, the growing number of devices and screen sizes, and the myriad requirements of browsers, to name a few. Soon — or already — the Internet of Things is …

One man willingly gave Google his data. See what happened next.

By Jonas Luster
September 10, 2014

Despite some misgivings about the company’s product course and service permanence (I was an early and fanatical user of Google Wave), my relationship with Google is one of mutual symbiosis. Its “better mousetrap” approach to products and services, the width …

One man willingly gave Google his data. See what happened next.

By Jonas Luster
September 9, 2014

Despite some misgivings about the company’s product course and service permanence (I was an early and fanatical user of Google Wave), my relationship with Google is one of mutual symbiosis. Its “better mousetrap” approach to products and services, the width …

Small brains, big data

By Jeremy Freeman
September 4, 2014

When we think about big data, we usually think about the web: the billions of users of social media, the sensors on millions of mobile phones, the thousands of contributions to Wikipedia, and so forth. Due to recent innovations, web-scale …

Small brains, big data

By Jeremy Freeman
September 4, 2014

When we think about big data, we usually think about the web: the billions of users of social media, the sensors on millions of mobile phones, the thousands of contributions to Wikipedia, and so forth. Due to recent innovations, web-scale …

Innovation requires a new mind-set: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

By Jenn Webb
September 4, 2014

Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes, SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. I recently lamented the lag in innovation in relation to the speed of technological advancements — do we really need a connected …

Innovation requires a new mind-set: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

By Jenn Webb
September 4, 2014

Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes, SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. I recently lamented the lag in innovation in relation to the speed of technological advancements — do we really need a connected …

Innovation requires a new mind-set: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

By Jenn Webb
September 4, 2014

Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes, SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. I recently lamented the lag in innovation in relation to the speed of technological advancements — do we really need a connected …

Postmortems, sans finger-pointing: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

By Jenn Webb
August 21, 2014

Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes, SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. When you’re dealing with complex systems, failure is going to happen; it’s a given. What we do after that failure, …

Postmortems, sans finger-pointing: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

By Jenn Webb
August 21, 2014

Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes, SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. You can download this individual episode via this link. When you’re dealing with complex systems, failure is going to happen; …

Postmortems, sans finger-pointing: The O’Reilly Radar Podcast

By Jenn Webb
August 21, 2014

Editor’s note: you can subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast through iTunes, SoundCloud, or directly through our podcast’s RSS feed. You can download this individual episode via this link. When you’re dealing with complex systems, failure is going to happen; …

Not just the government’s playbook

By Mike Loukides
August 20, 2014

Whenever I hear someone say that “government should be run like a business,” my first reaction is “do you know how badly most businesses are run?” Seriously. I do not want my government to run like a business — whether …

Not just the government’s playbook

By Mike Loukides
August 20, 2014

Whenever I hear someone say that “government should be run like a business,” my first reaction is “do you know how badly most businesses are run?” Seriously. I do not want my government to run like a business — whether …

Not just the government’s playbook

By Mike Loukides
August 20, 2014

Whenever I hear someone say that “government should be run like a business,” my first reaction is “do you know how badly most businesses are run?” Seriously. I do not want my government to run like a business — whether …

The Drupal API turns a CMS into a true enterprise application

By William O'Connor
August 19, 2014

Contributing author: Ben Schluter Drupal is well known as a Content Management System (CMS) — famously used by the White House and elsewhere. At the company where I work, Achieve Internet, we view Drupal as more than just a CMS …

The Drupal API turns a CMS into a true enterprise application

By William O'Connor
August 18, 2014

Contributing author: Ben Schluter Drupal is well known as a Content Management System (CMS) — famously used by the White House and elsewhere. At the company where I work, Achieve Internet, we view Drupal as more than just a CMS …

The Drupal API turns a CMS into a true enterprise application

By William O'Connor
August 18, 2014

Contributing author: Ben Schluter Drupal is well known as a Content Management System (CMS) — famously used by the White House and elsewhere. At the company where I work, Achieve Internet, we view Drupal as more than just a CMS …


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