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Big Data & Brews: Oscar Boykin from Twitter talks Cascading & Scala

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December 24, 2013

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I had fun talking with Oscar Boykin, a data scientist at Twitter, over a Kona Longboard Island Lager. He did a great job explaining Cascading and Scala. Enjoy.

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Antonio Piccolboni

Big Data & Brews: Antonio Piccolboni, Independent Data Scientist, part 2

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December 3, 2013

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This week, Antonio talked in-depth about the open source project he’s working on called RHadoop, a collection of four R packages that allow users to manage and analyze data with Hadoop. He talked about its use cases, some of the general challenges of starting an open source project on Hadoop, and why he thinks Javascript is […]

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