Click here to learn more about Steve Miller. Toward the end of last month’s blog on SAS, R, Python, and WPS, I mentioned a current project challenge of identifying and eliminating “mostly” null columns from wide SAS data sets. As the team discovered, such columns can impose a significant drag on performance. My take is that while […]Read More →
Click here to learn more about author Steve Miller. With more than a little serendipity, I came across a report detailing the results of the third annual survey by Burtch Works Executive Recruiting, entitled “SAS, R, or Python Survey 2016: Which Tool Do Analytics Pros Prefer?” The survey asked each respondent to name the single […]Read More →
Stephen Wolfram Demos Knowledge-Based Programming Language As It Approaches Official Release (Video)
by Jennifer Zaino Stephen Wolfram is talking more publicly about the Wolfram Language, this week releasing a video demo of the knowledge-based programming language. As he describes in the video below, the symbolic language builds in a vast amount of knowledge of how to do computations and about the world itself. “Through symbolic structure of […]Read More →
Your guide to building working solutions for the Semantic Web.
We wrote Semantic Web Programming to offer a useful guide to get the Semantic Web to do stuff – such as data integration and rich data analysis. We are active developers in this space and directly see its potential. We outline the key concepts, tools, and methods you need to program the Semantic Web to achieve these goals. Our book is filled with practical, easy-to-follow, examples using working code to illustrate how to take advantage of the many data sources and services available today, especially non-semantic ones like instant messaging, relational databases, and web services such as those offered by Facebook.Read More →