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Solving tomorrow’s problems with yesterday’s tools

Where Michael discusses the efficiency of relational databases for certain problems and the effectiveness of NoSQL for big, messy data. Continue reading

On the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Discovery

Imagine you’re running a research group of 100 people. You want to find out the expertise of your chaps and aggregate profiles. Sure, you can perfectly sit down and browse through tons of materials you have about your people. Browse through their homepages, project pages, subversion commits, blog posts, tweets, logs from IRC, and you … Continue reading