11:10am–12:00pm Tuesday, 09/28/2010
In this talk we'll discuss tools like Hadoop and Pig that let you do large-scale data crunching in parallel. We will focus on platform-specific examples, as well as best practices gleaned from working with Twitter data over the last 12 months.
1:30pm–2:20pm Wednesday, 09/29/2010
Having a compass and camera built into smart phones opens up possibilities for augmented reality (AR). Programmers now know more than just location; by also knowing which direction the phone is facing, you can overlay objects on users’ view of the world. This session will look at AR development on the iPhone and Android platforms.
9:00am–9:50am Wednesday, 09/29/2010
Traditional statistical approaches assume a single objective result and an authoritative data set exist. These assumptions lead to static and generic analytics. Learn how to take advantage of diverse data using statistics techniques that allow you to aggregate simple models using disparate data and carefully blend the result to better model subjective behaviors like recommendations and pricing.
11:35am–11:55am Thursday, 09/30/2010
Understanding what's happening on your site in real-time requires more than just simple visit totals. Chartbeat is a tool designed to give front-line responders in organizations the actionable analytics they need to respond to what's happening on their site.
10:05am–10:55am Wednesday, 09/29/2010
This session will reveal how mainstream media will be saved using real-time platforms to re-invent the way we listen to, engage with, and share stories.