SQL Saturday 524 Slides – Analytical Computing – Device to Cloud and Back

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Here you can find the slide deck for my talk for SQL Saturday #524 in South Florida.  I hope you find this useful, but it should be far more useful if you attend in person.  This talk lays the foundation for building and understanding analytical computing for cloud and devices as well as how they work together.


SFL Emerging Tech Group – Project Teddy Talk



Project Teddy – Embedded Systems + Big Data with David Crook

Friday, Aug 21, 2015, 6:00 PM

PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.
600 Silks Run Suite# 2210 Hallandale Beach, FL

18 ETs Went

Project Teddy is an IoT/Big Data project currently under development by the South Florida Developer Evangelist Team.  The goal of PT is to build a teddy bear that you can literally have a normal conversation with.  This meetup is to discuss the current progress of project teddy from a technology perspective, how it is built, why it is being built t…

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So you want to be an Analytics Developer

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I get a series of questions all the time.

  1. How do I switch careers to be a developer?
  2. How do I become a data scientist?
  3. How do I add intelligence to my code?
  4. How do I get a job in distributed computing?
  5. How do I code more analytically?

The answer to these questions are pretty much all the same.  Step 1, learn about it and build one piece of software focused on that goal.  Step 2, go for it, just do it.  So that said, Microsoft has a fantastic resource, Microsoft Virtual Academy, which provides free training around various topics from entry level to advanced.  This article focuses on a learning plan with MVA to attain the goal of becoming an Analytics Developer.

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