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Designing for Big Data Talk

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Some slides I created for the Designing for Big Data talk I gave at the Data Science Cornwall Meetup on 29th of November 2018.   Available to download from here: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/long-haired-music/documents/presentations/Designing+for+Big+Data.pdf  

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ARM on the Server

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A picture of the Amazon Graviton ARM Chip

What a week!  Several of my predictions have come true but the most important of which, and the one which I think is going to have the largest impact is Arm on the Server. Amazon this week announced the availability of A1 instance types, at a considerable cost saving.  The CPU’s are about 40% cheaper, […]

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New Print and Post service

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Hi All, I’ve just launched a new service called Post This For Me.  It’s a print and post service.  What does that mean?  It means if you’ve got a letter you want to send and you don’t want to go through the hassle of printing out and posting a letter yourself, you can upload the […]

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Save Lincolnshire Libraries from Closing

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Julie wrote this letter to the editors at the Lincolnshire Echo and Lincolnite this week.  Please help us save Lincolnshire Libraries by signing the petition below. http://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/keep-lincolnshire-libraries-open Dear Editor, I strongly urge Lincolnshire County Council and the people of Lincolnshire to oppose the short-sighted decision to close libraries across the county. This will have a […]