Monday, June 08, 2015

Smart Data

With smart everything, why not have smart data also?
And what would make data "smart?"

Smart Data Conference 2015 | The Premier Smart Data Conference & Expo

A good conference.
Some topics and people from "Semantic Web" community.

Smart Data Summit Dubai | 25 - 26 May 2015 | Big Data Conference

A marketing event, "for executives..." Smart in the name only. 

Smart Data @ jpmorgan 

A bank 

About web analytics... 

Apple Swift 2.0: Open Source

Swift 2.0 - Swift Blog - Apple Developer
"In addition to new features, the big news is that Apple will be making Swift open source later this year."

Apple's Swift programming language is going open source

If Microsoft .NET can be open sourced, so can Apple Swift.
This is actually a great move for Apple, and developers community.

The next step: "Babel Fish" translator for all those languages (and then to JavaScript :)

Microsoft "Orleans" - Distributed Actor Model, Open Source

podcast: Actor Models on Orleans with Barry Briggs @ .NET Rocks!

dotnet/orleans · GitHub
"Orleans is a framework that provides a straight-forward approach to building distributed high-scale computing applications, without the need to learn and apply complex concurrency or other scaling patterns. It was created by Microsoft Research and designed for use in the cloud. Orleans has been used extensively running in Microsoft Azure by several Microsoft product groups, most notably by 343 Industries as a platform for all of Halo 4 cloud services, as well as by a number of other projects and companies."

akkadotnet/ · GitHub

"Akka.NET is a community-driven port of the popular Java/Scala framework Akka to .NET."