cloud computing to shut down?

January 16, 2012 | PR

If you’re one of the R-bloggers or useRs, most probably you had heard about In the early day, they are two very R related cloud computing services, one is CloudNumbers, another is Recently, we (may) received an email by Hamid ... [Read more...]

Parallel processing of independent Metropolis-Hastings algorithms

October 11, 2010 | xi'an

With Pierre Jacob, my PhD student, and Murray Smith, from National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Wellington, who actually started us on this project at the last and latest Valencia meeting, we have completed a paper on using parallel computing in independent Metropolis-Hastings algorithms. The paper is arXived and ...
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JSM 2010 [day 1]

August 2, 2010 | xi'an

The first day at JSM is always a bit sluggish, as people slowly drip in and get their bearings. Similar to last year in Washington D.C., the meeting takes place in a huge conference centre and thus there is no feeling of overcrowded [so far]. It may also be ...
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Syncing files across computers using DropBox

May 29, 2010 | Tal Galili

Motivation In the past few months I have been using DropBox for syncing my work files between my home and work computer. It has saved me from numerous mistakes and from sending the files to myself via e-mail. Recently I found this service highly useful for sharing files with 4 other ...
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Analytic Infrastructure – Three Trends

May 11, 2009 | Robert Grossman

This is a post about systems, applications, services and architectures for building and deploying analytics. Sometimes this is called analytic infrastructure. In this post, we look at several trends impacting analytic infrastructure. Trend 1. Open source analytics has reached Main Street. R, which was first released in 1996, is now [...] [Read more...]

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