Strata 2013 Connected World Sessions

Vanishingly cheap networks and sensors herald an Internet that’s always connected, always on, and nothing like the world of today.

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Laurel Ruma is the Director of Talent for O'Reilly Media. Most recently she co-chaired Where 2.0, OSCON Java, and Gov 2.0 Expo. She joined the company in 2005 after working for five years at various IT analyst firms in the Boston area. Laurel is also the co-editor of Open Government, published by O'Reilly.

Craig Barratt joined Qualcomm in May 2011 as president of Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. He served as president and chief executive officer of Atheros, and as director on the company's board from 2003, leading the company through its 2004 IPO and growth to over $900M of revenue in 2010, culminating in its 2011 acquisition by Qualcomm. Dr. Barratt previously served as Atheros' vice president of technology from 2002 until 2003. Prior to joining Atheros, Dr. Barratt held the role of executive vice president and general manager of ArrayComm, Inc., a company specializing in multi-antenna signal processing. Dr. Barratt holds Ph.D. and Master of Science degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University, as well as a Bachelor of Engineering degree in electrical engineering and a Bachelor of Science degree in pure mathematics and physics from the University of Sydney in Australia. Dr. Barratt has been granted over 30 patents in a variety of wireless and related technologies and has co-authored a book on linear controller design, various technical publications and open source software.

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Ballroom F
Stewart Collis (aWhere Inc.)
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(3.00, 2 ratings)
Location Intelligence (LI) transforms how public health and agriculture initiatives are managed and monitored by translating big complex data from multiple sources and varying temporal and spatial scales into local, actionable insight. This empowers national governments and global development organizations to focus on saving lives and building healthy, sustainable communities. Read more.
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Ballroom F
John Feland (Argus Insights)
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(3.00, 5 ratings)
Prepare for the coming zombie apocalypse or subjugation by our vampire overlords by tracking the spread of these threats and understand the characteristics of the populations already infected using a combination of social media analytics and classic market research cluster analysis. Learn about new methods for unpacking consumer conversations and tracking true attitudinal consumer segments. Read more.
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Ballroom F
Nagui Halim (IBM)
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(3.67, 3 ratings)
Hadoop is great for analyzing data at rest. But what if your business problem requires the ability to analyze and respond in real-time and without a human in the loop? Read more.
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Ballroom F
Mano Marks (Google, Inc. ), Brendan Kenny (Google)
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(1.88, 8 ratings)
The world of mapping is undergoing another revolution. New techniques for visualizing and querying increasingly large amounts of data can lead to new ways of interacting with and discovering meaning in your data. In this session, we'll talk about the latest in vector mapping and how you can use it to explore the hidden stories in your data. Read more.
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Ballroom F
Arfon Smith (University of Oxford)
Dealing with the flood of data that confronts researchers is the fundamental challenge of 21st century research. Citizen Science has allowed researchers within the Zooniverse to take on research problems at a scale impossible without the attention of a large community of volunteers. Read more.
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Ballroom F
Tyler Bell (Factual)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
Factual believes that some data problems are bigger than any one company. This talk describes how Factual combines both machines and other (human) data communities to their best effect, within the context of similar data-centric, community-driven applications. Read more.
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Ballroom F
Carson Darling (Rest Devices)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
This talk will discuss Rest Devices proprietary low-cost sensor technology, its use of and vision for big biometric data, and the need for design integration in all facets of product development, be it software or hardware. Read more.
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Ballroom F
Ben Waber (Sociometric Solutions)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
I will discuss how a wearable sensing platform, the Sociometric Badge, allows us to measure and analyze human behavior in the real-world, particularly in the workplace. We’ll discuss how we use the badges to recognize concepts such as persuasiveness and social support and how we have used the badges in real companies to drive organizational change and put hard numbers behind management methods. Read more.
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Ballroom F
Anna Smith (bitly)
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(4.67, 3 ratings)
While audience analysis is an old topic, it is being reimagined as personas along topic distributions as opposed to the usual demographic terms. This provides deeper insights into the communities among the internet that provide interesting insights into how the internet is consumed. Read more.
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Ballroom F
Sam Shah (LinkedIn), Peter Skomoroch (Data Wrangling)
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(4.40, 5 ratings)
Learn how LinkedIn endorsements used data mining techniques to develop a viral social tagging and reputation system. Read more.

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