Strata Hadoop World NY 2016 - Visualization & user experience Track

Strata Hadoop World NY 2016 has following interestinig talks in its Visualization & user experience sessions

Introduction to visualizations using D3 by Brian Suda

Visualizations are a key part of conveying any dataset. D3 is the most popular, easiest, and most extensible way to get your data online in an interactive way. Brian Suda outlines best practices for good data visualizations and ...

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Pervasive Computing - the next era of computer science

PervasiveComputing.net is intended to be a information and news website. It will cover various new developments happening in pervasive computing area - basically mobile computing, sensors, networking, security/privacy, ubiquitous access to information, and related fields.

We use the term 'Pervasive Computing' to loosely define the advancements in computer science, where pervasiveness of ...

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Installing Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) on Dell Inspiron E1505 (6400)

In a previous article , I have described my installation notes for install Ubunty Edgy on my Dell Inspiron E1505 (Inspiron 6400) Laptop. Today I decided to install Ubuntu Fiesty (7.04) on that laptop to get all the latest upgrades. Here are my installation notes:

A quick note about important configuration ...

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Timeline of the India R&D

  • 1930 - Prof Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (C.V. Raman) gets Nobel prize in physics for "for his work on the scattering of light and for the discovery of the effect named after him"
  • January 1935 - Indian National Science Academy was established
  • 1942 - CSIR founded
  • June 1, 1945 - Tata Institute of Fundamental research started in banglore, moved to Bombay within six months...

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WiFi in India: Opportunities & Challenges

Wi-Fi Alliance has published a report about WiFi in India titled The Future for Wi-Fi in India: Opportunities & Challenges .a


"The overall Indian Wi-Fi market (including WLAN hardware, systems integration and software services, not including embedded devices, laptops) is predicted...

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2.3 billion mobile phone subscribers in the world

Mobile phone market is increasing at an ultra-amazing speed over last few years, especially in India and China. Here are some very interesting number to ponder upon.

As per a recent report by Informa Telecoms and media, total number of mobile subscribers in the world are estimated to be 2.3 billon at the end of June 2007.

To get a much better idea of explosive growth, let's look at ...

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Installing Ubuntu Edgy (6.10) on Dell Inspiron E1505 (6400)

I recently bought Dell Inspiron E1505 (it's Inspiron 6400 in small business section of dell website). Here goes my notes based on Ubuntu 6.10 (edgy) installation on it (as dual boot).

First, my configuration:


  • Intel Core Duo 2.0GHz, 1 GB RAM
  • 128MB ATI MOBILITY RADEON X1300 HyperMemory Card
  • 120 GB 5400RPM SATA hard drive
  • Dell wireless 1390 card
  • Dell 350 Bluetooth ...

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