17th - 19th July 2014

The International Centre, Telford

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Gary Short

Gary Short works for Developer Express as the Technical Evangelist on the frameworks team. He has a deep interest in technical architecture, especially in the areas of technical debt and refactoring. Gary is a C# MVP and gives presentations at events throughout the UK.
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Speaking at DDD South West 12 Apr 2014
I’m delighted to say I’ve been accepted to speak at DDD South West, where I’ll be delivering my talk on “Hadoop and Big Data for Microsoft Developers”, I hope I’ll so you there; if so, don’t forget to stop and … Continue reading →

The Day HDInsight Died (Again) 06 Mar 2014
So here I am this morning, all ready to get my Data Science Fu on, I pop onto my local HDInsight installation, and it tells me: Hmm, time to see if the services are running: Nope, all stopped. Sigh, right, … Continue reading →

How Alex Salmond Answers The Hard Questions on Scottish Independence 01 Mar 2014
As you’ll know, at least hopefully you will, should you vote yes on September 18th, in the Independence Referendum, you won’t be voting for independence per se; what you’ll be voting for is to give Alex Salmond the right to … Continue reading →

The Day HDInsight Died 05 Oct 2013
So there I was, casually working away on my HDInsight sessions for a conference next week. Happily submitting my jars and watching my map reduce jobs running, like a happy little data scientist. I had just finished writing my umpteenth … Continue reading →

7 Important Data Science Papers 03 Sep 2013
Originally posted on Data Science 101:It is back-to-school time, and here are some papers to keep you busy this school year. All the papers are free. This list is far from exhaustive, but these are some important papers in data…