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1. Data Analytics - Which programming language to learn. R vs Python

By: Ashley J : 2017-09-24

Description: Often people ask which one is better to learn? R or Python. Python is better for for data manipulation and repeated tasks, while R is good for ad hoc analysis and exploring datasets. For example, take text analysis, where you want to deconstruct paragraphs into words or phrases and then identify patterns. In this use case R is better suited and makes it simple. On the other hand, take for example, pulling the data, to running automated analyses over and over, to producing visualizations like maps and charts from the results then Python is better suited.


2. What is Hadoop?

By: Emiley J : 2014-01-19

Description: Besides these big players, there are Open Source of alternatives such as The Apache Hadoop software which is actually a framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using simple programming models. It is designed to scale up from single servers to thousands of machines, each offering local computation and storage. Rather than rely on hardware to deliver high-availability, the library itself is designed to detect and handle failures at the application layer, so delivering a highly-available service on top of a cluster of computers, each of which may be prone to failures.


3. Internet of Things

By: William Alexander : 2013-02-11

Description: Imagine if all things and people on earth can be uniquely identified and tagged (RFID) and if data can be gathered from these things by computers without the need for any human intervention, then the computers would know everything about these things which can give the ability to these computers to track and count everything and greatly reduce waste, loss and cost. We would know when things needed replacement, repair or recall, and whether the


4. Browser Based Communications - WebRTC

By: William Alexander : 2013-02-11

Description: The new 'Browser based communications' also termed as 'web-based communications' or 'web-enabled communications' is a new technology that enables communications using peer-to-peer APIs and therefore eliminating the need for a server. Now what this really means for developers such as you is that you can write a simple audio, video, IM applications purely using the browser by coding in JavaScript.


5. Big Data - An Introduction

By: William Alexander : 2013-02-11

Description: Mobile devices, remote sensors, software logs, cameras, microphones, RFID readers, wireless sensors, social networks etc are generating these Big Data. These Big Data is difficult to work with using our existing RDBMS and data visualizing technologies are not sufficient, instead massive number of parallel software running in hundreds of servers are required to handle and process such big data to find business trends, determine quality of research, determine realtime traffic conditions, prevent diseases etc.. <


6. Will Apple open retail showrooms in India?

By: Emiley J : 2012-10-10

Description: It is still a million dollar question that many people and companies in India have. Whether Apple will open its retail showrooms in India? The current policy in India is that such international companies will have to source a minimum of 30% of the products in India for opening retail shops in India.


7. A comparison of VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V and Xen.

By: Sachi : 2012-07-15

Description: A comparison of VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V and Xen.


8. What is a chromebook?

By: Emiley J : 2012-03-16

Description: Chromebooks are laptops that run Google's Chrome OS. The major difference of a chromebook is that it is managed centrally on the cloud. Which means when you bootup you login with your google account and immediately all the apps are available to you including google apps and thousands of other web apps available in chrome store. You dont ever need a CD to install apps. Just browse the apps just like you will do on an android or iphone. Then install it with a click of a button.


9. Review: Ruggear - The world's most Rugged Phone in Singapore

By: Ashley : 2012-03-16

Description: RugGear phones have been ingeniously designed and engineered with built-in sensors (compass, temperature, barometer and altimeter) and intelligent applications then handsomely wrapped to withstand the most hazardous of conditions and environments. What’s more, they are all waterproof and one of them even floats.


10. What is Google Dart?

By: Emiley J : 2011-12-27

Description: Google Dart is a new web programming scripting language launched by Google. Why is there a need for another web programming language? Well, Google's answer to this one is that JavaScript is suited for smaller web applications. When the application gets bigger and more complex, then Javascript may not be the best suited language. So for more complex web applications google dart is the better choice.