Tag Archives: Big Data

Getting Hadoop set up – manual style

I’ve got a Mac, I’d like to get Hadoop set up. What do I do? I started by Googling, of course. First, get a Linux Virtual Machine set up. I went for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running on VirtualBox. Get a Linux installation running inside a virtual machine. This guide worked for me for the basic […]


Beautiful Science at the British Library

The British Library are running an exhibition on data visualisation until 26th May 2014 – it looks amazing! Here’s The Guardian’s writeup.    

Data Visualisation – The Guardian Masterclass

I spend a lot of time at work trying to get people to make decisions based on data I generate. The business people I present to have a lot on their mind and anything more than a single page presentation is unlikely to get any attention. Which means that the single page you do present […]