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Back in 1999 I worked on a project with the US Army that incorporated RFID scanners for logistics tracking. At the time it was an extraordinarily neat concept, using a combination of Oracle, Forms (in Developer/2000) and RFID tags/sensors to track inventory. As items were loaded onto trucks, a barcode
For your weekend pleasure (and back after many years), a new Adventures of Ace, DBA comic! Don’t forget to check out Big Data #2 – Big Data Speaks!
I have been tinkering quite a bit with new database and development frameworks. Recently I decided to beef up my knowledge of data visualization as it’s a very hot topic and the ultimate way to make your data understood. R is an incredibly popular option which can be as simple
Wearable computing is all the rage right now and is poised to explode in the consumer market once a number of high-profile projects go into full production. The bulk of buzz surrounding the technology is focused on entertainment value and consumer usage. But how might wearable computing and data analysis
A lot of database professionals seem to agree that the DBA acronym stands for “Default Blame Accepter”. Indeed, I’d be lying if I said that I’ve never felt that way. But I believe that a more in-depth look into why the DBA team always seems to be at the center
A while back (2007 to be exact, an eternity in Internet years), Google released a product called Google 411. You could call either 1-800-GOOG-411 or 1-877-GOOG-411 and search for businesses by city and state, category, or other criteria. It was a direct competitor to the local expensive 411 services, and