February 3, 2013
Excel by default - seeking more scalable alternatives
Most technical disciplines are a hybrid of both - relative % is a subjective perception driven by training, experience and temperament.
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Professional roles/interests: extraction of features from large scale data sets in support of machine learning and other data analyses; semantic knowledge representation. Primary tools are MapReduce/Hadoop (Java) , Perl, Python and RDF ontology.
Definitely has a unique and valuable niche in the tech meet-up eco-sphere!