What Google Should Do with Looker

If you follow what’s going on in the world of technology that implements a modern data supply chain, then Google’s $2.6 billion acquisition of Looker, announced on June 6, was big news. From most reporting on this acquisition you get the impression that Google bought Looker to help its cloud offerings. But details on how […]

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The History of Databases: A Podcast with Spencer Kimball of Cockroach Labs

In this edition of the Early Adopter Podcast, Dan Woods speaks with Spencer Kimball of Cockroach Labs about the history of the modern database market. The conversation covered the beginnings of databases, how they’ve evolved, and where they are right now. Kimball offered an interesting explanation of the history and development of SQL databases and other […]

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Is Google Search Fair? A Podcast with Lucidworks’ Grant Ingersoll

In this edition of the Early Adopter Research podcast, Dan Woods speaks with Grant Ingersoll, contributor to Solr, cofounder and CTO of Lucidworks, and cofounder of the Mahout Machine Learning Open Source Project, to discuss the fairness of Google search. Recently, President Trump has grabbed headlines by asserting that Google’s search algorithm is unfair. While […]

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