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Introduction to Apache Kafka

Apache Kafka is a robust distributed streaming platform that allows a processing node to publish or subscribe to streams of records; and to support storing or processing of these records. This open source framework is typically used for near/real-time applications as a reliable control mechanism. Josh Ra'anan provides ...

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Introduction to Apache Kafka

Apache Kafka is a robust distributed streaming platform that allows a processing node to publish or subscribe to streams of records; and to support storing or processing of these records. This open source framework is typically used for near/real-time applications as a reliable control mechanism. Josh Ra'anan provides an introduction to the platform and a sample implementation.

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Introduction to Apache Kafka


Introduction to CKAN

A project team or organization has many options when selecting an open source content management system, such as WordPress or Drupal, that are optimized for blogs and page-oriented websites. However, are these the best tools to manage datasets? Is there a platform that can better support storing, managing, and visualizing ...

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Introduction to CKAN

A project team or organization has many options when selecting an open source content management system, such as WordPress or Drupal, that are optimized for blogs and page-oriented websites. However, are these the best tools to manage datasets? Is there a platform that can better support storing, managing, and visualizing data? Organizations including data.gov and many others have used CKAN to meet support the specialized requirements and workflow for dataset management.

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Introduction to CKAN


CKAN

A new client project targets the development of a knowledge management platform focused on modern slavery, forced and child labor. The target users of this system are researchers, policy experts, academics, and staff of government and non-governmental organizations working to address these global challenges. A key objective is to easily ...

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A new client project targets the development of a knowledge management platform focused on modern slavery, forced and child labor. The target users of this system are researchers, policy experts, academics, and staff of government and non-governmental organizations working to address these global challenges. A key objective is to easily manage, publish, and visualize data sets related to these areas of study and policy making. We have therefore defined a system architecture with two major ...

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Web Quality Tools

The internet is the primary source for people to find information about organizations, products, and services. As an organization, it is important to make sure that the content on your website accurately represents your organization and is displayed in a professional manner.  However, sometimes people spend too much money ...

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The internet is the primary source for people to find information about organizations, products, and services. As an organization, it is important to make sure that the content on your website accurately represents your organization and is displayed in a professional manner.  However, sometimes people spend too much money and time on aesthetics to increase website quality, when there are many free tools available to help enhance the message and increase the quality. Quoin ...

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Leap Motion

Leap Motion is a device that allows touch-free interaction with your computer. When used in conjunction with VR tools like Oculus Rift it can allow interaction with objects in a virtual world. This presentation will focus on Alex's experience with it, some of the pitfalls of the product as ...

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Leap Motion

Leap Motion is a device that allows touch-free interaction with your computer. When used in conjunction with VR tools like Oculus Rift it can allow interaction with objects in a virtual world. This presentation will focus on Alex's experience with it, some of the pitfalls of the product as well as code examples for those interested in Leap Motion app development.

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Leap Motion


Chrome Extensions

A Chrome Extension is a custom software module that modifies the Google Chrome browser for specific end-user functionality. Karin's tech talk will review the difference between plug-ins and extensions, how extensions work, and provide a few sample extensions in action.

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Chrome Extensions

A Chrome Extension is a custom software module that modifies the Google Chrome browser for specific end-user functionality. Karin's tech talk will review the difference between plug-ins and extensions, how extensions work, and provide a few sample extensions in action.

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Chrome Extensions


Roku

Roku is a streaming device that gets data (video stream) via a wired or Wi-Fi connection to an Internet router. The data is output via an audio cable, video cable, or HDMI cable. The device can be connected to any television set (or other device) with appropriate input connections. Jeff ...

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Roku

Roku is a streaming device that gets data (video stream) via a wired or Wi-Fi connection to an Internet router. The data is output via an audio cable, video cable, or HDMI cable. The device can be connected to any television set (or other device) with appropriate input connections. Jeff's presentation shows the versatility of Roku and why it may be a good choice for your entertainment dollars.

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Roku

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