Leading our day is a post on Both Sides of the Table, where they explain how misunderstanding startup metrics can cost you your business. Google’s Big Data blog gives us an introduction to Capacitor, the new BigQuery columnar storage format. High Scalability has an excellent post on the “platform advantage” and its relation to Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple. Data Science Central show us the new rules for becoming a data scientist. The coolest part of the post is a visualization of the skills needed for a few types of positions like data developer and data researcher.

As always, enjoy today’s items, and please participate in the discussions on these sites.

Startups, Career and Process

Design and Development

Concurrency, Performance and Scalability

AI, Machine Learning, Research and Advanced Algorithms

Big Data, Visualization, SQL and NoSQL

Infrastructure, Operations and DevOps

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