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Big Data London launches at Google Campus - Opening event for Big Data Week London

A session at Big Data Week

Monday 23rd April, 2012

6:30pm to 10:00pm (GMT)

Welcome to the 10th Big Data London meetup! We'll be kicking off Big Data Week, celebrating St. George's Day and one of the first meetups to be hosted by Google's new campus. What more could you want?

Come and join us for an evening of Big Data talks and discussions and possibly some surprises!

18:30: Welcome and start networking around beer and pizza

19:00: We have the following awesome speakers

Michael Manoochehri from Google San Fransisco Michael is a Developer Relations tech lead for Cloud and Data platforms. With years of experience working for research and non-profit organizations, he is interested in making data analysis on large scale computing infrastructure more accessible. Michael has written for ProgrammableWeb.com, researched mobile phone use in Uganda, and holds a Masters degree from UC Berkeley's School of Information.

Michael will explain "Big Data's Journey Toward Ubiquitous Computing" and how as the technology carries us toward a world of ubiquitous computing, data collection and analysis will become even more accessible - and invisible. We'll take a brief look at the confluence of trends influencing the design of next-generation data tools, and we will also have a quick preview of Google's upcoming Big Data analysis tool, BigQuery.

Ade Oshineye from Google UK Ade is a Senior Developer Advocate in Google's London office and
works on the Google+ project. Over the last decade he's worked on trading systems for a variety of investment banks as well as on Google's advertising and mobile search systems. He's also the
co-author of "Apprenticeship Patterns": a book that teaches you how to learn to be a great programmer.

In his short talk Ade will introduce us to some of the components of the emerging knowledge graph:
- +1 button
- snippets
- schema.org and entities
- Google+ profiles

-Doug Cutting (from Cloudera, co-founder of the Apache Hadoop project and creator of Nutch and Lucene): Avro Data

-Tim Estes (CEO of Digital Reasoning): Automating Understanding of Human Data at Scale

20:30: continue networking

21:30: wrap up

Big Data London is co-organized by big data companies Acunu.com and Musicmetric.com

About the sponsors: Big thanks to Skype and Eden Ventures for sponsoring the beers and pizzas; and for Flying Binary and Google for hosting the meetup at the brand new Google Campus in london tech city.

About the speakers

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Tim Estes

CEO of Digital Reasoning

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Adewale Oshineye

Developer Advocate at Google. Co-author of Apprenticeship Patterns. Learning to listen. Learning to let go. Making things happen. Telling better stories. bio from Twitter

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FlyingBinary

A Global Small Business empowering clients to use the latest collaborative technologies on the web. We're passionate about Cloud Big Data and Smarter Analytics bio from Twitter

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Emmanuel Marchal

BigDataLondon founder, taming Big Data at Acunu

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Musicmetric

Musicmetric - Professional Music Analytics bio from Twitter

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Acunu

The database for Real Time Big Data

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Digital Reasoning

Digital Reasoning empowers decision makers with timely, actionable intelligence by creating software to automatically make sense of complex data bio from Twitter

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Michael Manoochehri

Xoogler, traveler, writer, data hacker. Author of Data Just Right. My goal is to help make computing more ubiquitous, affordable, and accessible. bio from Twitter

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Jacqui Taylor

Tech Entrepreneur, Inventor, Innovator, Co-Founder of FlyingBinary - Data Discovery on or off the Cloud. Passionate about books, pilates and textile design bio from Twitter

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Doug Cutting

co-founder of the Apache Hadoop project and creator of Nutch and Lucene

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Time 6:30pm10:00pm GMT

Date Mon 23rd April 2012

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