Monthly Archives: October 2018

Recommended: 1.1 Billion Taxi Rides with Spark 2.2 & 3 Raspberry Pi 3 Model Bs

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Mark Litwintschik has taken a large open source data set (1.1 billion taxi rides with data storage on the order of hundreds of gigabytes) and ran some benchmark queries on a variety of different systems. Perhaps the most humble of these systems is a cluster of three Raspberry Pi computers. This webpage talks about how he set up the software on this cluster. Continue reading

Recommended: Accessible R Markdown Documents

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A class covering on-line teaching has reminded me about accessibility issues. This includes accessibility for blind students who rely on screen readers. This webpage post covers some of the very simple things you can do that would make life a lot easier for students with impaired vision. Continue reading