Hola, chitlins. I've seen many a topic on here about careers and where to go next. I work for MapR, a big data company in San Jose. Today, we released our first wave of on demand training, free to all Panthers fans (it's actually free to everyone, but I want you to feel special). Anyone who might want to get into big data, data analysis, data science, etc as a career, this is a really good place to start...and it's free.
San Jose, Calif., –January 27, 2015– MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the availability of free Hadoop On-Demand Training for developers, analysts and administrators which represents a $50M in-kind contribution* to the broad Hadoop community. The Hadoop training program is a multi-course curriculum designed to expand worldwide adoption of Hadoop technology. The curriculum provides engaging and interactive video lessons, hands-on exercises, labs and quizzes, enabling professionals to acquire valuable Hadoop skills and knowledge on their own schedule...
...Available On-Demand Training Courses include:
• Hadoop Essentials
• Hadoop Operations: Cluster Administration
• Developing Hadoop Applications
Additional courses available later this quarter include:
For those of us who have cut the cable, NBC will be streaming the Superb Owl for free to EVERYONEEEEE!!!!!!!!
NBCUniversal today announced that it's debuting a new "Super Stream Sunday" promotion, which will allow all U.S.-based users to watch 11 continuous hours of NBC content through the NBCSports.com website and through the NBC Sports Live Extra app on the iPad/iPod touch without the need for a cable subscription...
...Accessing NBC content through NBC.com or within the NBC Sports Live Extra app typically requires a cable subscription and authentication through logging into the service, but for the Super Stream Sunday period, no logins will be required, allowing everyone to watch the Super Bowl for free. NBC is running the promotion in an effort to make people aware of its TV Everywhere offerings, which offer television content on a range of devices with a cable subscription.