Michael Vedomske

Mike received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in Data Science and set off on a quest to solve big problems. These problems have included the Internet of Things, the US healthcare system, marketing, cybersecurity, critical infrastructure, fraud, medical informatics, omnichannel retail, and more. Mike takes the technical and helps make it understandable to himself and the masses.

Why I Think Spark Will Have the Staying Power of SQL

Old-timer Just Keeps on Tickin' SQL has been around for almost 40 years. SQL has been around in commercial form since 1979. That’s when Relational...

Boosting: Can One Algorithm Save the World?

Mad World We've all been at that low spot, the dark corner where we feel like our efforts aren't good enough. Whatever it is that the...

What Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos Wish You Knew About Tech Startups

The Dreaded Professor Every college student has had that professor at least once. The one who was a phenomenal researcher but whose lectures were filled...

How to Create IoT Business Value and Become the Amazon of IoT

­­Special Sauce? Amazon does some pretty amazing things. This is the company that first took over the bookselling world, then over the retailing world. This...

Secure Connectivity – Why It’s Important and How to Implement It

For many people, talking about security is about as interesting as a trip to the dentist. So why should you care about security? If you...

Choosing the Right Wireless Connectivity to Maximize Your Return-on-Investment

The Internet: The Information Superhighway The internet brought information to our fingertips. Sites like Google and Wikipedia gave us the world’s knowledge at the stroke of a...