Matt Wood

Matt Wood
Product Manager, Data-intensive Computing, Amazon Web Services

Website | @mza

As the Technology Evangelist for Amazon Web Services, Matt Wood discusses the technical and business aspects of cloud computing throughout Europe. With a background in the life sciences, Matt is interested in helping teams of all sizes bring their ideas to life through technology. Before joining Amazon he built web-scale search engines at Cornell University, sequenced DNA in Hinxton and developed analytics software in Cambridge. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences, a blogger, published author and an advocate of developer productivity.


Hadoop & Beyond, Gramercy West (NY Hilton)
Matt Wood (Amazon Web Services)
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In this talk we will explore how businesses are marrying human judgment with large scale processing, improving the accuracy of Big Data analytics without sacrificing efficiency or scalability. Real-world examples will be discussed in which Hadoop and crowdsourcing are combined through the Amazon Web Services technologies Elastic MapReduce and Mechanical Turk. Read more.
<strong>Part of <a href=""class="external">NYC Data Week</a></strong>. By instrumenting the Strata venue with basic off-the-shelf sensors and mesh networking, we will observe and report on the conference, and generate interesting sociological data from the distributed sensor network. Stop by the lab to see the work in progress and hack on the data.


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