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Real-time air quality monitoring and alerting – Part 2 – Training Azure Anomaly Detector

In the first part of this series, I looked at how you can use a sensor from PurpleAir to capture data on the quality of the air at a location and then route that information to a custom IoT endpoint in Microsoft Azure. The captured data on its own is not that useful, and really what I want to do is detect when it might not be safe to go outside due to sudden changes in air quality. Now, I could write a bunch of logic to detect when...

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My top learning and pondering moments at Splunk .conf22

I recently attended the Splunk .conf22 conference. While the event was live in-person in Las Vegas, I attended virtually from my home office. Consequently I missed the incredible in-person experience of the brilliant speakers on the main stage, the technodazzle of 100’s of exhibitors’ offerings in the exhibit arena, and the smooth hip hop sounds from the special guest entertainer — guess who? What I missed in-person was more than...

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How Understanding Data Can Improve Your Marketing Efforts

Global companies spent over $2.83 billion on marketing analytics in 2020. This figure certainly increased in light of the pandemic, as digitization accelerated. Marketing has always been about numbers. Now, those numbers are highly refined, narrowed by algorithms and databases, and processed by people with advanced degrees. Indeed, data and marketing are a match made in heaven, taking much of the guesswork out of a profession that...