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Ippon’s Intern Experience

The Zeitgang from left to right: Amani Singh Vohra (back end), Justin Risch (manager), Eric…

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Aug 23, 2019 4 min read

Justin Risch

Confluent & Twitter4j Tutorial

Reading a Real-Time stream of Tweets into Kafka Kafka is an amazing tool for processing…

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Jun 07, 2019 6 min read

Justin Risch

tutorial

React.JS with D3.JS: Letting Them Shine Together.

Whether you're adding a D3.js graph to an existing React.js application, or want to add a responsive UI to your D3.js graph, the following example will show you how to have both doing what they do best.…

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Apr 01, 2019 7 min read

Justin Risch

d3.js

Plotting Points on Two Axes with D3.JS

Welcome to this simple tutorial on how to plot a point on Two Axes using…

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Mar 12, 2019 5 min read

Justin Risch

d3.js

Decoupling Data Governance

Why your data governance project needs an external driver. Most Data Governance projects start the…

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Jan 24, 2019 5 min read

Justin Risch

Twitter Mining: Winning By Design

One popular topic in today's industry is Blockchain technology, which of course brings to mind…

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Dec 20, 2017 5 min read

Justin Risch

Data Extrapolation: Learning From Your Big Data

The first step in answering any Big Data-oriented question is to simply obtain the data.…

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Jun 08, 2017 6 min read

Justin Risch

Big Data

Going Green -- Your Office Matters

Most office-workers will spend the majority of their adult life in the office -- about…

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May 26, 2017 6 min read

Justin Risch

Culture

Why We Code

It was that time of year again -- sitting around the table with extended family,…

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Apr 17, 2017 3 min read

Justin Risch

Culture

Why is an Address NOT a (series of) Strings?

In my article Why an Address is NOT a String, we discussed the complexity added…

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Apr 11, 2017 4 min read

Justin Risch

Data

Streaming With Scala: The Nuance of Real-Time Twitter Data

At Ippon Technologies USA, we're lucky enough to have "Coding Dojos" every 2-4…

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Mar 08, 2017 3 min read

Justin Risch

LifeAtIppon

Pokemon GO: A Big Data Learning Opportunity

Nick Peterson and Justin Risch have begun to study Big Data, Spark, Hadoop, and the…

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Feb 16, 2017 6 min read

Justin Risch

Big Data

Pokemon Go and Hipchat: A 5 minute tutorial on building a Java -based Hipchat plugin.

Hipchat API While Atlassian offers great tutorials and quick set ups for making a plugin,…

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Jun 28, 2016 4 min read

Justin Risch

Culture

Reusing old Algorithms: Can your solution solve more?

As I outlined in the latter half of my last blog post, there’s a…

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Apr 19, 2016 6 min read

Justin Risch

Why is an Address NOT a String?

Applying the concepts of Data Meaningfulness and Usefulness. One example given in the article [Data…

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Mar 10, 2016 5 min read

Justin Risch

Data