173 million 2013 NYC taxi rides shared on BigQuery : bigquery
Interesting! (a) there’s a subreddit for Google BigQuery, with links to interesting data sets, like this one; (b) the entire 173-million-row dataset for NYC taxi rides in 2013 is available for querying; and (c) the tip percentage histogram is cool.
(tags: datasets bigquery sql google nyc new-york taxis data big-data histograms tipping)
“Pitfalls of Object Oriented Programming”, SCEE R&D
Good presentation discussing “data-oriented programming” — the concept of optimizing memory access speed by laying out large data in a columnar format in RAM, rather than naively in the default layout that OOP design suggests
(tags: columnar ram memory optimization coding c++ oop data-oriented-programming data cache performance)