Pere Villega's blog

If at first you don’t succeed, call it version 1.0

Game Development Using Unity3D

I think that most software developers have a secret desire: to build their own game. Unfortunately the golden times of the 80's where simplistic games with almost no graphics succeeded are gone. Music, graphics, story... nowadays a decent game requires lots of manpower. But is that dream over?

Real-Time Analytics With Storm - Lesson 2

I just finished the second lesson of Real-Time Analytics with Apache Storm. At this stage I should be able to understand how Sprouts and Bolts interact, and to parse data from Twitter in real time.

Machine Learning at Coursera

And more work in the data science world. I've joined yet another Coursera class: Machine Learning. Yes, I might be overdoing it.

Mining Massive Datasets

As part of my efforts to understand more of the data science world, I've joined another Coursera class: Mining Massive Datasets. First week done, how was it?

Real-Time Analytics With Apache Storm at Udacity

Marc Andreessen famously said that Why Software Is Eating the World. There is a lot of truth in this but if we think about it a bit more it feels that, nowadays, the way this is happening is via machine learning and analytics. These are the tools that can move personalization to the next level and, with it, changing the way services interact with customers.