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From Trevor Grant <trevor.d.gr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Marketing
Date Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:53:09 GMT
A student once asked his teacher, "Master, what is enlightenment?"

The master replied, "When hungry, eat. When tired, sleep."

Sounds like the honey badger to me...

Trevor Grant
Data Scientist
https://github.com/rawkintrevo
http://stackexchange.com/users/3002022/rawkintrevo
http://trevorgrant.org

*"Fortunate is he, who is able to know the causes of things."  -Virgil*


On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 5:43 PM, Pat Ferrel <pat@occamsmachete.com> wrote:

> The little blue man (the mahout) was reborn (samsara) as a honey-badger?
> He must be close indeed to reaching true enlightenment, or is that Buddhism?
>
>
> On Mar 23, 2017, at 12:42 PM, Andrew Palumbo <ap.dev@outlook.com> wrote:
>
> +1 on revamp.
>
>
>
> Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE smartphone
>
>
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Trevor Grant <trevor.d.grant@gmail.com>
> Date: 03/23/2017 12:36 PM (GMT-08:00)
> To: user@mahout.apache.org, dev@mahout.apache.org
> Subject: Marketing
>
> Hey user and dev,
>
> With 0.13.0 the Apache Mahout project has added some significant updates.
>
> The website is starting to feel 'dated' I think it could use a reboot.
>
> The blue person riding the elephant has less signifigance in
> Mahout-Samsara's modular backends.
>
> Would like to open the floor to discussion on website reboot (and who might
> be willing to take on such a project), as well as new mascot.
>
> To kick off- in an offline talk there was the idea of
> A honey badger (bc honey-badger don't care, just like mahout don't care
> what back end or native solvers you are using, and also bc a cobra bites a
> honey badger and he takes a little nap then wakes up and finishes eating
> the cobra. honey badger eats snakes, and does all the work while the other
> animals pick up the scraps.
> see this short documentary on the honey badger:
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4r7wHMg5Yjg )
> ^^audio not safe for work
>
> Con: its almost tooo jokey.
>
> Other idea: are coy-wolfs.
>
> Trevor Grant
> Data Scientist
> https://github.com/rawkintrevo
> http://stackexchange.com/users/3002022/rawkintrevo
> http://trevorgrant.org
>
> *"Fortunate is he, who is able to know the causes of things."  -Virgil*
>
>

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