Matthew Russell

http://twitter.com/ptwobrussell

Franklin, Tennessee

Computer Scientist, Data Miner, Open Source Advocate

Areas of Expertise:

  • Computer Science
  • Data Mining
  • Web Application Development
  • User Interface Design
  • Open Source
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing

Matthew Russell, Vice President of Engineering at Digital Reasoning Systems and Principal at Zaffra, is a computer scientist who is passionate about open source, data mining, and web application technologies. Matthew has worked extensively with the government as well as the private sector in and out of uniform to ensure that complex software is delivered on time and under budget in the midst of even the most difficult of circumstances. Matthew can help you implement elegant end-to-end solutions to difficult problems involving spartan resources, nebulous requirements, high pressure, and messy data.

Matthew has also authored two popular O'Reilly titles: Mining the Social Web and Dojo: The Definitive Guide.

PayPal APIs: Up and Running PayPal APIs: Up and Running
by Matthew Russell
Second Edition April 2012
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $23.99

21 Recipes for Mining Twitter 21 Recipes for Mining Twitter
by Matthew Russell
February 2011
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $16.99

Mining the Social Web Mining the Social Web
by Matthew Russell
February 2011
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $31.99

Dojo: The Definitive Guide Dojo: The Definitive Guide
by Matthew Russell
June 2008
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $31.99

Dojo Fundamentals: Creating Object-Oriented Widgets Dojo Fundamentals: Creating Object-Oriented Widgets
by Matthew Russell
October 2007
Ebook: $9.99

Unleashing Twitter Data for Fun and Insight Unleashing Twitter Data for Fun and Insight
by Matthew Russell
March 2011
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Matthew Russell on Mining the Social Web Matthew Russell on Mining the Social Web
by Matthew Russell
January 2011
Video: $9.99

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Opening up the mobile wallet

October 19 2010

Three executives from companies immersed in the mobile payment space (PayPal, Eventbrite and iConcessionStand) weigh in on the current and near-term state of mobile commerce. read more

Open source cuts microlending complexity

September 21 2010

Creating financial software for the developing world is tricky business. Variations between countries -- and between the banks within those countries -- make proprietary solutions unsustainable without massive investment. The Mifos Initiative has gone a different route: manage an open source project that lets banks customize software to meet their… read more

Life360 Is Getting Its Shindig On

February 09 2009

My consulting firm, Zaffra, has the pleasure of working alongside of a really interesting startup based out of Berkeley called Life360. One of their bylines is "taking care of your family's what-ifs" but instead of just developing yet another web... read more

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Matthew Russell