We’re a Little Too Open Source — Public Service Announcement

I searched for myself on Github ... here's the link You can see all my contributions, things I've claimed copyright to, and then around page 15 you start seeing what looks like real customer data dumps and other interesting things. If you search for mailgun_password you can get a free account to spam people with … Continue reading We’re a Little Too Open Source — Public Service Announcement

The 1%

My brother is a data scientist. In his free time he comes up with some interesting things. One thing that was pretty interesting was a simulation of the economy. It was nothing more than a simple actor model simulation. It consisted of "actors" which moved around randomly¬†and collected money. You can find the source on … Continue reading The 1%

Data Can’t Drive Your Business, Veers Into Oncoming Competition

Data can tell you who to sell to, it can tell you when to sell a certain product, it can tell you whether you should launch a product, and when to bail out of a business. Data can answer the questions: who, what, when and where. However, data cannot tell you how or why. That's … Continue reading Data Can’t Drive Your Business, Veers Into Oncoming Competition

A Story From The Past

It started as a normal day, well, as normal as any snow day could be. Nothing but chores to do and three siblings running around the house. My dad was in the basement working, and my mother was frustrated with her four excited children, with a day off from school. As the day wound down, and the sun started to set, I put on my snow gear: some sneakers, a ski jacket, sweat pants under some jeans, light sunglasses for the snow, and gloves.