It’s Settled: One EV that rules them all!

Wondering what 10 YOUTUBERS would say is the absolute BEST EV to have if they could only chose one? First, lets talk about all the EV options that are out there today and why I chose this EV to be my one for everything! Thank you so much to the following friends for participating! Check…

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Escaping Work

When I first started my career, the idea was still pretty solidly that you work for some big company and get promoted to make more money and have a more comfortable life. This was the early days of the internet so the concept of driving people around in your car or sharing your house with…

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Goals are Bullshit

Your whole life you’ve been told to set goals and try to achieve them. The old tropes come to mind Reach for the stars and land on the moon or one I believed in for a long time Dreams are just goals without a plan but the more I work in different systems (big corporate,…

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Is Microsoft BI Any Good?

I guess you’ve heard the news already. That Microsoft happened to top the Gartner Magic Quadrant for BI in 2019. Not surprising at all, I must say. If you’ve been an avid follower of Gartner, then you’ve certainly noticed the insane amount of attention they’ve been giving the software provider for over a decade now….

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Tableau Certification Worth It?

By now, you’re probably aware that Tableau is revolutionizing the data visualization space. We’ve explored its functionalities a couple of times already, and we’ve found it to be conveniently accessible, simple to use, handy when it comes to collaboration, and relatively cheap to deploy enterprise-wide. So, of course, it’s no surprise that large and medium…

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9 Ways to Learn Data Science from Scratch

“Statistics is now the sexiest job around,” said Dr. Hans Rosling, a renowned professor, through a BBC documentary that featured him back in 2011. Then shortly after, Nathaniel Silver, a famous American statistician, paraphrased it and stated that data science is simply a sexy name for statistics. A year later, in 2012, Harvard Business Review…

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Why You Should Fear Facebook’s Data Warehouse

“They “trust me”…dumb f**ks.” Excuse me for the expletive. And sorry to break it to you, but that’s pretty much how Mark Zuckerberg described his 4,000 users back in 2004 when Facebook had barely started. He was only answering his friend, who had asked how he’d been able to collect personal data. Ok, we could…

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Top 5 Data Skills You Need to Learn in 2019

Think about it. We have 26 letters in the alphabet and 10 basic numerical digits. Yet, somehow it all combines to generate more than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data on a daily basis. That, in essence, is a million multiplied by itself five times. And you know what? This rate has not been growing progressively…

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Framing Your Data Correctly

When presenting information how you frame it matters. To illustrate this point we’re going to compare how FiveThirtyEight, one of the best data news sources, changed their framing between the US Presidential election in 2016 versus the US Mid-Term election in 2018. Using Percentages First, let’s see how they framed the race for president between…

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