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My Toastmasters Speech #2 on Promissory Notes and Business Partnerships

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Tried to log into Godaddy today…

Monday, December 5th, 2016

And got:

{"message":"No HTTP resource was found that matches the request."}

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Looking at using Tableau to report on Social Collaborative Data

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

My impression with Tableau as a BI tool, is that it is better with numbers than with lots of text based data.  However I found this sample on Tweets, to do  with iPhone Release related tweets.  Seems exactly what I’m interested in.  But when I click on te Data Source Tab, it points to some mysterious MS SQL DB (ALPODEV-DBS) which is not included.  I wish it was included to give me a better idea how I might link to that type of data.

 

Tableau iPhone Release Dashboard

Apple – ResearchKit – Should be made for Android

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Hundreds of millions of people around the world have an iPhone in their pocket. Each one is equipped with powerful processors and advanced sensors that can track movement, take measurements, and record information — functions that are perfect for medical studies. The sheer number of them being used across the globe opens up new possibilities for researchers. With ResearchKit, researchers can easily create apps that take advantage of iPhone features to gather new types of data on a scale never available before.

Is what Apple is saying, but then they mention China as having half the worlds parkinsons disease patients and highest number of “mobile phones” users.  It makes me think that if ResearchKit is really going to service, they’re going to have to take Steve Wozniak’s advice and starting making Android phones.

CostCo Preserve Memories

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

I would buy this service if it was to a more modern media type than DVD, like USB Drive or SD card.

xkcd: Now

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

Warning: this comic occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humor (which may be unsuitable for adults), and advanced mathematics (which may be unsuitable for liberal-arts majors).

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xkcd: Now

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

Profile in Obsession: Traci Knight | Lucky Peach

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Project Management for the Soul – The Baffler

Friday, March 6th, 2015

The “Lengthy therapy is rejected for quick fixes; why examine underlying causes when we can just hit the Reset buttons on our psyches” sounds a little like Viktor Frankl’s Logotherapy.

Winter Storm Warning in NYC and Southern NY State

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

10 to 20 cm of snow in NYC tomorrow.