Category Archives: big data

Week In Review – 9 Sep 2018

Ran the Erie Marathon today.  While the official result is yet to be posted, my watch has me finishing at 3.35:11.  Very lucky that the rain held off until later in the day and did not rain on the marathon. … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 20 – Making Big Data Meaningful?

Rest day, no running. Ever wondered about with all the data being generated and collected, what can we make out of the data and are they meaningful? From a marketing point of view, the big data has been utilized mostly … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 18 – Yasso 800s?

2 mile warm up + 8 10 x 800 with 1 min. rest + 1 mile cool down, cool 71 degree My workout today was 8 x 800 meter cruise intervals.  I said “was” because on my way to the … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 17 Jun 2018

Week Eight of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 41.  My weight is 149 pounds and resting heart rate 61 beats per minute. Stephen Covey, author of the the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, advocated an inside-out approach … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 8 – 5 V’s Of Big Data

4 miles easy pace (steady @ mile 3), sunny & 70 degree To survive and thrive in today’s ferocious market place, companies compete to have their finger on the pulse of their customers.  More and more business are turning to … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 3 – Normative Versus Special Behaviors

Rest day, no running. Thoughts on Big Data: Normative behaviors form the standards for the group in question.  They reflect the collective expectation for what is acceptable.  In my residential community for instance, I am expected to maintain my yard … Continue reading

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Reblog: Evolution of Data Storage

This is like a walk down the memory lane for me.  Believe it or not, as an engineering student I used the punched cards for computer programming.  Those were the days. # # # Everybody stores data. We often take … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 25 Mar 2018

Still easing back this week from my recent trip to Hawaii. The transition has taken me longer and more adjustment than anticipated.  Perhaps instead of getting more used to the cold, I am becoming the opposite.  A case of misplaced belonging. According to calendar, … Continue reading

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Experiencing The Difference

For me, the best way to experiencing something is by doing.  This hands-on approach reinforces my experience via the five senses.  For instance, in a new place I learn local direction by running through its neighborhood – seeing the landmarks, … Continue reading

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We Are More Alike (Than Different)

Came across a TedTalk by Tom Chi (below) that really had me thinking about the topic that we are more alike than different. I believe many would agree with Tom, in principle, that everything is connected.  But hearing the way … Continue reading

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