Category Archives: big data

Say Hello To Avery, Everyone

Waking up this morning  a blanket of snow and ice covered the neighborhood.  In fact the whole National Capital region.  What a surprise and perhaps one of the earliest snowfalls in my memory. Yesterday, the sun was shining and temperature … Continue reading

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Live Long & Be Happy?

The life expectancy in the US is 78.7 years.  If that number surprised you, welcome to the club.  For some reasons, I thought US being the world’s superpower with the advanced technology and standard of living would have it higher. … Continue reading

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Learning Should Be Fun

Yeah but how?  You ask.  The answer lies in pattern recognition and recreation. As a child, we recognize that a waving hand with the sound of “bi” means someone is leaving.  It is a pattern.  By linking patterns together like … Continue reading

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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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