Category Archives: big data

Week In review – 21 Apr 2019

The weather continues to warm up into the spring in Washington DC this week. It’s safe to wash one’s car and mow the lawn without the threat of snow, salt, or below freezing temperature. However, the changing season does bring … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 10 Mar 2019

In the cold month of March, lots of political hot air circulate around Washington DC.  Not that I pay attention to these noises but am always ready for an education on how the politicians get schooled.  To me it is … Continue reading

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What’s The Question?

Almost five months have gone by since I learned that I missed the 2019 Boston Marathon Cut-off by 1 second.  Enough time has passed for my  bruised feeling to heal.  Even though as I said before, try harder next time, … Continue reading

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Is Virtual Community Real?

Virtual community such as online social networks is great for information sharing.  Empowered by internet and digital technology, virtual community is information superhighway that covers a wide spectrum of interests and audiences.  Speed, agility, and potential unlimited membership make virtual … Continue reading

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Link rot

One of the more frustrating experiences for me in blogging is when clicking on a hyperlink and getting the error 404 page “Not Found” message.  It means the hyperlink is a dead or broken link.  Also called link rot. Hyperlinks … Continue reading

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Between Movie and Life

In movies, every moment is captured, on film. Frame by frame. The details, angles, settings, etc. orchestrated with an ending in mind.  I used to remind my kids that movie is not real in case they decide to put on … Continue reading

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Big Brother Is Watching (in China)

Came across this Youtube video on how the Chinese government is applying Big Data on its people.  And it’s not what you think.  At least not what I thought. You see in the West (or the U.S. rather), Big Data are … Continue reading

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What About People?

The answer:  it is all about the people. Ever forget to get gas because too busy driving?  We get engrossed in the task, chase fact or truth for its own sake, and leave people’s feeling at the curb.  We lose … Continue reading

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Labeling

Information are classified into categories.  So they can be organized and retrieved quickly.  As part of the process, labels are affixed to these categories (or sub-categories) for identification.  Makes perfect sense and all good. But when it comes to people, … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 9 Dec 2018

This week, the 49th of the year, has been a cold one.  Temperatures hover below 50 degree Fahrenheit and trending downward.  By the weekend, highs are only around the 30’s.  When it is cold outside, I retrench inward. Self knowledge and life … Continue reading

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