We’re at an inflection point in the practice of constructing software. Our tools are good, our server developers are happy, but when it comes to building client-side software, we really don’t know where we’re going or how to get there.
INFER salary FROM mytable WHERE age > 30;
Fill in missing data with the INFER command. Unlike a traditional regression model, where you need to separately train a supervised model for each column you’re interested in predicting, INFER statements are flexible and work with any set of columns to predict.
DATAVIVA, A PROJECT DEVELOPED IN PART BY MEDIA LAB PROFESSOR CÉSAR HIDALGO, AIMS TO MAKE A WIDE SWATH OF GOVERNMENT ECONOMIC DATA USABLE WITH A SERIES OF VISUALIZATION APPS.
Ralph Kimball introduced the data warehouse/business intelligence industry to dimensional modeling in 1996 with his seminal book, The Data Warehouse Toolkit. Since then, the Kimball Group has extended the portfolio of best practices.Drawn from The Data Warehouse Toolkit, Third Edition, the “official” Kimball dimensional modeling techniques are described on the following links and attached .pdf:
Marketing guru Seth Godin once said, “Don’t find customers for your products; find products for your customers.”
Employers need to adopt a similar mindset: Don’t find people for your jobs; create jobs for talented people.
Thanks for passing this along Ernie. Jobs, hmmm.
When we read on dead trees, do we retain more?
Three principles form a foundation to the graphical user interface: Discoverability, Stability, and Visibility.
Passcodes. The watch can and should, for most of us, eliminate passcodes altogether on iPhones, and Macs and, if Apple’s smart, PCs: As long as my watch is in range, let me in!
Using a series of cautionary (and hilarious) YouTube videos, Google Analytics shows examples of poor web design and digital marketing — but in real life.