Why You’d Be Crazy NOT to Go to the Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch

I was debating whether or not I should go to the Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch competition last night since I had to catch a cross-country flight out of LAX less than two hours after

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I was debating whether or not I should go to the Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch competition last night since I had to catch a cross-country flight out of LAX less than two hours after

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Translating Ruby to SAS (or vice-versa)

I’ve just been hired on a project that uses SAS and I know nothing but SPSS, but I know that really well. Can I come over to your office tomorrow? … so began a very

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I’ve just been hired on a project that uses SAS and I know nothing but SPSS, but I know that really well. Can I come over to your office tomorrow? … so began a very

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Ruby proves there is life after SAS

The first programming language I learned, 36 years ago, was BASIC, followed by Fortran the next semester. A couple of years later, my employer had me learn COBOL, FORESIGHT and M (the successor to MUMPS).

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The first programming language I learned, 36 years ago, was BASIC, followed by Fortran the next semester. A couple of years later, my employer had me learn COBOL, FORESIGHT and M (the successor to MUMPS).

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Two ideas you really missed if you didn’t go to #gov20LA

We invest in our 401ks, we need to think about investing in our government. A new way of thinking about investment, from Alan Silverman That’s a great idea. Especially from the point of view of

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We invest in our 401ks, we need to think about investing in our government. A new way of thinking about investment, from Alan Silverman That’s a great idea. Especially from the point of view of

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Open Data Wikipedia or How many monkeys = 1 statistician?

Remember that old saying that 1,000,000 monkeys on a typewriter would eventually produce Shakespeare? After the equivalent of more than a 1,000,000 monkey-years of text published on the web, so far, no Shakespeare. (For a

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Remember that old saying that 1,000,000 monkeys on a typewriter would eventually produce Shakespeare? After the equivalent of more than a 1,000,000 monkey-years of text published on the web, so far, no Shakespeare. (For a

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I’m Not Buying It

My favorite comic is the one where Dilbert is pointing to a number like 7,345,897 on a slide and saying that he did not have any real numbers so he just made some up because

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My favorite comic is the one where Dilbert is pointing to a number like 7,345,897 on a slide and saying that he did not have any real numbers so he just made some up because

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Making Drinking Easier with SAS Macros & Filenames

SAS macros (well, any macros, really – Excel, whatever), can be a great thing. While at first glance they may look a bit hairy, if you have repetitive tasks it makes it easier to debug

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SAS macros (well, any macros, really – Excel, whatever), can be a great thing. While at first glance they may look a bit hairy, if you have repetitive tasks it makes it easier to debug

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Why Programs to Help Small Business Suck (except SBIR)

I started to write a blog on this topic, but it was too negative (even for me, and I can be pretty cranky), so I deleted it. Then, on Twitter, Jesse Luna asked me what

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I started to write a blog on this topic, but it was too negative (even for me, and I can be pretty cranky), so I deleted it. Then, on Twitter, Jesse Luna asked me what

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