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Being sick with only half of my brain cells functioning, I spent the weekend reading random articles on some of my favorite sites. I was disappointed, but not surprised, to find one had the stock

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Being sick with only half of my brain cells functioning, I spent the weekend reading random articles on some of my favorite sites. I was disappointed, but not surprised, to find one had the stock

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Push, Pop, Pez & Understanding JavaScript Functions

I had a bit of difficulty remembering the exact way push and pop functions in JavaScript work until I thought of the PEZ dispenser. When you have an array that you create like this: var

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I had a bit of difficulty remembering the exact way push and pop functions in JavaScript work until I thought of the PEZ dispenser. When you have an array that you create like this: var

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So, what did we learn this week at SAS Global Forum?

After over a quarter of a century of experience working as a statistical consultant in a wide array of settings, it’s safe to say that a large proportion of the statistics presentations cover topics I

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After over a quarter of a century of experience working as a statistical consultant in a wide array of settings, it’s safe to say that a large proportion of the statistics presentations cover topics I

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Really the next big thing: SAS Global Forum Day 3

Two years ago, I said that data visualization was the next big thing. I also said that people would stick with SAS because it was easier to use and there are more people who DON’T

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Two years ago, I said that data visualization was the next big thing. I also said that people would stick with SAS because it was easier to use and there are more people who DON’T

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Cool thing of the day = Visual Analytics: SAS Global Forum Day 2

The taiko drumming on trash cans at the opening ceremony was kind of cool, but being a true geek I have to say the cool thing of the day goes to Visual Analytics. By the

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The taiko drumming on trash cans at the opening ceremony was kind of cool, but being a true geek I have to say the cool thing of the day goes to Visual Analytics. By the

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It is possible there was drinking: SAS Global Forum Day 1

SAS Global Forum has the usual required conference amenities. There is a nice hotel. There is swag. See photo below received by knowing trivia answers. Hint: A good place to find the trivia answers in

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SAS Global Forum has the usual required conference amenities. There is a nice hotel. There is swag. See photo below received by knowing trivia answers. Hint: A good place to find the trivia answers in

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Why Business Travelers (and Grandmas) Need an iPad

The rocket scientist told me that I am too one-dimensional and write too much about “that SAS thing you are always going on about”. Since I will be at SAS Global Forum for days and

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The rocket scientist told me that I am too one-dimensional and write too much about “that SAS thing you are always going on about”. Since I will be at SAS Global Forum for days and

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iSAS is coming! (Hey, remember when Apple was dead?)

  As The World’s Most Spoiled 14-year-old reminds me often, I am old. I remember SAS version 5. I also remember SAS 6.12 which is noted for being the last version of SAS to run

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  As The World’s Most Spoiled 14-year-old reminds me often, I am old. I remember SAS version 5. I also remember SAS 6.12 which is noted for being the last version of SAS to run

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Start-up truisms that are, well, true

The very first month I started this blog, four years ago, I wrote a short post, Tinkerbelle visits The Julia Group. I said that after twenty years of writing grants for other people, I made

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The very first month I started this blog, four years ago, I wrote a short post, Tinkerbelle visits The Julia Group. I said that after twenty years of writing grants for other people, I made

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Spring-cleaning in a statistician’s office

There must be some hallucinogenic drug given off by spring flowers, because it is the one time in the year when I am struck by the irrational thought, “Maybe I should clean my office.” Like

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There must be some hallucinogenic drug given off by spring flowers, because it is the one time in the year when I am struck by the irrational thought, “Maybe I should clean my office.” Like

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