40 Women Over 40: Nominate someone you know

We all know women who are achievers, who defy the stereotype that innovation is only for young men under 30, who dropped out of the right schools and live in the valley. This isn’t a

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We all know women who are achievers, who defy the stereotype that innovation is only for young men under 30, who dropped out of the right schools and live in the valley. This isn’t a

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Data quality: data mining starts here

Yesterday, I wrote a little about beginning to analyze a data set from beta testing of our latest computer game, Spirit Lake. It will (I think) be one of a few data sets  I use the first

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Yesterday, I wrote a little about beginning to analyze a data set from beta testing of our latest computer game, Spirit Lake. It will (I think) be one of a few data sets  I use the first

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Data quality – getting ready to teach data mining

Getting ready to teach a data mining course at the end of the year, I started looking through data sets I have on my desktop. Not sure what I will end up using. My first

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Getting ready to teach a data mining course at the end of the year, I started looking through data sets I have on my desktop. Not sure what I will end up using. My first

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Learn to Code for Free (for Real)

I can imagine the type of person served by an expensive, intensive programming bootcamp – someone with money (or, at least, good credit) and several weeks of free time. That has never described me in

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I can imagine the type of person served by an expensive, intensive programming bootcamp – someone with money (or, at least, good credit) and several weeks of free time. That has never described me in

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The Benefits of Being Uncool

Tom Peters has written quite a bit about the huge market opportunities in providing goods and services designed for two populations – women and old geezers. I thought of this today as, for the thousandth

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Tom Peters has written quite a bit about the huge market opportunities in providing goods and services designed for two populations – women and old geezers. I thought of this today as, for the thousandth

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8 Things Your Boss Wants To Tell You

For the past 24 years, I have been someone’s boss – research assistants, secretaries, programmers, tech writers, artists, animators – the list is long, of both people and positions. When I told my niece the

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For the past 24 years, I have been someone’s boss – research assistants, secretaries, programmers, tech writers, artists, animators – the list is long, of both people and positions. When I told my niece the

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Why You Really Ought to Re-Think Older Entrepreneurs

I read some poorly done research the other day that showed a very small number of start-ups that became billion-dollar companies were started by people over 50.  As someone else pointed out in the comments

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I read some poorly done research the other day that showed a very small number of start-ups that became billion-dollar companies were started by people over 50.  As someone else pointed out in the comments

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