Your Mother Calls Bullshit on Silicon Valley

I picked up Guy Kawasaki’s book, Reality Check and was immediately turned off by his assertion that Silicon Valley is a meritocracy like nowhere else on earth, that it doesn’t matter what school you attended,

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I picked up Guy Kawasaki’s book, Reality Check and was immediately turned off by his assertion that Silicon Valley is a meritocracy like nowhere else on earth, that it doesn’t matter what school you attended,

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The rest of the story … lessons from the Red Queen’s Race

A couple of days ago, I ended my post with  If you have a 25% probability of a job developing into something better, and you consistently have a job for years because you have no

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A couple of days ago, I ended my post with  If you have a 25% probability of a job developing into something better, and you consistently have a job for years because you have no

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Adventures with Enterprise Miner

New semester coming up when I will be teaching data mining.  Because I never do anything at the last minute, I’m registering my course and testing the SAS on-demand for Enterprise Miner now. I have

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New semester coming up when I will be teaching data mining.  Because I never do anything at the last minute, I’m registering my course and testing the SAS on-demand for Enterprise Miner now. I have

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The Advantage of Being Poor

A friend of mine commented on one of his young employees as, “The worst combination you can get – someone who isn’t interested in the work and doesn’t need the money.” There are lots of

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A friend of mine commented on one of his young employees as, “The worst combination you can get – someone who isn’t interested in the work and doesn’t need the money.” There are lots of

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Is Social Media a Waste of Time?

I was asked to comment on how my use of social media contributed to my career as a statistician and since, either a. It was too good to not post b. I was too tired from

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I was asked to comment on how my use of social media contributed to my career as a statistician and since, either a. It was too good to not post b. I was too tired from

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HTML for long division applet

During the time since I started this series of posts on a little thing I knocked out one evening to illustrate long division, I’ve probably done a dozen other somewhat interesting pieces of code – I

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During the time since I started this series of posts on a little thing I knocked out one evening to illustrate long division, I’ve probably done a dozen other somewhat interesting pieces of code – I

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Anti-hackathon: Quit waiting

Life is not a junior high school dance. I get so tired of people who say they want to do something but won’t step up. I was going to use “women” in that last sentence but

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Life is not a junior high school dance. I get so tired of people who say they want to do something but won’t step up. I was going to use “women” in that last sentence but

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CSS for long division applet

At one time, I avoided learning CSS because it seemed like that was a “woman thing” and in my career, I have noted that if you are in a primarily female field you get paid

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At one time, I avoided learning CSS because it seemed like that was a “woman thing” and in my career, I have noted that if you are in a primarily female field you get paid

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It’s different for girls and really different for me, apparently

I read an interesting post by Heidi Roizen with the title, “It’s different for girls.” Ms. Roizen is an admirable person. A successful entrepreneur, venture capitalist and mother. (The latter is relevant as you’ll find

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I read an interesting post by Heidi Roizen with the title, “It’s different for girls.” Ms. Roizen is an admirable person. A successful entrepreneur, venture capitalist and mother. (The latter is relevant as you’ll find

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How Do You Keep from Burning Out- Start-up advice

NOTE: If you are looking for the rest of the long division program, the CSS and HTML, I will have that next week. I usually blog on technical stuff during the week and random rambling

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NOTE: If you are looking for the rest of the long division program, the CSS and HTML, I will have that next week. I usually blog on technical stuff during the week and random rambling

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