Tag Archives: data science

The Pyramid of Data

Data is an important part of our world, and arguably the most important asset in computing. All the rest of the devices, platforms, and technologies we use are designed to work with data, by manipulating, storing, accessing, and presenting data … Continue reading

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Is This Data Science?

In looking at the preliminary results of his salary survey, Brent Ozar noticed that female salaries seemed to be lower than males. The post focused on a simple analysis of data, the kind that many of us have done in our … Continue reading

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Can Data Save the World?

Years ago I read one of the Freakonomics books. It was an interesting look at how we might examine our world in unexpected ways, using lots of data. While I didn’t always agree with the conclusions of the authors in different areas, … Continue reading

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Citizen Scientists

The last few years have seen quite a bit of demand for people that can analyze data. Certainly the Microsoft platform has embraced more ways to import and visualize data with tools like Power BI, more intelligent analysis with SQL Server … Continue reading

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