Readers: Here is a great dataviz from Tableau Public. It was created by Stephen Wagner and was originally published on Analytics Wagner. Stephen Wagner explores the evolution of Crayola colors, from 1903 until now. Click on a crayon in the “Box of Colors” to learn the name of the color, how long it has been in […]

This is one chemistry class the tech industry needs to get right. You might not realize it, but almost everywhere around you are rare metals from the earth. In your phone, computer, or any other LCD screen, for example, you’ll find a dash of indium, a soft, malleable metal that is in short supply in […]

To be a professor is to belong to a select few—an insider’s club of vanishing tenured faculty positions. It’s no secret that a fancy diploma can help grads vying for those coveted spots. But while working on his PhD and contemplating his career prospects, computer scientist Aaron Clauset wanted to know just how much weight a […]

My wife and I were driving in the car last weekend and were discussing environmental print. My wife is a retired Special Education teacher who taught in the K-3 grades for 39 years. Currently, she is Adjunct Faculty at Arizona State University. I found her discussion of it very interesting and saw some parallels with what […]

Readers: Kunle Campbell from Oxford-based digital marketing agency, 2X Media, sent me this infographic. Kunle and his team have thoroughly researched and created an infographic about data storage technology over the last 60 years from the lens of storing 1-terabyte of data with the best available data storage technology over each decade since 1956. I […]

Question Which of the following is possible only when History List messages are stored in a database? A. History List Messages are available in a two-tier environment. B. When deleting History List messages using a schedule, a single session is created on the Intelligence Server. C. History List messages can be shared across cluster nodes. […]

Readers: Peter James Thomas sent me a link to his blog about the scientific treatment of data visualization. Mr. Thomas (photo, right) has extensive management experience in the insurance, reinsurance, software development, manufacturing and retail sectors, with particular focus on forming a deep appreciation of business / customer needs; developing pragmatic strategies to address these; having […]

Readers: On the Saturday before Memorial Day last year, Ray Stanjevich decided to attend an auction of an unusual collectible: an 8,000-pound section of the Berlin Wall. He did not plan to bid on the concrete slab at the sale outside Atlanta last year. Where would he put it? What would he do with it? […]

Readers: Here is another great post in the MicroStrategy Community from Jaime Perez (photo, right) and his team. A lot of work when into the preparation of this post and it shows some great ways to use the “R” integration with MicroStrategy. Contributors from Jaime’s team include:   ssonobe   Lili   Joanne A   Ohingst […]