I want to talk about some upcoming changes in my life and this site.
I noted some time ago that there was a gap between business intelligence education and practice. Now, Indiana University is the latest institution seeking to bridge the gap, at least where data science is concerned.
I’ve been inactive on this blog for a while, busy with other projects. Every now and then, though, something interesting catches my eye.
There is mounting speculation that Apple CEO Tim Cook’s job is in jeopardy. This may be so, but firing him will not solve the company’s fundamental problem, one that no leader can address in the short term.
From time to time, I take a look at various business intelligence and analytics vendors’ websites. I find them, as always, to be loaded with lots of new tools and capabilities. Their visual beauty is constantly improving. But I wonder … Continue reading
My review of the free public version of Tableau remains the most popular in the history of this blog. When I received an email informing me that version 8 of the software was available for download, I couldn’t resist. … Continue reading
I’ve been experimenting recently with creating “responsive” web designs. One of the problems I’ve encountered is that unless you have a smartphone, you can’t really see what your site would look like to a mobile user.
I’ve recently posted some articles regarding my trial of Windows 8 Developer Edition. Before moving on to other topics, I’d like to wrap up this series of posts with some final thoughts on Windows 8 in particular and Microsoft in … Continue reading
Visionary computer scientist David Gelernter recently wrote an opinion piece for Wired in which he threw out this provocative proposal: the end of the Web, search, and browsers as we know them. From the tenor of comments posted on the Wired web … Continue reading
I’ve posted a series of articles here on the “revenge of the dumb terminal.” That trend has recently picked up steam with news that HP is planning to sell a Pavilion notebook running Google’s Chrome OS.