Data Mining

Thoughts on Data Mining

Data mining, a discipline sometimes referred to as data or knowledge discovery, constitutes the intricate process of scrutinizing data from diverse angles and condensing it into actionable insights. We have previously delved into this topic […]

Industry and Applications

Did they actually say that?

On occasion we should all read these quotes and realize that humor is rampant! “Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons.” ~Popular Mechanics, forecasting the relentless march of science, 1949 “I […]

Software Development

Penny Rounding Problem

A computer rounding problem that I like to call “The Penny Rounding Problem” has been around for many, many years. At least two movies have been made with this problem a core element: The Office, […]

Industry and Applications

Making of a Fly

While watching a TED video about algorithms, mention was made of an unrealistic price on Amazon. Apparently two retailers had an out-of-control computer feedback loop. In the realm of technology, it’s often the minutest details […]