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Decision effectiveness

Decision effectiveness

Jun 6, 2011

A few years ago, i had a custom set of wheels made for my bike. I had the rims specifically weighed and picked out of a set of about 10 rims. I had the spokes weighed and balanced to make sure they were the lightest ones. The spoke nipples (the threaded parts that are basically nut that the spokes attach to the rims through) were color matched to the paint on...

Serendipity versus Decision Support

Serendipity versus Decision Support

Mar 14, 2011

Would I be where I am today if I had all the facts every time?  I’m actually confident that if it were up to me, I would be digging ditches for a living somewhere (not to demean ditch diggers).  Let’s face it, I started off all on the wrong foot.  Being an Asian American kid with a prodigy brother, I was definitely the stupid one (I’ll assume you’ve...

Misinterpreting Apple and Microsoft

Misinterpreting Apple and Microsoft

Nov 1, 2010

As a global community, we all hate Bill Gates.  Actually we all hate Microsoft.  While we might depend on things like Microsoft Outlook and the MS Office suite of products, most of us probably believe that they have a bit too much of a monopoly and probably have bullied around other companies to ensure that they have a strong foothold in their industry. ...

Dynamical Systems

Dynamical Systems

Oct 11, 2010

Forget for a moment that I’m talking about a mathematical theory.  At the core of this post is how we apply some quantitative reasoning to our ability to look at data and predict the future.  Personally, I don’t think we do enough to extend and create meaning from our data.  If we looked at data with an increasing view of the quantitative sciences, we...

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