I am obsessed with jigsaw puzzles. Specifically, 1000-piece mystery puzzles, entertaining not just for their pictorial humor, but also for the challenge. Unlike traditional puzzles, you don't know what you are putting together because the completed puzzle isn't pictured on the box. Mystery puzzles are constructed so that you must [...]
The first person to live to 150 has already been born. When I first heard this controversial idea, popularized by biomedical gerontologist Aubrey de Grey of the SENS Research Foundation, it gave me chills. It’s amazing to think we could have 50 more years to spend with loved ones and [...]
Phil Simon shares some lessons from his consulting career.
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@philsimon chimes in about how success in one area can lead to success in another.
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The goal of all types of analytics is to provide business insight. Consider that: Descriptive analytics provides the business with insight on what happened in the past and what is happening now. Predictive analytics provides the business with insight on the probability of what will happen in the future. Prescriptive analytics provides the [...]
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