Deep Work by Cal Newport

Kate Strachnyi is one of LinkedIn top voices within data science. She has an online book club that I'm part of. Deep Work by Cal Newport was the book of February 2019. Deep work: "Professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit." Cal Newport Deep Work... Continue Reading →

The shoes

I currently have 9 pair of running shoes, and a standing arrangement with my husband to throw away a pair before I buy new ones. This is tricky as I really need them all. The pink Asics in the back are for running intervals on the track. Obviously I cannot throw away these. The black... Continue Reading →

Defusing buzzwords — data mining

Just a few weeks ago, I only knew the term "data mining" from my previous research into Bitcoins ( = complicated stuff!!) Imaging my surprise when I found out that data mining is a lot closer to home: Techniques used for discovering patterns in large data sets. Clustering analysis Segmentation or clustering is one of... Continue Reading →

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