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Data Analytics

The Data Analysis toolpack has a lot of useful statistical functions. The first one I used in the course was the descriptive statistics. All we need to do is point it at some data....

When Microsoft announced they were partnering with edX to offer a certificate in Data Science I decided it was the perfect time to dust off my Z-tables....

If you are looking for some fun, and happen to be in a group of SQL Server professionals, just ask them if they prefer SQL Profiler or Extended Events. Then grab some popcorn while you watch the show....

It's the classic twist in horror stories from 40 (or more) years ago, back in a time when most homes only had one phone line and the idea of calling your own home was something reserved only for phreakers. Here's a clip of a movie scene from 1974 called "Black...

"Baby, you believe what you want to believe." - Tom Petty This past weekend there was a report that the mysterious case of Jack the Ripper had been solved. Not by Scotland Yard, or INTERPOL, or even the Smithsonian Institution. No, the case was solved by an amateur detective and a university...

Does the weather affect your sales, either by location or by season? Maybe it does, maybe not. The only way to know for certain is to collect the data. But collecting such data may prove to be more expensive than it is worth. After all, you can't control the weather. How about...