Data Scientists vs Statisticians vs Programmers

I often get asked what a Data Scientist is and I think I've gotten my short laymen's answer down: "Data Scientists are kind of like programmers and statisticians. They know more about statistics than programmers and more about programming than statisticians." What I Learned Today: Almost half of the 1,…

The More You Do, The More There Is To Do!

While working on my last project, one big realization I came to was that the more I added to my project, the more things I could add to it. Basically the more I did, the more there was to do. With each feature that I added there were more possibilities.…

Full Full Stack Javascript

Javscript is a very "fun" language. Thought it wasn't designed to be used for everything, that's slowly what it's becoming. As a programmer, you can use JS on the front end of web development with a multitude of tools (jquery, angular, etc.), JS on the back end with node.js…

Random Thoughts: When You're Late, You're Really Late!

I'm not going to go into the politics of being late like done on Forbes, Vitamin Talent, The Wall Street Journal, and many more publications. But rather I wanted to propose a theory I've been thinking about. It's not really a theory, and it's also not original (I'm assuming there's…

Random Thoughts: Weird Ad Placement

Porsche Ads on Local Buses I was driving around Van Cortlandt station earlier this week and noticed a bus with an ad for Porsches! I was a little confused because, from a market perspective, I couldn't figure out why Porsche would want to advertize their cars on a local bus…

Random Thoughts: NJ Smells Like Gas

NJ Gas Dilemma So I was driving back to NY from New Jersey (the armpit state of the US and I remembered that I should fill up my gas tank because gas is way cheaper in NJ (about 50 cents/gal cheaper) and it is all still full service! As…