Pattern analysis for data analysis

The point of this story, is that we are really good at identifying patterns. However there is sometimes a bit of stigma to just putting the data in a spreadsheet and plotting it. Sometimes it is worth offloading visualisation to a program designed for just that, to help your brain manipulate the concept from a grounded position.

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The Death of Discovery

I’m finding as I grow older, the appeal of the digital world is waning.

We have the whole world at our fingertips, different and diverse communities to converse with, interesting art to experience, and a bottomless wealth of opinions to challenge us. And yet, I feel that the limit of technology I am comfortable with is that off my early 20s. Wikipedia, Bulletin Boards, IRC, and the modern incarnations of those technologies.

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