R Wonk: I used Java-style OOP in my R project. Was it a mistake? 04/28/2023
In 2021 I tried to create a data application in R using Java-style object-oriented programming. It worked, but there was a problem…
News Commentary: Is the Press Rooting for a Financial Crisis? 03/23/2023
Credit Suisse had been in trouble for years; Silicon Valley Bank was a textbook bank run; Signature Bank was facing a criminal probe. Why has the press been reporting events with no obvious systemic impact as a systemic crisis?
We Should Stop Discounting the Risks Posed by Covid-19 05/31/2022
With the pandemic 2.5 years old and still going strong, ignoring the risks of Long Covid is a bad proposition.
Data Engineering: Hive is not a Data Warehouse. So what exactly is it? 04/19/2021
Organizations trying to develop a “data warehouse” with Hadoop-based solutions may be surprised to discover these products lack standard data warehouse features.
WordPress Spam (Volume 1) 03/20/2021
Back in October I opened one of my posts to comments. The bot submissions I got were entertaining. I share some of them.