Archives for the month of: January, 2015

To increase my understanding of how Big Data works, I watched an extremely interesting TedTalks by Jennifer Golbeck. It’s called “The curly fry conundrum: why social media “likes” say more than you might think.” It’s less than 10 minutes, but they are ten, eye-opening minutes. Read the rest of this entry »


Today’s Daily Prompt is: If you could spend the next year as someone radically different from the current “you” — a member of a different species, someone from a different gender or generation, etc. — who would you choose to be?

I haven’t written on a Daily Prompt for a while, but this one caught my eye as I reflect on what I want 2015 to be about. Read the rest of this entry »