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Database Keys: A Primer

I want to briefly go over some terms. I think it’s important to get these terms straight. It will make things easier in the future. These terms can be confusing and are often thrown around. So I wanted to define …

Brave New World – What’s in a Name?

In high school, I went through a dystopian future phase. I read Orwell and Rand and loved them, but somehow Huxley’s Brave New World slipped through. It’s been recommended to me several times over the years. Well, I’m finally getting …

Morning Squirrel

A bushy tailed curious fellow Jumping limb to limb, no care in the world No fear of falling to the ground below In your hole of a nest you lay curled

Book Review – Show Your Work

A few months ago a friend of mine, Chuck Grimmett, gave me the book Show Your Work by Austin Kleon. While I finished the book some time ago, I am just now writing the review/synopsis. I’ve put it off because I …

Analyzing Baseball Data with R: Chapter 4

I am making my way through the book “Analyzing Baseball Data with R.” I am recording my progress by posting my notes to Rpubs. I am recreating most of the examples in the book and doing most of the exercises …

Breaking The Mold

I’m a Midwestern guy with an immigrant father and it shows. My father came to the United States in the 70’s not knowing a word of English. He married my mother, became a pilot, and started a family in Michigan. …