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Georgia Tech has over 2000 job titles. Here they are…

May 4, 2016 by

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I believe Georgia Tech employs about 5000 people (let me know if you know that number, so I can update my post).  But we have 2,666 job titles.  That would mean that on average, for each job title we’ve got about 2 people. .NET Appl Dev Sr A/C Mechanic I A/C Mechanic II A/C Mechanic […]

How to avoid accidental global variables in Python

January 29, 2016 by

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Because of the way the Python programming language is implemented it is easy to “accidentally” define and use global variables without the programmer even realizing it.  Later on, the code might behave oddly and be hard to debug.  Here’s a quick trick you can use to avoid that pitfall.

Could Artificial Intelligence have predicted this correction?

January 15, 2016 by

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To answer that question, we asked our Machine Learning-based forecaster what it thought would happen a month ago.

Big Data & the Value of Shorting: Talk at Vero Beach

January 8, 2016 by

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I was invited by Essex Asset Management to speak about the influence of big data on investment practice in Vero Beach, FL.

Public University Ranking

July 30, 2015 by

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Based on careful review of multiple factors, we are pleased to release the following ranking of public universities:

How to tell if your Unix machine is vulnerable to the bash security flaw

September 26, 2014 by

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A simple command you can execute to check your machine.

New Book: What Hedge Funds Really Do

August 7, 2014 by

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I’m pleased to announce the upcoming release of a new book written with Philip Romero.