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stories or numbers? observations #23

Daniel Lapin tells a story about working for his uncle, a successful sales rep, as a young man. Upon returning from my 700-mile excursion with nary an order to show for my mileage, I began a lengthy and complicated explanation of why I had not sold any merchandise. He gently interrupted me, “Daniel, you don’t […]

First flight of the MiG-25 — Airplanes by Design

6 March 1964 was the first flight of the MiG-25.     Read more about the MiG-25 from the National Museum of the Air Force here. Visit the MiG website here. __________________________________________________ Airplanes by Design features photographs of aircraft from a test pilot perspective, highlighting aeronautical engineering characteristics and flight test facts. WANTED: Your pictures […]

Curtis XF15C — Airplanes by Design

27 February 1945 was the first flight of the Curtis XF15C a prototype powered by both a propeller and a turbojet engine. For more information visit wikipedia. __________________________________________________ Airplanes by Design features photographs of aircraft from a test pilot perspective, highlighting aeronautical engineering characteristics and flight test facts. WANTED: Your pictures and videos. Do you […]

3 kinds of clients — ATOMs #14-10

In the data science / statistical consulting space, I think there are 3 kinds of “need,” whether that’s individual or organizational. 1. Someone who is drowning in data 2. The “we already have analytics” crowd 3. Working in their business (e-myth) data scientists Drowning in Data This is the person who is always putting out […]

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