Observations

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 […]

practice — observations #21

Studies suggest that people don’t really know what practice is, especially not deliberate practice.  Geoffery Colvin puts it best: Simply hitting a bucket of balls is not deliberate practice, which is why most golfers don’t get better. Hitting an eight-iron 300 times with a goal of leaving the ball within 20 feet of the pin […]

Douglas DC-5 — Airplanes by Design

20 February 1939 was the first flight of the Douglas DC-5, also known as the US Army Air Force C-110. To read more about this airplane, check out the history page by @BoeingAirplanes here or wikipedia. __________________________________________________ Airplanes by Design features photographs of aircraft from a test pilot perspective, highlighting aeronautical engineering characteristics and flight test facts. WANTED: […]

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