Archive | November, 2010

Airplanes by Design – Carbon Cub

What is this? If you hadn’t read the title, you might have a hard time figuring out what you are looking at.  You need the whole picture, the original context.  The same holds true for data–it doesn’t make sense unless you look at it in the context of the big picture. Here are some more […]

Waypoints – An End of Month Wrap Up

I hope you all had a happy Thanksgiving.  In case you missed it, here’s a summary of my random thoughts from the last month. Leadership and…Numbers…Physics…Flying Books about Leadership Revolution, the digital age economics, and to download for free about Stats and R Airplanes (NEW!) Aeronautical Graphs If you would like to submit a book […]

Outliers – Who to Follow

What is an outlier? It is not the title of a recent Malcom Gladwell book–that is Outliers, the plural version–but this post won’t be about his book. It is, more importantly, a statistical term, indicating an observation that lies outside the overall observed pattern.  In the picture here, a screen shot from Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outlier), you […]