Monthly Archives: June 2013

What’s Wrong With This Picture . . .

Originally posted on John R Childress . . . Rethinking:
We live in a world of double standards (I understand it’s impossible to be totally fair)but  it seems to be getting worse. Here’s something I really don’t understand.  It seems that the law…

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What’s Wrong With This Picture . . .

We live in a world of double standards (I understand it’s impossible to be totally fair)but  it seems to be getting worse. Here’s something I really don’t understand.  It seems that the law is applied very differently to corporations, especially … Continue reading

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A Request for Assistance . . .

My mind has been churning since I took an iPhone picture of a whole farmed salmon in my local Tesco Supermarket with an open ulcer on its tail (see recent blog: Farmed Salmon in my Local Tesco Supermarket). I can’t … Continue reading

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Farmed Salmon in my Local Tesco Supermarket . . .

After I hit the “send” button on my last blog, “Why I No Longer Eat Farmed Salmon . . . Part 2”, my wife called and asked if I would nip out to the supermarket for a few items.  So … Continue reading

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Why I No Longer Eat Farmed Salmon . . . Part 2

Earlier in the year I wrote a blog about the negative aspects of raising farmed salmon on the marine ecosystem (Why I No Longer Eat Farmed Salmon). My main concern at the time, with the information I had, was that … Continue reading

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Making Big Data Useful . . . Creating Data Stories

It seems that everywhere you turn in business today people are talking about “Big Data”. For most of us, a definition is in order.  The term “Big Data” refers to “data sets with sizes beyond the ability of commonly used software … Continue reading

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Grit . . . a lesson for everyone

I hate golf!  Okay, to be more honest, golf hates me.  That is, I just don’t have an affinity for the game, even though I did try on numerous occasions, with lessons and everything.  I even lived for a long … Continue reading

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