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There has been a lot of discussion lately about whether to be in academia or industry. Some of it I think is a bit unfair to academia. Then I saw this post on Quora asking what Hilary Mason’s contributions were to … Continue reading
This is yet another outstanding post by Paul Graham, this time on “Schlep Blindness”. He talks about how there are great startup ideas that no one considers because they are too much of a “schlep” (a tedious unpleasant task). He … Continue reading
Amy Heineike Amy Heineike is the Director of Mathematics at Quid, a startup that seeks to understand technology development and dissemination through data analysis. She was the first employee at Quid, where she helped develop their technology early on. She … Continue reading
Companies that specialize in data analysis, or essentially, statistics, are getting gobbled up by larger companies. IBM bought SPSS, then later Algorithmics. MSCI bought RiskMetrics. HP bought Autonomy. Who’s next? SAS?