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The Most Good per Dollar

A problem that seems to haunt a majority of the population is the lack of money. Today’s world believes that money improves life and I believe so as well.  748 more words

Education

More Monday Night Thoughts

Apparently Monday happens to be one of the nights I feel like spewing words all over the internet.

I’m feeling sleepy right now, but also pretty happy, so I’m going to turn this into one giant What’s Making Me Happy This Week post. 1,545 more words

FREAKONOMICS

Adding the freaky in economics, Freakonomics is a bestselling phenomenon where a rogue economist explores the Hidden Side of Everything, in a brilliantly funny way. 95 more words

World

Fixing the World, Bang-for-the-Buck Edition

Although this is not a story about BI, the podcast actually mirrors a lot of attributes of BI and data analysts. Bjorn Lomborg is a public intellectual. 1,010 more words

Data Analytics

Democracy With Unit Tests

I don’t listen to every episode of Freakonomics – it’s so chirpy – but Regulate This, on the disruptive approaches of tech firms monetizing underused resources owned by individuals, was excellent. 810 more words

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Please Spell the Word "Standardized" (Wait, the Word Does Not Exist)

I have a task for you: (no, it won’t be physical, as the course name “Sports and the University” suggests)

Choose the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to that in the original pair: 958 more words

Course Connections

Please Spell the Word "Standardized" (Wait, the Word Does Not Exist)

I have a task for you: (no, it won’t be physical, as the course name “Sports and the University” suggests)

Choose the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to that in the original pair: 958 more words

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