Stabbing the Needle in My Eye: Predictive Analytics

I spent the week in St. Petersburg, Florida, at a conference on analytics. The “real” title was “Moving the Needle.” But, between the predictive analytics of the conference and the incorrect predictive analytics of the election, by mid-week, I indeed felt the familiar pain of a needle stabbing in my eye. I found myself awake on the morning of November 9 at 3:40 a.m. watching … Continue reading Stabbing the Needle in My Eye: Predictive Analytics

30 Bee Stings

My head was stung by 30 bees.  I asked, “Do other people think it hurts this bad?”  My neurologist, who has little affect and less personality, said in his dry drawl, “Some of them think it doesn’t hurt at all; and some of them think it’s the worst thing that’s ever happened to them and they have to be almost sedated.”  “Well, I’m somewhere in the … Continue reading 30 Bee Stings