I got a phone call from a finance advisor the other day (yes, during the second week of the worldwide quarantine). After his introductory spiel on how he can help
How to armor your fighter planes: A tale of survivorship biasHow to armor your fighter planes: A tale of survivorship bias
During WWII, the US Navy was trying to figure out how to armor their planes. You can’t armor the whole plane as this will make it heavy, but you can’t
The ketchup problem (or why diversity is good for your business)The ketchup problem (or why diversity is good for your business)
I’ve worked for several companies that advocate diversity and I’m glad to witness that many companies today take action toward hiring people from different backgrounds. Many of those companies base
I was playing around with some data on the highest-grossing film of each year (I’ve explained before that this is what data analysts do in their free time). Take a
My friend went to Rome (2,000 years ago) and all I got was this lousy pen!My friend went to Rome (2,000 years ago) and all I got was this lousy pen!
Archaeology is a fascinating field. It helps us understand who we were thousands of years ago. It’s even more exciting when it uncovers how similar we are to our ancestors.
A Quora user asked the question above that seem to be on many people’s minds. Although Facebook has denied overhearing users’ conversations, there are two main reasons why people believe this
Why is Twitter not as successful as Instagram although the platform has basically the same features use hashtags, to post images and short videos like Instagram? A user on Quora
What incumbent companies can learn from a Japanese competitive eaterWhat incumbent companies can learn from a Japanese competitive eater
Take a loot at the picture below. Who would win in a hot dog eating competition? The answer is that both the 300+lb Steve Keiner and the 100lb Kazutoyo Arai
I recently wrote a post about how sports seems to be big business but when compared to other industries it can’t really compete in terms of revenue. However, it’s still
Fertility data, religion and temperature: or how analysts spend their free timeFertility data, religion and temperature: or how analysts spend their free time
Having worked as an analyst for many years I’ve developed a special relationship with data. First, I’m always cautious when someone mentions a “fact”, a “study” or a “data point”.