John Wayne – “Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday” Above is a picture of John Wayne as Rooster Cogburn in the 1969 classic True Grit. My Grandfather (also named John) is a huge fan so any mention of John Wayne instantly sparks thoughts of the old fella. Over Christmas I was sat … Continue reading Tableau, Splunk and My Grandad
Google’s doodle of Grace Hopper who would have celebrated her 107th birthday on the 9th December 2013 Who doesn’t love a bit of etymology right? For those who don’t know, the word etymology means finding out what words mean. As I was about to make a search onto Google this morning, and every other minute … Continue reading The Debugging Hopper: A Google Legend
http://www.ted.com/talks/barry_schwartz_on_the_paradox_of_choice.html Another great recommendation! "Psychologist Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central tenet of western societies: freedom of choice. In Schwartz's estimation, choice has made us not freer but more paralyzed, not happier but more dissatisfied" (www.ted.com)
I am about to purchase Information is Beautiful by David McCandless (a lovely recommendation from a fellow Analytics enthusiast). He is widely regarded, and I too agree, as the artisan who has united analytics and art into the medium of Infographics; a fantastic way to visually consume data.
The 3 Musketeers – “Tous pour un et un pour tous”Alexandre Dumas had the right idea about camaraderie. Now “all for one and one for all” (or in French above as I’m such a smarty pants) has become an infamous maxim.Often you will find a degree of selfishness in Recruitment, regarding ownership of client’s and … Continue reading What The 3 Musketeers Taught Me About Recruitment