Big Data – Spike Volume

Tweet One aspect of Big Data is the arrival pattern of the data being stored/analyzed. Yesterdays Rangers win in the ALCS is a excellent example of this. At justSignal we monitor all of the MLB teams and when the Rangers won we experienced a phenomenal spike in data arrival. Right now – which is fairly…

Dumb On Purpose – Why Education is Failing

Tweet Seth Godin – without meaning to – has pointed at the root cause of the education slide in the US. Many people in the United States purchase one or fewer books every year. Many of those people have seen every single episode of American Idol. There is clearly a correlation here. Access to knowledge,…

My Internet Isn’t An Ad Platform

Tweet I’m a big fan of the internet. It is the single most disruptive technology in the history of mankind because it has the ability to disrupt so much of the old ways we did things. I’m a huge fan of Social Media, because it fully leverages the internet of things to enable human connections…

Creativity Matters – The Decline of US Creativity

Tweet From an interview with Kyung Hee Kim Decrease in Elaboration after 1984: Elaboration scores (ability to develop and elaborate upon ideas and detailed and reflective thinking and motivation to be creative) decreased more than other subscales of the TTCT. Elaboration scores decreased by 19.41% from 1984 to 1990, by 24.62% from 1984 to 1998,…