Tag Archives: decision

Climate change, the Ozone the scientific method and ignorance

By | August 16, 2015

With the recent climate change talks getting less news coverage than previous years I thought I would revisit some data aggregated over the last year. The data basically contains temperature and rainfall measurements for India over a 100 year time period. The problem with the recent trends in Climate change have to do with the… Read More »

Sports- Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, Project Management and Everything”

By | July 1, 2015

I recently was posed an interesting question. How to measure an individual’s contribution or the success of a project. A question we all face during our appraisal cycles. While I am no expert, I rely on my experience from my college years a lot when faced with management questions. To provide some context, I was… Read More »

Training MSBI professionals in Wells Fargo (MAR)

By | March 19, 2015

Always looking forward to training BI professionals since I am fascinated by how data is getting used in the decision making process. And doing this training for Wells Fargo is even more special since we have a long standing relationship with the company. The training marks the start of a very busy schedule this year… Read More »

What I am reading: – Day Trading Secrets (Harvey Walsh)

By | November 3, 2014

Starting today we are also including a list of books read by us when we are not coding, developing, attending meetings … Jayanth has always been a voracious reader and usually spends an hour each night reading Wikipedia or some other book or whitepaper. With large screen mobiles and easily downloadable content there is no… Read More »

When does a machine become human? When they can Lie…

By | October 31, 2014

Don’t worry I am not talking of androids or cyborgs. I am talking about the classical definition used to determine artificial intelligence. The most widely used benchmark or at least the most well know is The Turing test: is a test of a machine’s ability to exhibit intelligent behavior equivalent to, or indistinguishable from, that of a human.  … Read More »

Game Theory and Databases

By | October 16, 2014

CASE 1 Two members of a criminal gang are arrested and imprisoned. Each prisoner is in solitary confinement with no means of speaking to or exchanging messages with the other. The police admit they don’t have enough evidence to convict the pair on the principal charge. They plan to sentence both to a year in… Read More »