What’s the deal with Clustering?

What’s the deal with Clustering?

Information is very often stored either as a number on a spectrum or as a category. Predictive modeling benefits from both of these kinds of data. One neat, often under-used trick is using clusters to help your model capture behaviors even better. Simply put, imagine...
But First, is the Data Any Good?

But First, is the Data Any Good?

Garbage in, garbage out. Anyone who works with data is familiar with this phrase. If you start with messy, inconsistent data, you will generate inaccurate analyses. I recently had 2 different conversations with people about the quality of their data. They were looking...
The Real Value of Powerball Tickets

The Real Value of Powerball Tickets

There are two things you probably hear about the powerball: Woah! $1.5 billion! You’re more likely to get bit by a hammerhead shark while driving on the highway during a sandstorm (or some other highly unlikely event). But this is actually kind of a fun event,...
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