Happy New Year!

posted on 29th January 2016 in Data Talk

Happy New Year!  The beginning of a new year never fails to remind me of how overwhelmed I am with digital photos.  The volume of them, their many storage locations, the need to back them up in a timely fashion.  Thinking about my photo files leads me to my music files.  Different files but similar […]

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Our Speedy Brains

posted on 8th January 2016 in Data Talk

Yesterday, in our local library I noticed a new section of books in the children’s area. Ten shelves were filled with books sporting colorful spines, and the sign above them read “Graphic Novels”. When I pointed the area out to my 7- and 11-year old daughters, they went charging over and immediately found a number […]

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Data Visualizations for Star Wars

posted on 4th January 2016 in Data Talk

Like millions of other kids who grew up in the ‘70s and early ‘80s, I share my love of all things Star Wars with my millennial kids. We counted down the days until opening weekend, when we had tickets to see The Force Awakens. While my daughters, son and I prepared to spend the days […]

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