How Far Will Startups Go with Artificial Intelligence?

Every respected company is using AI nowadays. Having artificial intelligence means you would get funded, smart people would work for you and you would be acquired by a cool tech giant in less than 24 months. Sounds great, doesn't it? Hey, hey, slow down a little! Last Wednesday, September 28th…

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When enough is enough: how much we really spend with Medicare

I picked this topic for two reasons. First, I recently found out that CMS released their Part D Prescriber database for 2013. This dataset basically reports information on the drugs that individual physicians prescribed in 2013 under the Medicare Part D Program. Second, while talking to my colleagues at work…

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I don't care if you don't need to know about cancer. We all do!

Coming up with a topic for today's blog post was tough. My last blog about Wine got attention from wine entrepreneurs who had local wineries and collected sales data. Some of them contacted me and wanted to hire me to analyze their data. While it may sound like a nice…

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Bring Your Own Data - Analyzing Wine Market

I just got back from my vacation in Barcelona, Spain where I spent about 3 days, then rented a car and drove up north through the South of France. My last stop was Nice, France. The trip was a lot of fun and now I intend to find some data…

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Hacking Y Combinator

This idea came to me out of the blue. I was scrolling through Y Combinator's Hacker News board in search of inspiration. I noticed that some posts (very insightful ones, I thought) ended up at the bottom of the list, other posts were popular but had no comments and some…

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