83. Eighty-three times. They are reproduced here so you can sing along: Get down on it Get down on it Get down on it Get down on it Get down on it Get down on it Get down on it Get down on it Get down on it Get down on it Get down on… More How many times does the phrase “get down on it” appear in Kool & The Gang’s song “Get Down On It”?
Deviation from sound judgment or thinking. (Or from moral rectitude.) In astronomy, “the angle between the planes of the earth’s equator and orbit having a value of about 23°27′. ” Suggestive of indirectness, off-kilter-ness.
“Data science” is a newish field, or a new name for an old field, or maybe an umbrella name used by those of us who don’t fully grasp the bunch of tasks and jobs underneath.
A data scientist might have an IT background, or a statistics background. Generally speaking data scientists use computers to work with huge data sets and algorithms.
(Gold star for world-class oversimplification!)… More Word of the day: Heteroscedasticity
I promised to post some pictures. Here are some, only two years late!
When we moved here I worked for the DC-based media company FierceMarkets, so I worked east coast hours out of our apartment in Tiburon.
Then after we’d been here for about 15 months, I took a new position at Ready State, a digital marketing agency based in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood. It’s like a Little Italy, bordering on Chinatown.… More San Francisco, or a tiny part of it
Watching the Colts punt reminded me of how I played this opening.… More The Indianapolis Colts Punt Formation Opening
In chess, space is nice—except when it’s not.
I (hope I) learned a lot about space from the following inputs.
Slater (2140) – Schoch (2303)… More Sixth position
Apparently the first serious league chess game I ever played was versus one Mike Hellebusch of Covington Catholic HS.
I was on board 3 for Highlands HS, the Fighting Bluebirds. Age: 14.… More Scene: Greater Cincinnati HS Chess League, Fall of 1981