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
Like me, link me
Tweet me, Digg me
Favorite me, fan me
Poke me, spam me … More Barry White could have made this work somehow
Rodomontade (n): boastful or inflated talk.
Bluster, braggadocio, orotundity, magniloquence.
Donald Trump, the embodiment of rodomontade … More Word of the day: Rodomontade
Reviewing previous “word of the day” posts. Here are some of my favorites, from mostest to less-mostest, except I saved the best for last. Just keeping you on your toes. These words deserve to be preserved through use. Have you smooshed any of them into your active vocabulary? (I haven’t yet. Although I did use … More Words of the Day, collated, part 1
The New Yorker (no less) says Steven Jobs’ secret sauce was consilience, which I earlier described as “the puddling together of all knowledge.” Point is, technology became exponentially better when married with design. Just as content strategy is emerging from comingling journalism and SEO and UX. And physical security is merging with digital security. And … More Consilience spotted in the wild
Hospitility: The act of inviting someone into your home so you can be passive-aggressive toward them.