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Tableau launches $1.3 million initiative to tackle bums, winos, vagrants, and wackos on our streets

Posted 03-12-2019 at 06:31 PM by Blondebaerde
Updated 03-12-2019 at 06:40 PM by Blondebaerde

This is interesting, Tableau (based on Seattle) will start using tech to track the "homelessness problem" in fifty US cities. This hit close to home (chuckle: literally) because they're local to me, just down the street actually (Kirkland campus).

https://www.king5.com/article/tech/t...6-678c1e14dbfb

Related: An Analytics/Big Data "Story"

Some years...
Big Data
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(In Resp To): Feel good story illustrates the dumbing down of college

Posted 03-08-2019 at 01:01 PM by Blondebaerde

Quote:
Originally Posted by parentologist View Post
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifes...=.9c7ac8bcfd13

Warning - Washington Post has a paywall. You get the first few articles free.

In this feel good story, a man who is a senior at Morehouse college (a historically black college in Atlanta, GA) had to bring his baby to class with him. The professor offered to hold the baby while he taught, so that the student
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Life in Studio City, CA

Posted 03-06-2019 at 12:37 PM by LoveMeSomeSFVHouses

If you're thinking of moving to Studio City, CA, here are some of the fun reasons why it might be a good neighborhood for you.

Housing prices in the San Fernando Valley are notoriously more affordable than the LA Basin, with a little more bang for your buck. In Studio City, it has an additional benefit of being located near the 101 freeway connection heading both towards Burbank, Downtown, and Hollywood areas - allowing for easier commutability than other Valley neighborhoods. Just...
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Quite a few Comments on Support Groups are Just Stupid

Posted 03-05-2019 at 02:16 PM by Blondebaerde

As someone who will always be fighting my weight, I nonetheless know the 'secret' to being normal weight and healthy. As they say, big difference between knowing the path vs. walking the path, though. I'm trying, and have a sense of humor about it.

Years ago, using myself as a lab rat, I watched calories in vs. calories out, time of day, type of foods, and much more to see what the triggers were. And sure enough, along with activity levels, figure it all out. Unf it's a fair...
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Annapolis, MD Restaurant Week

Posted 02-08-2019 at 06:20 PM by TracyMDREGal

March is right around the corner and you don't want to miss Restaurant Week in Annapolis.

The event will be held from March 2 - 10, 2019 and as in the past 9 years, promises not to disappointment.

There will be 40 establishments participating in downtown Annapolis and the surrounding Annapolis area.

Each participating restaurant offers two-course lunches ($15.95) and three-course dinners ($34.95).

Visit annapolisrestaurantweek.com for...
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