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A Lazy Man’s Guide to Data Driven Investing

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Recently, I’ve read Dr Justin Chan’s piece on Data Driven Investing. I found it quite interesting and eye opening: A Big Data intelligence firm for businesses and investors, used satellite imagery of JCPenney parking lots during the quarter to confirm that...
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Business-centered health care or patient-centered business

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The conflict of interest fueled by the populist attitude Healthcare is in a deep conflict within itself. It merely suffers the consequence of tug-of-war between its business remedy at one end and the practice of medicine at...
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A Roadmap to Simplicity

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I used to travel a lot on business trips and see this sign in Copenhagen Airport saying: “Problems can be complicated, solutions cannot.” I thought it was wise. It managed in one small sentence...
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Get Yourself Together: A Story of Mind Mapping

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What if there was a way to get yourself together, to make sense to your business/personal life and move forward with serenity. The short answer is yes there is a way and it’s called...
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How Working From Home Increased My Productivity

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Stories of success, anguish and the internal state of affairs from a “self-proclaimed” productive human Working from home really brought out the best in me, it made me more productive. Because working from home gave...
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We Take Economic Decisions Like It was 1919 and It must Stop!

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Today, we live in a world of abundance, and people are dying for no good reason. No. I’m not being dramatic. Our insistence on keeping things the way they are is killing people. Right now,...
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Science and Money in the Climate Change Debate

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… if we had one There is no public debate about climate change. On Medium, where I post my texts, there are thousands of articles about climate change. I read many of them and wrote...
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A World of Tradeoffs: Consider your Opportunity Costs

I didn’t expect to remember much from the Economics courses I took in university when I started my first job in a completely unrelated industry. However, from both firsthand experience and observation, I'm starting to...
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Digital Transformation is About Better Decisions

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In this fast-paced digital world, connecting with, knowing and understanding your audience is invaluable to business decision making. That’s the message from digital engagement studio Socly. It’s driven by tech entrepreneur and digital enthusiast Sizwe...
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Data Apocalypse Later

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“Experience as a whole is not something that anyone can be spared”. — Hans-Georg Gadamer Data Driven is a Car Crash? Thinking about -and operating in -an unknowable future is hard. But being data driven sure helps...
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The Difficult Job of Making Decisions

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How many important decisions did you make lately? Difficult, isn’t it? Most of us would likely underestimate this number; It mainly depends on what the term “important” evokes to you. Generally speaking, an important...
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Please don’t let the data speak!

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The world of data and analytics is full of misunderstanding and misinformation. Unfortunately, a lot of this is perpetuated not just by data laypersons but by professionals of all kinds—from data scientists to vendors,...