Setting up a usable Python environment in macOS

So having recently gone back to the Mac after a 7 year hiatus to try out using Linux as a desktop environment meant getting 7 years worth of code working. Any Perl code I had would have been originally written on macOS, so it worked just fine. 3/4 of my C code was written on …

Big Data Analytics: $180 billion blunder?

In 2019, it’s estimated that various industries spent as much as $180,000,000,000 on so-called Big Data Analytics. Everything from big pharma to advertising. But, based on my experiences, I have to wonder how useful this great spend is. DISCLAIMER: I am NOT a data scientist. I am not familiar with the tools used and have …