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Rick Henderson commented on William Vorhies's blog post Why R is Bad for You
"This is a great article with great discussion. You really do have a wide range of "data scientists" or more generally "data workers" of some kind with different needs and different requirements. The university I work at had…"
May 19
Rick Henderson replied to Vincent Granville's discussion Two very cool maps: how were their produced?
"It's great that Joe Lertola had a link of his graphic work on his website, but it doesn't point to where the data came from I think."
May 11
Rick Henderson replied to Vincent Granville's discussion Two very cool maps: how were their produced?
"This article from 2009 explains how earlier spacial data peeps had the same problem having trouble finding the source of those images, but this guy found the company that helped "model" daytime…"
May 11
Rick Henderson liked Jahnavi Mahanta's blog post Learn under the hood of Gradient Descent algorithm using excel
Apr 21
Rick Henderson commented on Jahnavi Mahanta's blog post Learn under the hood of Gradient Descent algorithm using excel
"Hey nice article! And I always like seeing things done in Excel."
Apr 21
Rick Henderson commented on Algolytics's blog post Understanding Machine Learning: How machines learn?
"The bowling ball and paper are a nice metaphor."
Apr 21
Rick Henderson replied to Qamar Khan's discussion Excel VBA
"I totally agree with Luca about Professional Excel Development (PED). After teaching a full (36 hours lecture + 12 hours of lab) course in Excel VBA I'd love to create a next-step course based on the stuff in PED. It's…"
Mar 30
Rick Henderson commented on Ramesh Dontha's blog post March Madness of Business Intelligence - Pick your winning bracket
"When I first glanced at the image I thought you were suggesting putting together a March Madness prediction using some BI tool. I'd challenge people to that. S. Christian Albright used to put out a March Madness simulator in Excel (coded in…"
Mar 30
Rick Henderson commented on Vincent Granville's blog post Deadly Commands You Should Never Run on Linux
"Headline: Does Data Science Pay Well? Leading Scientist Can't Afford New Laptop :)"
Mar 24
Rick Henderson liked William Vorhies's blog post In Search of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)
Feb 27
Rick Henderson shared Emmanuelle Rieuf's blog post on Google +1
Feb 17
Rick Henderson commented on Emmanuelle Rieuf's blog post From Data Analysis to Machine Learning
"This is a nice little overview. I've struggled with the difference between data science and data analysis over the past few months. This really helps clarify that data analysis is an aspect or part of the data science job. The Coursera couse on…"
Feb 17
Rick Henderson posted a status
"I now have a new job writing reports for Cognos 10. An entry into Data Analysis!"
Feb 6
Rick Henderson commented on Ray Hall's blog post A Data Professional's Role as an Educator
"A nice little article Ray. Glad to hear this point of view in."
Jan 2
Rick Henderson liked Ray Hall's blog post A Data Professional's Role as an Educator
Jan 2
Rick Henderson commented on Lee Baker's blog post Free Alternatives to Excel for Data Cleaning
"Interestingly enough, the source for the formula Eric describes is an Excel help document related to the CLEAN function: Remove spaces and nonprinting characters from text"
Jul 20, 2016

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Short Bio
I'm a computer instructor who not only wants to teach students about good data, but may find himself looking for a job soon. I love Excel. I know that sounds weak, but I can pretty much do anything in VBA.
My Web Site Or LinkedIn Profile
http://https://ca.linkedin.com/in/rickhendersonteaches
Field of Expertise
Other
Professional Status
Professor
Years of Experience:
18
Your Company:
Wilfrid Laurier University
Industry:
Education
How did you find out about DataScienceCentral?
A blog I think.
Interests:
Finding a new position, Networking, Other

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