Different Ways Of Learning

Today I attend a one-day course to learn some business strategies and tactics. It was led by an instructor with years of experience who obviously knew what he was talking about. He asked us our particular business problems and we shared them with him, and he gave example answers that would help us think of ways Read More

Linear Algebra for Data Science

So here’s a big scary mathematical idea; Linear Algebra. It’s something my wife has studied towards her physics degree, so I know it’s complicated. There are all these funny words associated with it too. And knowing all that, I was concerned that it’s a part of Data Science. So yesterday I decided to do a little Read More

Focus!

Sometimes I get distracted from my work. There’s a conversation going on that sounds too fun not to join in. Someone asks me something that isn’t super important, but they’re right there and I want to help them. I work on a small project for half an hour instead of the big one that has priority. Read More

How I Met My Study Buddy

School was not my favourite because I really didn’t fit in. In fact, I hated the majority of it. So when the opportunity came to drop out at 16, I did. I then went to community college just to do my GCSEs and a GNVQ in IT and found a completely different environment that reminded me Read More

The Modern Man And Nice Guys

Yesterday I read through this thread on Reddit about some of the worst “nice guy” experiences women had had. Amongst the less disturbing but still cringe-worthy examples, I found descriptions of behaviours that I had been guilty of in my younger days! My mistakes came from inexperience, poor advice and general ignorance. I want to live Read More

Not Working In A Pressure Cooker

Another Monday, another beginning of the week at my new job. Today I started feeling the pressure a bit as I tried to get several reports all done at the same time, including one report that we had only just finished putting together last week and doesn’t yet have a proper process to it. Most of Read More