The Myth of ‘Data Science’

Over the past several years, the term ‘data science’ has emerged as one of those fashionable buzzwords that I hope will soon disappear. The term data science implies that its practitioners operate within the firm guidelines of bias-free and replicable empirical...

TNS Index

November is here, which means that Thanksgiving is right around the corner. While you will be avoiding awkward political conversations with your Great Aunt Karen, turkeys will be overcooked and not enjoyed by families everywhere. We started to wonder: where are...

The Scourge of GPS

Once upon a time, the average person had a modicum of geographic awareness. Most had a Thomas Guide or Rand-McNally atlas on the back seat of the car. To navigate you had to understand the concept of multi-level spatial tiling (using the index) and compass directions,...