Tag Archives: technology

Getting started in data science: One journalist’s journey

Let me first say up front what you will not get in this blog post: A step-by-step guide to using whatever data tool you want. Using spreadsheets is beyond the scope of a blog post. Using R (and, I’d guess, using Python) … Continue reading

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Google not playing nice (or, don’t drop your Kindle)

You may have arrived at this post by searching for ways to set up your Kindle Fire so your Gmail, Google Calendar and related contacts flow seamlessly into your wonderful device. I have good news and bad news. The good … Continue reading

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How I ditched the smart phone

I’m officially a former Blackberry user. I fell in love with the devices while covering the Olympics, where USA TODAY would set us all up so we could communicate from everywhere. Snapping pictures and Tweeting from Beijing was a new … Continue reading

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