Rise Of Machine Learning

From the time I was born, I have been fascinated by the ideas of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. I didn’t know it at the time, but the movie Star Wars (later titled A New Hope) was impacting me profoundly when it first introduced me to machines that can think. For my childhood mind, the […]

Data Science Is Not Magic

Throughout my career, there have been countless times my Data Science work has been referred to as magic. I have even had colleagues that refer to parts of their own Data Science projects as magic. I am always quick to try and correct this behavior, because as Data Science professionals, we don’t work in a […]

SQL Query Divide By Zero Alternative

We’ve all been there. In a haste to write a quick SQL query that turns into a production query we take one value as a numerator and another as a denominator and put that division slash between them and move on. It works great, except only to find when we show the results off in […]

How to Setup Azure MySQL In App

Microsoft Azure has added a neat feature to App Services called MySQL In App. This feature allows you to host a MySQL instance inside of the resources of your App Service Plan you are already paying for. This is a great feature for setting up a blog or having a small database handy local to […]