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One Car Giant and the Eight Kanji Strokes

Nowadays, Toyota, as the most valuable car brand, is in the driver’s seat. My guess is that many of you currently own a Toyota, or have had it before. Toyota Motor Corporation was founded by the Toyoda family. However, ten Japanese … Continue reading

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Friday The 13th Analytics

Good folks at FiveThirtyEight looked at the impact of superstitions on the parents of future babies.  To save their kids from forever repeating “I was born on Friday the 13th,” on just “on 13th,” they either accelerate or delay their baby’s birth, … Continue reading

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The Largest in Business

As of September 2016, the top 10 world’s largest companies by market cap were these super-companies: This list changed a lot in the last 20 years, as some of these companies weren’t around back then.  Facebook, for example, was founded in … Continue reading

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Countries and Supercomputers

Clearly, US is dominating this Pareto with 277 supercomputers.  And which company produced these supercomputers?  See below:

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Spending Time and Money While on the Plane: Statistics

This week I wrote a lot about air travel.  Let’s conclude this study with an interesting statistics on how people spend time while on the plane. link So, 3% of time spent on shopping doesn’t look too impressive at first. This blog … Continue reading

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