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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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Apple Technology Disruption and Stock Price Growth

What is not shown in this infographic is how Apple was disrupting markets for personal computers, digital music, smart phones, and replacing computers with iPads. This disruption turned into profits which, in turn, drove Apple’s share price into the stratosphere…

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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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Major World Air Travel Clusters

OK, this is a very pretty picture.  But, like I said before, it is hard to understand and to interpret. It cannot be easy to visualize world air traffic when, on average, there are 93,000 daily flights originating from about 9,000 airports … Continue reading

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