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Jason Kolb
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Hey all, I wrote a new blog post. I'd appreciate upvotes on HN as well!

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Watching some vintage Disney with the kids.. Goofy starts smoking! He must have quit at some point. 
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I keep getting surprised at things I see in old Disney cartoons whenever I watch them with my daughter. She doesn't seem to notice them—just as I probably didn't notice them as a kid either—but I just go "WTF!?"
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I'd love to hear feedback on this!
 
A new blog post about some technology I've been keeping an eye on.
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Good post - the only thing I'd add, albeit you might have covered it in the form of the subscription economy. Is what I'm hearing investors on my end refer to as the

 'sharing economy' people are literally sharing everything from cars to common destinations (undercut rail prices) to clothes and food: I'd check out. It's a real paradigm shift!
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Some lessons learned the hard way.
 
My first new blog post in a while, with some lessons learned.
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nice share about news of data traffic
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My first new blog post in a while, with some lessons learned.
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Next-gen cryptocurrencies raise some interesting scenarios.
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Fascinating. Thanks for sharing. Added to my feed. 
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I think there are several intersections with Big Data. I plan to discuss them down the road, but would love to hear what you all have to say!
 
A new blog post about some technology I've been keeping an eye on.
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You can get close, but never truly predict the human response or put an exact measurement on it. 
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Great article +Jason Kolb! I'd love to chat with you more about it... Do you ever hangout? 
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Some lessons learned the hard way.
 
My first new blog post in a while, with some lessons learned.
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Mmmm customer lifetime value optimization.
 
This startup is cool. It's using data to develop smart customer segments and develop them with the goal of increasing customer lifetime value. I think this type of program will change the way we think about customer data and marketing. 
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I make data software, and data software companies.
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  • Applied Data Labs
    Founder, present
  • Latigent
  • Cisco Systems
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CEO of Applied Data Labs, Data Scientist, Blogger, Occasional Author
Introduction
I am nice and I like seafood. I also founded +Applied Data Labs go check it out if you're interested in big data or analytics.

I own a few communities on Google+, including:
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Sold the last company (Latigent, which made a Web-based business analytics product) I founded to Cisco.
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  • Bachelor's of Science
    Technology, 2011
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You'd log your GPS coordinates to the corners of your driveway, and have this APS do all the snow shoveling and drop ice melt/sodium chlorid

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Zite is an intelligent magazine that helps you discover interesting things to read. Your Zite is as unique as you are. Zite learns what you

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What would it be like to have a doctor who's always up on the latest research and has learned about treatments from over 1.5 million previou

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Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. After you install Dropbox on your computer, any fi

Free Book on Big Data
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Jason and Jeremy Kolb of Applied Data Labs recently released a new book, Secrets of the Big Data Revolution. As of today, it is free on Amaz

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JSON Viewer - Convert JSON Strings to a Friendly Readable Format

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The virtual currency Bitcoin is growing in popularity and some are even calling it the future of money, but how does the system work?

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A new generation of contact lenses built with very small circuits and LEDs promises bionic eyesight

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Flashlight app for your device! Incredibly simple and yet very useful flashlight application. Will use your device's camera LED / flash / sc

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They might actually find the guys responsible. Post Bombing: Pictures dug up from the same spot as the blast: Posted on Al jazeera: