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Kenneth Black
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Giving, dedicated, scientific, mathematical, practical, problem solver, husband, father
Giving, dedicated, scientific, mathematical, practical, problem solver, husband, father

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This article shows how it is possible to add larger scale geographical information to your data when all you have are latitudes and longitudes.
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I've been watching billions of miles of driving accumulate this year. I wondered where it was happening. I wondered where the drivers were going on road trips and whether or not they were following the interstate system.
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Ten years have passed and my Tableau passion has not subsided. How can this be, I wonder? How can Tableau continue to be such an important and profound part of my working life? To find the answers, I took a few minutes to think about what Tableau means to…
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This article contains a document that I am building to hold a series of Alteryx techniques that are useful for advanced problem solving. The techniques span a wide range of topics that originate from the weekly challenges published on the Alteryx…
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When data comes flying at you at nearly the speed of light, you have to have fast processing capabilities for using the data to make effective decisions and predictions. In this article, I present some techniques I use to process large data sets in…
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Kenneth Black commented on a post on Blogger.
Mike,

I remember the moment we met in Vegas @ TC2015. Since then, I have watched your skills explode in both Tableau and Alteryx, and I have been inspired and mesmerized by your quant and artistic skills, as well as your writings. Your photography is way up there too, so it is a good thing for you to be so tall to able to breathe the rare air that exists up there. Congrats on all you have accomplished during this time - it has been a pleasure to witness.

This article is simply awesome.

Ken
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The Chicago Bears need to make a change at Quarterback. I already knew this was going to be the case about 7 months ago, before any football was played. I wonder why the football guys get paid so much money to make such terrible decisions.
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I can call it many things, but when the right technologies are coupled with seemingly insurmountable challenges, greatness can happen. Over the past couple of months I have been able to achieve some remarkable insights by using Alteryx and Tableau on some…
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On 8/21/17, we viewed the total solar eclipse from Englewood, TN. It was magical.
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Yesterday, I participated in my first Hackathon. I learned a lot about the event and gleaned some interesting insights into the benefit of participating in this type of activity. I think this article is worth reading if you have any interest in emerging…
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