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Analytics Dispatch 1/24/2022

PostgreSQL date functions

NEW FROM MODE
PostgreSQL Date Functions: 7 Business Analysis Examples
To separate the useful from the obscure, we're sharing how-tos for the most frequently used Postgres date functions and business scenarios where they come in handy. - Mode Blog

ALWAYS IMPROVING
How to Keep Learning About Machine Learning
There’s lots of great advice in here about learning about anything, really: do a personal project that stretches you, adopt a beginner’s mind, and find mentors who are a few steps ahead. - Eugene Yan

OVER AND DONE
Why I Quit Data Science
It’s always interesting to hear why someone left their field. This author shares their reasons for ditching machine learning in favor of software engineering. - Nirant Kasliwal

YUCK
Toxic Churn
How the legacy of former industrial sites pollutes American cities today. - Grist

CALL THE PLUMBER
The Metadata Money Corporation
Selling the potential to be a standard lets companies spin stories about how their growth curves can go vertical. But standards that are only standards until a better idea comes along aren’t really standards at all. - benn.substack

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