Archive for July 2011

We All Need Good Guidance

  • July 18, 2011
  • James Marland
Everyone needs good guidance. Imagine yourself standing on the first tee, on an unfamiliar course. You ask your golfing buddy, “Where should I hit it?”. Consider...

Normalizing Metrics for a Vacation

  • July 8, 2011
  • Daniel Bormolini
I was booking a vacation the other day and trying to compare the price and benefits of each. The choices were completely different: Do I go...

Pricing à Grande Vitesse

  • July 8, 2011
  • James Marland
I was visiting a chemicals company last week and was told they just put through their third price increase in as many months. They thought this...

We All Use Math

  • July 8, 2011
  • James Marland
In recent TV shows we have had endless doctors, lawyers, scientists, detectives and even sailors solving crime: now we have mathematicians in the CBS show Numb3rs....