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Show Notes

Yes, Andy and I are still alive and we’re doing well.

2018 has started off like gangbusters for us both. Andy is going full bore in his consulting business and I’ve been big into Big Data, between delivering five online courses on Hadoop for WintellectNOW.

There is a new episode in the hopper and it will be out soon.

If you’d like to learn how to make the most of Azure Government, then check out these free courses I’m delivering in the DMV area.

  • Reston – Feb. 26 – Feb. 28, 2018; 8:30am – 5:00pm
    Register here
  • Chevy Chase – Mar. 12 – Mar. 14, 2018; 8:30am – 5:00pm
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  • Elkridge – Mar. 26 – Mar. 28, 2018; 8:30am – 5:00pm
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  • Reston – Apr. 2 – Apr. 4, 2018; 8:30am – 5:00pm
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  • Reston – Apr. 23 – Apr. 25, 2018; 8:30am – 5:00pm
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On that note, here’s a little ear worm for you:

Recently, Andy and I had a chance to chat with Amanda Lange, technology evangelist at Microsoft, games journalist, and data aficionado.

Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at DataDriven.tv

Show Notes

Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at DataDriven.tv

Show Notes

Frank and Andy talk with Kira Wetzel about girls+data, running, Harry Potter, and the stream of consciousness.

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Notable Quotes

  • Frank’s home improvement (2:15)
  • Kira’s LinkedIn profile (4:00)
  • Girls and Data (4:30)
  • Data Point: Girls and Data at SQL Saturday Charlotte (5:12)
  • Tableau (6:00)
  • SAP = “Say a Prayer” (9:30)
  • Tourist-y stuff (12:00)
  • “Quaint” (13:00)
  • “Data found me.” (13:30)
  • TI-99, Q*bert, and BurgerTime (16:40)
  • Girls and Data (18:45)
  • “Try your vegetables” (22:00)
  • Andy is right here… (22:15)
  • Shoutout to SQL Cruise (Now Tech Outbound)! (26:15)
  • Richmond SQL Saturday is 24 Mar 2018 (29:00)
  • Running, sleeping, and eating (30:30)
  • Girls on the Run (31:20)
  • Technology is literally changing the world everywhere you look. (32:05)
  • VR Vacations (33:55)
  • A stealthy Microsoft Store visit… (35:45)
  • Running calms the mind. (38:15)
  • @girlsanddata (39:00)
  • Stream of Consciousness and the Harry Potter question, again (41:00)
  • Kira listens to Data Driven (42:45)
  • Is “novitiate” the name of a young wizard? (44:00)