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Data entry costs money

Posted 10-27-2016 at 05:03 PM by BassFreq

One way or another, you have to pay for data. You can invest in data by paying for the extra work people (like claim adjusters, and underwriters) have to do to enter data into your systems. Or, you can invest in data by buying it from third parties.

Alternatively, you can choose to not invest in data. This is the most expensive option because it gives your competitors a big advantage.
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Pretty good weekend.

Posted 03-07-2016 at 12:23 AM by BassFreq

Yesterday, my 8 month old son fell asleep in the car. It was the first time I've seen him asleep in the car since he was born. All this time in between, he would tolerate the first five minutes of a car ride, but after that, he would just brake into tears. I stayed in the car with him for almost an hour and a half. I parked down the street from our house, so that when he started coming out of deep sleep, if he was crying as we approached our house, I could stop and run him inside to Mommy. But he...
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Thoughts which do not belong elsewhere.

Posted 09-20-2015 at 11:49 PM by Len Myers

I seem to have discovered a Reddit programming screw-up.

I've been banned from /r/legaladvice, a subreddit dedicated to helping people who need legal advice. I'm not a lawyer, of course, but I have some knowledge of personal lines, and some of the questions can be fielded in that way.

The banishment started over two years ago. A few weeks ago, I asked to be unbanned, with no response. Because I'm banned, I can't post comments there, and... I can't even post. If...
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The beginnings of a manifesto.

Posted 09-08-2015 at 07:47 PM by Len Myers
Updated 10-14-2015 at 11:41 PM by Len Myers

Right now, these are isolated thoughts, of varying quality, and some certainly poor.

Perhaps it will be feasible -- or even desirable -- to bind them coherently, but perhaps not. Time will tell.

Some of them will certainly have to be refined or even discarded. The question is: which?!

Welcome, readers. I'm not putting these posts into my sob story because they don't advance that narrative. You wanna read this crap, go ahead. You don't wanna read...
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The antilist: status

Posted 05-06-2015 at 10:22 PM by campbell

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