Data Mining

What’s cooking on Google Trends?

Your data insights are only as good as the information they are built on.  Getting good data can be tricky, but fortunately more and more free data sources are becoming available on the web all the time.  Google Trends has an incredible free tool to mine information from search queries all over the world.   As I was looking up…

Ever wonder what your car thinks about?

Thanks to the incredible new Torque App, I was able to get a look at what my car’s brain (ECU) was up to during my commute to work.

 

As you’d imagine, the life of a machine is one of work, rest, work…. You can see here the engine loads up, pulls in air, (and gas not shown), generates HP, until it can take a break and coast, which causes the spike in miles per gallon during coasting…