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California boy, grew up in Silicon Valley (this was before silicon); family moved to San Francisco during the summer of love though they were scandalized by it at the time. Tim went south to a small technical school in Pasadena and returned to the Bay Area for graduate school. For most of his professional life he has been a free-lance science and math educator, although he has done stints with the Jet Propulsion Laboratories, Lick-Wilmerding High School, the University of California at Berkeley, and Mills College.

Thinking about yesterday’s post, I was struck with an idea that may be obvious to many readers, and has doubtless been well-explored, but it was new to me (or I had forgotten it) so here I go, writing to help me think and remember:


The post touched on the notion that communication is an important part of data science, and that simplicity aids in communication. Furthermore, simplification is part...

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