Preparing SQL Data for R Visualizations Using Power Query Pivot
The Data Frame The fundamental data structure used by the majority of R functions and packages is the data frame. In a data frame, sets of related values constitute rows, while an individual column vector in a data frame contains comparable measures that can be summed, averaged, or subjected to any number of numerical manipulations. […]
Beware of Online Extortion
“We’ve been watching your browsing and…” begins yet another ransomware email. The ones I receive allege that they have my password from a porn site (I’ve never visited one), they’ve compromised my router and seen the porn I watch (again, I don’t), and that they know the password for my email server (I’ve never used […]
Which Linux Training is Best for Programmers and Server Administrators?
In this blog I started explaining Learning Tree’s array of Linux training courses. I divided them into courses that prepare you for certification exams, versus those that teach you to use and manage the Linux environment. I explained the CompTIA, Microsoft, and Red Hat certification test-prep courses. Now let’s look at the courses that teach […]
Listen to your Outlook email messages and Word documents with Read Aloud!
Read Aloud Speak allows you to listen to your Office documents Since Office 2013 and Office 365 you can have Outlook and Word read your email messages and documents to you! Speak and Read Aloud is a built-in feature of Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and OneNote. You can use Speak to have text read aloud in the language […]
No, I Am Not a Chatbot
As a customer service representative, I can’t count how many times I have been asked “Are you a real person?” while chatting with customers online. While I personally have never communicated with any artificial intelligence (AI) for customer support, it is a growing trend with the ability to revolutionize the industry. Some say it could […]