Explore Your Multivariate Data with Crossfilter

September 05, 2012

In every business, developing a deep understanding of your customers is a necessity if you want to consistently exceed their expectations for your product or service. Every page a customer views is likely generating metrics that will eventually be crunched and digested in every effort to help your company improve even just a little bit… Read more

Rating The April Fools’ Day Shenanigans

April 01, 2012

April Fools Rankings! Hey guys, I made a quick April Fools Ranking webapp on Google App Engine. It allows you to submit great April Fools’ sites (while you aren’t watching the new season of Game of Thrones) and rate them, and shows the leaderboards for best and worst pages. The ratings are based on a… Read more

Interesting Reads

February 17, 2012

Have a great president’s day weekend!   Gotta love R and ggplot2 via @jbarratt   Wealthfront Eng is hitting the road – If you’re in the Portland area and are interested in a continuous deployment tech talk, let us know!   “What you think of oracle is even truer than you think it is”… Read more

Boots-n-Cats: Every Techno Song Ever In Clojure

February 10, 2012

I’ve wanted to do a post about programming music for quite a while, but honestly there aren’t very many opportunities for an online financial advisor to do very much research into the breadth of music libraries (even for a sophisticated, yet simple one, like us). Regardless, I chose to disregard these realities when I discovered… Read more

Interesting Reads

February 03, 2012

It’s Friday and you didn’t want to work anyway. Here’s some things to check out while you wait for the weekend to arrive. Forensic scientists know too much about the cases they investigate   Visualize Facebook IPO prospectus – Social-networking darling Facebook yesterday filed an epic initial public offering seeking to raise $5B with the… Read more

Moneyball: Using Modern Portfolio Theory To Win Your Fantasy Sports League

January 17, 2012

Football is pretty amazing. A few short months ago, we weren’t even sure if we were even going to have a season. Now, we have 49er-mania taking over the Bay Area, the possibility for a rematch of one of the greatest superbowls ever between the Giants and the Patriots, and Ray Lewis, well, he’s just… Read more