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Chessmaster Employees

It has long been known, at least among experienced technologists, that the best people are worth ten times the “just” really good ones. I rarely see numbers to support this contention – which is somewhat surprising for someone as data-hungry and -driven as I … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies and Performance Tests

Mark Twain attributed the phrase “Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics” to British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, which suits the Prime Minister’s known wit, although its provenance has been questioned. If Twain or Disraeli had lived in the days of computers and … Continue reading

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