11 January 2021
11 January 2021

Visit your parents

Why is it such a cliché to complain about our parents?  You hear it from friends or in films all the time…”damn, I have to go to my folks for dinner. It’s gonna be rough.” It’s a tale as old as time.  As our parents age (and retire), they inevitably participate in the world less. They interact with the world far … Read more
04 January 2021
04 January 2021

DAX financial functions: Depreciation calculations

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Business Intelligence Architect, Analysis Services Maestro, and author Bill Pearson continues his series surrounding the DAX financial functions. In this article, he exposes four functions that are popular in the calculation of depreciation and amortization. Those accustomed to these functions within Excel will find the syntax, uses and operation of the functions familiar within the Power BI environment.… Read more
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24 November 2020
24 November 2020

Why installing a “cringe-meter” on social media can boost joy

Do you cringe while scrolling through social media? When have you ever felt better after scrolling? If you feel like social media is a net-loss for collective mental health, you’re not alone. We post in superabundance with flailing emotions. We flaunt our duck-faced selfies with smooth-faced filters until we don’t even look human. We hammer … Read more