Category Archives: Tech

On to the NBA Finals!

Heat vs. Spurs tonight in game 6.  With their backs against the wall, the Heat are a 6 point favorite tonight but the big winner still appears to be Chubb and the underwriters at their Federal Insurance Company subsidiary.  We’ll … Continue reading

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NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game 7

Seeing that we’re all big Miami Heat fans here at the Risk Metrics office and in the spirit of tonight’s NBA Eastern Conference game 7 in Miami, I thought we would take a look at the lineup. Now, ESPN and … Continue reading

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Amazon AWS vs SSDNotes – SSD Nodes Rocks

So lately at Risk Metrics we have be developing for our cloud based offerings and API’s. Having read pretty much everywhere about Amazon’s amazing AWS we thought we would spin it up and give it a go. Off we went, … Continue reading

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Data scientist: The hot new gig in tech

The unemployment rate in the U.S. continues to be abysmal (9.1% in July), but the tech world has spawned a new kind of highly skilled, nerdy-cool job that companies are scrambling to fill: data scientist. A data scientist helps companies make … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley vs. South Florida

Thinking of where to go after graduating to help settle up all those loans you have committed yourself to for the last 4-7 years?  Getting offers from firms in the Valley? Consider this, in California, anyone making over $46,776/year must … Continue reading

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