Browsing articles from "July, 2013"

Travel Photo – Sky

Jul 31, 2013   //   by Karen Lopez   //   Awesome, Blog, Fun, Travel  //  No Comments

Sometimes I get to see more than hotels, office buildings and airports.





Stuff Their Databases Say, Part Duh

Jul 31, 2013   //   by Karen Lopez   //   Blog, Data, Data Sharing Integration, Database, WTF  //  No Comments

And my new secret identity data sharing issue has happened again.


A Different Sort of Database and Data Visualization

Jul 9, 2013   //   by Karen Lopez   //   Blog, Data, Data Visualization, Fun, Snark, Space, Travel  //  2 Comments

This legacy database system was used throughout Cologne during my recent visit.  Do you know how to read it?

Scratch marks on Coaster.


I also wonder how far back it goes… And whether technology will eventually make it obsolete?

Stuff Their Databases Say

Jul 7, 2013   //   by Karen Lopez   //   Blog, Data, Data Stewardship, Snark, Travel  //  1 Comment

If you’ve been to one of my “Stuff Your Database Says” sessions, you know I collect photos of how my data is messed up by information systems.

Many of my frequent flyer friends can confirm that integration between airlines, even alliance partners, is plagued with problems.

Here’s today’s boarding pass. I call this my “secret international alias”.


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