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Skip the Data Science Bootcamp and Create Your Own

Ari Meier If you are 'allergic' to steep education costs and scary debt, read on I got interested in data science a couple of years ago. I’d been working in the marketing department of a real estate company, and discovered (or I should say, rediscovered), my love for numbers, analysis and telling stories. As long … Continue reading Skip the Data Science Bootcamp and Create Your Own

How Does Charlotte Compare to Atlanta?

Ari Meier I’m not a fan of online ‘city vs city’ threads. They can be brutal exchanges where the reader won’t get much hard information about the cities in the comparison battle. They’d get a bunch of opinions about quality of life, how many amenities this city have over that city. I’d have to admit … Continue reading How Does Charlotte Compare to Atlanta?

Unequal Development: How Does North and South Decatur Differ?

Ari Meier ‘We Full’ No matter where you go in metro Atlanta, you’ll see signs of a fast-growing metro area: worsening traffic, new construction, and schools bursting at the seams. Many Atlantans share a meme with bad traffic and the caption “We Full”. Indeed, the city of Atlanta and the surrounding metro area is growing … Continue reading Unequal Development: How Does North and South Decatur Differ?

Here’s Why SEO is Important for Your Business

Ari MeierThe staggering stats behind Search Engine Optimization The number of organizations using Search Engine Optimization continues to grow, from the automotive industry, real estate to the small local business. SEO has continually evolved as has the internet. In the early days of the www, early search engines provided needed access and organization after a … Continue reading Here’s Why SEO is Important for Your Business

What if All Auto Brands were Made in the Same Factory?

Ari Meier In the past decade, we’ve seen the death of General Motors divisions Oldsmobile and Pontiac, Chrysler’s division, Plymouth and Ford’s Mercury. Within those brands were iconic cars such as the Cutlass Supreme, Firebird, and Barracuda. In a world where auto sales are falling, demand for transportation is increasing. All opinion-makers want to blame … Continue reading What if All Auto Brands were Made in the Same Factory?

Why Tuition Payoff for Morehouse College Grads was a Game Changer

Ari Meier Rising education costs and student loan debt is hard for many, but harder for black students On Sunday, May 19, 2019, Elijah Nesly Dormeus graduated from Atlanta’s Morehouse College. Four years and $90,000 later, Dormeus walked across the stage - his mother is happy, as he is the first of nine kids to … Continue reading Why Tuition Payoff for Morehouse College Grads was a Game Changer