After much anticipation and years of work, the massive tribute to the Grateful Dead organized by The National’s Aaron and Bryce Dessner has finally been officially announced. Titled Day Of The Dead, the 59-track playlist features over 60 guests, and is split into three parts: “Thunder,” “Lightning,” and “Sunshine.”The album is full of an incredible listing of special guests, including The War On Drugs, Jim James, Phosphorescent, Jenny Lewis, Courtne Barnett, Wilco, The Lone Bellow, Bruce Hornsby, Charles Bradley, Local Natives, Kurt Vile, The Flaming Lips, Lucinda Williams, Mumford & Sons, Joe Russo, Lucius, Perfume Genius, Stephen Malkmus, Bela Fleck, Tallest Man On Earth, Richard Reed Parry, and more! Bob Weir makes a handful of appearances throughout, including collaborations with Wilco and The National.The official release date is May 20th, to appear digitally, as a five-CD set, and as a limited edition vinyl set. The album will also benefit the Red Hot Organization, which fights against AIDS/HIV.You can see the album artwork above, and the full tracklisting below. We can’t wait to hear more!Day of the Dead Tracklist:“Thunder” (Volume One)Touch of Grey (The War on Drugs)Sugaree (Phosphorescent, Jenny Lewis & Friends)Candyman (Jim James & Friends)Cassidy (Moses Sumney, Jenny Lewis & Friends)Black Muddy River (Bruce Hornsby and DeYarmond Edison feat. Justin Vernon and Megafaun)Loser (Ed Droste, Binki Shapiro & Friends)Peggy-O (The National)Box of Rain (Kurt Vile and the Violators feat. J Mascis)Rubin and Cherise (Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Friends)To Lay Me Down (Perfume Genius, Sharon Van Etten & Friends)New Speedway Boogie (Courtney Barnett)Friend of the Devil (Mumford & Sons)Uncle John’s Band (Lucius)Me and My Uncle (The Lone Bellow & Friends)Mountains of the Moon (Lee Ranaldo, Lisa Hannigan & Friends)Black Peter (Anohni and yMusic)Garcia Counterpoint (Bryce Dessner)Terrapin Station (Suite) (Daniel Rossen, Christopher Bear, The National feat. Josh Kaufman, Conrad Doucette, So Percussion and Brooklyn Youth Chorus)Attics of My Life (Angel Olsen)St. Stephen (live) (Wilco feat. Bob Weir)“Lightning” (Volume Two)If I Had the World to Give (Bonnie “Prince” Billy)Standing on the Moon (Phosphorescent & Friends)Cumberland Blues (Charles Bradley and Menahan Street Band)Ship of Fools (Tallest Man on Earth & Friends)Bird Song (Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Friends)Morning Dew (The National)Truckin’ (Marijuana Deathsquads)Dark Star (Cass McCombs, Joe Russo & Friends)Nightfall of Diamonds (Nightfall of Diamonds)Transitive Refraction Axis for John Oswald (Tim Hecker)Going Down the Road Feelin’ Bad (Lucinda Williams & Friends)Playing in the Band (Tunde Adebimpe, Lee Ranaldo & Friends)Stella Blue (Local Natives)Eyes of the World (Tal National)Help On the Way (Bela Fleck)Franklin’s Tower (Orchestra Baobob)Till the Morning Comes (Luluc with Xylouris White)Ripple (The Walkmen)Brokedown Palace (Richard Reed Parry with Caroline Shaw and Little Scream feat. Garth Hudson)“Sunshine” (Volume Three)Here Comes Sunshine (Real Estate)Shakedown Street (Unknown Mortal Orchestra)Brown-Eyed Women (Hiss Golden Messenger)Jack-A-Roe (This is the Kit)High Time (Daniel Rossen and Christopher Bear)Dire Wolf (The Lone Bellow & Friends)Althea (Winston Marshall, Kodiak Blue and Shura)Clementine Jam (Orchestra Baobob)China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider (Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks)Easy Wind (Bill Callahan)Wharf Rat (Ira Kaplan & Friends)Estimated Prophet (The Rileys)Drums > Space (Man Forever, So Percussion and Oneida)Cream Puff War (Fucked Up)Dark Star (The Flaming Lips)What’s Become of the Baby (s t a r g a z e)King Solomon’s Marbles (Vijay Iyer)Rosemary (Mina Tindle & Friends)And We Bid You Goodnight (Sam Amidon)I Know You Rider (live) (The National with Bob Weir)
Tag: 夜上海论坛TQ Understanding analytics at your credit union
9SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Austin Wentzlaff Austin J. Wentzlaff joined OnApproach in 2013 as a Business Development Analyst and is now currently Director of Business Development. He is responsible for developing marketing strategies, driving prospects to … Web: www.onapproach.net Details On December 9th, 2014 I attended an afternoon presentation at the Credit Union Big Data/Analytics Conference hosted by OnApproach. This particular session, “The Denali Story: What Management Needs to Know About Analytics” was presented by Greg Nolder, VP of Applied Analytics at Deep Future Analytics (a CUSO formed by Denali Alaskan FCU) and discussed common reporting and analytics practices at credit unions. More specifically, he discussed his vision for the future of credit unions, and how they can remain competitive in an ever-changing industry by adopting predictive analytics strategies.Before discussing predictive analytics, I want to first discuss five main types of analytics, and how they can be implemented differently at credit unions:Descriptive Analytics – Descriptive analytics is the most simplistic form of analytics a credit union (or any organization) can utilize. Descriptive analytics takes large data sets, commonly referred to as big data, and looks at what has already happened. Rather than trying to learn from the data and make predictions about how strategy can be altered, it aims to summarize the data. For example, a credit union can look at the average yield of their loan portfolio. Descriptive analytics can be also referred to as reporting, a practice already carried out by most credit unions today.Exploratory Analytics – Exploratory analytics, much like it sounds, refers to the process of exploring the data collected and attempting to formulate hypotheses that could lead to new data collection and experiments. Whereas descriptive analytics looks at what happened, exploratory analytics takes it one step further and asks why it happened. In the same example, a credit union can look at their average yield and ask why it turned out to be higher or lower than expected.Inferential Analytics – Inferential analytics takes it one step further and begins to test the hypotheses and experiments formulated in exploratory analytics.Predictive Analytics – Predictive analytics harnesses patterns found in historical and transactional data to identify risks and opportunities. Through utilization of sophisticated statistical modeling techniques, machine learning, and data mining, predictive analytics looks at past and present facts to make predictions about future events. Predictive analytics allows credit unions to look at the same loan portfolio discussed earlier and apply statistical models to affect the outcome of their future yield.“One of the most well-known applications is credit scoring, which is used throughout financial services. Scoring models process a customer’s credit history, loan application, customer data, etc., in order to rank-order individuals by their likelihood of making future credit payments on time.” – Nyce, Charles (2007), Predictive Analytics White Paper, American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters/Insurance Institute of America, p. 1Even with predictive analytics is important to remember the commonly quoted phrase, “correlation does not imply causation.”Causal Analytics – Causal Analytics is one of the most desirable and one of the most difficult forms of analytics. The vision of causal analytics is that the cause of an event can be directly correlated to specific input variables. This takes predictive analytics one step further. Rather than just predicting the future, causal analytics tries to understand the mechanisms that directly influence future outcomes so that forecasts can become even more accurate. This type of analysis opens the possibility for management to make decisions that improve those outcomes and organizational results.Analytics presents an incredible opportunity for credit unions but the key is understanding what type of analytics is most beneficial. While all analytics are beneficial, descriptive analytics (reporting) provide the least amount of value. Predictive analytics provide the most obtainable value for credit unions. When considering their Big Data/Analytics journey, credit unions need to think beyond reporting and start thinking about the future, predictive analytics.This first step in any analytics journey is getting to the right data to perform the analytics. For credit unions, with many disparate data sources, this is often the hardest task. Once data integration is obtained, predictive analytics can be easily executed by credit unions, allowing them to stay competitive with even the most goliath competitors.
Tag: 夜上海论坛TQ Suicide car bomb kills several AU soldiers
A suicide car bombing, targeting an African Union military convoy in south-eastern Somalia, has killed several people, says a Somali senior military commander.The attack occurred in Janaale, where the Islamist group al-Shabaab stormed an AU military base, killing about 20 soldiers. “I can confirm that there are deaths and wounded,” said the commander, who asked not to be named, without giving numbers. He said details were still to be verified. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack on pro-insurgent radio Andalus, saying it had killed several Ugandan AU soldiers. Al-Shabaab on Friday conquered the key district of Kuntuwarey in the same region after Somali and AU troops pulled out of there, local officials said. The reason for the withdrawal was not clear. The AU has more than 20 000 peacekeepers in Somalia to help the government fight al-Shabaab.