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*DataPoint* Unplugging, empathy, and selfcare

In this DataPoint, Frank goes off topic.

Transcript (AI Generated)

Hey, what’s up? It’s Frank here from data driven.

The podcast where we explore the emerging fields of data


machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

I just wanted to take a minute to say I’m


Uh. What’s going on? The show we we’ve been both

kind of slammed.

I’ve had some family issues I needed to take care


I had the chance to release the show,

but even all the Goings on last week or two

it seemed inappropriate thing.

I just take a pause and reflect and I actually

had the chance today.

To unplug, take a day off and.

You know he was very refreshing,

a kind of reconnect with my purpose.

And realize, for instance, right now I’m I’m actually getting

my car washed and it’s been a long while and

they’re going to do the interior and stuff like that,

but. You know, we pull up in there like how

it’s going to be an hour.

It could be an hour or more and I’m like.

It’s OK. I mean there’s a lot of you know

we went to a restaurant was a week ago.


uh. You know it was pretty clear that they reduce

just to take out,

and I think as things slowly get back to.

Normal. People are adjusting. People are stressed out.

For many reasons, and I think that’s the importance of


right now. Any points of self care,

I mean just I needed to have kind of a

different work schedule this week because of some family commitments.

But the key. Is I didn’t have to really be

unplugged today,

but. I felt like I needed to and it definitely

help help me reconnect

with my purpose.

Why we do the podcast all that stuff have an

episode going out,

probably. Midnight or tomorrow. I’ll work on getting it,

edit it out and published and dumb.

You know we’re gonna. Do that and I’ve got a

really good gas.

Really great conversation. It was about data about.

It was really. It was a great conversation and poured

it over a month ago an I hate when I

pulled off a show that long.

Not really what I intended but here we are and.

Just wanted to just say the most important thing you

can do for yourself,

your family, but world is.

Take care of yourself 1st and the second most important

thing you can do is be apathetic towards folks.

Make sure that you know.

Take a deep breath before you get upset.

You know I was like I was like Oh my

God forsaken hour.

He’s like I could use it.

Not a nice little shaded place were good and.

There it is.

About the author, Frank

Frank La Vigne is a software engineer and UX geek who saw the light about Data Science at an internal Microsoft Data Science Summit in 2016. Now, he wants to share his passion for the Data Arts with the world.

He blogs regularly at and has a YouTube channel called Frank's World TV. (www.FranksWorld.TV). Frank has extensive experience in web and application development. He is also an expert in mobile and tablet engineering. You can find him on Twitter at @tableteer.