Weatherbug Bug

A few years ago my lovely wife introduced me to a very nice iPad app: Weatherbug.  And the software has only improved over the years.  I use it regularly and recommend it to others.  So this article should be classified as humor rather than a serious critique.

There’s a joke in the TV weather business.  The meteorologists; offices should always have windows so they can do a quick reality check on their forecast before going on air.  This Weatherbug bug falls into that category.

Weatherbug Bug

Weatherbug Bug

In case you can’t read that, the forecast high for Monday was 65° while the actual current temperature was 65°.  (Note for non-U.S. readers: these are Fahrenheit temperatures.  Convert to Celsius as you deem appropriate.)

About Tony Lima

Tony Lima has been working with technology, economic modeling, forecasting, and market research for 40 years. His background makes him uniquely qualified to navigate this varied landscape. Begin with his education: B.S. in chemical engineering from M.I.T. , M.B.A. from Harvard, Ph.D. in economics from Stanford. His day job was professor of economics at California State University, East Bay. He retired in 2016 to devote his time to consulting and writing. But he has found time to: write (eight books and over 100 articles ranging from wine economics to detailed analyses of meta-language code generators) consult with companies ranging from Microsoft to CEDEX keep his expertise up-to-date, constantly reading and sorting through the avalanche of information available daily maintain three blogs: Wine Research, Wine Economics, and Economic Policy Local policy analysis: Los Altos

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