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Verging on trust

December 12, 2017
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Verging on trust

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, the premier data analytics bootcamp in New York City, finds omitted data in a chart used by Verge to illustrate the survey of attitudes toward social media brands.

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Primer on the limitation of current AI

December 7, 2017
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and Columbia's MS in Applied Analytics, discusses an article by Rodney Brooks (MIT) on the future of AI.

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A rare article about the AI revolution worth your time

December 5, 2017
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Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses an article in MIT's Technology Review about the AI deep learning revolution

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Using a bardot chart for survey data

December 4, 2017
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Using a bardot chart for survey data

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, finds new ways to visualize market research data coming from a study of consumer attitudes toward Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft Google, and Twitter by Verge.

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The visual should be easier to read than your data

November 27, 2017
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The visual should be easier to read than your data

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, explains why simple analysis should be illustrated using simple graphics.

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Diverging paths for rich and poor, infographically

November 21, 2017
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Diverging paths for rich and poor, infographically

Ray Vella (link) asked me to comment on a chart about regional wealth distribution, which I wrote about here. He also asked students in his NYU infographics class to create their own versions. This effort caught my eye: This work...

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The data fix

November 20, 2017
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The data fix

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses a blog post about validating machine learning models.

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A/B Testing Primer and the DEED framework

November 14, 2017
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and the Master of Science in Applied Analytics at Columbia, gives a short lecture on A/B testing for Harvard Business Review on Facebook Live.

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A/B Testing Primer and the DEED framework

November 14, 2017
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and the Master of Science in Applied Analytics at Columbia, gives a short lecture on A/B testing for Harvard Business Review on Facebook Live.

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Choosing the right metric reveals the story behind the subway mess in NYC

November 8, 2017
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Choosing the right metric reveals the story behind the subway mess in NYC

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, re-makes a chart showing an alarming negative trend in usage of New York City mass transit in 2017.

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