Posts Tagged ‘ Current Affairs ’

A look at how the New York Times readers look at the others

January 16, 2018
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A look at how the New York Times readers look at the others

Kaiser Fung, creator of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, discusses a popular chart by the New York Times on the impact of the Trump tax bill on middle-class households.

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2017 Review and 2018 Outlook on Cybersecurity

January 15, 2018
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2017 Review and 2018 Outlook on Cybersecurity

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and Columbia's MS in Applied Analytics, continues the 2018 outlook series with a look at cybersecurity, discussing why this is a bottomless problem.

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2018 Outlook on Fake News

January 8, 2018
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2018 Outlook on Fake News

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and author of Numbers Rule Your World, discusses fake news, a hot topic in 2017, and offers his views on what might happen in 2018.

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Overselling predictive models (Hint: future performance matters)

December 18, 2017
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Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses the rejection of a predictive model used to find vulnerable children at risk for child abuse in Chicago.

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Overselling predictive models (Hint: future performance matters)

December 18, 2017
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Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses the rejection of a predictive model used to find vulnerable children at risk for child abuse in Chicago.

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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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Upcoming talks here and there

November 7, 2017
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I'm giving a dataviz talk in San Ramon, CA on Thursday Nov 9. Go here to register. *** Then next Monday (Nov 13, 11 am), I will be in Boston at Harvard Business Review, giving a "live whiteboard session" on...

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Fifty-nine intersections supporting forty dots of data

October 31, 2017
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Fifty-nine intersections supporting forty dots of data

Kaiser Fung, creator of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, borrows an idea from Ed Tufte to remake a data graphic by the Economist on income and wealth inequality across different countries.

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Another day, another fake data scandal… This time, it’s Twitter

October 26, 2017
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Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, sees a crisis of confidence in self-reported non-financial metrics by technology upstarts. He calls for third-party auditing.

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The Whole Foods pricing trick

October 23, 2017
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses some market research about pricing changes at Whole Foods after the Amazon acquisition.

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