Posts Tagged ‘ data ’

Capriciousness of little health benefits

May 15, 2018
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Capriciousness of little health benefits

Kaiser Fung, author of Numbersense and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, explains why he doesn't care about health benefits of most foods and activities reported and recommended by the media.

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Using EvilPlot with scala-view

May 11, 2018
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Using EvilPlot with scala-view

EvilPlot EvilPlot is a new functional data visualisation library for Scala. Although there are several data viz libraries for Scala, this new library has a nice functional API for producing attractive, flexible, compositional plots which can be rendered in JVM applications and in web applications (via Scala.js). For a quick introduction, see this blog post … Continue reading Using EvilPlot with scala-view

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Playfulness in data visualization

April 19, 2018
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Playfulness in data visualization

The Newslab project takes aggregate data from Google's various services and finds imaginative ways to enliven the data. The Beautiful in English project makes a strong case for adding playfulness to your data visualization. The data came from Google Translate....

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Lines, gridlines, reference lines, regression lines, the works

April 16, 2018
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Lines, gridlines, reference lines, regression lines, the works

Kaiser Fung, creator of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, continues to discuss the Google Newslab project showing racial and gender diversity in U.S. newsroom.

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Well-structured, interactive graphic about newsrooms

April 13, 2018
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Well-structured, interactive graphic about newsrooms

Kaiser Fung, creator of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, looks at the details of a collaboration between Google Newslab and Alberto Cairo, on newsroom staff diversity.

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Facebook Update

April 10, 2018
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Facebook Update

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and Columbia's Applied Analytics, discusses the latest revelation about Facebook's data collection practices.

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Facebook Update

April 10, 2018
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Facebook Update

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep and Columbia's Applied Analytics, discusses the latest revelation about Facebook's data collection practices.

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Know your data 22: Facebook and Google play while the cat’s away

April 3, 2018
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, reacts to the revelation about the amount of private data collected by Google and Facebook.

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Know your data 22: Facebook and Google play while the cat’s away

April 3, 2018
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Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, reacts to the revelation about the amount of private data collected by Google and Facebook.

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7 Principles of Responsible Data Collection

March 28, 2018
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7 Principles of Responsible Data Collection

Kaiser Fung, founder of the premier data analytics bootcamp Principal Analytics Prep, outlines 7 principles of responsible data collection in response to the Facebook - Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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