Posts Tagged ‘ Education ’

Please help the Delaware Dept of Education

February 16, 2018
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Please help the Delaware Dept of Education

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, asks readers to fill out the survey on dashboad design hosted by the Department of Education in Delaware.

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Please help the Delaware Dept of Education

February 16, 2018
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Please help the Delaware Dept of Education

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, asks readers to fill out the survey on dashboad design hosted by the Department of Education in Delaware.

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How to break into business analytics

February 15, 2018
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How to break into business analytics

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, hosts an open house on February 20, 2018 to talk about data science and analytics careers and training.

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Looking above the waist, dataviz style

February 12, 2018
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Looking above the waist, dataviz style

Kaiser Fung, founder of Junk Charts blog and Principal Analytics Prep, suggests that the NYU admissions team reports its impressive record of application growth on a line chart instead of a bar chart with the bottoms cut off.

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A chart Hans Rosling would have loved

January 17, 2018
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A chart Hans Rosling would have loved

Kaiser Fung, of Junk Charts and Principal Analytics Prep, finds much to admire about this chart showing tremendous progress in social wellbeing across the globe over the last few decades.

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Naive analysis is naive: debate about college admissions

August 24, 2017
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Naive analysis is naive: debate about college admissions

Kaiser Fung, author of Numbers Rule Your World and founder of Principal Analytics Prep, discusses why naive analysis of data hurts the debate over affirmative action.

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The imprecision of data, subway edition

July 19, 2017
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The imprecision of data, subway edition

Kaiser Fung, founder of Principal Analytics Prep, draws practical lessons from a CUNY advertisement in the subway train

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Mathematics and statistics lessons about elections

July 13, 2017
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Study elections in mathematics because it is important Too often mathematics is seen as pure and apolitical.  Maths teachers may keep away from concepts that seem messy and without right and wrong answers. However, teachers of mathematics and statistics have … Continue reading →

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An email from LinkedIn

July 5, 2017
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An email from LinkedIn

Last week, I got served a dose of predictive analytics. I got an email solicitation from LinkedIn, presenting a list of jobs that they think I might be interested in. This email is algorithmically generated, and LinkedIn tells me that I received it because I clicked on a job posting for a senior data analyst position at Ogilvy & Mather, a top advertising agency based in Manhattan. Yes, I did…

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Stan Weekly Roundup, 30 June 2017

June 30, 2017
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Stan Weekly Roundup, 30 June 2017

Here’s some things that have been going on with Stan since the last week’s roundup Stan® and the logo were granted a U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,222,891 and a U.S. Serial Number: 87,237,369, respectively. Hard to feel special when there were millions of products ahead of you. Trademarked names are case insensitive and they required […] The post Stan Weekly Roundup, 30 June 2017 appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal…

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