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I talked with Moritz and Enrico on Data Stories, my favorite visualization podcast.…Tags: Data Stories...
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Simple probabilistic arguments that apply to monoids too Famous Mathematicians source Niels Abel is of course a famous mathematician from the 19th century. Many mathematical objects have been named after him, including a type of group. My favorites, besides groups, are: Abel’s binomial theorem, Abel’s functions, and Abel’s summation formula. Not to mention the prize […]...
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Kaiser Fung (Numbersense, Principal Analytics Prep) discusses John Adams's book on risk measurement, and the problem of data quality in data science and analytics....
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The Weather Channel is using a realistic 3-D depiction surrounding a reporter to…Tags: flood, hurricane, weather...
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Waffle House activated their storm center in preparation for Hurricane Florence. Their restaurants…Tags: correlation, Waffle House, weather...
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Yes, you can learn a lot from N=1, as long as you have some auxiliary information. The other day I was talking with a friend who’s planning to vote for Andrew Cuomo in the primary. What about Cynthia Nixon? My friend wasn’t even considering voting for her. Now, my friend is, I think, in the […] The post N=1 survey tells me Cynthia Nixon will lose by a lot (no joke) appeared first...
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Shreeharsh Kelkar writes: As a regular reader of your blog, I wanted to ask you if you had taken a look at the recent debate about growth mindset [see earlier discussions here and here] that happened on theconversation.com. Here’s the first salvo by Brooke McNamara, and then the response by Carol Dweck herself. The debate […] The post Discussion of effects of growth mindset: Let’...
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Often when the question comes to what happens if P = NP, one typically hears the response that it kills public-key cryptography. And it does. But that gives the impression that given the choice we would rather not have P = NP. Quite the opposite, P = NP would greatly benefit humanity from solving AI (by finding the smallest circuit consistent with the data) and curing cancer. I've said this before...
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Brian House collected polluted water with acid mine drainage in the Tshimologong Precinct,…Tags: audiolization, pollution, water...
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Google released Dataset Search to the world last week. Some asked for my thoughts on the new tool, and as you know, ask and you shall receive. Plus, finding, gathering, and curating data is often the most tedious and time-consuming part of a visualization project. So anything to speed up the collection process is worth a look.Tags: Google, search...
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