On Wednesday my esteemed colleague @liluns and I went to the AWS Summit in London, which is several thousand people crammed into one end of the Excel Centre in the Docklands.
There’s a lot of data where one observation to a human (e.g. one survey) isn’t ideally one observation to the query language of a database system.
Sneaking in just before April does, I’ve decided to come out swinging with an frankly uncontroversial idea which may still split my colleagues, but only one this month.
This week we’re going to be listening and reading, rather than completely reading! We’re feeling pretty seasonal with an item about, uh “interpersonal” topics, in time for February, and also for mental health, as February hosts the annual Time to Talk day.
This year I’m going to recommend two books every month which have help shape my adventures in data – we’re visiting probability and feedback in January.
From just getting it out the door to ensuring the doors are all custom, let’s take a look at the different ways to generate them.
You’re not really meant to say this when you are (or have been) a data analyst/scientist/whatever, but I have a limited patience/tolerance for the reformatting and cleaning of data.
The story of The Warming Stripes needs little in the way of explicit direction, which is also why it is so adaptable to odd media (like ties and earrings).
I haven’t felt compelled to write on this blog in some time, partly out of time and partly out having … More
This is my second post on the Nudgestock festival of behavioural economics which I attended last week. This post will focus on the two speakers who addressed creativity.