A few good reads

U.S. Citizen Campaign finance reform bill is a step in the right direction: http://ofby.us/about-the-bill/   Health and Lifestyle Identical twin doctors pit sugar vs fat to increase our understanding of which is worse Moving? There’s a service that can help you relocate. Google is putting together a Fitness API for Android   Women in Tech What it’s Read more about A few good reads[…]

A few good reads

Information Visualization Stephen Few discusses how to turn a new discipline into a proper science in To Err Is Academic. Bokeh, a promising Python InfoVis library. Robert Kosara discusses the difficulty for non-entrenched people interested in visualization to find out what’s currently going on in the field.  He brainstorms a new kind of blog for Visualization Read more about A few good reads[…]

A few good reads

Quantified Self I recently signed up with Critter.Co to track some mental/behavioral habit changes.  Liking it so far!   Data dataset is a new tool for lazy programmers who work with data, in Python. I can’t help but share this awesome parody, “Up All Night to Get Data”!   Machine learning This was a neat Read more about A few good reads[…]

A few good reads

I’ve been way behind on my RSS feeds.  Trying to catch up lately.  Here are some recent good reads.   Infovis: http://www.perceptualedge.com/blog/?p=1770 Stephen Few verbosely explains the same issues I’ve been seeing in recent research on chart junk in visualizations.   UI Design: http://goodui.org/ This is a great site for reminding you of design principles. As an Read more about A few good reads[…]

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