Startup and career
Thrive15: training, mentoring, and more for aspiring entrepreneurs
Some solid interview advice from a friend of mine
An old but interesting article on password strength models, focused on the zxcvbn metric
Data analytics and visualization
Visualizing Health: a scientifically vetted style guide for communicating health data
NewsVis: a directory of news visualizations
Scientific Data: a new open-access, online-only journal for descriptions of scientifically valuable datasets
Visualizing MBTA data, a very in-depth look with some solid visuals
I recently signed up with Critter.Co to track some mental/behavioral habit changes. Liking it so far!
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”!
This was a neat story. I hadn’t realized any traffic light infrastructure in the world was capable of the central intercommunication required for this, but it’s an obvious thing to do when the infrastructure can handle it! Learning to optimize traffic patterns.
You have to scroll down through some detailed explanations to get to rankings of visualization venues.
A template for creating cycle plots in Excel. I love cycle plots!
I recently heard about OmniVest. Sounds intriguing. Has anyone used it?