A few good reads

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 PourOver: a JavaScript library from the New York Times focused on fast filtering and sorting of large collections Read more about A few good reads[…]

A few good reads

Psychology A visualization of some good relationship advice. Good relationship advice (some of it for non-romantic relationships too), presented as wedding vows. Good advice on how to care for someone with depression. Some excellent advice on picking a life partner. The value of a smile in networking.   Data and visualization A fabulous list of 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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